Worship and Announcements | Lord’s Day 31, December 2017

   Welcome and Announcements

   Prelude

   Call to Worship……………………….. Revelation 4:1-11

*  Hymn………………………………… Holy, Holy, Holy! 100

*  Invocation

*  Gloria Patri………………………………………………….. 735

   Responsive Reading………………………………… Insert

*  Hymn………………………. God, Be Merciful to Me 486

   Prayer of Dedication

   Offering/Offertory

* Doxology…………………………………………………….. 731

   Prayer of the Church

*  Hymn ……………… Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus 481

   Scripture……………. John 6:59-71; Joshua 24:14-15

   Sermon………………………………………………… Choose

*  Hymn ……… My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less 521

*  Benediction 

  Congregation will please stand

 

Sunday Evening Service          6:00 PM

 

For Your Information 

Sunday School – Classes begin at 9:45 each Sunday morning for both children and adults.

The greeter for December is Ed Pelger.

Nursery Volunteers – Roberta and Molly Adams

Next week – Roberta and Molly Adams

Fellowship Coffee – Immediately following the worship service downstairs in the church basement.

Next week – Potluck providers.  Please bring a snack to share. 

Choir – Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Study at the Tavern – Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Ligonier Tavern.  Contact John Kenyon for topics of discussion.

Men’s Study – Thursday at 8:30 PM

Sparks Fly, a Men’s Study based on Proverbs 27:17, meets at 235 West Main Street, No 104. Check the website for weekly updates.

Men’s Morning Bible Study – Friday at 7:00 AM at the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe.

Year-End Giving – All offerings must be received no later than December 31 to be counted on the 2017 offering report.

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, January 6 at 8:00 AM at the church.  Please let Ed Pelger know if you are able to attend.

Congregational Meeting – Sunday, February 11.

A lunch will be served immediately following the worship service.  The meeting will convene after lunch.

The snow date is Sunday, February 18.

The special offering for PCA Ministerial Relief collected $1450.

Please contact the church office if you would like to arrange e-mail receipt of the bulletin, weekly prayer list or prayer requests.

In addition to making a prayer request on Sunday morning, please e-mail the request to byron.frank@ieee.org, pioneerpca@gmail.com or put a note in the offering.  Cards are provided in the pew racks.

 

Christmas Eve Service | 24 December 2017

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE

December 24, 2017

 

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders.  And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.  There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore.  The zeal of the Lord of hosts will accomplish this.  (Isaiah 9:6-7)

 

Prelude

       Announcements

 

Scripture Call to Worship…………………………… Isaiah 9:1-7

 

*    Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come………………………… 195

 

*    Invocation

 

Offertory Prayer/Offering……………………….. Coventry Carol

 

Scripture…………………….. Isaiah 7:13-14, Matthew 1:19-23

 

What Child Is This…………………………………………………… 213

 

Pastoral Prayer/ Lord’s Prayer

 

Scripture……………………………………………………. Luke 1:26-38

 

     Anthem………………………………………………………….. He Is Born

 

Scripture……………………………………………………… Luke 2:1-7

 

*   O Come, All Ye Faithful…………………………………………. 208

 

Scripture……………………………………………………. Luke 2:8-14

 

       Hark! the Herald Angels Sing………………………………… 203

 

       Angels We Have Heard on High……………………………. 214

 

Scripture…………………………………………………. Luke 2:15-20

 

Within a Crib, My Savior Lay……………………………….. insert

 

Scripture Text………………………………………… 1 Peter 1:1-12

 

Sermon……………………………………………. The Angels Sang

 

*   Silent Night! Holy Night!………………………………………… 210

 

*   Benediction

 

*   The congregation will please stand

 

Tonight’s offering will go to the PCA Ministerial Fund.  This fund is used to provide assistance for disabled and needy retired pastors, missionaries, and church lay workers, their widows and dependent children.  Very often a disabled or retired pastor or the widow of a pastor is faced with serious financial hardship.  PCA has established this fund to help meet this need.  We here at Pioneer are pleased to take part in this denomination-wide offering.  We encourage your participation.

