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Friday Evening Service

August 28, 2020

Prelude: Heidi Copko played a flute solo arrangement of “The Old Rugged Cross.”

Testimony: Joseph Asaya shared how God was with them when his youngest daughter, Serena, broke her wrist badly.

First Special: Joseph and Sam Asaya (pictured above) sang “Water from the Rock.”

Testimony: Sarah Asaya expressed her gratitude for Christian parents and for God’s salvation. He has been with her through this pandemic and she can feel His support.

Last Special: Sister Sarah sang “Lovest Thou Me?”

Sermon: Bob...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 23, 2020

Prelude: A young ladies’ string quartet played “Grace Greater than Our Sin” and “Redeemed.”

First Special: Rob, Alicia, and Henry Parker sang “I Know My God Can Do It.”

Testimony: Alicia Parker thanked God for saving her at a very young age, and also for keeping her through these difficult times.

Testimony: Henry Parker was thankful for the privilege to participate in the music at church, and that the Lord helped him to re-commit his life to God recently.

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Sunday Morning Service

August 23, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Give Thanks” and “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise.”

Testimony: Matt Hansen said that when God saved him, He took away his fear of not going to Heaven. Matt was thankful that during this pandemic, he can feel God’s Spirit as he watches the church webcast and prays afterward.

First Special: Dale, Luke, and Caleb Copko sang “What a Lovely Name.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read from Genesis 13:5-13.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “God with...

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Friday Evening Service

August 21, 2020

Prelude: Annika Ewers played a violin solo of several songs, including “Come Thou Fount” and “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name.”

Testimony: Dave Lambert read Bruce Archer’s testimony from the Gospel Pioneers series, which told how Bruce spent years as a member of the underground and committed many crimes. One day, however, he heard people from the Apostolic Faith Church testify at a street meeting. He went to their service and at the...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 16, 2020

Prelude: A serenaders' quartet (pictured above) played “Onward Christian Soldiers,” “Sweet By and By,” and “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.”

Testimony: Curt Cook shared that as a young boy, he preferred playing ball to attending church, but when he gave his heart to the Lord that all changed. After he was saved he learned to play the trombone, and has played in the church orchestra for over fifty years.

First Special: Holly, Diana, and Rosie Lambert sang...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 16, 2020

Prelude: A brass quartet played “Near the Cross” and “He Lives.”

Testimony: David Warberg (pictured above) told how the Lord saved him when he was in high school and made a change in his life. God guided him through college, and later to his job and marriage.

First Special: Chris, Jillian, and Julianne Luka sang “We Fall Down.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Luke 10:38-42.

Last Special: Kristi Riler sang “Restore My Soul.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee read from Luke 10:42 about...

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Friday Evening Service

August 14, 2020

Prelude:Julianne Luka performed “You Are My All and All” and “It Could Happen in a Moment” on her viola.

Testimony: Dave Lambert read the testimony of Cleora Colt from Volume 2 of our Gospel Pioneers series. It tells how the Lord saved her and her husband and reunited their home, then sanctified her and healed her of an affliction she had lived with for seven years. Sister Cleora continued to live a victorious life...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 9, 2020

Prelude: A Ewers family violin ensemble played “Jesus, Name Above All Names,” “All that Thrills My Soul,” and “Power in the Blood.”

Testimony: Julie Lucescu shared that although she had little understanding of the Gospel growing up, the Lord drew her to Himself when she was in high school. From there, He led her to a Christian husband, and later to this church where she was able to learn more about Him.

Special: Julie, Susie, and Angela Lucescu...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 9, 2020

Prelude: Shawn Worthington played “A Quiet Place” and “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” on the organ.

Testimony: Maria Green (pictured above) shared that many years ago, the Lord brought her to a place where she was willing to fully surrender to Him, and He saved her. Soon after, He sanctified and then baptized her with the Holy Ghost. She admitted that she can get caught up with everything going on in society...

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