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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 00:29

American Apocalypse: 'What Is Past Is Prologue'

What's There to Be Thankful For? 'Milk and Honey and the Most Beautiful of Lands'


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, November 21, 2020
Opening Music
Welcome & Call to Worship
Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
"Giving Thanks": A Hymn Cycle
"Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart"—SDAH 27, st. 1-2 • "The Lord Is My Light"—SDAH 515, st. 1-2 • "For the Beauty of the Earth"—SDAH 565, st. 1, 3 • "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus"—SDAH 524, st. 1,3 • "To God Be the Glory"—SDAH 341, st. 1, 3
Benie Shyirakere, Winner Silvestre, vocals; Stephanie Guimarães, Simon Luke Brown, Daniel Cerna, Jamison Moore, string quartet; Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music, organ
Congregational Prayer
Chase Wilder, Chaplain Intern
Children's Story & Prayer
Ben Martin, Associate Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church; Hannah
"What's There to Be Thankful For? 'Milk and Honey and the Most Beautiful of Lands'"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor, Pioneer Memorial Church
Closing Hymn
Winner Silvestre
Benediction / Closing Remarks
Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor
Closing Music
"Now Thank We All Our God" • Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Kenneth Logan, Minister of Music, Pioneer Memorial Church
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Make a Difference as an Online Chat Host

Are you friendly and do you enjoy social media? Then, we have a great opportunity for you to be involved in ministry. Through streaming its services on Facebook Live and our website, Pioneer Memorial Church reaches thousands of people every single week. We’re looking to build a new team of local moderators/hosts for our online chat experiences. You could do this from your home. For more information contact Rodlie Ortiz at

Love on the Move

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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