Pigeon River Church November 19, 2023
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 Sundays

Welcome, Announcements & Prayer

Songs of Worship

Scripture Reading:  Genesis 22:1-24

Message: Pastor Bill Eberly

“Thanksgiving Part 1: A Willingness to Sacrifice"   


Hymns of Worship

Live stream sign-off

Sharing and Prayer

Closing Hymn



11 am Sunday School Opportunities

  • Children - Toddler thru 5th grade classes in the basement
  • Youth - c/o Zach Sopczynski in the Youth room
  1. Adults - Dale & Phyllis Yoder will share about their trip to Thailand with Rosedale International, Sanctuary

Today...Girls of Grace, 5 pm @ the church

  • No Boys Club this week
  • Thanksgiving Service: We have been invited to worship with the Elkton community churches this Thanksgiving. They will be hosting their Praise and Pie Service on Sunday, Nov 19th @ 6 at the Community Wesleyan Church of Elkton. Come to worship, Stay for some pie.

Since there will be many families traveling this week for Thanksgiving celebrations there will not be Ladies Bible study, Ladies sewing or Wednesday evening activities.

Mennonite Youth Choir registration is available now. The concert will be held in Berne, IN on March 3rd @ 2 pm.

The Gifts Discernment ministry update. Positions are still needed for Missions Ministry Chair and Nursery Coordinator. Please contact Debi Ackerman, Debbie Weidman, Jon Good or Suzanne Gascho if you have interest.

Our annual Harvest offering begins on December 1st and runs until January 3, 2024. Since we do not have designated once a month offerings, please use the envelope in your mailbox to indicate your Harvest offering or write in the memo line of your check. You can give to the general fund of the Harvest offering or approved designations. Giving through our online portal is an option when you select the Harvest offering in the drop-down menu. Thank you for your generosity!

The annual Soup cook-off and youth fundraiser is Wednesday, December 6 @ 6 pm. If you would like to make a soup, please sign up at the Welcome desk. Please consider ways to support the auction by donating a creative item. If you have questions, please contact Pastor Bill.

The Men, Meat the Messiah event has a limited number of tickets left. Get yours today by going online to the link provided!

Rosedale International prayer guides are here. They are at the Welcome Desk, please take one and commit to pray for our missionaries.

The SafePlace , A shelter for survivors of domestic abuse located in Bad Axe is inviting us to their annual Appreciation Banquet. This will be on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm at the Franklin Inn. Please RSVP by Friday, November 24th to 989-269-5300.

Offerings: You can mail in your donation or use our online giving portal in One Church. You can also check out how easy it is to text to give. Simply text the word “GIVE” and your amount to (833)428-2181. If you'd like to schedule direct deposit donations, contact Darrel Yoder. We appreciate your generosity and flexibility.


Worship Leader this week: Dale Ackerman

Worship Leader next week: Barry Maust

Fellowship Greeter this week: Theo & Annemiek Poelma

Fellowship Greeter next week: Tom & Karen Beachy

Pastoral Care this week: Diane Wilson

Pastoral Care next week: Staff

Nursery this week: Mariam Shupe & Josiah Maurer

Nursery next week: Kim & Luke Good

Prayer Needs

Prayers for the local church

· Gifts Discernment Ministry

Health Concerns

· Linda Keefer family

· Elaine Ropp as she recovers & gains strength

· Pat Yoder - recovery from surgery and upcoming treatments

· Debi Ackerman's sister-in-law Lois, recently diagnosed w/ cancer

· Ken Dietzel - two individuals he met; prayers for God to move in their hearts


· RI - Mediterranean - Amos & Alice - Pray for the local believers as they seek to minister in all sorts of contexts. Lift up a local sister who desperately needs a job to care for herself and her daughter. Ask God to provide.


· War in Ukraine/Russia

· War in Israel/Gaza


Click the link to see our activities coming up.