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Sunday Evening Youth Service

August 5, 2018

Prelude: A bluegrass-style string ensemble (pictured above) played “Beulah Land” and “Do Lord.” The young people’s choir followed by singing “Let the Rocks Keep Silent.” The youth camp staff and campers then sang the youth camp theme song “First.”

Skit: Shyla Piper, Christi Larrechea, Alicia Parker, and Maria Green demonstrated how there are people who argue against the truth. Shyla Piper concluded the skit by saying, “The funny thing about truth is that it is...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 5, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “He Leadeth Me” and “Higher Ground.” The choir followed by singing “Great Is the Lord Almighty.”

First Special: A mixed quartet sang “Grace Medley.”

Scripture Reading: Clark Wolfe read 1 John 1:1-10.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “Daystar.”

Sermon: Erik Calhoun used 1 John 2:5-6 to tell how the Lord calls everyone to follow Him, and said there are many voices that try to distract from that call but Jesus does not compete with those voices; He...

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Northwest Youth Camp

August 4, 2018

Many Sunday school students see the week of youth camp as the highlight of summer, and this year's event did not disappoint. Campers attended from branch churches in Oregon, Washington, and British Colombia, Canada, totaling nearly three hundred in all. The theme was “Seek God First,” and the key verse was Matthew 6:33, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” The theme ...

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Sunday Evening Service

July 29, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and David Warberg played a piano/keyboard duet of several songs, including “Come and Dine,” “He Set Me Free,” and “Looking for a City.” The choir then sang “He Is the Rock.”

First special: A men’s quartet of Barry Morgan, Norman Hall, Randy Baltzell, and Randy Kaady sang “I’ll Never Be Lonely Again.”

Testimonies: Norman Hall expressed heartfelt thanksgiving for all his blessings. Marcus Luka recalled a special prayer meeting at the 2016 youth camp when ...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 29, 2018

Prelude: The service began with Brian Ewers playing “I Will Praise Him” and “A Firm Foundation” on violin. The choir then sang “Forever King.”

First Special: Chris and Jillian Luka sang “Be Still and Know.”

Scripture Reading: Erik Calhoun read Revelation 2:12-17.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “The Potter Knows the Clay.”

Sermon: John Musgrave (pictured above) read Revelation 1:18-20 and encouraged the congregation, saying that the world may be spiritually dark, but by holding to sound doctrine Christians will be...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 22, 2018

Prelude: Kristi Riler played “Holy, Holy, Holy” and “The Trees of the Field” on the flute. The choir followed, singing “Bless Him (Medley).”

First Special: Randy Kaady and Gary Wolfe sang “Day by Day.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Hebrews 11:32-40.

Last Special: Imelda Nedelcu sang “He Looked Beyond My Fault.”

Sermon: Echoing the instructions outlined in Hebrews 12:1-3, Darrel Lee spoke on running the Christian race with patience.

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Sunday Evening Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “There’s Room at the Cross” and “What a Mighty God (Medley).” A men’s quartet then sang “Promises One by One.”

Featured Testimonies: Rosemary Charles said that about seven years ago she was diagnosed with cancer, but today she is well and through the experience God drew her closer to Himself. Francis Odudu rejoiced that this past year the Lord answered a prayer that he and his wife had been praying, and saved ...

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Sunday Youth Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Revelation Song" and "On Christ, the Solid Rock.” The choir followed with “There Is Coming a Great Day.”

Featured Testimonies: Jamie Scholz was thankful that last week the Lord came down and wonderfully saved him in his living room. He said God took out all the anger, replacing it with love, joy, and peace in his heart. Payton Lee told how a couple of years ago he had trouble with his arm and...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 15, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “You Are My Hiding Place” and “Worship Our God and King.” The choir then sang “Victor’s Crown,” with accompaniment orchestra.

First Special: Gary Riler, Michael McCarville, and Peter Moberg sang “He Leadeth Me.”

Scripture Reading: Bob Downey read Romans 11:33-12:2.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan sang “This Blood.”

Sermon: Jack Chasteen, the pastor in Roseburg, Oregon, preached from Psalm 118:27-28 and encouraged Christians to be living sacrifices unto God, wholly dedicated and holding nothing back from Him.

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