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Sunday School Drive Through

October 3, 2020

When Sunday school let out at 10:25 a.m. on March 15, students and teachers said goodbye to each other expecting to come back together on March 22. No one imagined that more than six months later, meeting in-person for Sunday school would still be suspended indefinitely. And while it has been wonderful to see different students and teachers in the weekly Sunday...

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Friday Evening Service

October 2, 2020

Prelude: Kristi Riler played a flute solo including “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” and “When We All Get to Heaven.”

Testimony: Jessica Oilar testified that she was saved at nine years of age. In high school, the Lord began calling her to make a full commitment to Him, which she did, and she knows that decision anchored her in the Gospel and gave her a foundation that has kept her through difficult times and the challenges ...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 27, 2020

Prelude: Andrea Gaston played “Blessed Be Your Name,” “Blessed Quietness,” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” on the cello.

Testimony: Randy Kaady shared how he used to have terrible canker sores in his mouth as well as frequent severe sore throats. This went on throughout his life, but when he was in his forties, God healed him and he has not had trouble with those afflictions for the last sixteen years.

First Special: Brad, Delores, and...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 27, 2020

Prelude: Sungun Yune and Janice Calhoun played an organ/piano duet of “All that Thrills My Soul” and “A Glorious Church.”

Testimony: Josh DeBusk said that before the birth of his youngest daughter, doctors discovered that she had club feet. The doctor offered termination as an option, which was a shock to the parents-to-be; that wasn’t even a consideration for them. They prayed during the pregnancy and when the baby was born, they found that...

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Friday Evening Service

September 25, 2020

Prelude: Jaewon Yune (pictured above) played “Follow Me” and “For the Beauty of the Earth” on the violin.

Testimony: Diana Lambert testified that a couple weeks ago she felt she should start seeking for her baptism and drawing closer to God. She knows that He heard her prayer and feels He has been helping her. She knows He hears her every time she prays, and He continues to increase her faith.

First Special: Cheyenna Hall and Kailyn McKay...

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United States Church Unharmed Amid Wildfires and Hurricane Sally

September 20, 2020

Wildfires in the states of Washington, Oregon, and California began spreading rapidly in the beginning of September, eventually consuming over four million acres of land. Several of the fires were located in proximity to cities, including where we have Apostolic Faith churches. Thankfully, all of our church families are safe. None of our buildings were lost in the fires, though a couple families did lose homes. At this time, no fires are directly threatening ...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 20, 2020

Prelude: Organist Sungun Yune played “In Moments like These” and “We’re Marching to Zion.”

Testimony: Rob Moen stated that he is blessed to have a Christian wife, two sons, and most recently, a puppy. He said the puppy is easily startled by noises outside and will run off, away from his protection. This has been a reminder not to be distracted by the troubling noise of the world, but to remain focused on following...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 20, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Shine, Jesus, Shine” and “Revive Us Again.”

Testimony: Dave Green said he received salvation at age ten, and God has helped him keep it. He spoke of the time when he was in the military and a respiratory infection broke out, and everyone was required to wear face masks. While the others complained, he thanked God no one could see that he did not participate in calling out the ungodly...

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Friday Evening Service

September 18, 2020

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington (pictured above) played an oboe solo of “Be Thou My Vision” and “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty.”

Testimony: Pete Mixer told how he was raised in a Christian home, and when he was a young adult he prayed and was saved. Since then, God has always provided. When there was a downturn in the economy ten years ago, he went through various job changes, but that led to the job he has now ...

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