Category Archives: Centennial

“Lest We Forget” Centennial Celebration, Sabbath Afternoon, August 15, 2015

In the afternoon we reviewed the history of the Midland SDA Church.  Selections of the audio recording are given below.  Music is omitted due to copyright restrictions.  Most parts were illustrated with slides which are not included.

Welcome and Prayer from Pastor Herthel

Church History by David Moll

Tri-City School History by Donna Clark and Duane Rausch (via letter)

Pathfinder and Community Services History by Reid and Ardit Tait

Thoughts on Commitment by Royce Snyman

Prayer of Commitment by LeRoy Bruch

“Lest We Forget” Centennial Celebration, Sabbath August 15, 2015

For the benefit of those who couldn’t attend or who would like to review what they heard, we offer the following parts of the centennial service.

Sabbath School Program

Sabbath School Superintendent’s Welcome and Remarks–Tony Khalil

Sabbath School Secretary’s Report–Brenda Khalil

Sabbath School Mission Report, “The Malay Missions”–Mwemba Mwemba

Sabbath School Lesson Study, “Treatment of Enemies”–Pastor Darryl Bentley

Church Service

Welcome–Pastor Phil Colburn

Introduction of Letters from Former Pastors–Dick Schell

Remarks from special guest–Councilman Tom Adams

Call to Worship–Pastor Phil Colburn

Invocation–Reid Tait

Hymn of Praise–“Standing on the Promises”

Family Prayer–Pastor Cory Herthel

Giving of Gifts–Pastor LeRoy Bruch

Children’s Story–Ardith Tait

Introduction of the Speaker–Pastor Royce Snyman

Scripture Reading from 1Kings 19:11-13–Pastor Darryl Bentley

Sermon–Pastor Don Livesay, President of the Lake Union Conference of SDA, “A Mountain, a Valley, and a Cave”

Consecration Song–Strong Tower Radio Quartet, “The Savior is Waiting”

Closing Prayer–Pastor Don Livesay