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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

"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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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

Register Online

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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