Announcements and upcoming events:
New Announcements This Week:
Miracle Meadows School
Looking for a missionary opportunity? MMS is an SDA non-profit school that serves at risk children ages 6-18. We are nestled within the Appalachian Hills of West Virginia. Currently there are multiple positions available within different departments. For more information visit www.miraclemeadows.org or call 304.782.3630.
Ellen White Symposium
Monday, March 24, 9 AM to 5 PM—Seminary Chapel
Join us as we break new ground in understanding Ellen White and issues relating to her life, ministry, and prophetic gift. All are invited to attend this free event. Speakers this year include Mike Oxentenko, Ron du Preez, David Williams, Tim Poirier, Stan Hickerson, Jerry Moon, and Denis Fortin.
Youngbergs Flying To China
John and Millie Youngberg have responded to the call, “Go ye into all the world.” Their mission is to Hong Kong and China, training leaders to
hold WIN! Wellness grow group ministry in 3 cities in China. The three Homes of Hope & Health books in Simplified Mandarin will be introduced
in these areas and a bilingual edition in Traditional Mandarin and English will be introduced in Taiwan. A large part of the population want to learn
English, so this will facilitate them in language study while they learn the principles of Wellness and the Gospel message. Your prayers are needed for
this 3-week mission.
MI Conference Camp Meeting Registration
The MI Conference Camp Meeting registration is now through March 16. You may register online by going to misda.org and clicking on the camp meeting
registration link. Or if you choose to send in a paper application, you will receive one in the March Michigan Memo. All paper applications must
be postmarked by March 16 to be entered in the first random selection. If you have any questions, please contact Jody Murphy at 517.316.1512.
Lebanon Mission Trip
On March 13, a PMC Youth Missions team of Andrews students will be going to Beirut, Lebanon, to do campus evangelism among the hundreds of
non-Adventist students on the campuses of the Adventist elementary and secondary schools and Middle East University. The Friendship Team will also be assisting our Syrian refugee center. Donations are needed. Please mark your envelop: PMC Youth Missions Lebanon. Your prayer support is appreciated. For more information contact Glenn Russell (email@example.com).
Adventist Retirees of Michiana
Sunday, March 16, 1 PM—Village SDA Church Family Center
Join us for food, fellowship, and valuable information. Deputy Kelly Laesch from the Berrien County Sheriff Department will present tips for home/
community security. Bring your favorite dish to share and listen to the music of Dr. Tom Shepherd’s group. If you have questions call 471.5051 or 471.7466.
This Weeks Schedule:
HAM SS: Young Adult Sabbath School
Sabbath, March 15, 10 a.m.—Horn Archaeological Museum (downstairs in the classroom)
This study group is specifically for young adult university students. Here we pursue God and strive to provide a safe place for asking difficult questions while reading through a selected biblical book. For more information: http://museumss.wordpress.com/
Collegiate Sabbath School
Sabbath, March 15, 10:30 a.m.—Religion Dept., Buller Hall
If you are a college student interested in studying Scripture and learning more about God and His Word, you are invited to the Compass collegiate Sabbath School that meets each Sabbath in the Religion Department in Buller Hall from 10:30-11:30 AM.
Nethery Hall Sabbath School Class
Sabbath, March 15, 10:30 a.m.—Nethery Hall, Room 143
A Sabbath School class has just started and is meeting in Nethery Hall, Room 143, from 10:30 to 11:30 on Sabbath morning. Our teachers are Woodrow Whiden, Stan Patterson, Paul Petersen, And Wagner Kuhn. This summer we will be studying "Lesser Known Bible Characters." You are invited to join us. For more information write to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 473.2516.
Religious Liberty & Current Events Sabbath School Class!
Sabbath, March 15, 10:30 a.m.—Buller Hall, 135
A Sabbath School class is meeting in the History and Political Science Department Suite, Buller Hall 135, every Sabbath at 10:30 AM. Each week a topic relating to religious liberty, prophecy, or current issues in the church will be presented, discussed, and integrated with the Adult Sabbath School lesson for that week. The teachers will be a variety of people with backgrounds in law, history, and political science, and will include John Markovic, Gary Wood, Nicholas Miller, and Gianluca Bacchiocchi.
Sabbath, March 15, 11:45 a.m.—www.pmchurch.tv
Share our worship with family and friends near and far (anywhere in the world). Simply tell them to go to our website at 11:45 a.m. (ET, USA), where they can click on to the unedited live worship experience of Pioneer (i.e., what you see on the big screens each Sabbath)—enabling members, students, alumni and friends of Pioneer to remain in touch with their “home” congregation every Sabbath.
Andrews Academy string Orchestra along with the Silhouettes will be traveling to Gautemala over spring break for a music mission trip. Please pray for this trip and our students.
Children's Leadership Conference
The Second Annual Children’s Leadership Conference will be held March 28–30. If you or someone you know loves teaching kids about
Jesus and needs ideas, inspiration, or encouragement, then join us! Learn and grow from the best trainers in Adventism, including Richard Aguilera,
Miss Brenda, and Phyllis Washington. For registration and information visit: www.cye.org/events/clc.
