Pilgrim Women's Book Club
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Pilgrim Women's Book Club

Join us for our April Book Club meeting to discuss “White Houses” by Amy Bloom

Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt’s first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, “Hick,” as she’s known to her friends and admirers, is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the future first lady deepens into intimacy, what begins as a powerful passion matures into a lasting love, and a life that Hick never expected to have.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a lively and thought-provoking discussion!
For more information contact inquiries@pilgrimoakpark.org

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The First Donut Day of the Season!
May
18
7:00 AM07:00

The First Donut Day of the Season!

The Oak Park Farmers' Market's 44th season begins May 18!

And so do Pilgrim Donut sales!

All 3 delicious varieties will be available - plain, powdered sugar and cinnamon sugar. Plus we are exploring options for some new products this year. We will be offering granola bars, fruit leathers and potentially other small items for sale.

See you at the market!

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Adult Education: Looking Ahead
May
19
9:45 AM09:45

Adult Education: Looking Ahead

Adult Education at Pilgrim is a wonderful resource and sustenance for anyone on a faith journey. Meeting in the chapel at 9:45 am Sunday mornings from September to May, it is a time for adults to come together and gather strength for the journey, from God and from each other.

This Is our last meeting until the Fall so we’ll spend some time discussing what topics you’d like to explore during the 2019-2020 program year. Gloria Cox will also preview some of the key resolutions that will be discussed and voted on at the upcoming UCC General Synod.
Please join us!

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Sunday Worship: New Life
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: New Life

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this special Sunday when we recognize our Christian Education teachers and celebrate our graduates - from preschool to college.

Rev. Michelle Hughes is leading worship and preaching. Our focus scripture is Rev 21:1-6.

Please join the celebration!

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CMA Cluster 3 Meeting
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

CMA Cluster 3 Meeting

All Pilgrim members are welcome to join us as we host the November meeting of Cluster 3 churches, within the Chicago Metropolitan Association, UCC.

The Chicago Metropolitan Association’s 103 congregations are spread across the beautiful city and out into its near suburbs. CMA is rich in heritage and worship experiences, and represents the intricate web of our wider church as people struggle together over issues, meet each other in the middle in ministry partnership, and lift one another up in shared hope.

Due to the large size of the CMA, churches are divided into "clusters" to facilitate working together and ensure that all voices have the opportunity to be heard. Pilgrim is a member of Cluster 3. You are invited to join us at this meeting to expand your familiarity with our sister churches and hear about some of the key resolutions that will be discussed and voted on at the upcoming General Synod

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”
May
23
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”

Unsatisfied, Unselfish, and Unsophisticated—Yet Happy

In the Beatitudes, Jesus tells us there are folks whose cravings for justice can never be satisfied. Others are selfless in their compulsion to be merciful. Still others manage to safeguard their innocence despite corruption that surrounds them. In each case, Jesus says such perceived deficiencies are actually core strengths that yield remarkably fulfilling rewards.

Our conversation on the Beatitudes continues at 7:30 pm.

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
May
25
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by Oak Park Regional Housing Center in partnership with Pilgrim Congregational Church.

The Oak Park Regional Housing Center offers free apartment referral services, and rental counseling to building owners. They work to counteract steering and to promote pro-integrative choices through affirmative marketing. They market Oak Park as a community for all races, attracting people who respond to and strengthen that kind of climate. The OPRHC promotes Oak Park as open to all and educates minority home seekers on their fair housing rights. https://oprhc.org/

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Sunday Worship: Memorial Day Sunday
May
26
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: Memorial Day Sunday

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this special Sunday when we remember and honor those who have served our country.

Rev. Gloria Cox is leading worship and preaching. Our focus scripture is Acts 16:9-15.
All are invited to join us.



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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”
May
30
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”

Pacifist, Persecuted, and Panned—Yet Happy

We conclude our Beatitude series with a closer look at three states of being, all of them focused on conflict. Why does Jesus reserve the “children of God” appellation for peacekeepers? How might persecution be viewed constructively? What risks must we be willing to take to participate in the prophetic tradition Jesus upholds?

Big questions that we’ll try to answer this week; join us at 7:30pm.

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
Jun
1
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by Cub Scouts Progressive Pack in partnership with Pilgrim Congregational Church.

Cub Scouts Pack 16 is an intentionally inclusive chapter of Scouts BSA (formerly Boy Scouts of America), chartered by First United Church Oak Park. Cub Scouts serves children in kindergarten through fifth grade – building character, teaching the responsibilities of citizenship and personal fitness. https://pack16oakpark.org/

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Small Group Conversations with the Congregation
Jun
2
11:45 AM11:45

Small Group Conversations with the Congregation

This process will take place during the month of June (in order to get input before people scatter for vacation). We will have 4 sessions; two Sundays, and two during the week. Members of the Search Committee are encouraged to pick a session to attend so that they may hear firsthand the feeling and thoughts of the congregation. Snacks will be provided for each gathering.

