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Sunday Morning Service

January 20, 2019

Prelude: Sungun Yune and Janice Calhoun played a keyboard and piano duet, “Oh, I Want to Know You More.” Curt Cook and Sam Cantrell then played “Greater Is He that Is in Me” on their trombones. The choir, with soloists Imelda Nedelcu, Michael McCarville, and Alicia Parker, then sang “House of the Lord.”

First Special: A ladies’ quartet sang “Light from Heaven.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read from Romans 1:1-12.

Last Special: Christie Larrechea sang “Sometimes it Takes a Mountain.”

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Friday Evening Service

January 18, 2019

Prelude: Jaewon Yune played a violin solo of “Wondrous Cross (I Know Whom I have Believed)” and “When We All Get to Heaven.” The choir followed by singing “This Is the Day.”

Baby dedication for Mason Hoskin (pictured above): Dave Lambert read Matthew 19:13-15 where Jesus sanctioned the dedication of children through His example—He laid His hands on them and prayed for them. Brother Dave encouraged parents to raise their children in the nurture and...

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Tuesday Evening Youth Service

January 15, 2019

Prelude: Russell Mathews played an organ solo including “Crown Him with Many Crowns.” The choir (pictured above) followed by singing “Jesus, Messiah.”

Featured testimonies: Holly Lambert said her move to Portland has been the biggest event in her life, but she is thankful for the kindness others have shown to her. Christian Hall was thankful God saved him during camp meeting last year, and requested prayer to be sanctified. Patrick Lee testified about how he...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 13, 2019

Prelude: A trumpet trio of Randy Baltzell, Justin Green, and Josh Friesen played “True-Hearted, Whole-Hearted” and “Power in the Blood.” The choir followed, singing “The Name of the Lord.”

Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington (pictured above) gave thanks that in difficult times she has a good support system which includes the Lord, a Christian home, and an amazing church family, and she is grateful she can always ask the Lord to cover any situation with the...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 13, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra performed “I Love You, Lord” and “My Savior’s Love.” The choir, with soloists Butch Carey and Caleb Copko, sang a medley called “Jesus, the One and Only,” accompanied by the orchestra.

First Special: Randy Baltzell, Michael McCarville, and Shawn Worthington sang “I Touched the Heart of God.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Revelation 7:9-17.

Last Special: The choir, with accompaniment orchestra, sang “Breath of the Spirit.”

Sermon: Tim Mixer (pictured above), from Chehalis, Washington, read his...

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Friday Evening Service

January 11, 2019

Prelude: Josh Friesen played “Sunday School Jubilee” on the trumpet. He was followed by Kailyn McKay and Cheyenna and Christian Hall (pictured above) singing “There’s Still Power in the Blood.”

Testimonies: Sandy Cripps thanked everyone for their prayers when she was sick during the Christmas holiday. Victoria Heintz praised the Lord for keeping her for fifteen years and said she knows He can keep her the rest of her life. Emily Hoskin gave thanks that...

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Tuesday Evening Service

January 8, 2019

Prelude: A trio of Dale Copko playing piano, Matt Hansen on banjo, and Caleb Copko on bass performed “Life’s Railway to Heaven.” This was followed by Caleb and Heidi Copko and Ashley Morgan singing “In the Sweet By and By.”

Testimonies: Alison Calhoun told how a Christmas gift had been stolen, but the Lord answered prayer and the gift was recently restored. Caleb Copko (pictured above) shared that before Christmas he had an ultrasound done...

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Sunday Evening Youth Service

January 6, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Lord, I Need You” and “You’re Worthy of My Praise.” Then the choir sang “Everlasting.”

Testimonies: Hunter Cripps testified that he is thankful for how God watches over him, including when someone recently found his lost wallet and returned it to him. Catey Hinkle told how God provided a good roommate recently after she prayed about it, and she was reminded of how God also provided her with a good roommate...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 6, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Give Thanks” and “O Worship the King.” The choir then sang “Mighty King.”

First special: A men’s quartet sang “I Don’t Want to Live No More Without Jesus.”

Scripture reading: Erik Calhoun read 2 Corinthians 5:17-21.

Last special: Deborah Brenner sang “All of Me.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read Matthew 5:9, bringing out that true peacemakers are those who confront sin, encourage others, and submit to God and His authority.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.

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Friday Evening Service

January 4, 2019

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played “He Is Exalted” on the oboe, followed by Kaye Montgomery, Jennifer Worthington, and Victoria Heintz singing “Goodbye, World, Goodbye.”

Testimonies: Larry Montgomery testified that since his heart attack a year ago, he wakes up every morning thanking God for His mercy, faithfulness, and the hope of Heaven. Brad Mathews (pictured above) said that a tire blew a few weeks ago on the commercial truck he drives for work, and he is...

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