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Thursday Morning Bible Teaching

July 4, 2019

Prelude: Elizabeth Adebayo played “Violin Concerto No. A in A Minor, III Movement” and “Blessed Assurance” on the violin. Then the United Kingdom choir sang “Since Jesus Came into My Heart (Medley).”

Featured testimony: Rolland Deler, District Superintendent of Haiti and pastor of the St. Maarten church in the Caribbean, gave a report on the work in Haiti. He said the church building in St. Maarten, which has been under construction from 2004 to 2019,...

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Wednesday Evening Service

July 3, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra strings played “As the Deer” followed by “Great is the Lord.” Then a ladies sextet sang “Send Me.”

Featured Testimonies: Wole Ajayi thanked God for protection in a car accident last October; though the car was totaled, he and his family were unharmed. Chandler Ledford testified that God saved him, and most recently helped him through his senior year of high school, especially with taking tests and making decisions. Kevin Hopkins (pictured...

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Wednesday Youth Service

July 3, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Are You Washed in the Blood?” with “Glory to His Name.” Then the choir sang “This Little Light of Mine.”

Featured Testimonies: Kelsey Hopper testified that she received salvation when she prayed at home by her bedside at age eleven. Olivia Osunkwo was thankful the Lord sanctified and baptized her two years ago at the Portland camp meeting, and since then, He has been her strength, helping her through a difficult ...

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Wednesday Morning Bible Teaching

July 3, 2019

Prelude: A young men’s brass ensemble played “Crown Him with Many Crowns” and “Seeking the Lost.” Then Abby Baros, Florin Baros, and Mirela Filimon sang “The Potter’s Hand.”

Featured Testimonies: Mildred Kromah (pictured above) testified that she came to the United States from Liberia in 1981 looking for satisfaction in a college degree, but instead she found satisfaction in Jesus through salvation. Michael Owolabi thanked the Lord the opportunity to serve as a missionary to ...

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Tuesday Evening Service

July 2, 2019

Prelude: A trombone group played, “Through it All,” and “At Calvary.” Then an octet from Medford, Oregon sang “Jubilee’s a-Comin’.”

Featured Testimonies: Roxy Rael spoke about how, twenty years ago, the Lord cornered her up as a hypocrite, and saved her once again. Pierre Hancock expressed how thankful he is that he could sing about the Blood of Jesus being his victory. Rich Butler gave thanks for his salvation and for his godly mother.

First Special: Julia Rael, Pierre...

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Tuesday Morning Bible Teaching

July 2, 2019

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played “Cimarosa Concerto” and “Immortal, Invisible” on the oboe. Then Kimberly Joseph, Mark Worthington, and Jillian Luka sang “Getting Ready Today.”

Featured Testimonies: Trudy Compton was thankful for God’s mercy and healing touch. Ime Lucero spoke of how he was invited to church in the Philippines, and when he heard the music and the word of God, his heart melted. At the close of the service, he was invited down to the...

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Midsummer Concert

July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, was a beautiful evening for a Midsummer Concert. The program included sacred and classical music presented by the orchestra and choirs and directed by Gary Riler, along with various soloists and ensembles. Several pieces were reminiscent of former Director of Music Don Wolfe, who recently passed on to his Heavenly reward. The concert program told of his inspiring life of dedication to the Gospel, and noted that the evening would feature ...

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