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Sunday Evening Service

October 9, 2016

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Shawn Worthington played a piano and keyboard duet of “Fly Away Medley.” The choir then sang “Meeting In the Air.”

Featured Testimonies: Arthur Ruiz (pictured above) shared how the Lord saved him many years ago, and said that he feels the same Spirit of God here in Portland as he feels in the Philippines. Emmaline Worthington gave thanks that God is always with her and helps her to do what is right even when...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 9, 2016

Prelude: The brass section of the orchestra played “Christ Returneth,” and then “Little David Play On Your Harp,” with Cheryl Paulsen on the harp. The choir sang “All Rise,” with Victoria Worthington as soloist.

First Special: A ladies’ sextet sang “Grace.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read from Genesis 11:1-9.

Last Special: The choir, featuring a duet of Caleb and Moriah Copko, sang “Your Grace Still Amazes Me.”

Sermon: Using Genesis 11:4-7 for his text, Tom Pricskett urged Christians to apply the...

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Headquarters Office Groundbreaking

October 8, 2016

Saturday, October 8, marked a significant event for the Apostolic Faith Church—the groundbreaking ceremony of the new headquarters office building. After a fire in 2014 destroyed the East Chapel, it was decided to rebuild it as the new headquarters office. That project is now officially underway.

The ceremony began with a brass ensemble playing “Jesus Saves,” followed by some remarks by Darrel Lee. He began by reading from Nehemiah chapter 1, where the Israelites were...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

October 7, 2016

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “There Is None Like You.” The choir then sang “Mighty to Save.”

Featured Testimonies: Victoria Worthington (pictured above) told how she was born ten weeks early, which caused a detached retina in one eye and problems with her lungs, but the Lord healed her from all of that. Savannah Lee thanked the Lord for miraculously helping her recently in finding a job. Susie Lucescu spoke of having anxiety when taking...

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Fall Bible Study Series

October 5, 2016

The third Bible study session of the eight-part fall series on the disciples was held on Wednesday, October 5. The focus was the disciple Andrew, and Steve Mixer was the speaker. He shared a few facts about Andrew, including that he was a disciple of John the Baptist before he followed Jesus. John the Baptist lived in a remote location in the wilderness without basic conveniences, yet Andrew’s decision to follow showed that he...

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Sunday Evening Service

October 2, 2016

Prelude: A trio of Erin Green playing violin, Curt Cook on the guitar, and Dale Copko on the bass played “Pachelbel’s Canon in D,” “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho,” and “Onward Christian Soldiers.” Michael McCarville, Mimi Witham, and Imelda Nedelcu then sang “I’ve Never Been this Homesick Before” (pictured above).

Featured Testimonies: Del Barrett gave thanks for God’s presence in his life...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 2, 2016

Prelude: The string section of the orchestra played “I Love You, Lord,” and “He Is Exalted.” The choir followed by singing “That Name.”

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “God and God Alone” (pictured above).

Scripture Reading: Trent Paulsen read from Isaiah 40:18-31.

Last Special: Mimi Witham sang “Just Be Faithful.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from Isaiah 40:12-18 where the prophet Isaiah was proclaiming that God is incomparable and cannot adequately be defined.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.

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Friday Evening Service

September 30, 2016

Prelude: Sam Cantrell and Johnny Musgrave played a trombone duet including “Come, Christians, Join to Sing,” “I’m Feeling Fine,” and “When We All Get to Heaven.” Sam and Jon Cantrell followed by singing “I’m Climbing Up the Mountain.”

Featured Testimonies: Lonnie Carlson praised God, saying there is no place he would rather be than in church with like-minded people. Sylvia Phillips was thankful God has been with them through sixty-six years of marriage, and has...

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Tuesday Evening Service

September 27, 2016

Prelude: Julianne Luka and Janice Calhoun played a piano/keyboard duet of “There’s Just Something About That Name.” A brass quartet of young men then played “I’ve Got a River of Life” and “I’ve Got Peace Like a River.”

Featured Testimonies: Tim Hammer gave thanks for the wonderful gift of salvation. Josh Friesen is thankful he is saved and sanctified, and can always ...

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