Signup sheets are in the Parlor.
Available Dates and Times:

  • Sunday, June 2nd at 11:45 after worship

  • Sunday June 9th at 11:45 after worship,

  • Wednesday, June 12th at 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 PM.

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UCC Illinois Conference Annual Celebration - Day One
Jun
7
12:45 PM12:45

UCC Illinois Conference Annual Celebration - Day One

All are invited to join us at the Conference Annual Celebration June 7 and 8 at Elmhurst College. In this exciting time of new possibilities, the Conference Council extends a wide welcome to the full Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ.

We will gather together to worship and to be inspired. We will enrich and encourage each other as we dream and take the actions that will define the next Chapter of life as the Illinois Conference UCC. You will hear from the Interim Conference Minister, Rev. Justo Gonzalez, II, who is working diligently to free the Conference from its moorings, and move us boldly into the open waters, enabling us to bring the love of God to an anxious world, in new ways that the world can hear.

You will be exposed to the energy and enthusiasm of the Sustainability Committee, and you will have a chance to inspire them with your dreams, and guide them with your feedback. If we would move purposefully into the future, we count on the gathered community to discern God’s will. We desire action, but we are most effective when we are moving together and speaking the truth with love.

To register, click here.
To review the full agenda and program, click here

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
Jun
8
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by OPALGA in partnership with Pilgrim Congregational Church.

OPALGA’s mission is to improve the quality of life and to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents of the area through communication, education, participation, celebration and understanding, thereby incorporating our unique strengths and values into everyday life. OPALGA strives to foster a communitywide understanding of the issues that LGBT people face through direct outreach and interaction with local communitywide organizations.
www.opalga.org

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UCC Illinois Conference Annual Celebration - Day Two
Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

UCC Illinois Conference Annual Celebration - Day Two

All are invited to join us at the Conference Annual Celebration June 7 and 8 at Elmhurst College. In this exciting time of new possibilities, the Conference Council extends a wide welcome to the full Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ.

We will gather together to worship and to be inspired. We will enrich and encourage each other as we dream and take the actions that will define the next Chapter of life as the Illinois Conference UCC. You will hear from the Interim Conference Minister, Rev. Justo Gonzalez, II, who is working diligently to free the Conference from its moorings, and move us boldly into the open waters, enabling us to bring the love of God to an anxious world, in new ways that the world can hear.

You will be exposed to the energy and enthusiasm of the Sustainability Committee, and you will have a chance to inspire them with your dreams, and guide them with your feedback. If we would move purposefully into the future, we count on the gathered community to discern God’s will. We desire action, but we are most effective when we are moving together and speaking the truth with love.

To register, click here.
To review the full agenda and program, click here

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Small Group Conversations with the Congregation
Jun
9
11:45 AM11:45

Small Group Conversations with the Congregation

This process will take place during the month of June (in order to get input before people scatter for vacation). We will have 4 sessions; two Sundays, and two during the week. Members of the Search Committee are encouraged to pick a session to attend so that they may hear firsthand the feeling and thoughts of the congregation. Snacks will be provided for each gathering.

Signup sheets are in the Parlor.
Available Dates and Times:

  • Sunday, June 2nd at 11:45 after worship

  • Sunday June 9th at 11:45 after worship,

  • Wednesday, June 12th at 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 PM.

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Small Group Conversations with the Congregation
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Small Group Conversations with the Congregation

This process will take place during the month of June (in order to get input before people scatter for vacation). We will have 4 sessions; two Sundays, and two during the week. Members of the Search Committee are encouraged to pick a session to attend so that they may hear firsthand the feeling and thoughts of the congregation. Snacks will be provided for each gathering.

Signup sheets are in the Parlor.
Available Dates and Times:

  • Sunday, June 2nd at 11:45 after worship

  • Sunday June 9th at 11:45 after worship,

  • Wednesday, June 12th at 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 PM.

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
Jun
15
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by us - Pilgrim Congregational Church!

Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, welcomes neighbors and friends to participate in the full life of this progressive Christian church. We are committed to radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional spiritual development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Our mission is to share God’s love, reaching out to one another and into our wider community. We are becoming a faith community with ever deepening spiritual connections. We are intentionally inclusive and increasingly diverse, visible in and engaged with the wider world. You are welcome here.
www.pilgrimoakpark.org

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Small Group Conversations with the Congregation
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Small Group Conversations with the Congregation

This process will take place during the month of June (in order to get input before people scatter for vacation). We will have 4 sessions; two Sundays, and two during the week. Members of the Search Committee are encouraged to pick a session to attend so that they may hear firsthand the feeling and thoughts of the congregation. Snacks will be provided for each gathering.

