COVID-19 UPDATES  —  

For details regarding prevention measures in place and the COVID-19 Pioneer response click here.

 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 15:26

Resources

Speaker

Lindsey Pratt

Lindsey Pratt was called to youth ministry at an early age and God has opened doors for her to minster with teens and youth ever since. She worked in Central California as a Youth Pastor and Youth Evangelism Director before finishing her Masters of Divinity at Andrews University. Some of her favorite things to do are mission trips, backpacking and outdoor activities. She is passionate about giving opportunity for youth to use their talents and gifts in leadership for God. She loves racing in triathlons, camping and spending time with her daughter Ellie.

Offering

Saturday, November 14, 2020
Program: 
Opening Music
"O God, Faithful God", Johannes Brahms
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
Welcome & Call to Worship & Prayer
Ben Martin, Associate Pastor
* "Faithful God": A Hymn Cycle
William Fagal, Jr., chorister; Jason Marquez, clarinet; Kenneth Logan, organ
* "Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven" • "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" • "I Have a Friend So Precious" • "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" • "Sweet Hour of Prayer"
** "Let Praises Rise" • "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)" • "Indescribable"
Vocals: Sinegugu Katenga, Abel Siamubi, Annelise Burghardt; Lorian Guillaume, acoustic guitar; Jason Goliath, bass guitar; Trevor Furst, cajon; Jamison Moore, cello; Nathaniel Chung, keyboard; Gabriel Palacios, piano
*Baptism
Timothy Elias Matulanya Misungwi with Ben Martin, Associate Pastor
** Elder Ordination
Hebe Soares, Ademir Soares, deacons; Nashonie Chang, Esther Green, elders with Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor
Children's Story
Gordon Atkins, Camp Naturalist, Camp Au Sable
Scripture Reading
Philip Giddings, Elder
Worship in Music
"I Need Thee Every Hour", Robert Lowry; arr. Kurt Kaiser Vivian Raimundo & Gabriel Palacios A.U. Department of Music Students
Message
"Love on the Move - Little Things Count"
Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor
Connect Card/Prayer
Closing Hymn
Benediction
Ben Martin, Associate Pastor
Closing Music
"Blessed Are You Who Live in Steadfast Faith", Johannes Brahms
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music
* First Service (9:00 AM) Only
** Second Service (11:45 AM) Only
(Flyer, TV, Google search, name of person who invited you, etc.)
Jukebox Saturday Night

Jukebox Saturday Night celebrates music of the great Big Bands during the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s. An energetic group of instrumentalists and vocalists will keep you moving in your seats, tapping your toes, and clapping your hands. A fun filled event for all ages recreating memories for anyone who has ever experienced the fine arrangements of big band music, and creating new exciting memories for anyone who is now enjoying it for the first time. Go to http://howard.andrews.edu for ticket prices.

 

No Heat in Pioneer Memorial Church

Due to a faulty heat exchanger and the lack of heat in the Pioneer Sanctuary, we encourage you to dress accordingly for Sabbath worship or other programs there. We apologize for the inconvenience.

–Pioneer Memorial Church

Resuming Seminary Sabbath School Class

The Seminary Sabbath School class that is taught by Jacques Doukhan, Denis Fortin, Ante Jeroncic, Jiri Moskala, and Ranko Stefanovic is back. If interested, we will be glad to see you in the same place: Seminary classroom N150 (the largest one in the basement). We appreciate your help in spreading this information to other class members.

Center for Adventist Research Administrative Assistant Opening

The Center for Adventist Research at Andrews University is an important ministry for our church that is responsible for preserving and promoting the heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. If you are seeking full-time employment with benefits to serve the church and would like to support our ministry as our administrative assistant, please apply at https://www.andrews.edu/admres/jobs/show/staff_hourly#job_8

Upload Your Favorite Photos!

Help us to complete the Pioneer Memorial Church Directory. Upload your favorite personal and family photos directly to the church database! Look out for the link and the instructions coming soon to your mailbox.

Women's Ministries Sabbath Delight Weekend

Pioneer Women's Ministries is hosting a ladies' Sabbath Delight Weekend with guest speakers Jo Ann Davidson and Yolande Robertson. We will be sharing some practical ideas on how we can celebrate the Sabbath using all five senses, especially as we open and close the Sabbath. You are invited to explore with us how to celebrate using all the senses in delighting in this wonderful gift from God, and experience the rest and healing God is promising to us.

Friday check-in begins at 6:00 PM with the meeting following after. Programming resumes 3:00 - 8:00 PM on Saturday. For gluten-free options email yolande.robertson@pmchurch.org. Registration is required. Text DELIGHT to (269) 281-2345 or register online before October 20.

October 29-30, 2021
Andrews University Seminary Chapel

Register Online

Pioneer Collegiate Sabbath School

Pioneer's new Collegiate Sabbath School meets in the Pioneer Commons! This is a place for interactive connections with Collegiates and with God, to study the stories of Jesus and what they mean for us today. Breakfast snacks will be provided.

Weekly on Sabbath, 10:30 AM
Location: Pioneer Commons

Pioneer Safety Update

Pioneer cares about the health of our community and our congregation. We monitor the spread of COVID-19, especially the delta variant, closely.  Berrien County's level of transmission is now High, as classified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  

In alignment with Andrews University (AU), masks are now required indoors at Pioneer, regardless of vaccination status (AU guidelines).

Please:

  • wear a mask indoors
  • practice physical distancing
  • practice good hand hygiene

If you feel unwell at all, even with symptoms of a cold or flu, please do join our online worship at https://www.pmchurch.org.

We pray for God's continued protection to keep our church community safe and healthy,

 —Pioneer Safety Committee

Timeless Tours

Join Timeless Tours next March 16-27, 2022 for an unforgettable tour to ancient Egypt. Two experienced biblical archaeologists will be your guides. For more information contact Timeless Tours through Stefanie Elkins at selkins@andrews.edu. You can also learn more about the tour, find application forms, payments, itineraries and more via our website; www.digtheadventure.com.

Sabbath Afternoon Prayer Walk

Join us for our Sabbath afternoon prayer walk on campus! We meet at the stairs behind the statue, and it starts at 5:00 PM and ends by 6:00 PM.  We would love to have you join us. If that day/time does not work for you, there are other days that people are
prayer walking, as well. Questions? Contact: Ildiko at igyeresi@andrew.edu; Andrew at tidwella@gmail.com; or Andrea at gibbsak777@gmail.com.

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