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Tuesday Evening Service

February 19, 2019

Prelude: Julianne Luka played a piano which included “There Is a Fountain.” Then she accompanied her brother and father, Marcus and Chris Luka (pictured above), as they sang “I’ll Keep Holding On.”

Featured Testimonies: Cindie Baltzell shared a time when, as a young mother, she washed feet with another young mother and the Spirit of the Lord came down; she enjoyed the blessings but also was thankful her children were able to be a part of...

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Sunday Evening Ordinance Service

February 17, 2019

Prelude: Janice Calhoun played “O Lord, You’re Beautiful,” on the piano. The choir followed with “I Plead the Blood.” (The prelude was not webcast.)

Last Special: As Arthur Ruiz sang “Written in Red (I Love You),” with “Hallelujah, Praise the Lamb,” Clark Wolfe and Erik Calhoun brought out the emblems for the Lord’s Supper (pictured above).

Lord’s Supper Sermon: Dayle Lee read from Luke 22:7-20, speaking on the importance of remembering Christ’s sacrifice. He brought...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 17, 2019

Prelude: Shawn Worthington played an organ solo of “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Toccata on Hymn to Joy.” Then the choir, with Victoria Heintz as soloist, sang “Blessed Be the Name.”

First Special: Shawn Worthington, Michael McCarville, and Caleb Copko (pictured above) sang “Shine On Us.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Luke 10:25-29.

Last Special: The choir sang “Come to the Water,” with Christina Larrechea as soloist.

Sermon: Reading from Matthew 7:7-8, Dave Lambert encouraged his listeners that when they come...

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Friday Evening Service

February 15, 2019

Prelude: Annika Ewers played a classical piece on the violin. Shelby Warberg and Victoria Heintz (pictured above) then sang “I Will Trust in You.”

Featured Testimonies: Dave Green shared that he got prayed for a few months ago for a health concern, and although on this occasion the results were positive, swift, and medically measurable, he knows that God is not constrained by those things and always does what’s best for His children. Kaye Montgomery ...

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Tuesday Evening Service

February 12, 2019

Prelude: Rider Morgan played “Für Elise” on the piano. Victoria Heintz and Lily Oilar then sang “You Are My All in All.”

Featured Testimonies: Harlan Lee was grateful God saved him over forty years ago when he prayed a simple prayer, and echoed the Psalmist in saying that through all his years serving the Lord, he has not seen the righteous forsaken. Larry Buckland said he was saved when very young, and loves God with ...

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Friday Evening Service

February 8, 2019

Prelude: Pianist Kristi Riler played “Hymn Medley” and then Christian and Cheyenna Hall, and Kailyn McKay sang “Redeemer of the Rain.”

Featured Testimonies: Tyler Green shared how the Lord helped him recently when he was sick, and also answered a prayer for a friend shortly after he and his family prayed for the friend. Delores Mathews was thankful God provided a snowplow that led her daughter-in-law and baby granddaughter as they drove home through heavy...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 3, 2019

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano/keyboard duet of “Jesus Loves Me” with “Clair de Lune,” and “Heaven and Home Medley.” A young people’s octet (pictured above) then sang “Power of Your Love.”

Featured Testimonies: Dave Stehlik testified that his wife had been in the hospital for twelve days with kidney failure, but they saw the hand of God come through, and everything is fine. Joseph Marincus shared that in the past he...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 3, 2019

Prelude: A brass ensemble played, “The Holy City” and “Ode to Joy.” The choir then sang “I Stand Amazed,” accompanied by the brass.

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “Press on.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Matthew 13:3-9.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “One Day” with “When We All Get to Heaven.”

Sermon: Using James 1:25 for his text, Dave Lambert spoke of the importance of “hearing” in a spiritual sense, and he gave four principles that make a good...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

February 1, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played, “Since Jesus Came Into My Heart” and “Jesus Saves.” The choir then sang “Thanks,” with Caleb Copko as soloist.

Featured Testimonies: Mackenzie Ewers was thankful for God’s protection recently when she was driving and two large trucks came into her lane, but God helped her to get out of the way and avoid a collision. Josh Friesen told how he was nearly finished writing his final when his computer glitched and ...

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