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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:41

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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Adventist Engaged Encounter Feb 18-20

Adventist Engaged Encounter (AEE) is a fun weekend intensive workshop for seriously dating, engaged, and newlywed couples. AEE is not group therapy, no sharing with the group required, and it IS a private, safe environment with 12 guided sessions by marriage mentors. AEE is a great tool to add to your relationship toolbox, but AEE IS NOT CRISIS COUNSELING. AEE IS designed to help you take your relationship to the next level of love, connection, focus, and commitment. The weekend of Meetings will be held in the lower level of Nethery Hall starting at 6:30 PM 2/18/22.

 

New Winter Sabbath Journey: "A Banner Unfurled"

I hope you will join us (online or in-person) for a worship journey we may never have been on together. "A Banner Unfurled" will be a fresh plunge into the shining truth about our Creator-Savior and His gift of the seventh day, the Sabbath, to humanity.
We won’t be arguing over which Day—we already know. But we will be creatively exploring how existentially/experientially the treasure of Christ embedded in the Day can reignite our pandemic-shadowed lives with new light and meaning this New Year.

I'm praying we'll never be the same again as a result of this exploration. And I hope you invite your friends and family to join us.

For your handy reference here is the lineup of our Pioneer winter Sabbaths in 2022:

  • January 8 – "Killing Time"
  • January 15  – "'The Peace of Wild Things'"
  • January 22  – "'All the Light We Cannot See'"
  • January 29 –  Andrews University Student Association Sabbath
  • February 5  – "Familiarity Breeds Contempt"
  • February 12 – "'My Soul Followeth Hard After Thee'"
  • February 19 – Pathfinder Sabbath
  • February 26 – "'The Things on Which the Light Falls'"
  • March 5 – "By Playing Silly Games"

–Pastor Dwight

Join The Crayon Box Team

Andrews University’s Children’s Learning Center, The Crayon Box, is looking for a dedicated, responsible, loving and creative individual to join our staff to teach and care for our Pre-K (4 year old) children. Must meet Michigan LARA requirements for Lead Caregiver. Must be available to work 9:00-3:00 Monday - Thursday. This position is temporary with the possibility leading to full time employment. Background check, finger printing, TB test and additional job related trainings required.  Job requires much physical activity and a high energy level and accuracy and efficiency is required

The applicant:
Must be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma. Must meet LARA requirements for lead caregiver: a bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a child-related field, associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or child development or high school diploma with coursework in child-related field and experience. Must love children. Must have a warm and friendly personality with sensitivity to the feelings and needs of both children and adults. Must display a willingness to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the center's philosophy and mission. Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Apply online: https://www.andrews.edu/admres/jobs/show/staff_hourly

Serve Opportunities

Pioneer Memorial Church is a place where serving others is its reason for being. We are excited to have you participate in our church life! Thank you for filling out our survey about your interests in serving at Pioneer Memorial Church. We look forward to receiving your response.

Explore My GiftsServe Survey

Sugar Fast - Jesus Feast

Erin Dockerty, a Pioneer member, is coordinating a virtual event in a private Facebook community where you’ll receive daily scripture & encouragement. Participate in the community at the level you are comfortable. Let's fight the overwhelm of this world with more of Jesus. Join at https://forms.gle/iMAQ2tFGMHqfuL9r8

Pioneer Member Publishes Children's Science Book

Pioneer member, and now author, Joseth Howell, is excited to announce the release of her new children's science book, Water Wonderful World that would make a great experience gift for the holidays and beyond. Water Wonderful World is a beautifully designed heartwarming children’s nonfiction science book that will captivate young readers, parents, and teachers. Filled with lots of interesting facts about water from land and sea to the underground and air, colorful photographs, and wrapped in poetic flair to make science more appealing, it is poised to set young minds buzzing, and inspire them to appreciate the world all around. Children will learn about water conservation, the water cycle, water states, chemical composition of water, tides, water habitats and so much more. Also contained within its pages are fun-filled hands-on activities of water games, experiments, and art that kids and their families can enjoy together further strengthening family bonds and getting them exciting about STEM; and review
questions at the end of each chapter that parents and teachers can use to reinforce comprehension and mastery of concepts learned. Readers will also learn interesting facts about the continent where they live while discovering amazing facts about other continents too.

Enticing pictures and text a child can relate to makes Water Wonderful World a great read-aloud for the new reader and the perfect read-aloud book for all children. Available on Amazon and barnesandnoble.com.

Author Joseth Howell is a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities.

Lake Union Conference's Our United Cry Prayer Conference

On March 11-12 Lake Union Conference will be having an in person Prayer Conference event at the Embassy Suites in Plainfield, Indiana. The Our United Cry’s theme for this year’s Conference comes from John 17, “One With God, One with each other. As a Lake Union Conference family we need to come together in prayer especially in such a time that we are in right now. As a Union we need to come and together seek for the Holy Spirit. We will also be praying for the upcoming General Conference Session the following summer. We want every church in this great Lake Union to be represented in this conference. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

 

Full-time Paid Ministry Position "Training & Outreach Assistant" for ASAP Ministries' Reach the World Next Door (RWND) Program.

ASAP Ministries is looking for an effective communicator with good organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as marketing experience, including social media and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop.

Duties will include general office tasks coordinating RWND's day-to-day activities, promoting the RWND training course through social media and other communication channels, and following up to facilitate participants’ completion of the RWND training course.

If interested, please email your résumé, references, and cover letter to Pr. Robert Benjamin at robert.benjamin@asapministries.org. If you have any questions about this position, call Pr. Benjamin at 269-471-3026.

Wednesday Morning Prayer Meeting

Join our Wednesday gathering on Zoom as we share and pray together.

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Benton Harbor Water Crisis

Due to excessive lead in the water in Benton Harbor, Harbor of Hope serves as a distribution site for cases of free bottled water for Benton Harbor residents. Volunteers are needed from 4:00 – 6:00 PM every Sabbath afternoon.

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