Portland News

December 8, 2019

Sunday Evening Service

Prelude: A youth string quartet played “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” Then the choir sang “Good Christians All, Rejoice!”

First Special: Shelby Warberg, Michael McCarville, and Imelda Nedelcu sang “Go, Tell It on the Mountain.”

Featured Testimonies: Shelby Warberg said she is thankful for a Christian family, and that working with younger people who are not Christians reminds her of what God has saved her from. Austin Baltzell testified that God answered prayer regarding his job, and he can now be in more church services. Julianne Luka said she is thankful that God gave her a job that she loves, and that He has provided for her college tuition this next quarter. Erin Green said she is thankful for the privilege to be a mother, and for the blessings she receives during her personal devotions with the Lord.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan sang “Start at the Manger.”

Sermon: Bob Downey (pictured above) read 1 Thessalonians 4:13-19 for his text, bringing out that the next great event on earth is the Rapture of the Church. He encouraged those present to make sure they are ready.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.