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Friday Evening Service

September 2, 2016

Prelude: Annika Ewers played “Gavotte” and “Above All” on the violin.

Featured Testimonies: Julianne Luka testified that she was able to attend Midwest camp meeting this year and it was a blessing. Rachel Heintz spoke of how nice it was to see kids at youth camp receive their experiences. Trina Paulsen was thankful the Lord grounded her at a young age and helped her hold on to what she believes throughout her school years. Chris...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 28, 2016

Prelude: The brass section of the orchestra played “Living for Jesus,” “Send the Light,” and “I am Happy in the Service of the King.” Following this, Imelda Nedelcu, Michael McCarville, and Mimi Witham sang “Only God Knows.”

Featured testimonies: Nolan Roby testified that as a new convert he realized if God could keep him for two weeks, He could keep him the rest of his life – and God has been faithful to do that....

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Sunday Morning Service

August 28, 2016

Prelude: Pianist Janice Calhoun played “In Christ Alone” and “Rejoice, the Lord Is King,” and then the choir sang “All God’s People Said Amen.”

First Special: A mixed quartet of Shawn and Jennifer Worthington, Deborah Brenner, and Michael McCarville, sang “He Is My Song.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read 2 Chronicles 33:1-6, 10-11.

Last Special: Peter Moberg sang “The Power of the Cross.”

Sermon:...

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Friday Evening Service

August 26, 2016

Prelude: Shyla Piper played two songs on the clarinet: “Shall We Gather at the River” and “Down by the Riverside.” Then Victoria and Emmaline Worthington sang “O’ Lord.”

Featured testimonies: Larry Buckland was thankful for the opportunity to attend the Peru camp meeting this year, and mentioned how much he enjoyed the music specials and especially the prayer meetings....

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End of Summer Picnic

August 23, 2016

Undeniably, our beloved long summer days are coming to an end. So before bidding farewell to warm weather and lighter schedules, everyone was invited to an end-of-summer picnic on the campground on August 23.

That day happened to be a beautiful one, and upbeat music made for a great atmosphere as people started arriving around 6:00 p.m. Seniors were given preference in the serving line, but the...

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Sunday Evening Service

August 21, 2016

Prelude: Andrea Gaston played a cello solo including “Barcarole” and “In the Garden.” A Baltzell/Riler quartet followed, singing “Take a Look in the Book.”

Testimonies: Erik Calhoun told how on July 14, 2001, he got honest with God, and God saved him, making a real change in his life. Ed Habre shared how God saved him the last Sunday evening of camp meeting forty-four years ago. Jodie Hinkle said that after she got saved the Lord helped restore...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 21, 2016

Prelude: Curt Cook, Sam Cantrell, and Rich Barrett played a trombone trio including “In Times Like These” and “Jesus Saves.” The choir followed by singing “Joyful, Joyful.”

First Special: The octet sang “Blessed Is the Man.”

Scripture Reading: Erik Calhoun read from 1 Corinthians 8:1-13.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “My Story,” accompanied by Andrea Gaston on the guitar.

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Friday Evening Service

August 19, 2016

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.”

Featured Testimonies: Sam Ajayi shared highlights from his recent trip to Peru for the annual camp meeting in Cajamarca, one being the dedication of the Espina Amarilla church. Special meetings were also held after camp meeting in Guadalupe where a new group became part of the Apostolic Faith Church. Shawn Worthington testified that he is thankful that God helps him to...

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Friday Evening Youth Focus

August 19, 2016

The youth focus session on Friday began with a hearty meal of barbecue beef brisket sandwiches, coleslaw, and watermelon. Travis Ferguson was responsible for the delicious meat and barbecue sauce, and we thanked him with a round of applause after the meal. The others who helped with the meal were also appreciated.

Before the evening’s Bible lesson began, the group sang a few worship songs together and shared prayer requests (pictured above). Then Trent...

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