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

OPENING MUSIC

“Jubilate Deo” (“Rejoice in God”) • Kenneth Logan

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

John Glass, Associate Pastor

“GUIDE ME, GUIDE US”: A HYMN CYCLE

“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” • 538, st. 1
“Lead On, O King Eternal” • 619, st. 1
“Awake, My Soul! Stretch Every Nerve”  •  words 611, st. 1-2, 4; melody 229
“Fight the Good Fight” • 613, st. 2-4, mel. 227
“Be Still, My Soul” • 461, st. 2

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

“Rescue the Perishing” • 367, st. 1

OFFERTORY

“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”  •  Max Reger and S. Rogers

CHILDREN’S STORY

Douglas Janssen

SCRIPTURE READING

Cindy Hill, Pioneer Member
Matthew 27:24-26 NIV

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“Fight the Good Fight” • Kenneth Logan

MESSAGE

“Mission: Impossible (Maybe)—Detente and the Slackened Bowstrings”
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“There Is a Fountain” • 336, st. 1,2, 4

BENEDICTION

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow”  •  attr. Henry Purcell

 

OPENING MUSIC

“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”  •  Max Reger and S. Rogers

CHORAL INTROIT

“Jubilate Deo” (“Rejoice in God”) • Peter Anglea

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

John Glass, Associate Pastor

PRAISE

“Friend of God” • “Indescribable”
“Good Good Father” • “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

 

BABY DEDICATION

Luka Gabriel Henri-Saturne, presented by Sebastian and Aileen Henri-Saturne with Ben Martin

OFFERTORY

“Jubilate Deo” (“Rejoice in God”) • Kenneth Logan

CHILDREN’S STORY

 

SCRIPTURE READING

Matthew 27:24-26 NIV

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“O Day of Peace That Dimly Shines”  •  Charles Parry / Jantz Black

PRAISE

“All Hail the Power of Jesus Name” • 229

MESSAGE

“Mission: Impossible (Maybe)—Detente and the Slackened Bowstrings”
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

CLOSING SONG

“There Is a Fountain” • 336, st. 1,2, 4

BLESSING

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow”  •  attr. Henry Purcell

 

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Memorial Day Sabbath

On Monday, 27 May, we celebrate the supreme sacrifices made by our US military people in war and in peace. This Sabbath, let us pray for the families who live with unfulfilled dreams and precious memories of their lives and service.

RMES Graduation May 30

Come out and show your support for our 32 graduating 8th grade students! Graduation is 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 30 at Pioneer Memorial Church.

Pioneer Spiritual Life Survey

This quick survey will give our church leadership team a better understanding of how to lead our church. All responses are anonymous and every precaution will be taken with the data.

 

Andrews University Summer Camp - Registration Closes May 28!

Registration is open now and forms are due by May 28 for the Andrews University Summer Camp! Our camp is 9 weeks of Bible-based educational summer adventures for children entering grades 1–age 12 (June 10 – August 9), is held exclusively on the Andrews University campus and features Vacation Bible School-style programming and fun. Each week of camp highlights a different theme and Bible story. https://www.andrews.edu/services/crayonbox/summercamp/

Camp Kindergarten

Registration is open now and forms are due by June 3  for Camp Kindergarten! 8 weeks of adventures for kids entering Kindergarten in Fall 2024. Camp meets Monday – Thursday from June 17-August 8, 2024.  Camp hours: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Our camp is 8 weeks of Bible-based fun that promotes Kindergarten readiness skills including a A-Z letter of the day countdown and weekly spotlight hour "field trip". Our camp is held exclusively on the Andrews University campus.

Something in Common Sabbath School

 Something In Common Sabbath School presents Guardrails-Avoiding Regrets in Your Life with Andy Stanley video

  • May 18- Direct and Protect
  • May 25- Proximity
  • June 1- Forever Yours
  • June 8- Money Matters
  • June 15- The Heart of the Matter

Everyone is Welcome Sabbath mornings from 10:30-11:30 in PMC room 141.

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 the following graduation weekend events. Class Night, May 23, 7:00 PM at Andrews Academy, Consecration May 24, 8:00 PM at Village SDA Church, Baccalaureate May 25, 11:45 AM at PMC, Commencement May 26, 11:00 AM at PMC.

Adventist Heritage & American History Tour

Explore Scenic New England and it's Rich History from September 1-8, 2024


 

Oasis Public School Ministry

Oasis Public School Ministry provides a safe community for real talk, good food, fun activities, and building relationships between students, leaders, and God. This ministry is open to all public middle and high school students and meets Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 PM in the 5th grade Sabbath school room. Bring a friend and check it out! For more information, contact Diane at simplestirrings@yahoo.com.