Prelude: Graham and Hudson Calhoun played a trumpet/trombone duet of “Days of Elijah.” Ava Calhoun (pictured above) then sang “Be Thou Near to Me,” accompanied by Curt Cook on the guitar.
Featured Testimonies: Al Smith shared how he was able to pray with his older, unsaved brother when he was dying of cancer, and the Lord saved him. Jillian Luka was thankful for the support of the saints and the Lord’s help when her family was sick last Christmas and she ended up in the hospital with double pneumonia. Allison Calhoun gave thanks for God’s protection when one of her kids was nearly hit by a car recently.
Last Special: Arthur Ruiz sang “In His Presence.”
Sermon: Roth Mom preached from Philippians 1:21, contrasting happiness with joy. He explained that happiness is temporary and based on situations, whereas true joy comes from God and remains throughout the challenges of life.