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Sunday Morning Service

October 8, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Praise the Name of Jesus” and “He Is Lord.” The choir then sang “Come, Thou Almighty King.”

First special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “Farther Along.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read from Job 31:14-24.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “My Redeemer Is Faithful and True.”

Sermon: Using Job 31:14-24 as his text, Erik Calhoun declared the importance of taking time to pause to consider, or meditate on, the greatness of Almighty God, of His power, and...

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Friday Evening Youth Service

October 6, 2017

Prelude: The youth orchestra performed “Hallelujah (Your Love Is Amazing)” followed by the choir singing, “Loud Enough to Wake the Dead.”

Featured Testimonies: Katia Fedosov thanked the Lord for saving her three years ago on Thursday, July 3rd. Maya Nedelcu said she is thankful for the Lord’s daily blessings in spite of dark times and that He is with her every day. Russell Mathews shared that he is thankful that he can use his musical talent ...

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Fall Bible Study Series: Part 3

October 4, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4, Mark Worthington taught the third session of the Bible study series “The Life and Teachings of Paul.” The topic this week was Paul’s first missionary journey, which began around  A.D. 45  (less than twenty years after the Church was born), when Paul was about age forty-five. Brother Mark began by reading a summary of Paul’s life that is recorded in 2 Corinthians 11:26-27: “In journeyings often, in perils of ...

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Sunday Evening Service

October 1, 2017

Prelude: Brian Ewers played “Now, Thank We All Our God” and “Rejoice, the Lord Is King” on the violin. Then Victoria Worthington, Kylie Lucescu, and Ashley Morgan (pictured above) sang “No Doubt About It.”

Testimonies: Merrill Mixer testified that she had the privilege to be the translator on a recent mission trip to Peru, and as she leaned on God, He helped her with the words she was not familiar with. Arnold Amundson testified that...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 1, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “He Leadeth Me” and “His Faithfulness,” followed by the choir singing “Father, We Adore Thee.”

First special: An octet sang “Hear My Song, Lord.”

Scripture reading: Bob Downey read Proverbs 4:14-27.

Last special: Kristi Riler sang “Only Jesus Can Satisfy Your Soul.”

Sermon: Howard Wilson, the pastor of our church in Port Angeles, Washington, read Jeremiah 6:16 for his text, and encouraged the congregation to follow God’s Word and choose the correct path which leads to Heaven.


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Friday Evening Bible Study

September 29, 2017

Tom Pricskett continued the theme of Holy Living, giving the second teaching which covered holiness in appearance. He began by reading Matthew 7:1, which says “Judge not that ye be not judged,” and spoke of how people make many judgements daily, based on what they see and hear. Sometimes these judgments are correct, and sometimes they are not. However, as 1 Samuel 16:7 says, “the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh...

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Fall Bible Study Series: Part 2

September 27, 2017

The second session of the fall Bible study series on “The Life and Teachings of Paul” was held on Wednesday, September 27. The topic for this week was Paul’s “Conversion and Early Christian Years.” Ed Habre led the study, speaking on the following four aspects of Paul’s spiritual transformation: contact, chastisement, conversion, and consecration.

Starting with the contact, Brother Ed pointed out that God initiated the encounter with Saul, and he said this is the...

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Tuesday Evening Service

September 26, 2017

Prelude: Gracie Qualls played a piano solo, “Hallelujah, Praise Ye the Lord” and “When the Saints Go Marching In.” Then Francesca and Ty Mom played a violin duet, “Blessed Assurance,” with Jaewon Yune accompanying on the piano. The prelude ended with Mark and Shawn Worthington (pictured above) singing “God’s Wonderful People.”

Featured testimonies: Mark Worthington testified that he felt God calling him to be a minister while he was seeking for the baptism of the...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 24, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “My Faith Has Found a Resting Place,” “There’s Room at the Cross” and “Heaven Medley.” A men’s quartet then sang “When We All Get Together with the Lord.”

Featured Testimonies: Becky Lepisto (pictured above) was thankful that at fifteen years of age, she received the gift of God’s salvation. Later, God sanctified and baptized her and He has held her in a good place since then. Phil Wong said he always...

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