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Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 16:20

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

I Spy

The service has concluded. Archived video will be posted soon.
AU 2022 Baccalaureate

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, May 14, 2022

OPENING MUSIC

“Be Strong in the Lord” • Kenneth Logan

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

“SOUND HIS PRAISES!”: A HYMN CYCLE

“Worthy, Worthy Is the Lamb” • 246
“Fairest Lord Jesus” • 240, st. 1-2, 4
“Praise Him! Praise Him!” • 249

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

“O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee” • 574, st. 1

CHILDREN’S STORY

“O Rest in the Lord” • Felix Mendelssohn
Story: Jonathan Burt, Pioneer Member

SCRIPTURE READING

Ashley and Lucy Press, Pioneer Members
Joshua 1:8-9 NIV

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“Ain’-a That Good News” • William Dawson

MESSAGE

“Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho: I Spy”
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“Cover With His Life” • 412, st. 1-3

BENEDICTION

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“’Be Not Afraid’, Says God the Lord” • Felix Mendelssohn

 

OPENING MUSIC

“Be Strong in the Lord” • Kenneth Logan

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

PRAISE

“Days of Elijah”
“What a Beautiful Name”

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

Bryan von Dorpowski, Pioneer Member

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“Ain’-a That Good News” • William Dawson

BABY DEDICATION

Eliza Harper Khair, presented by Prescott and Korissa Khair with Pastor Dwight Nelson

CHILDREN’S STORY

“O Rest in the Lord”, Felix Mendelssohn
Story: Jonathan Burt, Pioneer Member

PRAISE

“Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”
“Waymaker”

MESSAGE

“Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho: I Spy”
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“Cover With His Life” • 412, st. 1-3

BENEDICTION

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“’Be Not Afraid’, Says God the Lord” • Felix Mendelssohn

 

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Andrews Academy’s Graduation Weekend Events

Congratulations, Andrews Academy seniors! May the same Lord who got you here lead you into the uncharted adventure ahead! “I am with you always,” is His promise.  Everyone is invited to attend graduation weekend events. Class Night May 26, 7 PM @ Andrews Academy, Consecration May 27, 8 PM @ Village SDA Church, Baccalaureate  May 28, 11:45 AM @ PMC, @ Commencement May 29, 11 AM @ PMC.

 


 

Join Pioneer’s Prayer Team - UPDATE

 If you enjoy praying for others, join one of our Prayer Teams which meet in person at the church during the first and second church services (your choice). Teams will rotate on a scheduled basis. A monitor in the Prayer Room allows the teams to hear
the congregational prayer and the sermon. For more information, text PRAY to 269-281-2345 (text has been updated and is now working properly).

 

FELLOWSHIP DINNER STARTS THIS SABBATH

Members with last names between Omari and Rorabeck are specifically invited to join our fellowship dinner following second worship service this Sabbath in the Commons. Next Sabbath, May 28, members with last names between Rosen and Taber are invited. If you are not on the invited list, but would like to come, you are welcome. Just bring a dish of your favorite food to share and join in the fellowship. Visitors are always welcome, too!

The Tent 2022

The Junior High students from Ruth Murdoch Elementary School will hold The Tent meetings on Friday, May 13 through 22, 2022. Meetings take place every night, except Tuesday. We invite you to support our kids by watching and invite a friend or family member to watch too, so they can get to know Jesus better.

View the Schedule

Meals for Moms

Pioneer’s Preschool Pray & Play group provides families who are welcoming new children into their homes (by birth, adoption, foster care, etc.) with meals. You don't need to cook to help out! We're in need of people who can:

  • make and deliver meals
  • order take-out and deliver it
  • help us identify families who are expecting new children

As we get more volunteers, we're hoping to expand this ministry to help families identify the many rich resources available to them at Pioneer and in our community. We want to be the hands of Jesus to new parents and their kids in as families grow.

To volunteer text MOMMEALS to 269-281-2345 or register at https://churchteams.com/m/Register.asp?a=SUpHc1V4UkVra2M9
For more information, email prayandplay@pmchurch.org

Traffic Volunteers Needed

We are in need for additional volunteers for Pioneer's Traffic Ministry. The weather outside is getting warmer and this would be a great opportunity for you to show your kindness, caring, and smiles to everyone who enters our church doors for Sabbath worship. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Darryl at legoh@andrews.edu or text 732-379-1300. Thank you.

Ladies' Spring Time Luncheon

Pioneer Women’s Ministries is hosting a ladies’ Springtime Luncheon
Speaker: Esther Knott

Topic: Daily Time with Jesus

May 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Pioneer Memorial Church Commons
The first 40 women who register will be able to choose a New Testament
journal for one of the books of the NT.
For gluten-free option email: yolande.robertson@pmchurch.org
To register text PWMLUNCH to 269-281-2345

Registration is required! 
Registration Deadline: May 18, 2022

Ministry Design Project Submission

Ministry and Grow Group Leaders: We are here to help you create appealing materials both digital and in print in order to familiarize people with your ministry or upcoming event. Because we support many ministries, kindly provide us with at least 10 design days from the time we receive your project details to completion. Additional time may be needed for printing and shipping when applicable. Submit your project online today at pmchurch.org/design/submit. -Pioneer Media Ministry

Something in Common

John Ortberg's 6-part series “All the Places to Go...How Will You Know" will help us identify open and closed doors and real opportunities. Dates and Sessions include:

  • May 7 - Part 2 - "Door #1 or Door #2?: How Do I Decide Which Door to Walk Through?"
  • May 14 - Part 3 - "How to Cross a Threshold: Practicing Discernment"
  • May 21 - Part 4 - "The Doors We Open for Others: Seizing the Opportunity to Bless Others"
  • May 28 - Part 5 - "The Jonah Complex: The Things That Hold Us Back"
  • June 4 - Part 6 - "Thank God for Closed Doors: Why God Leaves Some Doors Closed"

Pioneer Room 141
10:30-11:30 Sabbath Mornings