Pilgrim offers many opportunities to get involved in the life and work of the church. Some of these are volunteer assignments that allow you to offer your talents in a helpful way to others; some are more personal connections that will provide you with pathways to stronger spiritual knowledge. In all cases, your involvement will allow you to get better acquainted with Pilgrim and its congregation.
After reviewing the general categories below please use the highlighted contact points to submit a form indicating your interest. The right person will be back in touch with more detail. If you do not already subscribe to the e-newsletter, please consider doing so for timely announcements of opportunities for involvement. You can use the e-news tool on the homepage to join our mailing list. The newsletter can also be sent to your residence by regular mail.
In addition to worship services, there are several groups meeting regularly for fellowship and discussion. These include Men’s Breakfast group, Tuesday Book study, Wisdom Way and the Good Book Club for parents with young children. Our Adult Ministries page has more information on all these groups. Want to know more? Contact Our Personal Growth Team
Pilgrim is a place of constant activity with an ever-changing schedule of social events that match the season as well as the needs of the people in the church. There are opportunities to connect with any or all of these events and there is always a need for people to help in organizing and pulling them off. Examples include the Summer Solstice Softball game, the Greening of the Church, the annual caroling party, Snow Daze, the annual Soldier’s Chapel Service and picnic. See Social Life for a broader description. Want to know more? Contact Our Social Life Team
Pilgrim is a musical church with many talented people who bring together diverse tastes in music. In addition to a church choir and a women’s choir, there is also a bell choir as well as many individuals and groups who provide music for the worship services and at other times as well. If you have a musical gift and would like to perform or if you would like to join an existing group, there are many opportunities for you. See Music for a complete listing. Want to know more? Contact Our Music Team
If you have children, you are cordially invited to enroll them in the Christian Education program at Pilgrim. There are also many opportunities for you to assist. Teachers are needed each semester. There is an excellent curriculum available and new teachers can get plenty of help. Pilgrim also needs volunteers to work on events with our older youth. Read through Youth Ministries for information on classes and enrollment. Want to know more? Contact Our Christian Education Team
Pilgrim is involved in an array of efforts to help those in need within our church and also outside the church walls. We are actively involved in Family Promise, a community-wide effort to feed and house homeless families; we support the Food Bank, Heifer Project and a wide variety of other groups. Take a look at our Mission Outreach program for more information and ways you can help. Want to know more?
Church Worship Service
We always welcome help with the worship service including ushers, assistance with communion services, bulletin folding and distribution and assisting with the sound system. There are also opportunities for those who would like to read scripture each Sunday and, at certain times, serve as lay ministers. Want to know more? Contact Our Church Services Team
Pilgrim has a budget for its largest maintenance needs, but smaller repairs, snow shoveling, lawn care, kitchen coordination, and cleaning are a few of the many jobs done by volunteers within the church. These are usually specific assignments that can involve you as much or as little as you like. Want to know more? Contact Maintenance Team
Pilgrim has one full-time office administrator who is grateful for volunteer assistance with answering phones, some computer work and assistance on special events. Like church maintenance, there are volunteer opportunities for many people. Want to know more? Contact Our Administration Team
In its congregational tradition, Pilgrim has many opportunities for participation. The church is led by an elected church council with a structure of committees and task forces that carry out its yearly operations. See Organization for a picture of Pilgrim’s leadership. Want to know more? Contact Our Church Governance Team