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Friday Evening Service

February 26, 2021

Prelude: Rosie Lambert played “This Is My Father’s World” and “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” on the piano.

Testimony: Ethan Baros (pictured above) told how the Lord saved him when he was six years old, and has kept him since then. He started college this year online, and he is thankful that whenever he is overwhelmed or has a problem, God is always there to help.

Special: Michael and Ann McCarville sang “We’ll Understand it Better By and By.”

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Sunday Evening Service

February 21, 2021

Prelude: A trumpet trio consisting of Dave Green, Rob Moen, and Josh Friesen played “Our Great Savior” and “Jesus Saves.”

Testimony: Brother Dave testified that he grew up in a “cocoon” of Christian love with parents, family, and friends who were all Christians. Although he may not have properly appreciated it at the time, he now knows that it was a safe way to grow up. He was saved in 1962, in the same month as the...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 21, 2021

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played on the piano and organ, “Like a River” and “Come and Dine.”

Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “I’ve Been Through the Blood.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read 1 Samuel 14:6-15.

Special: The Rilers sang “Do You Know My Jesus?” with “Jesus the Son of God.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert (pictured above) read 1 Peter 5:8-9, which relates how the devil is an adversary to Christians and sinners alike. Some of Satan's tactics are...

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Friday Evening Service

February 19, 2021

Prelude: Russell Mathews and Rosie Lambert played “Nearer, Still Nearer” and “Just a Little While” as a Vibraphone/Piano Duet.

Testimony: Al Smith (pictured above) shared his testimony, relating that he had been bound by habits of the world, but in his job as a postal service employee, he got the mail route around the Apostolic Faith campground. As he walked around the streets, God sent godly people his way and they began to pray ...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 7, 2021

Prelude: Kristi Riler played “People Need the Lord” and “I Will Sing the Wondrous Story” on the flute.

Testimony: Azaria Charles said she is thankful for how God kept her and helped her grow spiritually during 2020 in spite of challenges, and for how He is helping her move forward in her walk with Him this year as well.

Special: Savannah Lee, Emmaline Worthington, and Azaria Charles sang “How Great Is Our God” with “How Great Thou Art.”

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Sunday Morning Service

February 7, 2021

Prelude: Sungun Yune played “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” and “Now Thank We All Our God” on the organ.

Special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “I Can See the Hand.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read John 17:13-22.

Special: The men’s quartet sang “For God So Loved.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read John 17:16-19 for his text, and spoke about the doctrine of sanctification, a second, definite work of grace that is vital in every Christian’s life. He encouraged those who...

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Friday Evening Service

February 5, 2021

Prelude: Henry Parker (pictured above) played “Amazing Grace” and “Holy, Holy, Holy” on the trombone.

Testimony: Lee Voreis said he is thankful for the past sixty years of victory since Jesus saved him at the age of fifteen. God kept him for three years in the military, and then led him to the right job in the sheet metal trade. He has found God to be faithful in his life, including when his daughter ...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 31, 2021

Prelude: Erik Calhoun played a bassoon solo which included “In the Presence of Jehovah” and “How Majestic Is Thy Name.”

First Special: Darla and Cheyenna Hall and Deborah Brenner sang “I Could Never Praise Him Enough.”

Testimony: Jim Snider said his dad was an atheist, but his mom picked berries and beans to send him to a religious school. However, in the church he attended, people didn’t talk about what God was doing in their lives. Eventually he...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 31, 2021

Prelude: Jaewon Yune played “Hallelujah! What a Savior” and “This Is My Father’s World” on the violin, with piano accompaniment by his mother, Sungun.

First Special: Imelda and Maya Nedelcu (pictured above) sang “You Are God Alone,” accompanied by Annika Ewers on the guitar.

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read 2 Corinthians 5:10-21.

Last Special: Sister Imelda sang “Yes, I Believe.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from 2 Corinthians 5:17-19, teaching on the doctrine of justification. He described it as an instantaneous experience ...

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Friday Evening Service

January 29, 2021

Prelude: A three-generation family violin trio of Jane, Brian, and Annika Ewers played  “Find Us Faithful” and “Praise and Adoration Medley.”

Testimony: Delores Mathews told how she was saved as a little girl, but as she got older, she let things slip. Later, as a young mother the Lord helped her to repent and He saved her again. She mentioned that sometimes she has gone through hard times, but the Lord has always been there for her.

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