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Friday Evening Service

September 14, 2018

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played “Shine, Jesus, Shine,” and “I Surrender All” on the oboe.

Featured Testimonies: Edna Musgrave spoke of the change that sanctification made in her heart and life. Duane Wilson shared how God helped him through a stressful situation and gave him a song in his heart during that difficult time. Alicia Parker was thankful God answered a prayer yesterday regarding the schooling of her youngest son. Ade Asaya was thankful for her...

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Tuesday Evening Service

September 11, 2018

Prelude: Annika, Mackenzie, Marcus, and Brian Ewers played a violin quartet which included “Soon and Very Soon” and “Hopak.” Sam Cantrell and Troy Ross (pictured above) then sang “We Trust in the Name of the Lord Our God.”

Featured Testimonies: Mikayla Worthington said she has always looked to her parents for direction but now as an adult she is looking to God, and she appreciates how the Holy Spirit guides her. Dave Green said that...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 9, 2018

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Higher Ground” and “Jesus Saves.” Then the choir sang “I’ve Got a Love (Medley).”

Testimonies: Debbie Lee (pictured above) said reconnecting with a friend from high school has reminded her how God has blessed her life over the past forty years. Savannah Lee testified that being saved, sanctified, and baptized with the Holy Spirit at an early age has helped her in many ways, and she wants to be a...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 9, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “The Heart of Worship” and “O, the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus.” Then the choir sang “Song of the King” with accompaniment orchestra.

First Special: Victoria Heintz, Ashley Morgan, and Kylie Lucescu, sang “How Can I Keep from Singing?”

Scripture Reading: Sam Ajayi read Daniel 1:1-8.

Last Special: Peter Moberg sang “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone).”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from Daniel 1:17-20, bringing out that just as the four Hebrew boys successfully served God in an...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

September 7, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “How Great Is Our God,” followed by the choir (pictured above) singing “Today Is the Day.”

Testimonies: Emmaline Worthington said she is thankful she has a group of church friends at high school to sit with during lunch. Mackenzie Ewers testified that she has been thinking about where to go to college, and she is thankful she can trust God to lead her. Katia Fedosov said she recently started a new...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 2, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano duet of “Give Thanks” and “Great Is the Lord.” The choir followed with “Glorify Thy Name.”

First Special: Deborah Brenner and Jillian and Julianne Luka sang “Leave Your Heavy Burden at the Cross.”

Scripture Reading: Clark Wolfe read Luke 18:1-8.

Last Special: Randy Kaady sang “Then Jesus Came.”

Sermon: Byron Parker, pastor in Eureka, California, used James 5:16 for his text, and focused on the subject of prayer, speaking of the importance of praying ...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 2, 2018

Prelude: Kristi Riler, Deborah Brenner, and Darla Hall (pictured above) played a woodwind trio of “The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference” and “I believe in a Hill Called Mount Calvary.” The same ladies then sang “My Faith Still Holds.”

Featured Testimonies: Uvi Chavez rejoiced that the Lord saved him on the previous Thursday. Azaria Charles gave thanks for God’s help and protection recently when she and a friend were on the way to a...

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Friday Evening Service

August 31, 2018

Prelude: Carter Luka played “Sonata” by Gilliard on the bassoon. Julianne Luka then played “Clementi Sonatina #4, Movements 1 & 2” on the piano.

Featured Testimonies: Emily Luka spoke of her appreciation for God’s love and how He mended the broken mess in her heart when He saved her, filling her heart with love, joy, and peace that has lasted. Nolan Roby told how the Lord saved him in 1953 and he has enjoyed the Gospel through every stage ...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 26, 2018

Prelude: The brass played “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” and “Brethren, We Have Met Together.” Then Imelda Nedelcu, Michael McCarville, and Mimi Witham sang “Out of His Great Love.”

First Special: The choir sang “He Is Here.”

Scripture Reading: Erik Calhoun read Psalm 84:1-12.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan (pictured above) sang “The King of Who I Am.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee used Psalm 84:1-12 for his text, which speaks of the Psalmist’s longing to be in the house of God. The chapter...

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