Worship and Announcements | Lord’s Day 24 December 2017

   Prelude

   Call to Worship…………………………… Luke 2:13-14

*  Hymn…….. Comfort, Comfort Ye My People 197

*  Invocation

*  Gloria Patri………………………………………………. 735

   Responsive Reading…………. Psalm 2 page 785

   Anthem…………………………………. An Advent Song

   Prayer of Dedication

   Offering/Offertory

* Doxology…………………………………………………. 731

   Prayer of the Church

*  Hymn …………………. O Come, All Ye Faithful 208

   Scripture………………………………… Matthew 2:1-12

   Sermon………………………………………. Born a King

*  Hymn …………………………. What Child Is This 213

*  Benediction 

*  Congregation will please stand

 

Sunday Evening Service      6:00 PM

 

For Your Information 

Sunday School – Classes begin at 9:45 each Sunday morning for both children and adults.

The greeter for December is Ed Pelger.

Nursery Volunteers – Sheila and Ben Kenyon

Next week – Roberta and Molly Adams

Fellowship Coffee – Immediately following the worship service downstairs in the church basement.  Next week – Fellowship coffee will be held during the Sunday School hour.

Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 PM 

Choir – Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Study at the Tavern – Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Ligonier Tavern.  Contact John Kenyon for topics of discussion.

Men’s Study – Thursday at 8:30 PM

Sparks Fly, a Men’s Study based on Proverbs 27:17, meets at 235 West Main Street, No 104. Check the website for weekly updates.

Men’s Morning Bible Study – Friday at 7:00 AM at the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe.

Schedule for Special Offerings

December 24, Evening Worship – PCA Ministerial Relief

Year-End Giving – All offerings must be received no later than December 31 to be counted on the 2017 offering report.

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, January 6 at 8:00 AM at the church.  Please let Ed Pelger know if you are able to attend.

 

 

Welcome and Announcements | Lord’s Day 17 December 2017

  Welcome and Announcements

   Prelude

   Call to Worship……………………………….. John 3:16

*  Hymn………….. Good Christian Men, Rejoice 207

*  Invocation

*  Gloria Patri………………………………………………. 735

   Responsive Reading…………. Psalm 2 page 785

   Anthem…………… God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

   Prayer of Dedication

   Offering/Offertory

* Doxology…………………………………………………. 731

   Prayer of the Church

*  Hymn ……… Within a Crib My Savior Lay (insert)

   Scripture…………… Matthew 2:13-23; Isaiah 9:1-7

   Sermon……………………………………….. Son of God

*  Hymn ……….. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 203

*  Benediction 

*  Congregation will please stand

 

Sunday Evening Service       6:00 PM

 

Sunday School – Classes begin at 9:45 each Sunday morning for both children and adults.

The greeter for December is Ed Pelger.

Nursery Volunteers – Mary and Jonathan Baum

Next week – Sheila and Ben Kenyon

Fellowship Coffee – Immediately following the worship service downstairs in the church basement.

Young Adult Bible Study – Monday at 7:00 PM

Women’s Bible Study – Tuesday at 10:30 AM

Jr./Sr. High Bible Study – Tuesday at 7:00 PM at LCCC

Caroling – Wednesday, December 20.

Meet at the church at 6:45 PM. Dress for the weather, as we’ll be going from home to home.

For more information, contact Isie Kenyon at 1.803.719.3143.

Men’s Bible Study – Thursday at 10:30 AM

Study at the Tavern – Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Ligonier Tavern.  Contact John Kenyon for topics of discussion.

Men’s Study – Thursday at 8:30 PM

Sparks Fly, a Men’s Study based on Proverbs 27:17, meets at 235 West Main Street, No 104. Check the website for weekly updates.

Men’s Morning Bible Study – Friday at 7:00 AM at the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe.

Choir – Friday at 6:00 PM

Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 PM

Morning worship will be held at the regular time, 11:00 AM

Schedule for Special Offerings

December 24 – PCA Ministerial Relief, Evening service

Year-End Giving – All offerings must be received no later than December 31 to be counted on the 2017 offering report.

