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Friday, August 20, 2021 - 15:26

How to Become an Influencer: Paul—A Biography

"Living in the White Space"


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.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

More In This Series

Opening Music

“Praise to the Lord”  •  Martin Shaw
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music


Prescott Khair, Associate Pastor

“Contentment in God’s Leading”: A Hymn Cycle

Praise to the Lord  •  Lead On, O King Eternal  •  He Leadeth Me  •  Beneath the Cross of Jesus
Raleigh Pettey, Safari Shyirakera, hymnleaders; Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music


John Glass, Associate Pastor

Children’s Story

Children Story: Fiorella Oudri, Student; Prayer: Samuel

Worship in Music

“Give Me Jesus”  •  Spiritual / Mark Hayes
Safari Shyirakera, soprano; Kenneth Logan, piano, Minister of Music


“Living in the White Space”
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor


Connect Card


Hymn of Commitment

“Give Me Jesus”

Closing Music

“Lead On, O King Eternal”  •  Henry Smart
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music


Opening Music

"Praise to the Lord"  •  Martin Shaw
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music


Prescott Khair, Associate Pastor


Holy Spirit

Congregational Prayer

John Glass, Associate Pastor

Pioneer Life

Denford Tanaka Mujeye Jr., presented by Denford Mujeye and Marble Mujeye, with Pastor John Glass

Worship in Music

"What You Could Do With Me"  •  Josh Holiday, Justin Morgan & Rachel Barrentine
Grace Dockerty, mezzo-soprano; Nathaniel Chung, piano

Children's Story

Children Story: Fiorella Oudri, Student; Prayer: Samuel


Goodness of God  •  Draw Me Close


"How to Become an Influencer: Living in the White Space"
Dwight K. Nelson, Lead Pastor

Closing Song

Give Me Jesus

Closing Music

"Lead On, O King Eternal", Henry Smart
Kenneth Logan, organ, Minister of Music


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Pioneer Safety Update

Pioneer cares about the health of our community and our congregation. We monitor the spread of COVID-19, especially the delta variant, closely.  Berrien County's level of transmission is now High, as classified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  

In alignment with Andrews University (AU), masks are now required indoors at Pioneer, regardless of vaccination status (AU guidelines).


  • wear a mask indoors
  • practice physical distancing
  • practice good hand hygiene

If you feel unwell at all, even with symptoms of a cold or flu, please do join our online worship at

We pray for God's continued protection to keep our church community safe and healthy,

 —Pioneer Safety Committee

Support SDA Church Members in Madagascar

Andrews University is helping to support the SDA church members in southwest Madagascar who are currently experiencing severe drought and famine in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, you can provide food to those in desperate need.

We have been told that some members eat mud, roots, and leaves to try and remove hunger cramps. As a member of the Adventist family, you can feed a family of four for one month for $50, providing vital rice, beans, oil, and other essential food. The neediness of these families is serious. There are eleven churches scattered around the affected area with 494 families and over 1,691 individuals. Even though some food aid was collected and distributed in November 2020, the drought has continued, and that food is now used up.
Give online or write a check to Andrews University with the memo “CIDP-Famine Relief” and send it to:
Office of Development
8903 US Hwy 31
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0660
More Info:

Timeless Tours

Join Timeless Tours next March 16-27, 2022 for an unforgettable tour to ancient Egypt. Two experienced biblical archaeologists will be your guides. For more information contact Timeless Tours through Stefanie Elkins at You can also learn more about the tour, find application forms, payments, itineraries and more via our website;

Sabbath Afternoon Prayer Walk

Join us for our Sabbath afternoon prayer walk on campus! We meet at the stairs behind the statue, and it starts at 5:00 PM and ends by 6:00 PM.  We would love to have you join us. If that day/time does not work for you, there are other days that people are
prayer walking, as well. Questions? Contact: Ildiko at; Andrew at; or Andrea at