Calendar of Events
- 9:00 AM: Choir practice
- 10:30 AM: Worship & Sunday School September through June;
- 10 am first Sunday in July through Labor Day Weekend
Every Sunday in Advent one of our families will lead us as we light one of the candles in our Advent Wreath. Sundays in Advent include December 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th.
Sunday, December 3rd, 6 PM – Our wonderful Christmas Band returns for a concert of Christmas favorites in our sanctuary. The band is composed of professional musicians from Northern New Jersey, as well as talented church members. Under the direction of church member, Paul Gomperz, the Band has been a tradition for over 20 years. The concert is free and open to the public.
Sunday, December 10th – Divine Worship and celebration of communion. Our Christmas Cookie Sale will take place in Fellowship Hall, following our 10:30 AM service of worship. Cookies are homemade by church members and sold for $8.50 a pound.
Sunday, December 17th – Pilgrim Church turns 25 years old in 2017, and we will celebrate this historic occasion during our 10:30 AM service of worship. Founding Minister, The Reverend Kent Estler and Minister Emeritus, The Reverend Dr. Kenyon J. Wildrick, will join our Senior Minister, The Reverend Virginia Scott, in leading worship that Sunday. A special reception will follow the service.
Tuesday, December 19th 6 PM – Christmas Caroling with our veterans at the VA hospital in Lyons. After our time with our veterans, all carolers are invited back to the parsonage for refreshments and a roaring fire in the fireplace.
Sunday, December 24th:
10:30 AM – Our Christmas Sunday celebration will take place in our sanctuary, which will be beautifully decorated with poinsettias, given in memory of loved ones, trees and wreaths. Our Senior Minister, The Reverend Virginia Scott, will deliver the morning message.
10 PM – Our inspiring Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols will take place in our sanctuary as we welcome Christ’s births. After the reading of the Christmas story by our church leaders, and the passing of the light of Christmas through the congregation, we will raise our candles high as we sing “Silent Night” to celebrate the birth of the Christ child.
Please join us for any of this services of worship!