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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 20:46

For the Love of an Animal

Roarrr

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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.

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Opening Music

"O God, Faithful God"  •  Johannes Brahms
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Hymn of Praise

"This Is My Father's World", no. 92, all st.

Congregational Prayer

Yolande and Terry Robertson, Pioneer Elders

Organ Bridge

Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music.

Pioneer Life

Tami Jardine

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: John Rorabeck, Pioneer Member; Prayer: Abishek

Scripture Reading

Psalm 138:3 & Proverbs 28:1
Sinegugu Katenga, Pioneer Elder

Worship in Music

"Fight the Good Fight"  •  Kenneth Logan
Charles Reid, tenor, Pioneer Member; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Message

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

Connect Card/Prayer

 

Hymn of Commitment

"Amazing Grace", no. 108, st. 1, 3-4
Charles Reid, tenor, Associate Professor; Kenneth Logan,organ

Benediction

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"Fantasia"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

 

Opening Music

"O God, Faithful God"  •  Johannes Brahms
organ: Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Praise

"New Name Written Down In Glory / Jesus Is Mine"
Watchmen, vocals

Congregational Prayer

Yolande and Terry Robertson, Pioneer Elders

Baptism

Anthony Joel Rodriguez with Rodlie Ortiz
Adalgisa Massiel Rodriguez with Rodlie Ortiz

Worship in Music

"Fight the Good Fight"  •  Kenneth Logan
Charles Reid, tenor, Associate Professor; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Praise

"Great Is The Lord"  •  "Who?"  •  "I Must Tell Jesus"
Watchmen, vocals

Message

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

Connect Card/Prayer

 

Closing Song

"I Would Be Like Jesus"
Watchmen

Blessing

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"Fantasia"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music

 

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Caring Hearts

The estimated number of widowed persons worldwide in 2020 was approximately 350 million, with the large majority, approximately 80 percent, being widowed women. But, the actual number is likely to be much higher and to grow further as the coronavirus and its related effects on health continue to rage around the world. Here are some tips to help those grieving:

Bible verses of comfort to share in a card:

  • "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 8:39)
  • "Don't be afraid, for I am with you." (Isaiah 41:10)
  • "The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble." (Psalm 9:9-10)
  • "Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace—because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock." (Isaiah 26:3-4)

What is appropriate to say to a grieving widow/widower:

  • "I'd love to make you dinner and drop it off tomorrow night if that's okay with you."
  • "I am here for you and care about you."
  • "Know that I am here to support you."
  • "I am here anytime you'd like to talk."
  • Don't push for details. Let the bereaved talk about their loved one. Be a good listener. Elderly spouses, in particular, will likely want to talk and tell stories about the spouse. Don't bring up other people's losses. Let the spouse focus on his/her loss.

What is appropriate to do for a grieving widow/widower:

  • Soon after the death, show up at their door and say, "I'm here to clean your house, or polish your shoes, or take out the trash, or shovel snow. People are numb after such a loss and will need help with simple things. One friend stayed overnight with a new widow until her sister arrived. She also met people at the door, wrote down names of visitors, and put food in the fridge.
  • Sit with them in church. It’s difficult for many to return and sit alone.
  • Call them from time to time or send occasional cards.
  • Invite them to be part of a small group.
  • If they have young children, offer to babysit one day so they can have time to do something without worrying about the kids.
  • Ask them to help you in an outreach activity.
  • Include them in holiday plans. This is a particularly wrenching time for the bereaved.

Above all, continue your friendship. Don’t stop including them in your social activities just because they are no longer part of a couple.

–General Conference Ministries

Michigan Camp Meeting Live Stream

Michigan Camp Meeting will be available for live streaming June 18–26 at www.misda.org/livestream2021. The theme this year is "How Much More".

Offering for June 12, 2021

Women's Ministries

Women are specifically designed by God to meet the needs of other women. Women’s Ministries is the best way to connect both the church and unchurched women in your community to each other and to introduce them to Jesus Christ.

Across the North American Division, from the United States to Canada and from Bermuda to Guam-Micronesia, the women of the church are engaged in serving others. They give Bible studies, hold evangelistic series, and minister to those in shelters for battered and homeless women. They provide for the needs of families seeking refuge on our shores from oppressive regimes, teach English as a second language classes, tutor school children, and make bags of love for children who are displaced from their homes or their parents. The women of the church are making a significant difference in their communities and their congregations. COVID didn’t slow down the ministry, it just moved it online. The local conference, union, and division women’s ministries offered online and live webinars, retreats, seminars, and get together. Zoom became a place where members and the community gathered to talk, encourage, study, discuss books, and pray together. 

Established in 1898 at the urging of Ellen White, the Women’s Ministries Offering funds evangelistic outreach events and leadership training for women across the North American Division who partner with God in service through ministries that impact girls, teens, young adults, and women.

Learn more about women’s ministries and how you can impact your church and community at nadwm.org. Thank you for supporting women’s ministries as we seek to encourage, equip and challenge girls, teens, and women to grow deeply in God and serve Him uniquely with their gifts and talents.

—North American Division Stewardship Ministries

Financial Peace University

It's time to stop worrying about money! In Financial Peace University, you'll learn the biblical truths to help you keep a budget, beat debt, and build wealth! Class begins Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (6:30—7:30 PM).

Register Online

A.U. Eats

A.U. Eats is back! Offering chef made vegetarian/vegan meals delivered to your door. Go to GET.CBORD.com to place your order or for more information call 269-471-3161.

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.

Mommy and Me has a New Name!

Mommy and Me is now Preschool Pray & Play! Our goal is for our new name to reflect the way we welcome ALL caregivers--moms, dads, nannies, grandparents, babysitters, etc.—as well as our faith-based approach to friendship and play.

Pray and Play is a great group for caregivers and children ages 0-5 to meet new people, make friends, sing, pray, and play together. This year, we'll be meeting through the summer months, and we'd love you to join us! Text PLAYINFO to 269-281-2345 to be notified about upcoming meetings/events, or join online

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.

Lead or Join a Grow Group

Summer Grow Groups are now open for you to join! This summer we have some great leaders who are looking forward to sharing a wide variety of groups, both online and in person. All are welcome to join—Grow Groups are for everyone!

Summer groups will meet from June 6—July 31.

Head to our digital catalog, or text "JOIN" to 269-281-2345 to check out our available groups. Email growgroups@pmchurch.org if you have questions or need assistance.
 

Dates to Keep in Mind:

  • Summer Session: June 6 – July 31, 2021
  • Fall Group Registration Deadline: August 21, 2021
  • Fall Leader Orientation: September 19, 2021
  • Fall Session: September 19 – December 11, 2021

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Pioneer Live on Roku

We are pleased to announce the availability to view worship, both 9:00 AM and 11:45 AM services, on Roku devices and enabled TVs! On your Roku device simply search for "Pioneer Memorial Church Live" and add the channel to your Home screen. You can also sign into your Roku account and add it here. If you need assistance adding our channel please send an email to webteam@pmchurch.tv.

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