Signup sheets are in the Parlor.
Available Dates and Times:

  • Sunday, June 2nd at 11:45 after worship

  • Sunday June 9th at 11:45 after worship,

  • Wednesday, June 12th at 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 PM.

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
Jun
22
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church in partnership with Pilgrim Congregational Church!

Called to Proclaim, Nurture and Serve, Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church (FOPC) welcomes all people to worship with our faith community.  Fundraising for the youth ministry at FOPC strives to create a Christ centered, warm, affirming and inclusive environment rooted in the reformed tradition, that empowers each individual to teach, serve, worship, play and learn as we honor God in today’s world.  Each year the senior high students travel to a different location for a mission trip that teaches students about hands on service.
www.fairoakspres.org

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Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!
Jun
29
7:00 AM07:00

Pilgrim's Famous Donuts!

Join us at the Farmer's Market and enjoy delicious, fresh donuts!

Made for you today by Wonder Works Children’s Museum in partnership with Pilgrim Congregational Church!

Wonder Works’ mission is to provide a hands-on, multi-generational environment intended to strengthen the social, emotional and intellectual development of children from birth to age ten. Our exhibits and programs provide the bridge between classroom and family room, promoting creativity and encouraging children to learn through play. The museum currently has six permanent exhibits, as well as special events and classes. Families access the museum through membership, general admission, field trips, classes, parties, and our retail store.
www.wonder-works.org

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”
May
16
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “THE GOSPEL GUIDE TO HAPPINESS: BELIEVING & LIVING THE BEATITUDES”

Modest, Mournful, and Meek—Yet Happy

In Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus opens his Sermon on the Mount with a manifesto for everyday living. In this passage, commonly called “The Beatitudes,” he insists most of us have it backwards. The key to happiness can’t be found in power, status, and wealth; instead, it’s in their opposites.

Join us at 7:30 pm as Gather begins a three-part series, “The Gospel Guide to Happiness: Believing and Living the Beatitudes.”

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Sunday Worship: Celebrating Mother's Day
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: Celebrating Mother's Day

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this 4th Sunday of Easter when we will lift up a celebration of mothers - mothers-to-be, current mothers, mothers we have lost and mothers in spirit.

Rev. Michelle Hughes is leading worship and preaching.. Our focus scriptures are Psalm 23 and John 10:22-30.

All are welcome to join us!

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Adult Education: Refugees & Global Migration - part 2
May
12
9:45 AM09:45

Adult Education: Refugees & Global Migration - part 2

Adult Education at Pilgrim is a wonderful resource and sustenance for anyone on a faith journey. Meeting in the chapel at 9:45 am Sunday mornings from September to May, it is a time for adults to come together and gather strength for the journey, from God and from each other.

This Sunday Candace Enockson continues our discussion on refugees and immigration using materials from the Foreign Policy Association by way of the League of Women Voters. Each week there is a chapter to read in advance (contact inquiries@pilgrimoakpark.org to request the chapters) and there will be a video shown in class with further information, followed by discussion. The resources are excellent and should stimulate our hearts and minds. Please join us!

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Sounds Good Choir Spring Concert
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Sounds Good Choir Spring Concert

The Sounds Good! Choir (formerly Encore Illinois) provides choral singing opportunities for older adults (55+) in the Chicago area under the direction of a professional artist. Please join us for our free Spring community concert featuring wonderful hits from the American Songbook and film/movie music, including “And All That Jazz,” “Moon River,” “All of Me,” and “The Impossible Dream.”
For more information click here

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”
May
9
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”

Atonement Now

We conclude our three-part study on atonement by asking, “Are there redeemable ways of looking at this topic?” The issues it raises are well known: violence, divine abandonment, misguided metaphors, capital punishment, and many others that thwart our ability to discern God’s love and justice in this narrative. How is this concept relevant and acceptable to post-modern Christian thought?

We’ll consider this at 7:30 pm. Come be part of what will be a surprisingly rich and uplifting conversation!

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Hunger Walkathon West CROP Walk  Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and Austin
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Hunger Walkathon West CROP Walk Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and Austin

This is the 50th anniversary of the CROP Walk! Our annual participation in the CROP Walk supports the ministries of Church World Service (CWS), an organization committed to bringing food and clean water where most urgently needed, and support to refugees and immigrants around the world. The Hunger Walkathon West (our walk) will share 75% of proceeds with CWS, and 25% will benefit local hunger relief agencies such as the Oak Park Food Pantry.

