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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 18:25

American Apocalypse: 'What Is Past Is Prologue'

Doomscrolling the Future



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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 22, 2020
Opening Music
"Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow", attr. Henry Purcell
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
Welcome & Call to Worship
Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor
*Hymns of Joyous Praise
"Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" SDAH 334, st. 1 • "Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee" SDAH 12, st. 1-2 • "All Creatures Of Our God And King" SDAH 2, st. 1&3 • "This Is My Father's World" SDAH 92, st. 1&3 • "Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow"
Leanne Miller, Charles Reid, vocals; Alan Mitchell, trombone
Songs of Praise
"Good Morning Jesus (African Greeting Song)" • "The Lion and the Lamb" • "Who You Say I Am / Amazing Grace"
Vocals: Michelle Odinma, Abel Siamubi, Sinegugu Katenga; Lucas Aguiar (guitar), Nathaniel Chung (keys), Trevor First (cajón)
Prayer Texting: (269) 815-6484
Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor
Pioneer Life - Testimony
Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor, with Gilbert Wari, Pioneer Member
Children's Story
Laurence Burn, Sabbath School Superintendent
Children's Prayer
Scripture Reading
Jeremiah 29:11-13 NIV
Pavel Tomenko, Pioneer Member
*Worship in Music
"Be Not Afraid", Felix Mendelssohn
Julie Reid, Sinegugu Katenga, Charles Reid, Stephen Zork, vocals; Kenneth Logan, organ
Worship in Music
"One Day (When We All Get To Heaven)" • Beth Redman, Eliza Edmunds Stites Hewitt, Leonard Jarman, Matt Redman
Praise Team
"American Apocalypse: 'What Is Past Is Prologue': Doomscrolling the Future"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor
Hymn of Commitment
"Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus" SDAH 204
Closing Music
"O God, Our Help in Ages Past", William Croft
Kenneth Logan
* First Service (9:00 AM) Only
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Route 2 Raise

Route 2 Raise is an eight-week fundraising challenge that begins Feb. 21, 2021, and runs through April 16, 2021. You can participate by either donating a dollar or finding a sponsor to donate a dollar on your behalf for every mile. You accumulate mileage by wheelchair, walking, jogging, or running. The funds raised in this Route 2 Raise activity will go directly to the Student Life COVID-19 Emergency Fund, assisting Andrews students in need, with heating bills, food, and other necessities. We welcome everyone to participate, local or distant, student, faculty, and families. All are welcome as we promote health and support our fellow students! Additional information for details of how to give will be provided soon. 

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Devotional Resource

In this 2021 Devotional, Jesus Name Above All Names, Ellen White uses 840 names to introduce Jesus. Pioneer member, John Rorabeck, has prepared an index to this devotional that you might find useful.


A Prayer for Our Servicepersons

"Father in Heaven, we ask Your grace and protection for Pioneer's servicepeople and those around the world who serve. Military service and war are part of life on planet earth. Give wisdom to our leaders and come soon to bring us eternal peace."