Resources

Speaker

Lindsey Pratt

Lindsey Pratt was called to youth ministry at an early age and God has opened doors for her to minster with teens and youth ever since. She worked in Central California as a Youth Pastor and Youth Evangelism Director before finishing her Masters of Divinity at Andrews University. Some of her favorite things to do are mission trips, backpacking and outdoor activities. She is passionate about giving opportunity for youth to use their talents and gifts in leadership for God. She loves racing in triathlons, camping and spending time with her daughter Ellie.

Offering

Opening Music

"Fantasia"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor

"Shelter in Storm"

"The Lord's Our Rock"—SDAH 528. st. 1 & 3  •  "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less"—SDAH 522, st. 2-3  •  "Lord, Speak to Me"—SDAH 541, st. 1 & 3
Elizabeth Wilson, chorister; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Congregational Prayer

Diana Foster & Arlet Dees, Pioneer Members

Pioneer Life

Kala Smith Testimony with Rodlie Ortiz

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Llona Chapman; Prayer: Kayleigh & Emma

Scripture Reading

Ben Maguad, Member

Worship in Music

"Master, the Tempest Is Raging"  •  Horatio Palmer
Ryan Clough, tenor, Andrews University employee; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Message

"The Answer: In Case of Emergency – Who Do You Call In the Storm?"
Lindsey Pratt

Connect Card/Prayer

 

Hymn of Response

"Be Still, My Soul"  •  461, st. 2-3
Elizabeth Wilson, chorister; Kenneth Logan, organ

Closing Remarks/Benediction

Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor

Closing Music

"O God, Our Help"  •  William Croft, Jan Bender
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

 

Opening Music

"Fantasia"  •  Johann Sebastian Bach
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer

Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor

Praise

"Praise To The Lord"  •  1

Congregational Prayer

Diana Foster & Arlet Dees, Pioneer Members

Pioneer Life

Kala Smith Testimony by Rodlie Ortiz

Worship in Music

"Master, the Tempest Is Raging"  •  Horatio Palmer
Ryan Clough, tenor, Andrews University employee; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

Children's Story & Prayer

Story: Llona Chapman; Prayer: Kayleigh & Emma

Praise

"Beneath The Cross of Jesus"—SDAH 303, st. 1, 2. •  "Give Me Jesus"—SDAH 305, 2 st.  •  "My Jesus, I Love Thee"—SDAH 321, st. 1,2,4

Scripture Reading

 

Message

"The Answer: In Case of Emergency – Who Do You Call In the Storm?"
Lindsey Pratt

Connect Card

 

Closing Song

"In Christ Alone"

Closing Remarks

Rodlie Ortiz, Associate Pastor

 

Closing Music

"O God, Our Help"  •  William Croft, Jan Bender
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music

 

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Fellowship CHRISTMAS Breakfast

Let’s gather before the main worship service for a Christmas breakfast potluck on Saturday morning, December 24 from 9:00 – 10:15 AM at the Pioneer Commons. Bring your favorite breakfast items.
A – G – bread, muffin, or pastries
H – P – breakfast casserole or hot/cold cereal
Q – Z – fruits
Pioneer will provide hot and cold drinks and nuts.

Dec 10 Groupe Francophone

The Groupe Francophone D’Andrews will host a French sabbath school at 10:30, a francophone worship service at 11:45, and a fellowship potluck at 1:30 on Sabbath, Dec 10 in the Seminary Chapel. All speakers, learners, and lovers of the French language are invited to attend. Please bring a dish to share for potluck as able. RSVP to Lucile Sabas at sabas@andrews.edu if you can help with the meal.

Celebrate Community Christmas and Live Nativity

Celebrate Community Christmas - Come experience a celebration of Christ's birth from 3-6 pm on Sunday, December 18 at the Student Activity Center in downtown Eau Claire located at 6295 West Main Street Eau Claire, MI. The event also features a FREE Live Nativity from 3:30 to 5:30 PM with live animals the kids can pet, FREE Hot Cider/Hot Chocolate, popcorn and cookies, FREE Christmas Ornament Craft for the Kids, FREE Christmas Music/Karaoke, FREE Photo Backdrops for Christmas Family Photos, Silent Auctions and a Christmas Market, and Blacksmithing Demonstration. Admission: FREE Sponsored by the Eau Claire Critters Pathfinder Club and the Eau Claire SDA Church. Questions? Call or text 269-405-5026 or email Eauclairecritters@gmail.com

Garden Club Christmas Cookie Exchange Dec 11

The Berrien Springs Garden Club cordially invites you to attend our annual Christmas cookie exchange from 2-5pm on Sunday, December 11 at Love Creek Nature Center. Come learn tips and tricks from fellow local gardeners and share delicious bakery next to the festive fireplace. All ages and abilities welcome.

The BSGC is a registered non-profit affiliated with Michigan Garden Clubs and National Garden Clubs which focuses on encouraging community gardening skills, appreciation of nature, and protection of native species and pollinators.

Nathan Greene Christmas Art Studio

You are invited to a special Nathan Greene Art Studio Christmas Open House. The studio is located at 8458 Painter School Road, Berrien Center, MI. All are welcome to attend!

December 4 & 11, 6:00 PM

Update for Renovate 2.0

At the end of November, the Renovate 2.0 project and fundraising is as follows:

The Project: The final guaranteed cost, as submitted by the general contractor, Weigand Construction, is $929,641.00. This amount includes a 3% contingency. The project begins on Tuesday, Dec. 27, and is to keep on-budget. The elevator is on order and should be here mid-May 2023.

Fundraising: As of this week, there are $225,627.00 that have been given. This amount includes one portion of a $100,000 matching grant. Update #2 will be Dec. 3. Remember Renovate 2.0 in your year-end giving plans and pray for its success.

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Christmas Banquet for Seniors

If you did not attend the last ASM potluck at the Village Fellowship Hall on November 13, you probably have not had a chance to RSVP for the Christmas Banquet to be held at the Village Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 11, at 1:00 PM.  Aside from the 55 people who already put their names on the Banquet list that day, here is how to RSVP now and be included: *Call PMC (269-471-3133 if you are a member at PMC). The deadline for calling these numbers is December 6, in order that the caterer can order and prepare enough food for all who are coming. This is a PMC-sponsored program and the food is paid for by PMC and Village churches. Thank you very much, and we look forward to fellowshipping together with PMC and Village pastors!

Memorial Service for Sharon Dudgeon

The memorial service for Sharon Dudgeon will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Pioneer Memorial Church. The family will start receiving family and friends at PMC starting at 1:00 PM. All are invited to attend to celebrate the life of Sharon.

Volunteers for Weight-Loss Program

This January our Health and Wellness Ministry will launch a weight management program for the church and community called Best Weigh. It’s a proven system that combines spiritual principles with nutrition and weight management. It will be led by Dr Ken
Kelln. We’re looking for up to 20 volunteers who can serve as greeters, weigh-in helpers, a/v, parking help, and more. To get more information or to register as a volunteer, text the word HEALTH to 269-281-2345 or you can call 801-513-8809.

Soup for Students is back!

Can you believe that our last Soup for Students was three years ago? If you’re new, Soup for Students is a practical way for Pioneer to show love and care for our University students during final’s week by providing some fresh hot soup and salad. This is taking place on Tuesday, December 13th, at 6 PM in our PMC Commons. We need 30 volunteers who are willing to bring a pot of soup. You can also be involved by helping serve or clean up afterwards. For more information or to register text the word SOUP to 269-281-2345.

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