Saturday, May 27, 2023

OPENING MUSIC

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” • Martin Shaw

WELCOME

Ben Martin, Associate Pastor

PROCESSIONAL

“Trumpet Tune” • David Johnson

CALL TO WORSHIP

Alayna Prentice

INVOCATION

Daniel White

HYMN OF PRAISE

“Praise Him! Praise Him!” • 249

CALL TO PRAYER

Jonathan Mills
“Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” • 290, refrain only

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER

Briauna Skinner

CALL FOR CHILDREN’S OFFERING

Ava Zygowiec

CHILDREN’S STORY & PRAYER

“The Prayer” • arr. Bob Cerulli
Jonni Rosenthal, Ava Zygowiec & Daniel White

SONG OF PRAISE

“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” • 334
“Build My Life”

SCRIPTURE READING

Chrissy Penno

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“Down To The River To Pray” • arr. Mary McDonald

MESSAGE

Ben Martin, Associate Pastor

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“This Is Our Faith” • 2023 Tent Theme Song, written by RMES Students

RECESSIONAL

“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” • Paul Manz

CLOSING MUSIC

“Allegro maestoso e vivace” • Felix Mendelssohn

 

PRESIDING

Steven Atkins, Class Sponsor

OPENING MUSIC

“Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow” • attr. H. Purcell

PROCESSIONAL

“Christ for the World” • Kenneth Logan

WELCOME & CALL TO WORSHIP

Lindsey Pratt, Pioneer Youth Pastor

PRAISE

Andrews Academy Praise Team

PRAYER

James Yi
Parent of Enoch Yi

OFFERING

Khatri-Chetri Family
Princess-Jasmine Khatri-Chetri

OFFERTORY

“Jericho . . . arr. P. Yoder
Marco Sciarabba-Badenas, Alto Saxophone I
Zane Freeman, Alto Saxophone II
Donovan Caagbay, Tenor Saxophone
Nathaniel Miller, Baritone Saxophone

SCRIPTURE READING

Michael Gayle
Parent of Alexia Gayle

WORSHIP IN MUSIC

“For the Beauty of the Earth . . . arr. J. Dawson

SERMON

Gerardo Oudri
Parent of Fiorella Oudri

HYMN

“Take My Life and Let it Be” • 330

BENEDICTION

Jay Johnson
Parent of Karla Johnson

PRAYER RESPONSE

“The Lord Bless You” • 669

RECESSIONAL

“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” • P. Manz

CLOSING VOLUNTARY

“Choral Song” • S. Wesley

 

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Offering for April 20, 2024

Pioneer Operating Budget

Smells can bring a flood of memories to your brain.

A special family recipe can spark a whole host of thoughts and emotions as it passes through your home if someone is making a meal. There are recipes that my mother and my grandmother have made, that still bring me joy when we get together and they are cooked for the family. One thing I am still mastering is the art of making good bread. I love the smell of fresh-baked, homemade bread, and it is always something that I look forward to making.

What has brought even more joy is involving my children in the baking process, when it is possible. Baking and cooking are skills that can be taught and learned. Similarly, our church has a rich heritage of passing along the lessons we know in order to build up the next generation.

The Bible encourages teaching and sharing what we know! “And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others” (2 Timothy 2:2, NIV).

Ministries such as Sabbath School classes help us connect and better know the “recipe” for a better life in Christ, and how to practically live out our Christianity outside of these church walls. Today’s offering is for our local church budget, which supports ministries such as Sabbath school. 

North American Division Stewardship Ministries

Pastoral Staff Transition at Pioneer

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

Letter from Elder Jim Micheff

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

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.

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.

Oasis Public School Ministry

Oasis Public School Ministry provides a safe community for real talk, good food, fun activities, and building relationships between students, leaders, and God. This ministry is open to all public middle and high school students and meets Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 PM in the 5th grade Sabbath school room. Bring a friend and check it out! For more information, contact Diane at simplestirrings@yahoo.com.

Clear Reception

Join us for Bible study and reading "Mere Christianity" an adaption of BBC radio broadcasts by C.S. Lewis during WWII. We plan to build simple radio sets like the ones people listened to Mr. Lewis on. We will meet the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00-9:30, in the lobby of the Simulator Building at Andrews University Airpark. Register by clicking on the 'Grow Groups" link at the bottom of Pioneer Memorial Church's web page, then select the option of "Join a Community Group".

BELONG Ministries Adopt-a-Student

 Winter is coming and for many of our students these are the hardest months to get through without their families. You can help create a home away from home by joining our Belong Ministries Adopt-a-Student program. You'll build meaningful connections by hosting the student for a home cooked meal, surprising them with their favorite treats, and reminding them that they've been prayed for. The time commitment is at your discretion.

Sign up to Adopt-a-Student