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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.

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Opening Music

"Our Father in Heaven"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
"On Wings of Kindness"  •  Kenneth Logan
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor

"Kindness": A Hymn Cycle

"In the Heart of Jesus"—SDAH 577, st. 1-2  •  "I've Found a Friend", no. 186, st. 1  •  "Day by Day"—SDAH 532, st. 1-2  •  "Seeking the Lost"—SDAH 373, all st.
Pioneer Sanctuary Choir, Brenton Offenback, director; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Congregational Prayer

Andrew Tidwell and Joshua Smalley

Pioneer Life/Testimony

Abigail Rose BourgeT presented by José & Christine Bourget with Dwight K. Nelson

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Juliette Horton, Pioneer Member; Prayer: Rolf Andvik

Scripture Reading

Colossians 3:12-14 NIV
Cheryl Logan, Pioneer Member

Worship in Music

"Prayer for Our Time"  •  Hal Hopson
Pioneer Sanctuary Choir, Brenton Offenback, director

Message

"For the Love of an Animal: Heehaw"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Connect Card/Prayer

 

 

Hymn of Commitment

"I Would Be Like Jesus"—SDAH 311, st. 1, refrain, repeat refrain  •  "Like Jesus"SDAH 492, refrain only
Elizabeth Wilson, mezzo-soprano

Closing Remarks/Benediction

Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"My Heart Abounds With Pleasure"  •  Johannes Brahms
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

 

Opening Music

"Our Father in Heaven"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
"On Wings of Kindness"  •  Kenneth Logan
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor

Praise

"He Is Exalted"  •  "Blessed Assurance"
Ivan Rachath, piano; Jason Marquez, clarinet; Johnny Schnepp, cello; Zachariah Schnepp, cajon

Congregational Prayer

Andrew Tidwell and Joshua Smalley

Worship in Music

"Prayer for Our Time"  •  Hal Hopson
Pioneer Sanctuary Choir, Brenton Offenback, director

Baby Dedication

De'reese Amere Roosevelt Williams and Montrell De'reese Williams presented by Walter & Sharday Williams, with Pastor Eugene Anthony

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Juliette Horton; Prayer: Rolf Andvik

Praise

"Mighty To Save"  •  "For The One"

Scripture Reading

 

Message

"For the Love of an Animal: Heehaw"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Connect Card/Prayer

 

Song of Commitment

"I Would Be Like Jesus"—SDAH 311  •  "Like Jesus"—SDAH 492

Closing Remarks/Blessing

Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"My Heart Abounds With Pleasure"  •  Johannes Brahms
Kenneth Logan, organ, 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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