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Sunday Evening Service

October 16, 2016

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “Jesus Loves Me” and “This Is My Father’s World” with “He’s Got the Whole World.” The choir sang “There’s Still Power in the Blood.”

Featured Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington told how the Lord healed her from a spider bite during camp meeting one year. Duane Wilson shared how the Lord turned his life around. Scott Preston said that due to a car accident and kids going off to...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 16, 2016

Prelude: The orchestra played “Decision Medley” and “Victory in Jesus.” The choir then sang “I Plead the Blood.”

First Special: Gary Wolfe and Randy Kaady sang “Precious Hiding Place.”

Scripture Reading: Trent Paulsen read Romans 1:1-17.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “Go Ask” with Andrea Gaston on guitar (pictured above).

Sermon: Reading from Romans 1:17, Erik Calhoun spoke of what it means to be justified and to live by faith.

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Friday Evening Service

October 14, 2016

Prelude: Annika, Mackenzie, and Marcus Ewers played “Jesus Loves Me” and “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High” on their violins. Ashley Morgan, Victoria Worthington, and Kylie Lucescu then sang “God of Grace.”

Featured Testimonies: Tim Hammer rejoiced that God turned his life around two years ago. Jim Snider shared how the Lord changed his life when he was twenty-one years old. Marcus Luka was thankful for God’s help when he was suffering with headaches...

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Fall Bible Study Series

October 12, 2016

The fourth Bible study of the fall study series on the twelve disciples was held on October 12. This week the topic was James and John, and the speaker was Tom Pricskett (pictured above). He started by reminding the audience that as ordinary men, all the disciples faced the same life concerns that everyone faces—careers, finances, health, and so on. Then he spoke of what it meant for them to “leave all” and follow...

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Tuesday Evening Service

October 11, 2016

Prelude: Susan Anderson played “His Eye Is On the Sparrow” and “Santiago” on the violin. Then she accompanied Randy Kaady as he sang “The Holy City.”

Featured Testimonies: Deanna Moen shared how the Lord has been giving her strength day by day, and protected her recently when the tire of her car blew out. Winnie Wright expressed the desire to fulfill God’s purpose for her life...

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Sunday Evening Service

October 9, 2016

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Shawn Worthington played a piano and keyboard duet of “Fly Away Medley.” The choir then sang “Meeting In the Air.”

Featured Testimonies: Arthur Ruiz (pictured above) shared how the Lord saved him many years ago, and said that he feels the same Spirit of God here in Portland as he feels in the Philippines. Emmaline Worthington gave thanks that God is always with her and helps her to do what is right even when...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 9, 2016

Prelude: The brass section of the orchestra played “Christ Returneth,” and then “Little David Play On Your Harp,” with Cheryl Paulsen on the harp. The choir sang “All Rise,” with Victoria Worthington as soloist.

First Special: A ladies’ sextet sang “Grace.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read from Genesis 11:1-9.

Last Special: The choir, featuring a duet of Caleb and Moriah Copko, sang “Your Grace Still Amazes Me.”

Sermon: Using Genesis 11:4-7 for his text, Tom Pricskett urged Christians to apply the...

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Headquarters Office Groundbreaking

October 8, 2016

Saturday, October 8, marked a significant event for the Apostolic Faith Church—the groundbreaking ceremony of the new headquarters office building. After a fire in 2014 destroyed the East Chapel, it was decided to rebuild it as the new headquarters office. That project is now officially underway.

The ceremony began with a brass ensemble playing “Jesus Saves,” followed by some remarks by Darrel Lee. He began by reading from Nehemiah chapter 1, where the Israelites were...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

October 7, 2016

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “There Is None Like You.” The choir then sang “Mighty to Save.”

Featured Testimonies: Victoria Worthington (pictured above) told how she was born ten weeks early, which caused a detached retina in one eye and problems with her lungs, but the Lord healed her from all of that. Savannah Lee thanked the Lord for miraculously helping her recently in finding a job. Susie Lucescu spoke of having anxiety when taking...

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Fall Bible Study Series

October 5, 2016

The third Bible study session of the eight-part fall series on the disciples was held on Wednesday, October 5. The focus was the disciple Andrew, and Steve Mixer was the speaker. He shared a few facts about Andrew, including that he was a disciple of John the Baptist before he followed Jesus. John the Baptist lived in a remote location in the wilderness without basic conveniences, yet Andrew’s decision to follow showed that he...

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