The Red Cross is in need of blood donations and you can help them out! By becoming a blood donor, you are helping to ensure that a lack of blood does not lead to a delay in medical treatment for patients. Join us October 24th from 1:00-6:45 PM in the PMC commons. See you there!
Toolbox for Life: Skills You Need to Thrive
How Exercise Strengthens Your Mental Health
Rodlie Ortiz is on the pastoral team of Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University where he oversees evangelism and Grow Groups. He recently finished his Doctor of Ministry degree in Missional Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary. He blogs regularly on modernekklesia.com and enjoys connecting with people that don't know God. He is married to Iveth, a special education teacher, and has two boys—Jonathan and Daniel.
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“Allegro Maestoso” • Felix Mendelssohn
“Fanfare” • Jacque Lemmens
WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP
Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor
HYMN OF PRAISE
“We Praise Thee With Our Minds” • words of 642, melody of 250
Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor
“Spirit of the Living God” • 672
WORSHIP IN MUSIC
“Be Thou My Vision” • Brenton Offenback
“Great is Thy Faithfulness” • arr. Brenton Offenback
Robby Raney, Pioneer Member
Ana Agustina De La Cruz Mateo, Pioneer Member
“Toolbox for Life: Skills You Need to Thrive—How Exercise Strengthens Your Mental Health”
Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor
HYMN OF COMMITMENT
“Not I, But Christ” • 570, st.1, 4
“Trust and Obey” • 590 st. 1-2, 5*
“Toccata” • Charles-Marie Widor
It's that time of year again! The Family Life Committee invites our Pioneer family to the annual hayride at Five Pines Ministries (6597 Smith Rd, Berrien Center). Refreshments, campfire, s'mores, and of course hayrides through the beautiful woods. Sunday, October 15, 6-8 PM. We hope to see you there!
Andrews Academy invites you to ALUMNI WEEKEND, October 20 & 21, 2023. Come and reunite with your AA family. Remember the defining moments of your past and reconnect with old friends. We look forward to seeing all of you once again at our Alumni Reunion! (All are invited, this year’s honored classes end in 3 and 8). Friday 7 PM, Vespers; Saturday 10:00 AM, Sabbath School & Roll Call;11:30 AM. Alumni Worship Convocation followed by honor class photographs & haystack lunch. Shydepoke at 8 PM at AU Andreasen Center (basketball).
Experience the vocal genius of the ten-time GRAMMY® winners who laid the foundation for so many acapella groups that followed. Considered one of the most successful acapella groups of all time, Take 6 was formed on the campus of Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. Their music integrates jazz, pop, and soul, gospel with spiritual and inspirational lyrics. Take 6 continues to push the boundaries of creativity and musical genius with every new release and their continually evolving live performances. Tickets are available online at howard.andrews.edu or by calling our box office at 269-471-3560
Pioneer's Evergreen Pathfinder club invites you to support their participation in the upcoming International Pathfinder Camporee in Gillette, Wyoming, August 5-11, 2024. To raise the needed funds, they are partnering with Florida Indian River Groves to bring you fresh fruit. Fruit is harvested the very same day it ships to ensure that you receive fruit that is hours off of the tree. Now that's fresh! This year, the fundraiser will run from September 25 through November 10. Stay tuned for details in the coming weeks! And don't forget your friends, family, and coworkers. Everyone loves fresh fruit from Florida; and you'll be supporting our Pathfinder club at the same time! Thank you for supporting the Pioneer Evergreens!
- Each Pathfinder must raise $950.
- Pioneer has approximately 100 Pathfinders in its club.
- You can help cut the individual costs for our club by starting an order today!
Please spread the word by sharing our website. Thank you in advance for your support - and enjoy the fresh fruit!
If you miss the deadline for ordering fruit, you can also give directly to the Evergreen Pathfinder Club. Select "PMC Pathfinder Club" from the "Local Offering" categories.
Fall Grow Groups are beginning, and we need you! Join online at pmchurch.org/grow and enjoy meeting with others who share your interests. (There will not be a printed brochure this fall.)
Come One, Come All--those at least 55 years of age who desire to contribute to (and eat!) a delicious potluck meal and enjoy fellowship together. Dr. Brian Strayer will have a humorous presentation entitled, "Romans Were Known for Their Aquaducks". Come to the Village SDA Church Fellowship Hall Sunday, October 8, 1:00 PM, prepared to pay your dues, too, if you haven't already. See you there!
Michigan Women's Ministries is hosting two events in October. The first is our Mother/Daughter Weekend October 13-15 at Camp Au Sable in Grayling, Michigan. The guest speakers will be Nancy Hansen and her daughter, Adele. The second event is our One-Day Getaway on October 21. This year the Getaway will be held just up the road at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor! The guest speaker is Donna Willey. For more information about the events and speakers, as well as to register, visit michiganwm.com. We look forward to seeing you at one or both of these events!
"Akram & Gladys Yaqub, a Husband Wife couple, have taken on the difficult role of Principal & Vice Principal, trying to turn things around at South Bend Junior Academy, 1910 Altgeld St, South Bend, IN 46614
They are looking for a volunteer Wood Worker for Fridays, 2-3 hours. Top notch Shop, all equipment like new, neat, and tidy. Just needs an able instructor! They are also looking for a volunteer Auto Mechanic.
Recently purchased $6000 3D printer with a Laser Engraver in acquisition process.
"Please contact, Akram at 269-362-2357, If you wish to donate your time and expertise."
Pioneer Women’s Ministries is hosting an "End of Time Life Kit" presentation by Pastor Celesta Babb. This timely presentation will be held on Sabbath (Saturday), October 7, 2023, at 4:00 PM, in the PMC Commons. Check-in begins at 3:30 PM. We will start
promptly at 4:00 PM. What guidance does God give us about being mentally, emotionally and spiritually ready for the end of time? During our afternoon sessions we will look at what it looks like to be ready for Jesus’ second coming as well as how to process our emotions connected to living in the last days. Vegetarian, vegan, & gluten-free salad, soup, and bread will be served. Registration is important for planning the food. To register text the word “PREPARED” to 269-281-2345. Registration deadline: October 5, 2023. For more information contact email@example.com.