Portland News

May 7, 2017

Sunday Evening Service

A flute ensemble played “Come Lovely Spring,” “Worthy Is the Lamb,” and La Caccia.” A ladies’ choir then sang “Heaven’s Jubilee.”

Baby dedication: Darrel Lee read Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and Matthew 18:1-3, and stated that parents who set a good Christian example will find that their children will be more likely to follow God’s will in their lives. After Angela and Julie Lucescu (pictured above) sang “Savior, Like a Shepherd,” Scott and Emily Hoskin brought their daughter, Adeline Hazel, up front, and Brother Darrel led everyone in a prayer of dedication.

Testimonies: Scott Hoskin said he is thankful for his Christian upbringing, and that he can be an example to his daughter. Emily Hoskin testified that she is thankful for God’s help in the stressful times of being a new mom. Terri Hoskin said that God has always been there, and she is thankful she was able to raise her children to love Him. Dan Hoskin testified that although he was not raised in a Christian home, God saved him at the age of thirteen and gave him a Christian wife and extended family that he can serve the Lord with.

Last Special: Chris Luka and Peter Moberg sang “Down from His Glory.”

Sermon: Randy Baltzell used 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 for his text, bringing out that God can make the bitter things in life sweet for those who put their trust in Him.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.