Women's Retreat 2014
April 4-6 and 18-20—Camp Au Sable in Grayling, MI
This year’s theme for the retreat is “Under Construction.” Our speaker is RuthAnn Thompson. RuthAnn was
our main speaker a few years ago and was extremely well received and loved. A lot has happened in her life, so you
won’t want to miss this year! The second weekend, April 11-13, is already FULL! However, there is still room for April 4-6 and April 18-20, but don’t wait
too long! Registration and additional information is available on the Michigan Conference webpage (misda.org) or by calling 517.316.1565.
Natural Remedies & Hydrotherapy Workshop
Andrews University will again be offering its 6-day Natural Remedies & Hydrotherapy Workshop.
In addition to University faculty, the following speakers will present: Don Miller, Uchee Pines Institute; David DeRose, Weimar Center of Health &
Education; Elvin Adams, US Health Works; Norman McNulty, neurologist. For more information visit andrews.edu/go/nrhw/ or email email@example.com or call 269.471.3541.
Youth Baptismal Class
A baptismal class is being scheduled for children and youth. If you are interested in joining, contact Pastor Goetz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday and Thursday nights, 6-7 PM—PMC Commons
Help keep your New Year’s resolution to be healthier by joining the FREE community fitness class on Monday and Thursday nights. We focus on strength, flexibility, and balance. The class is led by a certified group fitness instructor.
Andrews University Preview Events
Andrews University would like to invite Junior and Senior student along with their parents to attend one of our Preview Events or come for an individual visit in 2014. During our Preview Events students will have the opportunity to stay overnight in our residence halls, visit academic departments, attend a class, learn about scholarships and financial aid, and hear from current AU students in a panel discussion. Please register on line @ andrews.edu/visit for one of the following Preview weekends:
November 16-17 - Juniors
Did you know that every second service 30-40 young families check out quiet activity bags from the Kids Library? As you plan year-end giving, please consider adding a contribution for PMC Kids Library. If you enjoy shopping for kids, here's our wish list: new nature or Bible picture books, felt books (all cut out and sewed together), travel magna doodles, animal or Bible character finger puppets, and small stuffed animals. Bring items to the Kids Library any Sabbath, or contact our new librarians Rachelle Pangman (email@example.com) and Debra Bryson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more info. Thanks for your help!
Johnson Gym Walking
Monday–Friday, 8-9 AM—Johnson gym
Come join us for a walking spree every Monday-Friday. Any age is welcome.
Change of Address
If you have recently moved or are planning on moving, please notify the church clerk at bikichky@pmchurch. org. This will ensure that you receive the annual receipts for your contributions and other items from the church.
PMC Donor Number
PMC donor numbers are used for receipting purposes. If you have lost or forgotten your donor number, please email email@example.com or call 269.471.7656.
Kids Library Open Both Services
The Kids Library will be open during 1st and 2nd service each Sabbath. Parents can check out quiet Bible and nature activities for young children from the Kids Library in the church lobby. If you have questions, or would like to volunteer conact firstname.lastname@example.org or leave your contact information at the library or church office.
Visitor Fellowship Dinner Volunteers
Would you be able to help with a visitor fellowship dinner about two times a year or more often if you wish? Several teams need additional members and would be thrilled to have you on their team. If you could do this, please e-mail Ben Chilson at email@example.com, or call him at 473.5077 to help out.
Do you have a special occasion, wedding, anniversary, or birthday that you would like to celebrate by sponsoring the sanctuary flowers? Please contact Lori Covrig by calling 269.313.3441 to reserve your special date.
Good News Announcements
We want to not only acknowledge the sad times but also the happy times. If you have recently celebrated an anniversary, significant birthday or birth or adoption of a child, we would love to announce it in the bulletin and on the big screen. Please email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AdventistGiving is accessible through the PMC website. To begin using this convenient and secure technology,
• go to www.pmchurch.org and
• click on AdventistGiving in the upper right-hand corner.
• Follow the directions provided for setting up your user account.
• You may then log in to your account and complete your donation.
However, before you begin, we encourage you to read Frequently Asked Questions in the first time users section. If you have a question that is not answered, click on Contact Us on the left side of the page, and you will be directed to email@example.com.
March 15 - Jose Bourget - "The B.A.D. People"
March 22 - Rodlie Ortiz - "How to Develop Your faith"
March 29 - Dwight K. Nelson
April 5 - Dwight K. Nelson
April 12 - Dwight K. Nelson
April 19 - Dwight K. Nelson
April 26 - Dwight K. Nelson
March 15 - Good News Farm Market
March 22 - Michigan Advance Partners
March 29 - Pioneer Memorial Church Operating Expense
April 5 - Pioneer Memorial Church Operating Expense
April 12 - World Budget/Christian Record Services
April 19 - Pioneer Memorial Church Operating Expense
April 26 - Michigan Advance Partners