Will There Be Thanksgiving in Paradise?

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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.

Offering

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Program: 
Choral Invitation to Joy
Bring Joy! Give Thanks! • Kenneth Logan
Call to Joy
Psalm 100
Response of Rejoicing
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee • 12
Words of Joy
Job 38:1, 4-7
Hymn of Joy
This Is My Father’s World • 92
Words of Joy
Psalm 98:1-6a
Hymn of Rejoicing
Sing Praise to God • 29
Prayer of Rejoicing
José Bourget
Words of Joy
Colossians 1:15-16
Hymn of Rejoicing
Fairest Lord Jesus • st. 1, 3-4 of. 240
Words of Joy
Ephesians 4:4-6
Anthem of Joy
One Faith, One Hope, One Lord • Craig Courtney
Homily
Dwight K. Nelson
“Will There Be Thanksgiving in Paradise?”
Hymn of Thanksgiving
Now Thank We All Our God • 559
Letters of Thanksgiving
Prelude on Rhosymedre • Ralph Vaughan Williams
Invitation to Giving
What Gift Can We Bring? • Donna Kasbohm / Kenneth Logan
Procession of Thanksgiving
Gifts of Food, Song, Tithes and Offerings
Benediction in Thanksgiving
Dwight K. Nelson
Choral Response in Thanksgiving
Take Joy! Live Thanks! • Kenneth Logan
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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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Guidance for Nurturing Children

"Ideas for Parenting in Today's Society" Topics include: Modern parenting challenges, the spiritual home, and taking care of yourself. All are welcome to attend.

January 19, 10:30 AM
Location: Pioneer Youth Chapel

Adventist Forum Meeting

A panel of four A.U. professors will discuss the topic "The Voices of Parents of LGBT+ Children: Their Journey and Process". All are invited to attend!

January 25, 3:30 PM
Location: Garber  Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall, Andrews University

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Mommy and Me

A playgroup for caregivers and their children ages 0-5. Come for stories, songs, crafts and playtime. Bring a friend!

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Location: Pioneer Nursery Room

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Andrews Academy invites all ASM (Adventist Seniors of Michiana) members to come and enjoy a vegetarian meal, mini concert and student testimonials at Andrews Academy. We look forward to our time together.

January 26, 1:00 PM
Location: Andrews Academy

Stewardship: Faithfulness in All Things

"I will put my trust in Him." Each of us has valuable resources and talents. One such resource is trust. Whom do we trust? How much do we trust? When do we trust? There is One that is the answer to each of those questions. Put your whole trust in Him: He will give you the power to be Faithful in All Things.

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