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Sunday Evening Service

January 24, 2021

Prelude: Andrea Gaston played “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power” and “Shall We Gather at the River?” on the cello.

Testimony: Bob Downey told how the Lord called him at the 1989 Midwest camp meeting to make a life-changing consecration. Eight years earlier, he had taken over the family business—something he had always wanted to do. But God asked him to give it up and go into full-time ministry. Five years later, he...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 24, 2021

Prelude: Joshua Friesen (pictured above) played two pieces on the trumpet: “Softly and Tenderly” and “Lead On, O King Eternal.”

First Special: Kristin and Savannah Lee and Alicia Parker sang “God Can Do Anything.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Luke 15:11-24.

Last Special: Rob and Alicia Parker and Kristin and Payton Lee sang “I Must Tell Jesus.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read Matthew 3:1-2 and spoke on the foundational doctrine of repentance. He said repentance is more than confessing one’s sin and ...

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Friday Evening Service

January 22, 2021

Prelude: Pianist Kristi Riler played “Tell Me the Story of Jesus” and “I Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now.”

Testimony: Kathi Cantrell thanked the Lord for her Christian heritage. As a child, she wanted to serve God, but also wanted to fit in with the kids at school. She was miserable until she prayed and surrendered everything to the Lord at the age of seventeen. She said there have been challenges during her...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 17, 2021

Prelude: Shawn Worthington played “Fill My Cup, Lord” and “On Jordan’s Stormy Banks” on the organ.

Testimony: Heidi Copko told how the Lord saved her at the age of eleven at a youth camp. At the 2009 camp meeting, He sanctified her, and that made a real change in her. Before, she could be very stubborn, but when the Lord sanctified her, He put a desire in her to let Him have His way even if it...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 17, 2021

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played an oboe solo of “I Know Whom I Have Believed.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Psalm 61:1-8.

Special: Jennifer and Emmaline Worthington and Victoria Heintz (pictured above) sang “God Still Delivers.”

Testimony: Jeff Yellott shared how the Lord brought him to a place of repentance after he had turned his back on Him. The Lord saved him and he is so thankful for God’s mercy.

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Matthew 3:13-17.

Special: Sister Jennifer and Sister...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 10, 2021

Prelude: Diana Lambert played a cello solo of “Take My Life and Let It Be” and “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Psalm 52:1-9.

Special Song: Rosie, Diana, and Holly Lambert sang “Isn’t the Name of Jesus Wonderful?”

Scripture Reading: Brother Dave read Romans 8:18-28.

Special Song: The Lambert trio sang “How Beautiful.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee read again verses 22-25 of Romans 8, assuring his listeners that Christians have hope that their redemption is at hand, and reminding ...

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Evening of Christmas Music

December 20, 2020

A limited number of congregation members were happy to attend a special evening of Christmas music on Sunday, December 20, and hundreds more were also happy to be able to watch online. The program began with a piano and organ duet of “Christmas Bells Medley” and “Good Christian Men Rejoice,” and then pastor Dave Lambert officially welcomed the audience and introduced Gary Riler who would direct the congregation in several carols throughout the evening. ...

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Sunday Evening Service

December 13, 2020

Prelude: The Serenaders played “What Child Is This?” along with “Joy to the World” and “I Saw Three Ships.”

Testimony: Erin Green (pictured above) said she is thankful that God saved her when she was nine years old. Throughout her life she has been able to serve God in a variety of ways, including being a mom and teaching her children about Him. Last year, she and her family moved to a new home, and God has ...

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