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Tuesday Evening Service

February 7, 2017

Prelude: A youth strings group played “Beulah Land,” “My Jesus, I Love Thee,” “What a Friend,” and “Rondeau.”

Featured Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington said that she was recently reminded of how much God loves and cares for her, and that she was worth dying on the Cross for. Rosemary Worthington testified that praying through to salvation as a young child established her heart in a way she could never get away from, and she is thankful...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 5, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “The Heart of Worship” and “Rejoice, Rejoice.” The choir then sang “Agnus Dei” with orchestral accompaniment.

Featured Testimonies: Bob Downey was thankful for God’s protection while driving down an icy hill recently. Darla Hall appreciated God’s help and guidance when her family recently sold their house and moved. Rob Moen shared how God saved him on August 10, 1990, at youth camp, and seven years ago God sanctified him while he...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 5, 2017

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Cornerstone” and “Power Medley.” The choir then sang “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name” with brass accompaniment.

First Special: Chris and Jillian Luka sang “Lion of Judah.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read Genesis 17:1-8.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan sang “Faithful.”

Sermon: Gary Riler preached from Hebrews 6:10-19, assuring his listeners that if they will believe God’s promises and meet His conditions, He will fulfill those promises in their lives.

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Friday Evening Youth Service

February 3, 2017

Prelude: The young people’s orchestra played “Lord Reign in Me,” and the choir then sang “We Believe.”

Featured Testimonies: Ashley Lee (visiting from Medford, Oregon) shared that at a young age she committed to making God and church a priority, and the Lord has blessed her life. David Warberg said the Lord saved him as a junior in high school almost ten years ago, and has done incredible things in his life. Annika Ewers (pictured...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 29, 2017

Prelude: Sungun Yune played an organ solo including “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” and “Jesus Is All the World to Me.” The choir then sang “Heaven Medley.”

Featured Testimonies: Chris Luka told how the culture in Jamaica is quite religious and for many going to church is a social event, but some live the truth and the Spirit of God rests upon their testimony. Sam Ajayi recalled how God washed his sins away while he was attending junior...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 29, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Beneath the Cross of Jesus,” and “My Faith Has Found a Resting Place.” The choir, accompanied by the orchestra, followed by singing “God of My Praise.”

Featured Testimonies: Mikayla Worthington told how blessed she was to have the privilege of visiting our churches in Jamaica. She said the culture is very different, but she enjoyed the hour-long song services and wonderful prayer meetings. Julianne Luka (pictured above) also went to Jamaica...

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Friday Evening Service

January 27, 2017

Prelude: Claire Moberg played a piano solo titled “Rage Over Lost Penny.” The Moberg family, including Peter with his guitar, Laura, Julia, Claire, and Eli followed by singing “More Precious than Silver.”

Featured Testimonies: George Yellott told how his grandparents took him to Sunday school as a child, and how the Bible stories he learned were instrumental in bringing him back to the Lord. Donna Baker also recalled how her dad read Bible stories to...

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Tuesday Evening Youth Service

January 24, 2017

Prelude: Josh Friesen (pictured above) played a trumpet solo which included "Great Is the Lord" and "Shine, Jesus, Shine," accompanied by Russell Mathews on the vibraharp.

Featured Testimonies: Angela Martin thanked God for being so near and for His guidance. Marcus Luka told how he was called out of class before a test began, but God helped him finish the test before the time concluded and also to get a good grade. Rachel Heintz gave...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 22, 2017

Prelude: Brian Ewers played “Now Thank We All Our God” and “Rejoice, the Lord Is King” on the violin. Jennifer, Victoria, and Emmaline Worthington then sang “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power.”

Featured Testimonies: Caleb Copko was thankful for the Lord’s protection while driving in the snow recently. Shade Ajayi rejoiced that the Lord saved her forty years ago, after being raised in a Muslim family, and she expressed thanks for the power in...

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