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Sunday Morning Service

July 22, 2018

Prelude: Kristi Riler played “Holy, Holy, Holy” and “The Trees of the Field” on the flute. The choir followed, singing “Bless Him (Medley).”

First Special: Randy Kaady and Gary Wolfe sang “Day by Day.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Hebrews 11:32-40.

Last Special: Imelda Nedelcu sang “He Looked Beyond My Fault.”

Sermon: Echoing the instructions outlined in Hebrews 12:1-3, Darrel Lee spoke on running the Christian race with patience.

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Sunday Evening Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “There’s Room at the Cross” and “What a Mighty God (Medley).” A men’s quartet then sang “Promises One by One.”

Featured Testimonies: Rosemary Charles said that about seven years ago she was diagnosed with cancer, but today she is well and through the experience God drew her closer to Himself. Francis Odudu rejoiced that this past year the Lord answered a prayer that he and his wife had been praying, and saved ...

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Sunday Youth Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Revelation Song" and "On Christ, the Solid Rock.” The choir followed with “There Is Coming a Great Day.”

Featured Testimonies: Jamie Scholz was thankful that last week the Lord came down and wonderfully saved him in his living room. He said God took out all the anger, replacing it with love, joy, and peace in his heart. Payton Lee told how a couple of years ago he had trouble with his arm and...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “You Are My Hiding Place” and “Worship Our God and King.” The choir then sang “Victor’s Crown,” with accompaniment orchestra.

First Special: Gary Riler, Michael McCarville, and Peter Moberg sang “He Leadeth Me.”

Scripture Reading: Bob Downey read Romans 11:33-12:2.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan sang “This Blood.”

Sermon: Jack Chasteen, the pastor in Roseburg, Oregon, preached from Psalm 118:27-28 and encouraged Christians to be living sacrifices unto God, wholly dedicated and holding nothing back from Him.

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Saturday Morning Ordinance Service

July 14, 2018

Ordination: Darrel Lee read Exodus 3 and Acts 13:2-3, and then spoke of criteria for leadership. Following this, a prayer of ordination was made for Rohan Clough, District Superintendent of Jamaica.

First Special: Wayne Butler (pictured above) sang “Who Am I?”

Lord’s Supper Sermon: Dealyn George, the Abuja Regional Overseer in Nigeria, brought the message from Matthew 26:26-29, saying that the Lord’s Supper is a remembrance of Jesus’ death; it is a solemn, sacred ordinance, and...

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Saturday Water Baptismal Service

July 14, 2018

Special: Kristi Riler sang “Born Again.”

Sermon: Edet Bassey, pastor in Elioparanwo, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, preached from Matthew 28:18-20 and said water baptism is a symbol of death to sin, the burial of the old man and the resurrection of life with Christ; it is for those who have repented of their sins and are living a life above sin.

Candidates: Sixteen ladies and seventeen men were baptized in water. (pictured above: Carter Luka smiles...

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Saturday Evening Sing-Along

July 14, 2018

The sing-along on the front lawn is one of the favorite family events of camp meeting, and it is easy to see why as soon as you arrive on the campground. Families spread their chairs and blankets (but not blankets from the cabins!) all over the lawn, the cotton candy machine is fired up and turning out bundles of sugary joy, the Stompin’ Grounds coffee stand is steadily delivering caffeinated joy, and all the...

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Friday Evening Service

July 13, 2018

Prelude: A small Serenaders’ group played “Appalachia Waltz,” “Power in the Blood” and “Washed in the Blood.” Michael, Ann, and Hunter McCarville (pictured above) then sang “I Want to Stroll Over Heaven with You.”

Featured Testimonies: Hunter McCarville gave thanks for Christian friends he can talk to and pray with, and who will pray for him when he needs them to. Ethel Hodson said God has helped her as a widow for six years and...

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Friday Youth Service

July 13, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone).” The choir then sang “Holy Spirit, Rain Down.”

Featured Testimonies: Azaria Charles said she is so happy that her whole family is able to be at camp meeting for the first time, and she wants to be all God wants her to be. Marcus Ewers shared that the Lord sanctified him yesterday after he consecrated things that he had been holding back. Maya Nedelcu ...

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Friday Morning Bible Teaching

July 13, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Russell Mathews played a piano/keyboard duet of “Think About His Love” and “The Trees of the Field.” Then a Nigerian choir sang “The Solid Rock.”

Featured Testimonies: Mathieu Bobo said that on a flight to Paris in April, he had blood clots in his lungs, but the saints of God in London and Paris prayed and God answered prayer. Ngozi Osueke rejoiced that last year God undertook for her brother who...

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