Pilgrim Congregational Church

Worship Services


Holy Communion

We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion on the first Sunday of every month and at other times throughout the year. All adults are invited to receive communion. Children may receive communion at the discretion of their parents.

Homecoming Sunday
On the Sunday following Labor Day, we celebrate Homecoming Sunday. On this day we gather to greet and to celebrate coming together for the Fall season.


Christmas

On Christmas Eve we offer a Candlelight Family Service with Communion at 5:00 PM which includes the Christmas Story and traditional seasonal music. Our Adult Choir sings, and we often have soloists Instruments and Readers. At this service we celebrate the Incarnation, the birth of Jesus Christ.


Lent
Join us for a series on “Wine as a Metaphor for Spiritual Life"

Passion Week
On Palm/Passion Sunday we offer a service of the Word in our sanctuary which includes an Easter pageant, a dramatic reading of the Passion, and the distribution of palms.

Join us on Maundy Thursday either in person or online for the service of Tenebrae, readings and songs of the final days of Jesus’ life.


Easter
In-person celebration with lots of music and reflection.

Confirmation Sunday
On the Third Sunday in May, we celebrate Confirmation Sunday. On this day, those who have completed our two year program are confirmed into full membership of the church. We use William Willimon’s course Making Disciples. In year one, students continue to learn about our faith. In year two, they are each matched with a spiritually mature adult mentor who continues to guide them in their spiritual journey.

Memorial Day: Service of Remembrance
We offer a Service of Remembrance on the Sunday prior to Memorial Day. During this service, we share hymns, readings, stories, and prayers for departed loved ones. At the conclusion of the service, everyone is invited to come forward and light a candle in memory of those who abide forever in our hearts, heaven, and our sacred memory. 


Sacrament of Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism takes place during public worship and is arranged through consultation with the pastor.


New Members

New Members are received throughout the year after consultation with the pastor.