Pastor Jen Rome preaching Installation of Pastor Chris Smith as Interim Lead Pastor Zoom Details Link: https://tinyurl.com/pilgrim-am-worship Join by phone: (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 916 7782 1243 Passcode: 994874 YouTube / Bulletin
Come and learn more about the vision for the year ahead, as it informs the proposed budget being presented at the congregational meeting on February 28. And learn about how 2020 went for Pilgrim, in terms of matching resources to ministry. Read the Annual Financial Report here.
Lutherans Restoring Creation encourages you to try one new practice every day that may prevent further desecration of God’s good Creation or harm to those in the wake of unjustly utilized natural resources. Rather than giving things up – you will be taking on new habits that help us all! CLICK HERE FOR: Carbon Fast Lent Calendar 2021 As we recall Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert, may this “Carbon Fast” not only strengthen our faith, but also prove that taking little s
Paul Stever's sacred music videos will begin again on Monday, February 22, at noon with a brand new Monday Musical Moment series on Facebook Live (link), continuing on Mondays during Lent at noon. The first one will include movement and music from Taizé, France, in anticipation of our Taizé services coming up on February 28, March 14, and March 28, at 6:51pm. (Pilgrim worship and music videos on YouTube are now only available for two weeks at a time and then will be hidden fr
Point for Pilgrims Kindergarten Families in Faith Blessing Pastor Chris Smith preaching Zoom Details Link: https://tinyurl.com/pilgrim-am-worship Join by phone: (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 916 7782 1243 Passcode: 994874 YouTube / Bulletin
Jesus seems to get around a lot. I even saw him (on several signs) in the middle of those who stormed the Capitol on January 6. That type of visibility makes it all the more important for us to be clear about how we see Jesus. Drawing on a range of Historical Jesus research, I’ll share my sense of the Jesus we might capture on video if we could travel back even before the Gospels were written. Who was that Jesus? And what does it mean to keep company with him today? As always
Staff has started to receive word, yet again, of scam emails going to various Pilgrims — this time from a variety of fictitious email account posing as Pastor Jen — firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, etc. This scam may include emails from other Pilgrim staff.
The email usually asks you to help Jen by buying gift cards for others. THESE REQUESTS ARE FAKE.
If you aren’t sure whether it’s real, please reach out to Jen and ask her — or reach o
Lenten Wednesdays, February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 7:00 pm — Virtual Holden Evening Prayer with reflections on stories of healing — with all we are living through together — the unmasking of the prevalence of white supremacy, COVID, pastoral transition, and with the hurt and illness that can come with daily living, we long for healing. We will enter into biblical stories of healing and let the music of Holden Evening Prayer wash over us. (via Facebook Live)
4:30-6:30 pm — Drive-through/walk-up imposition of ashes on Pilgrim’s west lawn. We need to be reminded of and comforted in our deep humanity that God shares with us in Christ in a concrete way—that’s why it is important for us to find a concrete way of sharing in the imposition of ashes for Ash Wednesday, February 17. For the drive-through, please come any time between 4:30-6:30 pm to Prior Ave on the west side of the Pilgrim Church building. Approach from the south (interse
I have very much enjoyed making short 4-5 minute videos for you using music from the seasons of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. I am going to take a hiatus from this for at least a couple weeks, probably starting up again in Lent. I will be re-considering the day of the week, content, and format, possibly switching to a weekday Facebook livestream, for example. In the meantime, if you haven't had a chance, please check out the videos that I have recorded these last two months