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Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 16:20

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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

"Christ Is Alive: His Love Adored"  •  Kenneth Logan
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music, Pioneer Memorial Church

Welcome & Call to Worship 

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church

"Most Full, Most Free": A Hymn Cycle

"Love Divine"—SDAH 190, st. 1-3  •  "O Love of God"—SDAH 77, st. 1, 3-4  •  "Jesus Loves Me"—SDAH 190, st. 1, 3
Charles Reid, tenor; Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music, piano

Congregational Prayer

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Pioneer Life

Dyas Fanivana, Student

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Dick Mackie; Prayer: Layla

Scripture Reading 

Patricia Spangler, Member, Pioneer Memorial Church

Worship in Music

"O Love of God, How Strong and True"  •  Kenneth Logan
Charles Reid, tenor, Associate Professor of Music; Kenneth Logan, organ

Message

"A 20:21 Mission for a 2021 Movement: Love Story for a Dark Winter: ' So I Am Sending You'"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church

Connect Card & Prayer

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"What Wondrous Love Is This"  •  traditional American Melody
Kenneth Logan, organ

 

 

Welcome & Call to Worship 

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church

Pioneer Life

Dyas Fanivana, Student

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Dick Mackie; Prayer: Layla

Praise

"Come Thou Fount"  •  One Day (When We All Get To Heaven)
Leo Aguilera, praise leader; Maia Hamstra, Jaden Leiterman, vocals; Nathaniel Chung, keyboard;
Lucas Aguiar, electric guitar; Andrès Weiss-Segui, electric bass; Alex Aguilera, cajon

Congregational Prayer

Scripture Reading 

John 1:14, 18 NIV
Leo Aguilera

Praise

"Way Maker"  •  "I Surrender"

Message

"A 20:21 Mission for a 2021 Movement: Love Story for a Dark Winter: ' So I Am Sending You'"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church

Connect Card & Prayer

Closing Song

"Who You Say I Am"

Closing Music

"What Wondrous Love Is This"  •  traditional American Melody
Kenneth Logan, organ

 

 

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The Tent 2022

The Junior High students from Ruth Murdoch Elementary School will hold The Tent meetings on Friday, May 13 through 22, 2022. Meetings take place every night, except Tuesday. We invite you to support our kids by watching and invite a friend or family member to watch too, so they can get to know Jesus better.

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Meals for Moms

Pioneer’s Preschool Pray & Play group provides families who are welcoming new children into their homes (by birth, adoption, foster care, etc.) with meals. You don't need to cook to help out! We're in need of people who can:

  • make and deliver meals
  • order take-out and deliver it
  • help us identify families who are expecting new children

As we get more volunteers, we're hoping to expand this ministry to help families identify the many rich resources available to them at Pioneer and in our community. We want to be the hands of Jesus to new parents and their kids in as families grow.

To volunteer text MOMMEALS to 269-281-2345 or register at https://churchteams.com/m/Register.asp?a=SUpHc1V4UkVra2M9
For more information, email prayandplay@pmchurch.org

Fellowhip Dinners Resume May 21

Pioneer will resume our member fellowship dinners in the PMC Commons Sabbath, May 21, at 1:15 PM. Invited members will receive an email invitation. If you did not receive an invitation, but would like to join, you are more than welcome. Just bring a dish to share and join the fellowship.

Join Our Prayer Team

If you enjoy praying for others, you’re invited to join one of our prayer teams which meet in person at the church during either the first or second service. Teams will rotate on a scheduled basis. A monitor in the prayer room allows the teams to listen to
the congregational prayer and the sermon. For more information, text PRAY to 269-281-2345.

 

Summer Grow Group Leaders Wanted!

Summer is almost here, and with it comes a great opportunity to lead a Grow Group! The summer session is a fantastic time to take advantage of the best weather Michigan has to offer by leading outdoor activity groups, or taking any type of group outside for some fresh air and sunshine!

Grow Groups are Pioneer’s small groups, led by individuals who are committed to discipleship, mentorship, & the 5 S’s: Shared interest, Spiritual touchpoint, Service project, Social event, Semester-based. Grow Groups are for EVERYONE—church members and nonmembers, locals and non-locals alike are welcome to join.

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Traffic Volunteers Needed

We are in need for additional volunteers for Pioneer's Traffic Ministry. The weather outside is getting warmer and this would be a great opportunity for you to show your kindness, caring, and smiles to everyone who enters our church doors for Sabbath worship. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Darryl at legoh@andrews.edu or text 732-379-1300. Thank you.

Ladies' Spring Time Luncheon

Pioneer Women’s Ministries is hosting a ladies’ Springtime Luncheon
Speaker: Esther Knott

Topic: Daily Time with Jesus

May 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Pioneer Memorial Church Commons
The first 40 women who register will be able to choose a New Testament
journal for one of the books of the NT.
For gluten-free option email: yolande.robertson@pmchurch.org
To register text PWMLUNCH to 269-281-2345

Registration is required! 
Registration Deadline: May 18, 2022

Ministry Design Project Submission

Ministry and Grow Group Leaders: We are here to help you create appealing materials both digital and in print in order to familiarize people with your ministry or upcoming event. Because we support many ministries, kindly provide us with at least 10 design days from the time we receive your project details to completion. Additional time may be needed for printing and shipping when applicable. Submit your project online today at pmchurch.org/design/submit. -Pioneer Media Ministry

Something in Common

John Ortberg's 6-part series “All the Places to Go...How Will You Know" will help us identify open and closed doors and real opportunities. Dates and Sessions include:

  • May 7 - Part 2 - "Door #1 or Door #2?: How Do I Decide Which Door to Walk Through?"
  • May 14 - Part 3 - "How to Cross a Threshold: Practicing Discernment"
  • May 21 - Part 4 - "The Doors We Open for Others: Seizing the Opportunity to Bless Others"
  • May 28 - Part 5 - "The Jonah Complex: The Things That Hold Us Back"
  • June 4 - Part 6 - "Thank God for Closed Doors: Why God Leaves Some Doors Closed"

Pioneer Room 141
10:30-11:30 Sabbath Mornings