Church of the Pilgrimage in the News
Press Release 02/22/2017: The Church of the Pilgrimage Observes Ash Wednesday
The Church of the Pilgrimage, located in Plymouth's Town Square, will hold an Ash Wednesday Service on March 1st at 7am. This short service will include time for prayer, reflection and distribution of ashes. Ashes will also be distributed to the public outside the church that day from 7:30am to 8:30am and then again from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, weather permitting. Come visit us--by foot or by car--and receive ashes and a special Lenten blessing. Everyone is welcomed to participate as we begin the observation of this holy season.
Press Release 11/29/2016: The Church of the Pilgrimage Hosts Holiday Events
Nativity display and Open House: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the Church of the Pilgrimage, 8 Town Square. The public is invited to view a display of nativities from around the world in the sanctuary, and to enjoy free hot dogs, hot chocolate and cookies. The Church of the Pilgrimage, 8 Town Square, will have a Service of Comfort and Peace on Wednesday, December 7th at 7pm in the sanctuary. For some people, the holidays are bitter sweet especially if they feel grief, loss or other pain. This special Service provides an opportunity to come together with others and honor all of our feelings this holiday season. Light refreshments and an optional period of conversation on coping with the holidays , lead by trained members of the Church , will be available after the Service. Everyone is welcomed!
PACTV Segment 11/22/2016: Plymouth Interface Council Service Holds Interface Thanksgiving Service
The Plymouth Area Interfaith Clergy Association held an interface Thanksgiving Service on November 21, 2016. PACTV Community News spoke with Pastor Helen Nablo before the event.
PACTV Segment 06/30/2016: Plymouth Interface Council Service Holds Orlando Vigil At Church of the Pilgrimage
The Plymouth Area Interfaith Clergy Association hosted a service of prayer at the Church of the Pilgrimage on June 21, 2016 as a way to honor and remember the victims of the Orlando massacre and their families. PACTV Community News spoke with Pastor Helen Nablo and Barbara Aharoni of the Plymouth No Place for Hate Committee before the event.
Press Release 04/16/2016: The Church of the Pilgrimage And First Parish Church Celebrate Earth Day
The Congregations of the First Parish Church and The Church of the Pilgrimage will gather together at The Church of the Pilgrimage at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24th for a special Earth Day Service. Children, youth and adults will participate. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend! “Who Will Give a Cup of Clean Water?” will be the subject of the sermon by First Parish’s Rev. Ed Hardy. Water will be an important focus for the day and will be featured in murals themed “Water for Life and the Beauty We Love.” The murals will be a joint project of the children and youth of both parishes. A combined junior choir will sing “The Garden Song.” “For The Beauty of the Earth” will be the anthem sung by the combined adult choirs. Following the coffee hour after worship, everyone will be invited to take an Earth Walk along Town Brook, observing environmental concerns and the beauty of this part of Plymouth. “We are happy to host this important observation of Earth Day” said Rev. Dr. Helen Nablo, Church of the Pilgrimage’s Pastor. She added, “In many ways it is a historic moment for these two sister churches who played a significant part in Pilgrim history.”
Press Release 04/13/2016: The Church of the Pilgrimage Youth Group Hosts a Brunch
The Church of the Pilgrimage’s Youth Group will be sponsoring a Brunch on Sunday, April 17th from 11am to 1pm at the church. The event is open to the public and will include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and a beverage. The cost is $8 per adult and $5 per child, with a family cap of $25. Everyone is welcomed! All proceeds will go toward the upcoming Youth Mission trip to Maine where the teens will help low-income residents with housing repairs and projects. The Church of the Pilgrimage is located on Town Square in Plymouth.
Press Release 03/16/2016: The Church of the Pilgrimage Observes Easter Week
The Church of the Pilgrimage, located in Plymouth’s Town Square, is observing Easter Week with several very special services. A Palm Sunday service on March 20th at 10am begins the week. The church’s very moving Maundy Thursday service is Thursday, March 24th at 7pm. This Communion service remembers The Last Supper and the passion of Jesus. The Sanctuary will then be open on Good Friday, March 25th, from noon to 3pm for quiet personal prayer and meditation. There will be three services on Easter Sunday, March 27th. The first is an interfaith Sunrise service at 6am on Cole’s Hill in Plymouth. The annual Easter family service and children’s pageant is at 9:30am in the church’s Sanctuary followed by the traditional Easter service at 11am. Everyone is welcomed! The Church of the Pilgrimage is a Protestant church and a member of the United Church of Christ. The Rev. Dr. Helen Nablo is the Pastor.