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Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 18:26

American Apocalypse: 'What Is Past Is Prologue'

How to Train Your Dragon: By the Blood of the Lamb

Resources

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.

Saturday, October 03, 2020
Program: 
Opening Music
"There Is a Fountain Filled With Blood" • anon. American melody
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music, Pioneer Memorial Church
Welcome, Call to Worship, & Prayer
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
Purity, Peace, and Blood—A Hymn Cycle
"Holy, Holy, Holy"—st.3 only of no. 73 • "Whiter Than Snow"—st. 3 only of no. 318 • "Peace, Perfect Peace"—st. only of no 463 • "Prince of Peace, Control My Will"—st. 1-2 only of no. 153 • "Wonderful Words of Life"—st. 3 only of no. 286
Andrews University Pioneer Men's Chorus; Stephen Zork, director
Worship in Music
"I Will Be a Child of Peace" • Elaine Hagenberg
Andrews University Pioneer Men's Chorus; Winner Silvestre, graduate director; Gabriel Palacios, cello; Emily Jurek, piano
Congregational Prayer
David Nowack, Pioneer Member
Pioneer Life
Chase Wilder, Religious VP, AU Student Association
Children's Story
Kyle Smith, Interim Campus Chaplain, Andrews University
Children's Prayer
Luci, Gia, & Micah
Message
"American Apocalypse: What Is Past Is Prologue—How to Train Your Dragon: By the Blood of the Lamb"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
Scripture Reading
Mark 14:22-25 NIV
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor
Prayer of Blessing
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor
Partaking of Communion
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor
Song of Commitment
"Let Nothing Trouble You" ("Nada te Turbe") • Joan Szymko
Andrews University Canta Bella; Stephen Zork, director; Gabriel Palacios, cello
Closing Benediction
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor
Closing Music
"O Lamb of God Unspotted" • Joann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
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ASAP Ministries 25th Anniversary Celebration

ASAP Ministries invites you to "God's Legacy of Love," a special event celebrating 25 years of mission starting on Friday October 23. For more information regarding speakers, the location, program scheduling, and Zoom and livestreaming options, visit:
asapministries.org or call 269-471-3026.

 

AMEN Virtual Conference

Does your heartbeat with a desire to share Christ? Do you wish you felt more comfortable and knew how to share Christ effectively with your patients? The AMEN Conference is for you!  

If you desire to have a deeper relationship with Christ so that you can be even more effective in leading your patients to reach out in faith to the Christ that you love so deeply, be sure to attend the 2020 AMEN Conference, “Touch of Faith” brought to you virtually October 29 – November 1, 2020. 

Speakers include: Pastors Ted Wilson, Mark Finley, & Kameron DeVasher; Dentists Carlos Moretta and Milan Moskala; Physicians Zeno Charles-Marcel, Roger Seheult, Andi Hunsaker, Brian Schwartz, and many others.   

All physicians, dentists, healthcare professionals, and pastors are encouraged to attend. There will also be a special session for medical & dental students on Friday evening.  

You won't want to miss this life-changing event! For more information go to http://amensda.org/conferences.

Update on Youth and Earliteen Sabbath Schools

The Pioneer Youth will now meet weekly in the Youth Chapel, and the Earliteens will meet in the Teen Loft.

Speech & Hearing Clinic

The Andres University Speech & Hearing Clinic is now offering comprehensive hearing evaluations at the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.These appointments are open for all ages, those on campus, and all community as well. If you have concerns regarding your hearing or are willing to give an hour of your time so that our students can practice their testing skills, please contact our department to schedule your screening at 269-471-3468 or email speech@andrews.edu. A licensed audiologist will supervise all testing.

Fall 2020 Schedule (begins September 28)

  • Mondays at 2:30 PM
  • Tuesdays at 1:00 and 2:15 PM
  • Wednesdays at 12:45 and 2:00 PM

At this time there is no charge for the hearing evaluation, however, a donation of $25 is encouraged.

Purse Drive

The Center for Faith Engagement and the PMC Youth Ministries are hosting a purse drive for homeless women in Berrien County. On November 12, the students on campus will fill the bags with health and beauty products and will donate them to Paris’ Purse Inc.,
a non-profit that seeks to empower homeless women by providing them with these purses. So please, if you have a handbag that you no longer use or need, we would love to put it to great use. You will find boxes in the lobbies where you can drop them off.  Please drop them off by November 1.

Pioneer on Vimeo

Did you know that Pioneer video archives are all availale online through a Vimeo account? Pioneer uses Vimeo to post more than just sermons including announcements and special features. Start watching today at https://vimeo.com/pmchurch.

Watch on Vimeo

Sabbath School Class to Study "Experiencing God"

Pioneer's Bible Journey Sabbath School class will be using the Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God (Study Guide) next quarter, beginning October 3. If you have always wanted to read this book, which has changed so many lives, you are welcome to
join us by Zoom. The class meets each Sabbath from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The 270-page study guide, which is conveniently divided into 12 weekly lessons, can be purchased at Amazon.com for $15.99. For more information and to receive the Zoom link each week, please contact Jane Thayer at thayerja@andrews.edu.

Make a Difference as an Online Chat Host

Are you friendly and do you enjoy social media? Then, we have a great opportunity for you to be involved in ministry. Through streaming its services on Facebook Live and our website, Pioneer Memorial Church reaches thousands of people every single week. We’re looking to build a new team of local moderators/hosts for our online chat experiences. You could do this from your home. For more information contact Rodlie Ortiz at rodlie.ortiz@pmchurch.org.

Love on the Move

Over the summer and fall of 2019 Pioneer underwent significant physical renovation—including a new roof and a major Sanctuary makeover. During the same time congregation leaders engaged in multiple conversations about our missional renovation—how does a faith community like Pioneer seriously engage and impact the people around us for Christ? From this dialogue emerged a fresh new expression of our Pioneer mission: "Love on the Move."

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