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Sunday Morning Service

July 12, 2020

Prelude: A small orchestra played “Here I Am to Worship,” and “Mighty Is Our God.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Isaiah 12:1-6.

Special: Rosie Lambert and Roxie Rael (pictured above) sang “Praise Him.”

Testimony: Roxie Rael shared how the Lord saved her as a young child, but then when in college she began to be drawn by the world and to do things she knew Christians did not do. After getting married, her husband got saved, and soon afterward...

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Friday Evening Service

July 10, 2020

Prelude: A saxophone trio (pictured above) of Gary Riler, Dan Hall, and Jackson Parker played “As the Deer” and “Redeemed.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Psalm 40:1-5.

Special: A ladies’ quartet sang “The Unclouded Day.”

Testimony: Alicia Parker told how the Lord saved her at camp meeting when she was five years old. She remembers getting up from the altar and skipping down the path to her cabin to tell her mother and grandparents.

Special: Troy Ross and Sam Cantrell...

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Sunday Evening Service

July 5, 2020

Prelude: A stringed orchestra played “Take My Life and Let It Be” and “How Firm a Foundation.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Psalm 33: 12-14 and 18-22.

Special: Shawn, Jennifer, and Emmaline Worthington sang “What Noah Knew.”

Testimony: Lisa DeBusk told how at camp meeting when she was seventeen years old, the Lord helped her not to worry about her friends, but her need to get right with the Lord. Jesus saved her soul that night. A short time...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 5, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Oh How He Loves You and Me” and “He Is Exalted.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Psalm 33:12-14, 18-22.

Special: A couples’ octet sang “Honor the Lord Medley.”

Testimony: Lisa Butler (pictured above) from Neah Bay, Washington, was thankful for her heritage in the Gospel which began when her great-grandparents gave their hearts to the Lord. Although she was not raised in a Christian home, the Lord put a tremendous hunger in her heart for...

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Friday Evening Service

July 3, 2020

Prelude: Kristi Riler played a flute solo of “Trusting Jesus” and “A Shelter in the Time of Storm.”

Scripture Reading: From Psalm 27, Darrel Lee read verses 1, 4, 6, 8, and 13-14.

Special: Ellen and Ashley Morgan and Deborah Brenner sang “How Great the Love.”

Testimony: Ashley Morgan was thankful to be raised in a Christian home and in this church, and that as a teenager God saved her. She also gave thanks for a job that she...

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100-Year Campground Commemoration Service

June 28, 2020

June 28 marked one hundred years since the first camp meeting service was held on the 52nd and Duke Street campground. Though camp meeting could not be held this year due to health restrictions, the special occasion was commemorated with a service held in the tabernacle. A limited number were able to attend in person and many more joined through the webcast, collectively thanking God for one hundred years of past camp meeting blessings...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 28, 2020

Prelude: The Serenaders (pictured above) played several songs including “Whisper a Prayer,” “Amen,” and “Down by the Riverside.”

Music Scholarship Awards: Gary Riler announced the recipients of the Music Scholarship Award for this year: Cheyenna Hall, Sam Asaya, and Jackson Parker.

Special: A men’s quartet sang “Just Wait ‘til He Stands Up” and “I’ll Be Ready to Go with Him.”

Special: Caleb Copko sang “Four Days Late.”

Sermon: Tony Boyce used Philippians 3:14 for his text, and encouraged the audience to keep focused...

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Friday Evening Baccalaureate Service

June 26, 2020

A Baccalaureate service was held Friday evening, June 26, to honor the graduates of the congregation. Although attendance was limited mainly to the graduates and their families, the service was webcast so all could join in the celebration.

The music specials for the evening were provided by a few of the graduates. For prelude, Josh Friesen played a trumpet solo called “Gospel Medley.” Erik Calhoun then welcomed everyone and read Jeremiah 29:11-13, which says,...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 21, 2020

The Sunday morning service on June 21 was interspersed with special music showing appreciation for our earthly dads as well as our Heavenly Father, and several dads with their families were able to enjoy the music in person by making a reservation.

The service began with a string quartet prelude of “Grace Greater than Our Sin” featuring Jaewon Yune, Mackenzie Ewers, Julianne Luka, and Andrea Gaston. Then Darrel Lee read Ecclesiastes 1:3-8 and 12:13.

The...

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