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Sunday Young People's Service

July 2, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Lord, I Need You” and “Victory Medley.” The choir accompanied by the orchestra followed by singing “1000 Tongues” and Josh Hancock read Psalm 145.

Featured testimonies: Victoria Worthington was thankful God gave her peace during a stressful test and also helped her to pass. Savannah Lee gave thanks for her Christian experiences and told how God answered her prayer and turned her part-time job into a full-time position. Tyler Sifagaloa testified ...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 2, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra opened our first camp meeting service by playing “Morning Praise” and “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken.” The choir joined the orchestra by singing “Where Your Glory Dwells.”

Darrel Lee read greetings from India, Lagos, Japan, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Romania, Norway, Botswana, and from his parents, Darwin and Maxine Lee.

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read from Psalm 16:5-9.

First Special: Rosie Lambert and Roxie Rael sang “Be Unto Your Name.”

Last Special: The...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 25, 2017

Prelude: A Serenaders’ group played “It’s Just like Jesus,” “He Touched Me,” and “Dwelling in Beulah Land.” They then accompanied a ladies’ quartet which sang “The Unclouded Day.”

Featured Testimonies: Debbie Lee spoke of the blessing it was to come to camp meeting when she was young, and expressed her gratitude that she sees that privilege being passed on to her grandchildren. Sandy Cripps stated that her camp meeting started in March this year because...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 25, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” and “Power in the Blood.” The choir then sang “The Solid Rock,” with orchestral accompaniment.

First Special: Verna King and Gary and Kristi Riler sang “Meet Us Now.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read 2 Corinthians 6:1-10.

Last Special: Christina Larrechea sang “The Lord’s Prayer,” accompanied by Erin Green on the violin.

Sermon: John Musgrave preached from Revelation 2:8-11, assuring his listeners that God will provide what they need to enable them to stand, even in...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 19, 2017

The music during the Sunday services on Father’s Day featured music by one of the fathers in our congregation—Ted Friesen. He started writing music at age sixteen when his mother gave him a simple song that inspired him, and he wrote many songs since then. For prelude, Riley Friesen played his grandfather’s song, “I Can Almost Hear the Sound of the Trumpet,” and then a mixed trio followed with “I’ll Do What I Can.”...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 18, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra began with “This Is My Father’s World,” and “Fanfare and Processional on God of Our Fathers.” The choir then sang “By His Strength.”

Father’s Day Recognition: Fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and two great-great-grandfathers were asked to stand and be recognized. In addition, Ted Friesen, a grandfather in the Portland congregation, has written many songs over the years. The congregational songs and vocal specials for this morning’s service featured his...

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Friday Evening Service

June 16, 2017

Prelude: Janice Calhoun played “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art” on the piano.

Featured Testimonies: Marcus Luka told how he was stressed over an upcoming final at school, but he prayed, and the parts he was struggling with ended up not being on the test. Cindie Baltzell said she had not been feeling good the last few months so she got prayed for last Sunday night, and this week has been so much...

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Tuesday Evening Service

June 13, 2017

Prelude: Amanda Riler (pictured above) played “Sonata No. 1” by Vivaldi and “It Is Well” on the bass viol. A Fedosov ladies’ quartet then sang “This Little Light of Mine.”

Featured Testimonies: Gary Riler was thankful God called after his heart and helped him pray through to salvation and gave him a victorious life. Verna King remembered the day before the church dedication service in Langley, BC, Canada, how the Lord provided for their need...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 11, 2017

Prelude: The brass played “Promise Medley.” After this, the choir sang “When He Calls I’ll Fly Away.”

Featured Testimonies: Irina Fedosov was thankful for the change God made in her life when He saved her even though she was just a young child. Ellen Morgan shared how the Lord saved her at the age of nineteen at Midwest camp meeting, sanctified her later that fall, and the next spring at special meetings in Denver, Colorado,...

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