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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.


Saturday, August 15, 2020
Opening Music
"Prepare the Royal Highway" • Traditional Swedish Melody
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
Welcome & Call to Worship
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
*Walking in Hope: A Hymn Couplet
"The Lord Is Coming"—st. 1-2, 4 of No. 200 • "Lead On, O King Eternal"—st.1 & 3 of No. 619
Charles Reid, Andrews University Professor
"O Worship the King" • "Like a River Glorious" • Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" • "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus"
Charles Reid, Susan Zork, vocals; Stephen Zork, piano
Congregational Prayer
Andrea Gibbs, Pioneer Member
Children's Story
Ryan "Dr. Bubbles" Hayes, Professor of Chemistry, Andrews University
Children's Prayer
Scripture Reading
Evelyn Savory, Principal, Ruth Murdoch Elementary School
Worship in Music
"All of This and More" • Nicholas Zork
Stephen and Susan Zork, Professors, Andrews University
"Praeparare—Get Ready!"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor
Faculty Dedication
Stephen & Susan Zork, Professors, Andrews University
Dwight K. Nelson
Closing Music
"God of Grace and God of Glory" • Paul Manz
Kenneth Logan
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