Prelude: Pianist Janice Calhoun played “Meditation” and “The Battle Belongs to the Lord,” which included “Onward Christian Soldiers.”
Featured testimonies: Dave Lambert declared that he doesn’t want to take any of God’s blessings for granted, including his health. He recently suffered back pain and wondered if it was permanent, but after praying, it went away. Debbie Lee thanked the Lord for her “old-fashioned” upbringing which included singing hymns as a family. Becky Lepisto testified that at age fourteen, she was praying after a church service and realized her need for salvation, and the Lord saved, sanctified, and baptized her that evening.
Last Special: Angela Lucescu sang “Your Ways are Higher than Mine.”
Sermon: Bob Downey took his text from Philippians 3:13-14, and said that no matter what goes on in the world around us, Christians must stay focused on the goal of Heaven and continue to press toward that mark.