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Sunday Morning Service

December 13, 2020

Prelude: A brass group played “I Wonder as I Wander” and “Angels We Have Heard on High.”

Testimony: Gary Bertram (pictured above) said that he grew up going to church, but had no knowledge of the true Gospel. His wife had attended Sunday school at the Apostolic Faith Church in Tacoma, Washington, and after they were married, she prayed through to salvation at home. He saw the change in her life, and one Sunday...

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Friday Evening Service

December 11, 2020

Prelude: Jaewon Yune (pictured above) played “Ring the Bells” and “Joy to the World” on the violin.

Testimony: Bonnie Scholz said she is thankful for the Christian home she was raised in. During her high school years, she got involved with the wrong people, but God protected her and talked to her heart. One night she prayed and God made a real change in her . Although she was in a difficult marriage, God ...

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Sunday Evening Service

December 6, 2020

Prelude: A flute ensemble played “Angels from the Realms of Glory,” “O Come and Worship,” and “The Little Drummer Boy.”

Testimony: Cheryl Downey was thankful to be raised in a Christian home and nurtured by the church family. Shortly before marrying her husband, she made a full surrender to the Lord. Later when they moved to Minneapolis where he was to pastor, she was concerned about her children. However, God worked for them in...

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Sunday Morning Service

December 6, 2020

Prelude: The string orchestra played “O, Little Town of Bethlehem” and “O Come, All Ye Faithful” including “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night.”

Testimony: Cameron Hinkle (pictured above) expressed his thankfulness that God saved him when he was eighteen, and since that time has taken care of him. He described how the Lord protected his family when they were in a car wreck a few years ago, and also protected his wife and...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 29, 2020

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “Little Baby Jesus” and “Go, Tell It on the Mountain.”

Testimony: Rosie Lambert told how the Lord saved her as a little child, and then sanctified and baptized her. As a young woman in her twenties, she began to get her focus off God, but He spoke to her heart and helped her to renew her consecrations. Since then He has truly blessed her life.

Special: A Luka family quartet sang “Jesus, What...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 22, 2020

The Thanksgiving service on Sunday, November 22, provided a reminder that with God leading our lives, we have much to be grateful for. The blessings of God were highlighted throughout the meeting in the music, Scripture readings, and message.

The service opened with an organ prelude by Shawn Worthington, which included “Now Thank We All Our God.” Then Psalm 8 was read asking, “What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 15, 2020

Prelude: Janice Calhoun played a piano solo of “Give Thanks” and “Come, Christians, Join to Sing.”

Testimony: Tom Pricskett shared how the Lord saved him while he was in the military on a small island in the Pacific. After being discharged, he attended Midwest camp in Murphysboro, Illinois, and then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. After church the very next day, he met Valerie. They married a year later and the Lord has continued to...

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Sunday Evening Service

November 8, 2020

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played two piano/organ numbers: “More Than Wonderful” and “Worship Medley.”

Testimony: Michael McCarville testified that he was saved at Midwest camp between his junior and senior years in college, and as a result his life has been blessed. He is truly thankful—God has blessed him with a Christian wife and four children, and has provided for them despite this difficult time.

Testimony: Hunter McCarville gave thanks to God for...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 8, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Decision Medley” and “Power in the Blood.”

Testimony: Lisa DeBusk, visiting from Chehalis, Washington, said her heart is full of praise in this month of thanksgiving, and that she gives thanks every day of the year. Her blessings go back to when she was a baby and was brought to church by her parents, and she attended continually as she grew up and made friends with the other young people...

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