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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 18:25



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Dwight K. Nelson

Since 1983, Dwight Nelson has served as lead pastor of the Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. He preaches on the “New Perceptions” telecast, teaches at the theological seminary and has written some books, including The Chosen. He and his wife, Karen, are blessed with two married children and 2 granddaughters.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
Opening Music
"Prepare the Royal Highway" • Traditional Swedish Melody
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
Welcome & Call to Worship
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
*Walking in Hope: A Hymn Couplet
"The Lord Is Coming"—st. 1-2, 4 of No. 200 • "Lead On, O King Eternal"—st.1 & 3 of No. 619
Charles Reid, Andrews University Professor
"O Worship the King" • "Like a River Glorious" • Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" • "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus"
Charles Reid, Susan Zork, vocals; Stephen Zork, piano
Congregational Prayer
Andrea Gibbs, Pioneer Member
Children's Story
Ryan "Dr. Bubbles" Hayes, Professor of Chemistry, Andrews University
Children's Prayer
Scripture Reading
Evelyn Savory, Principal, Ruth Murdoch Elementary School
Worship in Music
"All of This and More" • Nicholas Zork
Stephen and Susan Zork, Professors, Andrews University
"Praeparare—Get Ready!"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor
Faculty Dedication
Stephen & Susan Zork, Professors, Andrews University
Dwight K. Nelson
Closing Music
"God of Grace and God of Glory" • Paul Manz
Kenneth Logan
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Route 2 Raise

Route 2 Raise is an eight-week fundraising challenge that begins Feb. 21, 2021, and runs through April 16, 2021. You can participate by either donating a dollar or finding a sponsor to donate a dollar on your behalf for every mile. You accumulate mileage by wheelchair, walking, jogging, or running. The funds raised in this Route 2 Raise activity will go directly to the Student Life COVID-19 Emergency Fund, assisting Andrews students in need, with heating bills, food, and other necessities. We welcome everyone to participate, local or distant, student, faculty, and families. All are welcome as we promote health and support our fellow students! Additional information for details of how to give will be provided soon. 

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Devotional Resource

In this 2021 Devotional, Jesus Name Above All Names, Ellen White uses 840 names to introduce Jesus. Pioneer member, John Rorabeck, has prepared an index to this devotional that you might find useful.


A Prayer for Our Servicepersons

"Father in Heaven, we ask Your grace and protection for Pioneer's servicepeople and those around the world who serve. Military service and war are part of life on planet earth. Give wisdom to our leaders and come soon to bring us eternal peace."