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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 00:29

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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

The magi were the first to give gifts at Christmas. What lessons can we learn from their story?
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Program: 
Opening Voluntary
Glad Tidings of Great Joy
Kenneth Logan
Introit
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Kenneth Logan
Christmas Call
Dwight K. Nelson
Invocation
Carols of the Season
Good Christians, Now Rejoice • st. 1-2 of 136
Now Is Born the Divine Christ Child • 133
O Little Town of Bethlehem • st. 1 & 3 of 135
Angels From the Realms of Glory • st. 1-3 of 119
Family Prayer
O Come to My Heart, Lord Jesus • 140
Don, Fin, and Lilly Dronen
Infant Dedications
Liliana Milada presented by Jose & Andrea Pena
Kena Alemayehu Kuma presented by Kuma A. Debela & Addisalem K. Yade
One Family’s Story
Samir, Keila, Saila & Jaziel Sanchez
Offering
PMC Operating Expense
Children’s Story
Away in a Manger • 124
Christmas Scripture
Matthew 2:1-2, 7-11 NIV
Lori & Duane Covrig
Christmas Music
I Heard the Bells
Kenneth Logan
Christmas Homily
“Christmas Arithmetic: We Three Kings of Orient Are”
Dwight K. Nelson
Appeal
To Make a King
David Phelps
Benediction
Closing Voluntary
Good Christians, Now Rejoice • 14th Century Melody

More In This Series

12/13/2014
God is a child at heart. Even more than that, He was once a child in body as well. What does that mean for those who follow Him, and the children He has placed in their care?
12/06/2014
As we enter the Christmas season we find ourselves in a nation in turmoil–divided and wounded. What message can the followers of Emmanuel bring to the world at a time like this?
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Neighbor to Neighbor Helps

At Neighbor to Neighbor, we've had a whirlwind year. Our brand new Thrift Store enjoyed a successful opening at the beginning of November, thanks to our dedicated volunteers and wonderful patrons. Sunday, November 22nd, was poised to be our grand dedication service. Restrictions on indoor gatherings had just been issued, so sadly the event was not as grand as initially anticipated.

With over 10,000 square feet of retail space that allows for socially distanced shopping, Neighbor to Neighbor's Thrift Store boasts a beautiful selection of holiday and house decor, well-stocked shelves full of household items, small appliances to make your life easier, gently used furniture and footwear, clean clothing for the whole family, books, games, and so much more.

If you haven't been to Neighbor to Neighbor recently, you're missing out on one of the best shopping experiences in Berrien Springs. Our friendly volunteers are happy to help you find what you’re looking for.

Over the years our Pioneer family has supported us through their finances, volunteers and of course their prayers. However, one thing is missing in all of our improvements and new developments: you! From prayer partners to organizers, from greeters to greens keepers, Neighbor to Neighbor needs volunteers like you with talents like yours.

We always need volunteers with specialized skills who are willing to serve. If you have a talent for janitorial services, landscape maintenance, plumbing, or electrical work, you could be an answer to our prayers!

From Sunday through Thursday, volunteers help make Neighbor to Neighbor's various ministries possible. Our current volunteers invite you to join them in using your time and talents to give back to our community. To volunteer or become part of the Neighbor to Neighbor family of "love in motion," just call (269) 471-7411, or send an email to info@n2nhelps.com. We look forward to serving with you!

Neighbor to Neighbor Website

Giving Online

Thank you for giving purposefully, faithfully, and joyfully! If you have been giving on Adventist Giving Online, please help us by creating and then signing in to your account each time you give. It helps us better when you sign to give in rather than when you give as a guest. 

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Pioneer Veterans

We are so grateful for our Veterans service to God and Country. With that in mind, we wish to update our Veteran's prayer list and ask our congregation to send us the names of spouses, sons, and daughters who are serving or who have served. We also ask you now to bow in prayer for God's presence with and protection of our Service people.

—James North, Jr., Pioneer Veterans Coordinator
jamesn@andrews.edu | 269-471-1590

Earliteen and Youth Sabbath Schools Go Digital

For your safety, Pioneer's Earliteen and Youth Sabbath morning programs are now meeting virtually, until further notice. Join the Earliteen Sabbath School via Zoom, and Elevate - Youth Sabbath School via YouTube. Meet you there!

—Earliteen & Youth Leadership

Pioneer on Vimeo

Did you know that Pioneer video archives are all availale online through a Vimeo account? Pioneer uses Vimeo to post more than just sermons including announcements and special features. Start watching today at https://vimeo.com/pmchurch.

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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 rodlie.ortiz@pmchurch.org.