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Sunday Morning Service

June 2, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “He Leadeth Me” and “Come Christians, Join to Sing.” Then the choir sang “Nothing Is Impossible.”

First Special: A men’s trio including Michael McCarville, Caleb Copko, and Shawn Worthington sang “Wonderful Peace.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Matthew 13:10-17.

Last Special: “Amazing Love” was sung by Ashley Morgan (pictured).

Sermon: Darrel Lee read Matthew 13:44 and spoke of how the Gospel is a priceless treasure that never loses its value, though people do not always recognize its...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 2, 2019

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano/organ duet of a medley of songs. The choir then sang “I’ll Fly Away” with Imelda Nedelcu as soloist.

Testimonies: Kaye Montgomery said that before she gave her life to God, she had been thinking about leaving her husband, but they were saved on the same night and God restored their love. She found happiness in the Lord and now they are celebrating fifty-two years of...

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Sunday School Picnic

June 1, 2019

The Sunday school Junior Department, led by Gary and Crystal Sletmoe, gathered on the campground Saturday, June 1, for a fun-filled picnic. This was an opportunity for students and teachers alike to become better acquainted and make new friends.

Students in grade levels four through seven began arriving at noon, and the air quickly filled with the sounds of young people chattering, laughing, and playing. After checking in, each student had the option of...

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Friday Evening Service

May 31, 2019

Prelude: Sungun Yune played “I Need Thee Every Hour” and “What Grace Is This?” on the cello, followed by Michael and Hunter McCarville (pictured) singing “Precious Memories.”

Testimonies: Kenny Cripps testified that he was saved in 1983, and God has taken good care of him and his family. Chet King said that after being invited to a youth service in Puyallup, Washington, over fifty years ago, he prayed through to salvation, and it has been...

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Tuesday Evening Service

May 28, 2019

Prelude: Piano solos from young musicians included Grace Hinkle playing “Con Brio” and “Hungarian Dance”; Shepard Patan playing “10,000 Reasons”; Elliott Voreis playing “Detective Agency”; Ginger Patan playing “When the Saints Go Marching In” and “Holy, Holy, Holy”; Harmony Hinkle playing “Dance of the Irish”; and Ilanya Piper playing “Tijuana Tamborine.”

Testimonies: Kristy Mom said that a recent flight...

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Memorial Day Work Day

May 27, 2019

Hundreds of people came out to help spruce up the campground facilities at the annual Memorial Day work party on May 27. Workers began trickling in around 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, and by 8:30, numerous teams were at work on a variety of projects. The main tasks were from the usual to-do list: dusting and vacuuming the tabernacle and camp office, setting up the prayer room, scrubbing ten kitchenettes, sweeping out over 250 cabins,...

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Sunday Evening Ordinance Service

May 26, 2019

Prelude: Shyla and Ariah Piper played a clarinet and bassoon duet of “Jesus Loves Me” and “Do Lord.” Then the choir sang “Wonderful, Merciful Savior.”

Last special: Butch Carey sang “Jesus, the Son of God.”

Lord’s Supper Sermon: John Musgrave read 1 Corinthians 11:23-31 for his text, bringing out that the Lord’s Supper is a memorial of the price Jesus paid for the salvation of mankind, and that remembering brings hope of Jesus’ soon return.

Foot Washing Sermon: Clark Wolfe...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 26, 2019

Prelude: The brass played “I Need Thee Ever Hour” and “Praise Medley” including “To God Be the Glory,” “I Will Praise Him,” “Holy, Holy, Holy,” and “Come, Christians Join to Sing.” The choir joined the brass and sang “In the Name of the Lord.”

First Special: Chris and Jillian Luka and Imelda Nedelcu (pictured above) sang “Jesus, Draw Me Closer.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Mark 14:3-9.

Last Special: Kristi Riler sang “It Matters to the Master.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert preached...

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Friday Evening Service

May 24, 2019

Prelude: Rosie Lambert played “Day by Day” on the piano. Troy Ross and Sam Cantrell followed by singing “Jesus Is Coming Soon.”

Featured Testimonies: The Mixer family from Woodlake, California, testified: Jodi told how thankful she is for her Christian heritage, that the Lord saved her, and that she can depend upon Him every day. Pete said that he too was raised in a Christian home and was saved while in college, and gave thanks ...

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