Speaker

Silvia Bacchiocchi

Offering

Saturday, November 05, 2022

OPENING MUSIC

“Voluntary on the Doxology” • attr. Henry Purcell

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

“IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL”: A HYMN FOCUS

“It Is Well With My Soul” • 530, st. 1
“It Is Well With My Soul” • C. Moklebust
“It Is Well With My Soul” • 530, st. 2-3

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

Debbie Michel, Pioneer Elder
“Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” • refrain only of 290

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST SPEAKER

Dwight K. Nelson

OFFERTORY

“Allegro” • Henry Heron

CHILDREN’S STORY

Richard Aguilera, Pioneer Member

SCRIPTURE READING

Ashley and Lucy Press, Pioneer Members
Psalm 73:25–26 NIV

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“A Call to Celebration” • David Angerman

MESSAGE

“Driving Desire: A Tale of Two Mothers”
Silvia Bacchiocchi

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“Take the World, But Give Me Jesus” words no. 329, st. 2-4; melody no. 191

BENEDICTION

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“Those Are Blessed Who Live in Unswerving Faith” • Johannes Brahms

 

OPENING MUSIC

“Voluntary on the Doxology” • attr. Henry Purcell

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

Lindsey Pratt, Associate Pastor

PRAISE

“When We All Get To Heaven”
“I Love You Lord”

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

Debbie Michel, Pioneer Elder

ORDINATION OF DEACONS

Jenifer Daley, Associate Pastor

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“It Is Well With My Soul” • C. Moklebust

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST SPEAKER

Dwight K. Nelson

OFFERTORY

“A Call to Celebration” • David Angerman

CHILDREN’S STORY

Richard Aguilera, Pioneer Member

PRAISE

“Trading My Sorrows"
“Doxology”

MESSAGE

“Driving Desire: A Tale of Two Mothers”
Silvia Bacchiocchi

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“Take the World, But Give Me Jesus” words no. 329, st. 2-4; melody no. 191

BLESSING

 

CLOSING MUSIC

“Those Are Blessed Who Live in Unswerving Faith” • Johannes Brahms

 

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Pastoral Staff Transition at Pioneer

Please see the letter below regarding a Pastoral Staff transition at Pioneer.

Letter from Elder Jim Micheff

Offering for April 13, 2024

Hope Channel International

Give hope through your offering today.

The impact of Hope Channel is evident in the inspiring stories of God’s children like Pastor Ross and baby Aurora. Ross overcame drug addiction to become an ordained Seventh-day Adventist pastor after discovering Hope Sabbath School. Following baby Aurora's brachial plexus injury at birth, she was miraculously healed thanks to our most watched Let’s Pray program and prayers on her behalf from our global community.

With your offering today, Hope Channel can continue to share the transformational love of Jesus Christ with people all over the world by producing high-quality Christian content to reach new audiences in innovative ways.

Our Hope.Study platform is online and offers Bible studies on a range of topics. So far, over 300,000 people started a course – just one year after the platform went live! People are hungering for Bible truth.

As we read in Proverbs 11:25 (ESV), "Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered." By faithfully supporting Hope Channel International, you are not only blessing others but yourself as well by bringing hope to those who need it most and by telling them of the love of Jesus Christ.

After celebrating 20 years of Hope Channel and reaching over 80 countries with the Adventist message, let’s make 2024 the most impactful year yet in sharing hope in Jesus with people everywhere.

North American Division Stewardship Ministries

Wind Symphony Spring Concert

Andrews University Wind Symphony presents a concert of tunes that represent various regions of the world. We begin with a march by a contemporary American composer, and then musically travel to Australia, England, Jamaica, China, Peru, and finally the Scottish Highlands. This concert will feature two student conductors, as well as a world premier. Join us for a wonderful evening of musical travel on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 8:30 PM at the Howard Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at howard.andrews.edu.

Andrews University Gymnics Homeshow 2024

Andrews University Gymnics presents, "OMNI," a fun and thrilling evening of circus, tumbling and cheer acts. The athletes take to the mats prepared to travel and become "World Changers" in all corners of the globe. Each subsequent routine will portray outstanding grace and agility in varying "environments," illustrating that God uses all of us and our talents to make this world a better place. Join us for an evening of entertainment that will also inspire you and give you hope for the future! Click here to buy tickets.

Hope and Fun with Jesus

The Pioneer Women Ministries invites you explore the topic of “Hope” with us on Sunday, April 28 form 3-5 PM in the Teen Loft. The program will include fellowship time with games and puzzles. Please bring snacks to share with your table: cut fruit, pretzels, cookies, munchies be creative! Drinks will be provided! Join us for this time of encouragement. To Register text “HOPE” at 269-281-2345

Lebanon mission report

You are invited to attend the Lebanon mission report on Sabbath, April 13 at 6 pm in the youth chapel. Hear the testimonies and see the scenes of campus ministry at Middle East University and the local Adventist schools. Come be encouraged, challenged and inspired.

Free Bibles

The lost and found ministry at PMC has placed a table in the Main Lobby (Narthex) containing Bibles which have been in lost and found for more than a year and not been claimed. Some have names on them and some do not. You are welcome to take a Bible for yourself or a friend.  Please read and enjoy, For other lost and found item, there is a cupboard in the lower lobby welcome center where these items are kept. You can ask during the week for a secretary to help you check if your lost item is there.  After items have been in lost and found for more than three months they are sent to Neighbor to Neighbor so be sure and check on your items soon after you lose them.

Strength to Keep Going: A Multilingual Worship Celebration

The Andrews University Haitian Association and the Groupe Francophone D'Andrews invite all to participate in a special, multicultural worship experience on April 13 in the Seminary Chapel. Sabbath School at 10:30 AM, divine service at 11:45 AM. Join us in praising God in English, French, and Creole! Children and families welcome, as well as language learners.

The Center for Adventist Research Book Sale

The Center for Adventist Research Book Sale is back! The 2024 Spring book sale begins April 2 with hundreds of used Seventh-day Adventist books, pamphlets, periodicals, audio-visuals, and Ellen White books for sale. There are also many phonograph records for sale.

The books are competitively priced and will be less costly than at the various online sources for Adventist used books. We accept cash, checks, and credit/debit cards. The sale begins April 2 and will conclude on April 16. The sale hours will match the Center’s public hours: Monday to Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM, and Friday 9 AM to 1 PM.  For more information, you may call the Center at (269) 471-3209 or email car@andrews.edu.

Quiet Activity Bags for Kids in Church

Pioneer warmly welcomes young families! Quiet activity bags for children are available to borrow, enjoy, and return each Sabbath morning. Select a larger bag for 1 to 3 year-olds or a smaller one for 3 to 9 year-olds. Pick up a bag in the Narthex or the organ side front entrance lobby. Return as soon as finished so others can enjoy.

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