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Friday, August 20, 2021 - 15:26

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Speaker

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.

Opening Music

"[My Savior's Love to Me]"  •  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

John Glass, Associate Pastor

"God's Power in Nature": A Hymn Cycle

Sinegugu Katenga, vocal; Simon Brown, violin; Kenneth Logan, organ

Congregational Prayer

Russell & Chloe Murnighan, Andrews University students

Pioneer Life

Interview with Glynis Bradfield
Dwight K. Nelson

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Lindsey Pratt; Prayer: Juliesia

Scripture Reading

Christiane Gallos, Dorothea Gallos, Pioneer Members

Worship in Music

"Tenderly and With Expresson"  •  Robert Schumann
Jason Marquez, clarinet; Kenneth Logan, piano

Message

"A Promise of Future Love"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Connect Card

 

 

Hymn of Commitment

"Happy the Home"  •  SDAH 655

Benediction

John Glass, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"Christ We Shall Praise Well"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music

 

Opening Music

"[My Savior's Love to Me]"  •  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

John Glass, Associate Pastor

Praise

"How Deep The Father's Love For Us"
Sinegugu Katenga, Rebecca Puffer, Richla Sabuin, vocals; Gabriel Palacios, piano; Jamison Moore, cello; Trevor Furst, cajon; Joel Wallace, guitar; Ivan Rachath, bass

Congregational Prayer

Russell & Chloe Murnighan, Andrews University students

Baby Dedication

Emily Violet Andersen presented by Chris and Desi Andersen, presented by Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Pioneer Life

Interview with Glynis Bradfield
Dwight K. Nelson

Worship in Music

"Tenderly and With Expresson"  •  Robert Schumann
Jason Marquez, clarinet; Kenneth Logan, piano

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Lindsey Pratt; Prayer: Juliesia

Praise

"Awesome God"  •  "Love Lifted Me"

Scripture Reading

Ephesians 5:31-33 NIV
Sinegugu Katenga

Praise

"The Power Of The Cross"

Message

"A Promise of Future Love"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Connect Card

 

 

Hymn of Commitment

"Happy the Home"  •  SDAH 655

Benediction

John Glass, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"Christ We Shall Praise Well"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music

 

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Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Fellowship Dinners

Volunteers are needed by the Fellowship Dinner teams to assist with the preparation and service of the fellowship dinners which we hope to be able to resume soon. Teams serve about three times a year, so the time commitment is minimal, but your help is invaluable. Please let us know you if can help by emailing Ben Chilson at bennettc43@gmail.com. You will be assigned to a team that fits your schedule.

Women's Ministries Sabbath Delight Weekend

Pioneer Women's Ministries is hosting a ladies' Sabbath Delight Weekend with guest speakers Jo Ann Davidson and Yolande Robertson. We will be sharing some practical ideas on how we can celebrate the Sabbath using all five senses, especially as we open and close the Sabbath. You are invited to explore with us how to celebrate using all the senses in delighting in this wonderful gift from God, and experience the rest and healing God is promising to us.

Friday check-in begins at 6:00 PM with the meeting following after. Programming resumes 3:00 - 8:00 PM on Saturday. For gluten-free options email yolande.robertson@pmchurch.org. Registration is required. Text DELIGHT to (269) 281-2345 or register online before October 20.

October 29-30, 2021
Andrews University Seminary Chapel

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Pioneer Collegiate Sabbath School

Pioneer's new Collegiate Sabbath School meets in the Pioneer Commons! This is a place for interactive connections with Collegiates and with God, to study the stories of Jesus and what they mean for us today. Breakfast snacks will be provided.

Weekly on Sabbath, 10:30 AM
Location: Pioneer Commons

Pioneer Safety Update

Pioneer cares about the health of our community and our congregation. We monitor the spread of COVID-19, especially the delta variant, closely.  Berrien County's level of transmission is now High, as classified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  

In alignment with Andrews University (AU), masks are now required indoors at Pioneer, regardless of vaccination status (AU guidelines).

Please:

  • wear a mask indoors
  • practice physical distancing
  • practice good hand hygiene

If you feel unwell at all, even with symptoms of a cold or flu, please do join our online worship at https://www.pmchurch.org.

We pray for God's continued protection to keep our church community safe and healthy,

 —Pioneer Safety Committee

Timeless Tours

Join Timeless Tours next March 16-27, 2022 for an unforgettable tour to ancient Egypt. Two experienced biblical archaeologists will be your guides. For more information contact Timeless Tours through Stefanie Elkins at selkins@andrews.edu. You can also learn more about the tour, find application forms, payments, itineraries and more via our website; www.digtheadventure.com.

Sabbath Afternoon Prayer Walk

Join us for our Sabbath afternoon prayer walk on campus! We meet at the stairs behind the statue, and it starts at 5:00 PM and ends by 6:00 PM.  We would love to have you join us. If that day/time does not work for you, there are other days that people are
prayer walking, as well. Questions? Contact: Ildiko at igyeresi@andrew.edu; Andrew at tidwella@gmail.com; or Andrea at gibbsak777@gmail.com.

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