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Friday Evening Service

February 15, 2019

Prelude: Annika Ewers played a classical piece on the violin. Shelby Warberg and Victoria Heintz (pictured above) then sang “I Will Trust in You.”

Featured Testimonies: Dave Green shared that he got prayed for a few months ago for a health concern, and although on this occasion the results were positive, swift, and medically measurable, he knows that God is not constrained by those things and always does what’s best for His children. Kaye Montgomery ...

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Tuesday Evening Service

February 12, 2019

Prelude: Rider Morgan played “Für Elise” on the piano. Victoria Heintz and Lily Oilar then sang “You Are My All in All.”

Featured Testimonies: Harlan Lee was grateful God saved him over forty years ago when he prayed a simple prayer, and echoed the Psalmist in saying that through all his years serving the Lord, he has not seen the righteous forsaken. Larry Buckland said he was saved when very young, and loves God with ...

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Friday Evening Service

February 8, 2019

Prelude: Pianist Kristi Riler played “Hymn Medley” and then Christian and Cheyenna Hall, and Kailyn McKay sang “Redeemer of the Rain.”

Featured Testimonies: Tyler Green shared how the Lord helped him recently when he was sick, and also answered a prayer for a friend shortly after he and his family prayed for the friend. Delores Mathews was thankful God provided a snowplow that led her daughter-in-law and baby granddaughter as they drove home through heavy...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 3, 2019

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano/keyboard duet of “Jesus Loves Me” with “Clair de Lune,” and “Heaven and Home Medley.” A young people’s octet (pictured above) then sang “Power of Your Love.”

Featured Testimonies: Dave Stehlik testified that his wife had been in the hospital for twelve days with kidney failure, but they saw the hand of God come through, and everything is fine. Joseph Marincus shared that in the past he...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 3, 2019

Prelude: A brass ensemble played, “The Holy City” and “Ode to Joy.” The choir then sang “I Stand Amazed,” accompanied by the brass.

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “Press on.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Matthew 13:3-9.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “One Day” with “When We All Get to Heaven.”

Sermon: Using James 1:25 for his text, Dave Lambert spoke of the importance of “hearing” in a spiritual sense, and he gave four principles that make a good...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

February 1, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played, “Since Jesus Came Into My Heart” and “Jesus Saves.” The choir then sang “Thanks,” with Caleb Copko as soloist.

Featured Testimonies: Mackenzie Ewers was thankful for God’s protection recently when she was driving and two large trucks came into her lane, but God helped her to get out of the way and avoid a collision. Josh Friesen told how he was nearly finished writing his final when his computer glitched and ...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 27, 2019

Prelude: A trombone sextet played “All He Wants Is You” and “Down At the Cross.” Following this, a men’s quartet sang “Heaven’s Jubilee.”

Featured Testimonies: Jane Ewers (pictured above) told how the Lord saved her just before she turned ten years old, and has answered many prayers for her since then. Dick Mixer was thankful for the day he gave his life to the Lord, and said God has given him a blessed life. Caleb Copko testified that ...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 27, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Moment by Moment” and “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah.” The choir then sang “Worship at the Throne,” with orchestral accompaniment.

First Special: Emmaline Worthington and Victoria Heintz (pictured above) sang “O, Lord,” with Andrea Gaston accompanying on the guitar.

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read 1 Peter 4:12-19.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “Four Days Late.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used Matthew 5:10-12 for his text, speaking of the blessings and help God gives to those who are persecuted for righteousness'...

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Friday Evening Youth Focus

January 25, 2019

The first youth focus session of 2019 was held Friday, January 25, and began with a hearty dinner of chili and cornbread, with cookies and ice cream for dessert. Following the meal, the group moved to a seating area for a time of praise and worship and then an opportunity to share prayer requests and be led in prayer.

The teaching for the evening was given by Tony Boyce, visiting from Dallas, Oregon. For his...

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