Please consider walking with us. There are always short and longer walk options, and you don’t have to decide ahead of time which you want to do. If you cannot walk, for whatever reason, please support the walk---Talk it up! Even if your friends and neighbors support the CROP Walk through other walking groups, the result is the same.

1:00 p.m. Registration Begins 2:00 p.m. Walk Begins.
For more information and to register for the Crop Walk, click here.

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Sunday Worship: The Way Forward
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: The Way Forward

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this 3rd Sunday of Easter when we will are blessed to welcome new members into the Pilgrim family. Rev. Michelle Hughes is leading worship, preaching.and celebrating Communion. Our focus scripture is John 21:1-19.

Please plan to attend!

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Adult Education: Refugees & Global Migration - part 1
May
5
9:45 AM09:45

Adult Education: Refugees & Global Migration - part 1

Adult Education at Pilgrim is a wonderful resource and sustenance for anyone on a faith journey. Meeting in the chapel at 9:45 am Sunday mornings from September to May, it is a time for adults to come together and gather strength for the journey, from God and from each other.

For the next two Sundays Candace Enockson will lead discussions on refugees and immigration using materials from the Foreign Policy Association by way of the League of Women Voters. Each week there is a chapter to read in advance (contact inquiries@pilgrimoakpark.org to request the chapters) and there will be a video shown in class with further information, followed by discussion. The resources are excellent and should stimulate our hearts and minds. Please join us!

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CMA Annual Spring Meeting
May
4
8:00 AM08:00

CMA Annual Spring Meeting

The Chicago Metropolitan Association congregations, clergy, laity, and UCC-related community, health and educational institutions will gather together at Bethany United Church of Christ, Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for our Annual Spring Meeting. This will be a time for celebration, worship, fellowship, learning and faith sharing.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served. There will be a pick-up choir for the worship service and the choir will gather at 8:15a.m. – 8:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. After greetings from CMA and Illinois Conference leadership as well as our host pastors, we will join in worship led by our host congregations. The rest of the agenda will consist of a business meeting along with three presentations. The first presentation on the Illinois Conference’s Lilly Grant will be led by Rev. Dr. David Russell, Associate Conference Minister of the Illinois Conference. The second presentation will look at Storytelling in Worship and will be led by Rev. Rebecca Anderson, one of our host pastors. The third presentation will look at the Opioid Epidemic. Discussion will be led by Ms. Deborah Dillon on the Illinois Opioid Alternative Act.

There will be a separate youth event sponsored by Off the Pews.

For more information click here. To register click here.

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RIVER FOREST RECYCLING EXTRAVAGANZA
May
4
8:00 AM08:00

RIVER FOREST RECYCLING EXTRAVAGANZA

Need to de-clutter and still be environmentally aware? Bring your items to the Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 – 1:00 at the United Methodist Church parking lot, 7970 Lake Street (Lake & Thatcher).

You can bring electronics, scrap metal, housewares, musical instruments, school supplies, batteries and light bulbs. Just about everything. (Exceptions can be found on this poster). If items cannot be recycled, you will have to find another way to dispose of them.

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”
May
2
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”

Atonement Theories

“Christ died for our sins.” This phrase is so universal many Christians rattle it off without thinking. Over the centuries a lot of folks have given this idea much thought, resulting in a number of theories about the cross, its meaning, and what it signifies. This week’s segment of our “Once, For All” series surveys atonement theology’s history and how it influences our views of atonement today.

Join us at 7:30 pm for a lively discussion!

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Sunday Worship: Celebrate being an Open & Affirming Congregation
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: Celebrate being an Open & Affirming Congregation

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Pilgrim became O & A in the fall of 1998, and we’re celebrating its TWENTIETH year of making that public proclamation! Time to celebrate and reaffirm the covenant we made to welcome persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions into the full life and ministry of the church. We will cap that off with a reception in the parlor - and of course, there will be cake!

Rev. Michelle Hughes leading worship and preaching. Please plan to attend!

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Adult Education: A History of ONA at Pilgrim and the UCC
Apr
28
9:45 AM09:45

Adult Education: A History of ONA at Pilgrim and the UCC

Adult Education at Pilgrim is a wonderful resource and sustenance for anyone on a faith journey. Meeting in the chapel at 9:45 am Sunday mornings from September to May, it is a time for adults to come together and gather strength for the journey, from God and from each other.

Please join us this Sunday as Sally Olson and Ann Platzer lead us in an exploration of the history of our Open & Affirming journey at Pilgrim specifically and within our denomination overall.