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, January 6 at 8:00 AM at the church.  Please let Ed Pelger know if you are able to attend.

 

Worship and Announcements | Lord’s Day 10 December 2017

  Welcome and Announcements

   Prelude

   Call to Worship………………………….. Psalm 98:1-3

*  Hymn… Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus 196

*  Invocation

*  Gloria Patri………………………………………………. 735

   Responsive Reading………. Psalm 98 page 820

   Anthem………………………… When Morning Dawns

   Prayer of Dedication

   Offering/Offertory

* Doxology…………………………………………………. 731

   Prayer of the Church

*  Hymn ……… Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming 221

   Scripture………………………………. Matthew 1:18-21

   Sermon………………………… Call His Name Jesus

*  Hymn . Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come 195

*  Benediction

 

*  Congregation will please stand

 

Sunday Evening Service        6:00 PM

 

For Your Information 

Sunday School – Classes begin at 9:45 each Sunday morning for both children and adults.

The greeter for December is Ed Pelger.

Nursery Volunteers – Susan and Emily Kim

Next week – Mary and Jonathan Baum

Fellowship Coffee – Immediately following the worship service downstairs in the church basement.

This week – Grimm, Hood and Rummel

Young Adult Bible Study – Monday at 7:00 PM

Women’s Bible Study – Tuesday at 10:30 AM

Jr./Sr. High Bible Study – Tuesday at 7:00 PM at LCCC

Choir – Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Study at the Tavern – Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Ligonier Tavern.  Contact John Kenyon for topics of discussion.

Men’s Study – Thursday at 8:30 PM

Sparks Fly, a Men’s Study based on Proverbs 27:17, meets at 235 West Main Street, No 104. Check the website for weekly updates.

Men’s Morning Bible Study – Friday at 7:00 AM at the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe.

Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 PM

Morning worship will be held at the regular time, 11:00 AM

Schedule for Special Offerings

December 24 – PCA Ministerial Relief

Year-End Giving – All offerings must be received no later than December 31 to be counted on the 2017 offering report.

 

Welcome and Announcements | Lord’s Supper 3 December 2017

   Welcome and Announcements

   Prelude

   Call to Worship……………………………. Psalm 100:1

*  Hymn……… All People That on Earth Do Dwell 1

*  Invocation

*  Nicene Creed………………………………….. page 846

   Responsive Reading……….. Psalm 96 page 819

*  Hymn……….. Of the Father’s Love Begotten 162

   Prayer of Dedication

   Offering/Offertory

* Doxology…………………………………………………. 731

   Prayer of the Church

   Scripture………………………………. Matthew 1:18-25

   Sermon……………………………………… God with Us

*  Hymn .. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (1-3) 194

   The Lord’s Supper

*  Hymn .. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (4-5) 194

*  Benediction 

*   Congregation will please stand

 

Sunday Evening Service    6:00 PM 

 

For Your Information 

Sunday School – Classes begin at 9:45 each Sunday morning for both children and adults.

The greeter for December is Ed Pelger.

Nursery Volunteers – Sandy and Mara Myers

Next week – Susan and Emily Kim

Fellowship Coffee – Immediately following the worship service downstairs in the church basement.

Young Adult Bible Study – Monday at 7:00 PM

Women’s Bible Study – Tuesday at 10:30 AM

Jr./Sr. High Bible Study – Tuesday at 7:00 PM at LCCC

Choir – Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Study at the Tavern – Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Ligonier Tavern.  Contact John Kenyon for topics of discussion.

Men’s Study – Thursday at 8:30 PM

Sparks Fly, a Men’s Study based on Proverbs 27:17, meets at 235 West Main Street, No 104. Check the website for weekly updates.

Men’s Morning Bible Study – Friday at 7:00 AM at the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe.

Gingerbread House Party – Friday, December 8 at 6:30 PM at

Ligonier Camp and Conference Center

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, December 9 at 8:00 AM at the church.  Please let Ed know if you are able to attend.

Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 PM

Morning worship will be held at the regular time, 11:00 AM

Schedule for Special Offerings

December 24 – PCA Ministerial Relief