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Jamaica and Haiti Highlighted

July 8, 2019

A presentation highlighting our work in Jamaica and Haiti was given by Mark and Rosemary Worthington of Sacramento, California, on Monday, July 8. Before starting, they introduced three delegates from Jamaica to this year’s camp meeting: Rohan Clough, the District Superintendent, Shelia Ricketts, pastor at Albert Town and Sawyers, and Joyce Harris, who recently hosted several from our mission team.

The first portion of the presentation focused on Jamaica where we have ten churches. Brother...

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Sunday Evening Service

July 7, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Come Just As You Are,” and “Testimony Medley.” A double octet then sang “Hear My Song.”

Featured Testimonies: Marjorie Reid told how, in July of 1958, she wasn’t looking for Jesus but He came looking for her and washed her in His precious Blood. Michael Mathews described how the Lord took care of all the details for him and Cassy to move to Port Angeles three years ago, and also helped ...

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Sunday Youth Service

July 7, 2019

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Oh, I Want to Know You More,” and “The Battle Belongs to the Lord.” The orchestra then accompanied the choir as they sang “The Is the Day.”

Featured Testimonies: Franchesca Mom rejoiced that this past Wednesday, the Lord filled her with the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Florence Adesope thanked God for reanointing her Thursday morning, and said school was difficult last year, but He helped her graduate with honors....

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Sunday Morning Service

July 7, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Jesus Paid it All,” and “Doxology.” The choir, accompanied by the orchestra, then sang “Jesus, the One and Only,” with Butch Carey and Michael McCarville as soloists.

First Special: Diana Lambert, Michael McCarville, and Shelby Warberg (pictured above) sang “The Blood-Washed Pilgrim.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read 2 Kings 2:1-12.

Last Special: Rosie Lambert and Roxie Rael sang “Blessed Be the Lamb.”

Sermon: Reading from 2 Kings 2:13-15, Darrel Lee echoed the question Elisha asked, “Where is...

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Saturday Evening Service

July 6, 2019

Prelude: The Serenaders (pictured above) played “When He Cometh,” “This Little Light of Mine” and “Feeling Mighty Fine.” The orchestra followed with “I’m Gonna Fly Medley,” featuring Matt Hanson on the banjo. A McCarville/Hopper quartet then sang “I Wouldn’t Take Nothin’ for My Journey Now,” accompanied by the Serenaders.

Darrel Lee acknowledged the guests attending the 2019 camp meeting, beginning with those attending for the first time. He then listed each country and ...

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Friday Evening Service

July 5, 2019

Prelude: Josh Friesen and Dave and Justin Green played a trumpet trio of “All That Thrills My Soul,” and “Glory to His Name.” A young men’s quartet (pictured above) then sang “Greater Is He that Is In Me.”

Featured Testimonies: Lisa Debusk expressed her gratitude that forty-one years ago God saved her at camp meeting, and this camp meeting two of her grandchildren have told her they asked Jesus into their hearts. Ann McCarville shared...

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Friday Youth Service

July 5, 2019

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “In Christ Alone,” and “Count Your Blessings.” The choir followed, singing “Hosanna!”

Featured Testimonies: David Budean was thankful the Lord saved and sanctified him and changed his life. Joshua Budean spoke of the challenges he had in receiving his salvation but said that it helped him really value it when he did finally receive it. Sharon Thibela (pictured above) shared how she was diagnosed with thyroid disease at age fourteen,...

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Friday Morning Bible Teaching

July 5, 2019

Prelude: The Portland junior orchestra played “How Majestic is Your Name” and “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus,” followed by a Portland young ladies’ ensemble singing “I’m On the Battlefield.”

Featured Testimony: Andres Pichardo testified that for four decades he has desired to come to camp meeting, and this last year God opened the doors to make it possible for him to come. He said that many years ago, missionaries started coming to the Dominican...

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Thursday Evening Service

July 4, 2019

 

Prelude: The orchestra played “His Faithfulness” and “Mighty Fortress.” Then the choir and accompaniment orchestra presented “This Is America,” which gave tribute to the various branches of the United States military. (Pictured above: Jim Lambert stands for his service in the Navy).

Featured testimony: Chet King testified that his father passed away when he was eleven years old, and although joining the Navy a few years later helped him learn to obey orders, he began...

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Thursday Morning Bible Teaching

July 4, 2019

Prelude: Elizabeth Adebayo played “Violin Concerto No. A in A Minor, III Movement” and “Blessed Assurance” on the violin. Then the United Kingdom choir sang “Since Jesus Came into My Heart (Medley).”

Featured testimony: Rolland Deler, District Superintendent of Haiti and pastor of the St. Maarten church in the Caribbean, gave a report on the work in Haiti. He said the church building in St. Maarten, which has been under construction from 2004 to 2019,...

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