Pilgrim Congregational Church

Bridge Pastor


Reverend Laura Friedman, Bridge Minister 

Pastor Laura comes to the ministry from a prior career as a clinical psychologist in Westchester, NY.  She received her M.Div. from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA, and served as the settled pastor for the Tri Parish Community Church in New Braintree for seven years.  More recently, Laura has served as Bridge Pastor for UCC churches in Princeton, Ware, and Templeton.

Laura also served for two years as a chaplain at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MA and is currently a per diem chaplain with Clinton Hospital Home Care and Hospice in Leominster, MA.