The midweek update from the Pioneer Memorial Church

No Images? Click here


Pastor's Blog 

Journey to Alpha Centauri

Never mind that the Alpha Centauri star system is 4.367 lights years away—some of the world’s richest and brightest minds have announced a new collaboration to get there. From here!

This week famed physicist Stephen Hawking, internet investor Yuri Milner and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg formally teamed up to launch project Breakthrough Starshot—a space expedition to our closest star (beyond the sun). How far is 4.367 light years? Trillions of miles—nearly 300,000 times the distance from the earth to the sun. Traveling at the speed of the Space Shuttle it would take a leisurely 165,000 years to reach Alpha Centauri. (It’s the return trip that really ages you!) more

by Dwight Nelson, Lead Pastor


GROW Group Baby

When my husband and I joined the Adoption and Foster Care GROW Group in 2013, we thought we would learn some new things and make some new friends. We never in our wildest dreams thought we would ever came away with a baby. Let me tell you the mother (no pun intended) of all GROW Group success stories more

by Leanne Sigvartsen, GROW Group Member


Feature Announcement

Soup for Students

It is that time once again to show love and support to our students during finals week. We are looking for committments for 25 pots of soup. If you are willing to participate, please complete this form before Monday, April 25. Drop off your pot of soup at the church on Tuesday between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Tuesday, April 26, 6:00 PM
Location: PMC Commons


Feature Announcement


Calling all cookie bakers! Help us provide a warm experience for our students at the next Grow Cafe, April 22. Bring your favorite home-baked cookies to the church the week of April 18 during office hours. Please contact Autumn at for more information. Thank you in advance for your hospitality.


Community Announcement

South Bend Symphony

A woodwind quintet from the South Bend Symphony will be giving a free concert this Thursday, April 14 at 11:00 A.M. in the Howard Performing Arts Center. There are seats available and anyone who wishes would be welcome to attend. This concert is suitable for children.


Church Offering

This Sabbath, April 16, the church offering is for the PMC Operating Expense.

View Church Announcements
Download Bulletin
Visit Our Website