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Sunday Evening Service

June 13, 2021

Prelude: A bluegrass group (pictured above) played “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” and “Life’s Railway to Heaven.” Then Jennifer Worthington and Matthew and Mikayla McCarville sang along as they played “Are You Washed in the Blood of the Lamb?”

Featured Testimonies: Mikayla McCarville testified that the Lord helped her to change her focus from negative things in life to the victories the Lord has provided. Matthew McCarville said that he appreciates the benefits...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 13, 2021

Prelude: The orchestra played “Oh, How He Loves You and Me” and “We Will Glorify.” Next, the choir (pictured above) sang “Where Your Glory Dwells.”

First Special: A Worthington family group sang “I Am Still Blessed.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read 1 Corinthians 1:24-31.

Last Special: The choir sang “A Brand New Touch.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read 1 Corinthians 1:26-29, and preached about how small things can have a big impact. He brought out that God can use Christians in...

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Friday Evening Service

June 11, 2021

Prelude: On the piano, Sungun Yune played “Precious and Fair,” including “Beautiful Savior,” followed by “Heaven and Home Medley.”

Testimonies: Mandy Lesher (pictured above) shared that her grandparents came to the Lord before she was born, which resulted in her parents also getting saved about the time they were married. Therefore, she always enjoyed the blessing of a Christian home, and gave her heart to the Lord when she was young. Since then, Jesus...

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Tuesday Evening Service

June 8, 2021

Prelude: Russell Mathews played “I Love You, Lord,” on the organ. A young mixed quartet (pictured above) then sang “Even So, Come.”

Testimony: Azaria Charles shared how the Lord has helped her with her fear of spiders and flying, and how He led her to move to Portland a few years ago. Emily Luka gave thanks for God’s help and provision as she and her husband raised three children in the Gospel, and for how He has...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 6, 2021

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “I’ll Be with Thee” and “The Fight Is On!”

Testimonies: Sam Cantrell shared how God intervened during a recent trip he and his mother took. Despite their planning, multiple delays occurred, and they ended up returning home early. However, they were immediately able to see God’s hand in the whole situation.

First Special: Susie and Julie Lucescu sang “Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer.”

Testimony: Ben Yune (pictured above) told of his beginnings in...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 6, 2021

Prelude: Denise Wilson (pictured above) played a flute solo of “Here I am, Lord” and “Let All Things Now Living.”

First Special: Shelby Warberg, Michael McCarville, and Diana Lambert sang “The Blood-Washed Pilgrim.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read 1 Corinthians 15:51-57.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “I Must Tell Jesus.”

Sermon: Continuing the doctrinal series of recent Sunday mornings, Dave Lambert read from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, speaking on the Rapture. He answered four main questions about the Rapture:What is...

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Friday Evening Service

June 4, 2021

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Here I Am To Worship” and “Revive Us Again.” A young ladies’ quartet then sang “We Fall Down.”

Testimonies: Susie Asaya testified how God saved her recently, and said she wants to serve Him for the rest of her life. Angela Lucescu praised the Lord for how He faithfully leads us and protects her every day, including helping her in a recent car accident. Annika Ewers shared how God helped provide ...

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Sunday Evening Service

May 30, 2021

Prelude: A string quartet played “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” and “Rise Up, O Men of God.”

Baby Dedication: Wayne Butler read Matthew 19:13-14 for his text, and prayed a prayer of dedication for his grandson, Noah Richard Butler, the son of Jeffrey and Katrina Butler (pictured above).

Song of Dedication: Victoria Heintz sang “For this Child.”

Testimony: Gayle Warberg said that she noticed the change in her son’s life after he was saved in 2007, so she...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 30, 2021

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played “Look for Me at Jesus’ Feet” and “Awesome God” on the piano and organ.

First Special: A Parker/Lee quartet (pictured above) sang “He Knows Just What I Need.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Genesis 39:19-23.

Last Special: Diana Lambert sang “There Is None Like You.”

Sermon: Wayne Butler, from Neah Bay, Washington, took his text from Genesis 41:38-44, and brought out that God will always be faithful to those who remain faithful to...

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