Pigeon River Church October 2, 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

Hymns of Worship

Scripture:  James 1:1-27 

Message: Pastor Dave Maurer

"Mark It Up! James One -d"


Songs of Worship

Offering: Sharing Fund

Celebrating Communion

Opening Words        

 Prayer of Preparation

  The Lord’s Prayer (trespasses)

  Words of Institution

         Unison Prayer HWB #786

   Partaking of the Elements

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 5 c/o Tom Beachy or Brent Maust (Conference Room)
  2. Right Now Media study, End Times Group Study by Stephen Armstrong, session 3 c/o Debi Ackerman (Balcony)


  • 6:30 pm Youth
  • Last day for donations to "Coats for Kids"
  • Coffee orders are due

The Bridges International group at Michigan State is planning to visit our area on Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23. Would you consider hosting some of these students? Host families would pick up their guests Saturday at 5 pm and bring them to church Sunday morning. A potluck meal is planned for Sunday noon for everyone to have time to interact with the students. A sign-up sheet is on the Welcome Center. Contact Marie for more details.

Follow up on Mission Moment: Be Light Restoration - Would you be willing to take on Pastor Bill's challenge of going with him on a Sunday to Flint? Contact Pastor Bill for more information.

A Youth for Christ Benefit Concert will be on Thursday, October 20th @ 7 pm. at the Laker High School Auditorium. This is a free concert with a free will offering taken. Contact 989-453-3239 for more details.

On October 8th, 2-4 pm there is a farewell event for April Schmidt, the former director of Positive Alternatives at The Brentwood in Caro. You are invited to join them in wishing her the best as she begins her new calling.

Offering Today: Michigan House of Hope & B Light Restoration Center. A second offering will be taken for the sharing fund - 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: Pastor Bill

Worship Leader next week: Rich Swartzendruber

Fellowship Greeter this week: Lyle & Jeannie Gascho

Fellowship Greeter next week: Bill & Leslie Eberly

Pastoral Care this week: Gerry Swartzendruber

Pastoral Care next week: Staff

Nursery this week: Nan Stalter & Mikel Good

Nursery next week: Leslie, Judy & Rebekah Eberly

Prayers for the local church

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

· Health Concerns/Situations

· Maggie Maurer's friend in car accident

· Josiah Maurer - Health & anxiety issues

· David Segroves' brother in law's mother recent cancer diagnosis

& friend, Melanie with a ovarian cancer dignosis

· Gaylee Henne - recent diagnosis of new lymphoma

· Tonya Karpovich recovery


· RI worker in Mediterranean area -Pray for strength and patience for Lavinia as she provides childcare, special education and therapy, and support for two RI families. Ask for blessing over language learning, and relationships. 

MDS - Support as they assess hurricane damages & how they begin to help


· Hurricane Fiona & Ian recovery & clean up for those in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Florida and the east coast

· People in Burkina Faso as heavy fighting takes place

· People in Ukraine & Russia suffering due to war