Pigeon River Church September 11, 2022
We express our love for God by worshipping Him together, introducing people to Jesus, nurturing God's family, and serving in obedience to Christ.

We are glad you are here, and we hope you enjoy this opportunity to worship God with us.

Please join us on Facebook or YouTube if you cannot attend in person.

Join us for prayer in the conference room @ 8:45 am on Sunday Mornings

Welcome & Prayer

Songs of Worship

Scripture:  James 1:1-27 

Message: Pastor Dave Maurer

"Mark It Up! James One"


Hymns of Worship

Live stream sign-off

Sharing and Pastoral Prayer

Closing Hymn


11 am Sunday School Opportunities

  • Children - Classes ages 2-5th grade in the basement
  • Youth - c/o Pastor Bill Eberly in the Youth room
  • Adults - 2 options
  1. Quarterly format studying "God's Exceptional Choice" Lesson 2 c/o Tom Beachy or Brent Maust (Conference Room)
  2. Right Now Media study, End Times Group Study by Stephen Armstrong, Session 1 c/o Debi Ackerman (Balcony)


  • Blood Pressure clinic, 11 am @ the nurse's office
  • Gift Surveys are due. Please use this link to fill out form or fill out a paper copy from the Welcome Desk. Your participation in our congregation is important to us as we strive toward God's Kingdom.
  • 5 pm - Girls of Grace
  • 6:30 pm - Youth

Moms In Prayer for adult children and grandchildren will be starting again to meet in person on Tuesday mornings at 7:30 am in the Youth Room. If you have any questions, please contact Dana Reiter. 

The Elder Nomination sheets are in due next Sunday, September 18th. Please fill out and return to the box at the Welcome Desk. Thank you!

Donations are now being accepted for “Coats for Kids”. New or gently used coats, sizes infant to adult, may be dropped off at local businesses, churches, and schools in the Pigeon and Caseville area through October 2nd. Winter hats, gloves, & mittens are also needed. Cash donations are also being accepted. Coats will be available for those in need on the following Saturdays: October 8th, October 15th, & October 22 at the First UMC in Caseville, & the St. Francis Borgia Hall in Pigeon 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.  

Friday morning Ladies Bible Study will resume on September 23rd at 9 am. Ever feel like you could add so much to your witness with the right words to share in your relationships? This study from Right Now media The Miracle Moment will help equip you. Come join our study & discussion for the six week session. Contact Emily if interested. You will need to order a participant guide.

Ladies Sewing meeting time has been postponed to September 21st from 9-12 pm.

Mark your calendar...Wednesday evening programming will start this week. There will be a potluck beginning at 6 pm. Adult choir, young couples & children's classes @ 6:30 pm and the regular adult bible study @ 7 pm. Details are on a flyer at the Welcome Desk. A sign up sheet is there for those willing to help with the potluck meal set up and clean up.

We will be assembling MCC School kits next Sunday just after the worship service. If you would like to make a donation to this project please mark your memo line, "school kits". Each kit costs around $5. Thank you!

Parents, do you want to pass on a valuable tool to your children? Give them the opportunity of learning and memorizing God’s word. Our Bible memory program is starting soon. Contact the office if you want your child involved in verse memorization and monthly lessons. When completed they can attend Bible Memory Camp in Goshen or $100 towards a camp of their choice.

YFC is starting Breakfast Club again on Thursday mornings at Lakers. Your help is needed to provide food for this connecting event with the students. Here is the meal schedule to sign up. If you have questions please contact Pastor Bill.

See You At The Pole event is a student led prayer gathering at our local high schools. The Laker event will happen on September 28th at 7:20-7:40 am. You are invited to attend and pray with the students to show your support.

We are still in need of a 3-5th grade teacher for Wednesday night. Contact Jenna Maust ASAP.

 Offering Today: PR Ministries- You can mail in your donation. Our online giving portal is on our website You can also check out how easy it is to set up giving through the Faithlife app or text. Simply text the word “GIVE” to (989)217-8181. We appreciate your generosity and flexibility.

Offering next week: PR Ministries

Worship Leader this week: Dale Ackerman

Worship Leader next week: Dale Yoder

Fellowship Greeter this week: Tonya Karpovich

Fellowship Greeter next week: Denny & Debbie Weidman

Pastoral Care this week: Tom & Karen Beachy

Pastoral Care next week: Brenda Maust

Nursery this week: Sarah & Mya McIntosh

Nursery next week: Carla & Brielle Yowler

Prayers for the local church

· Follow up to families attending the outreach event

· Grief Share - reaching out to those who have lost loved ones

· Health Concerns/Situations

· Freda Maust recovery from heart procedure

· Judy Carlson in the hospital

· Sharon Sopczynski

· Gaylee Henne - recent diagnosis of new lymphoma


· RI - Mediterranean area - workers Eugene & Katrina. Pray for encouragement and for emotional and spiritual strength to continue the work. Ask that their prayers for their friends and neighbors would be answered.

· Scott & Crystal Miller, Church planters in West Virginia, expecting 4th child.


· Our government

· Tensions in the world