Prelude: A trombone quartet played “Beautiful Savior” and “Wonderful Words of Life.” Following that, Chris, Rebecca, and Marcus Luka (pictured above) sang “The Blood-Washed Pilgrim” a cappella.
Featured Testimonies: John Adeniji gave God thanks for several healings he has received. Austin McCarville told of a recent event where the Lord helped him, providing guidance to find a gas station just in time. Jodie Hinkle was thankful that she is saved and ready for Heaven, and she related how God helped her to realize that we have something to depend on God for and then praise Him for every single day.
First Special: The choir sang “I’m Gonna Rise” with Deborah Brenner as the soloist.
Last Special: Peter Moberg sang “Come to Jesus (Rest in Him)”
Sermon: Gary Riler read Matthew 11:7-21 and explained that when Jesus is speaking to a person's heart, the only way to have rejoicing is by submitting to God.