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LGBTQ & Allies Group Movie & Discussion: Boy Erased
Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

LGBTQ & Allies Group Movie & Discussion: Boy Erased

All are invited to join PIlgrim LGBTQ & Allies group to view and discuss the movie, Boy Erased.

Boy Erased is a 2018 American biographical drama film based on Garrard Conley's 2016 memoir of the same name. Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents. His father and mother struggle to reconcile their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.

Boy Erased premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on September 1, 2018, and also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film was theatrically released in the United States on November 2, 2018. It has been generally praised by movie critics and we look forward to a thought-provoking discussion following our viewing.

Doors open at 6:15. This event is free and light snacks will be provided. Please join us!

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - “ONCE, FOR ALL: RECONSIDERING ATONEMENT”

Atonement Origins

With the Passion still fresh in mind, Gather opens a new series, “Once, For All: Reconsidering Atonement.” In this first session, we’ll source the origins of atonement theology in the ancient texts and unearth illuminating details about an idea that has been controversial from the start.
Join us at 7:30 pm as we discover why this topic has consistently mystified Christians of every time and place.

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Sunday Worship: Celebrate the Resurrection!
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: Celebrate the Resurrection!

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this very special Sunday when celebrate the Resurrection of Christ featuring a special scripture presentation, quiet Easter crafts in back of sanctuary following children's message, special music by our Chancel Choir and the grand finale Hallelujah Chorus sing a long

Rev. Michelle Hughes leading worship and preaching. All are welcome!

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Men's Breakfast
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Men's Breakfast

Our next men’s breakfast will be hosted by Mike Hanes. He will provide the main dish and attendees are asked to bring a side dish or beverage to share (enough for 3-4 people).

Please contact Bruce (dadcox@aol.com) if you are able to attend., and please let him know what you plan to bring. All Pilgrim men are welcome.

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The Sing to Live Community Chorus presents - The British Invasion
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

The Sing to Live Community Chorus presents - The British Invasion

Join us for a trip back in time when Britannia ruled the airwaves. In the front ranks, marching in formation behind the Beatles, were the Dave Clark Five, the Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, the Searchers, the Hollies, the Animals, the Kinks, the Yardbirds, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Freddie and the Dreamers, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Peter and Gordon and Chad and Jeremy just to name a few. Remember those days?

We'll be singing songs from a variety of those bands and singer/songwriters, while expanding to others who hail from the British Isles in later times, incluing the BeeGees, U2, Rod Stuart, Tears for Fears, The Police, Queen, and more.

This will be a journey down memory lane that we know you'll enjoy! Click Here to buy tickets!

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Sunday Worship: Palm Sunday with guest preacher, Rev. Justo González II
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Worship: Palm Sunday with guest preacher, Rev. Justo González II

At worship we celebrate our relationship with God, we strengthen our relationship with each other, and we explore what it means to "do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God".

Please join us on this very special Sunday when we will are delighted to welcome our Intentional Interim Conference Minister, Rev. Justo González II as our guest preacher.

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Holy Week - What's the Buzz? Theologies of the Cross
Apr
14
9:45 AM09:45

Holy Week - What's the Buzz? Theologies of the Cross

Adult Education at Pilgrim is a wonderful resource and sustenance for anyone on a faith journey. Meeting in the chapel at 9:45 am Sunday mornings from September to May, it is a time for adults to come together and gather strength for the journey, from God and from each other.

Please join us this Sunday as Rev. Gloria Cox leads us in exploration of alternative perspectives of the meaning of the Crucifixion that is so central to our faith and yet so mysterious.

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Pilgrim Women's Book Club
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Pilgrim Women's Book Club

Join us for our April Book Club meeting to discuss “The Devil and Webster” by Joan Hanff.

From the New York Times bestselling author of You Should Have Known and Admission, a twisty new novel about a college president, a baffling student protest, and some of the most hot-button issues on today's college campuses. Touching on some of the most topical and controversial concerns at the heart of our society, this riveting novel examines the fragility that lies behind who we think we are-and what we think we believe.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a lively and thought-provoking discussion!
For more information contact inquiries@pilgrimoakpark.org

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Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - Living Hope
Apr
11
7:30 PM19:30

Gather Bible Study @Pilgrim - Living Hope

As we prepare to enter Holy Week, we’ll conclude our Lenten walk with Howard Thurman by turning our thoughts to all kinds of living hope—hope for our spirits, our communities, and our situations. And we’ll spend some time exploring the riches of deeply held hope that sustains us through our hardest trials and darkest hours.

Join us at 7:30 for this powerful time of reflection.

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