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Sunday Morning Service

September 8, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “His Eye Is on the Sparrow” and “I Sing the Mighty Power of God.” Following this, the choir sang “Honor the Lord Medley,” with orchestral accompaniment.

First Special: Emmaline and Mikayla Worthington and Victoria Heintz sang “When God Dips His Pen of Love in My Heart,” with Caleb Copko accompanying them on the bass and Andrea Gaston on the guitar.

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Matthew 14:22-33.

Last Special: Caleb Copko (pictured above)...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

September 6, 2019

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “I Will Call Upon the Lord.” The choir then sang “Loud Enough to Wake the Dead.”

Featured Testimonies: Julianne Luka shared how the Lord called some consecrations out of her life this year, and when she finally gave them to Him, she felt Him in her life like never before. Riley Friesen (pictured above) told how he had been busy and began to miss spending time with Christian friends, and...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 1, 2019

Prelude: Gary Riler played “Amazing Grace,” “Jesus Loves Me,” and “At Calvary,” on the saxophone. The choir then sang “Trumpet Sound Medley.”

Featured Testimonies: Holly Lambert shared how she recently found out that her future school plans fell through, and she doesn’t even know what her options are at this point, but she is not worried or stressed because the Lord has given her a calm assurance that He will take care of her. Diana Lambert ...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 1, 2019

Prelude: Sungun Yune played “Fill My Cup, Lord,” and “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee,” on the organ. The choir followed with “This Is the Time I Must Sing.”

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler (pictured above) sang “The Strength of the Lord.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read John 18:33-38.

Last Special: Deborah Brenner sang “Fill My Cup, Lord.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert preached from John 18:38, describing what truth is and is not, in relation to the Gospel.

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Friday Evening Service

August 30, 2019

Prelude: Claire Moberg and Ariah Piper (pictured above) played a clarinet and bassoon duet of “Alleluia,” and “Just a Closer Walk.”

Featured Testimonies: Yuvi Sierra Chavez rejoiced that today marks one year since he was saved. He said that while a lot of good things have happened since then, some hard things have happened as well, but God has been with him through everything. Faye Veenhuizen was thankful that God is always there for her...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 25, 2019

Prelude: The Serenaders played “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” and “Unclouded Day.” Following this, Caleb Copko, Kristi Riler, and Jennifer Worthington sang “Mansion Over the Hilltop,” accompanied by the Serenaders.

Featured testimonies: Norman Hall testified that he is especially thankful for the nearness of God as he battled health concerns during the past six months. Caleb Copko expressed his gratitude that he can take every trouble to the Lord. When his first child was born...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 25, 2019

Prelude: Jane and Brian Ewers performed a violin duet of “All That Thrills My Soul” and “Amazing Grace” with “Power in the Blood.” Then the choir sang “I Will Praise Him.”

First Special: A mixed quartet (pictured above) sang “He Is My Song,” written by Ted Friesen, a member of the Portland congregation.

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read Psalm 26:1-12.

Last Special: Victoria Heintz sang “Give Me Jesus.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from Psalm 26:1-5, reminding everyone that Christians...

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Friday Evening Service

August 23, 2019

Prelude: Katia Fedosov and Sungun Yune played a cello duet, which included “O How I Love Jesus” and “Grace Greater than Our Sins.”

Featured testimonies: Hunter Cripps shared that recently he hurt his back. He turned the problem over to the Lord, and then later in the day suddenly realized he was not in any pain. Tom Lambert testified that just a few days ago, he prayed about a business situation and the next morning, he received a...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 18, 2019

Prelude: Jaewon Yune played a medley on the violin of “I Love You, Lord” and “More Love to Thee,” followed by “Onward, Christian Soldiers.” The choir then sang “Dwelling in Beulah Land.”

Testimonies: Rosie Lambert testified that she is thankful for the miracles God has done in her life, including when He healed her younger daughter as a baby. Samuel Asaya Sr. said that he “had a little talk with Jesus” forty-six years ago that...

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