Pilgrim Church
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Pilgrim Family

Worship Times
Sunday 9:30 am
or watch us on live on Facebook and YouTube
Services will usually be posted on our website

by 11:30 a.m on Sundays.

Just click on the worship date on the top menu.

Free Coffee and Treats are provided at the 8:30 Bible study and after the Sunday morning service

Bible Study starts at 8:30 am

Where To Park
Parking is available on both sides of 1st Ave. Saturday and Sunday, 
and on the west side of 1st Ave. Monday through Friday. 
In addition, parking is available on both sides of 39th St. and on the west side of Stevens Ave.
There are also several disability spaces along the alley and next to the church.

Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church,
3901 First Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409 
Phone 612-825-5375
Office Email:
Pastor's Email:
Pastor's Cell: 612-222-2050
Website Manager:
                       ZOOM BIBLE STUDY LINKS
Join Zoom https://zoom.us/j/91378855252?pwd=VkhlRWhzZ1BzMVp2eHpPVWx2a093Zz09
Meeting ID: 913 7885 5252
Password: 664238
Phone call in ....312-626-6799
Join Zoom https://zoom.us/j/95038870222?pwd=L29hTUREUTVwL21DUS9aRldhNGVZZz09
Meeting ID: 950 3887 0222
Password: 906595
Phone call in ....312-626-6799
September 19, 2021
Pentecost 17 
Worship Theme:   Just the facts!
FIRST LESSON:  Isaiah 50:4-10    The Fact of Innocence
LESSON: James 2: 1-5, 8-10, 14-18  The Fact of Sin and Faith’s Expression
SERMON:  The Fact of Necessary Payment Mark 8:27-35  
Worship Service:  Sunday at 9:30 AM
Everyone is WELCOME!
Pastor: Steve Schmeling    

The Word

Come and join us this week for our Tuesday (Meeting ID: 913 7885 5252 Password: 664238) and/or
Thursday (Meeting ID: 950 3887 0222 Password: 906595) Bible Studies to get some of that extra food of champions and connect with other members of the Pilgrim family in a deeper way. Want to find out more? - Thursday Bible Class will be in person in the Fireside Room or Zoom at 10:00 AM.
Yes, please!
Council Meeting Notes 9/13/21
  1. Auction has ended and items will be removed and should get a report of how it went next week.
  2. Council will be doing Oktoberfest Coffee Hour on Oct 17 (brats, beer and fun)
  3. Envelope giving was down for August and therefore our overall budget is in the RED
  4. Since we are getting a new sign and doing some other public appearances we are thinking of changing our logo before this happens, if you have thoughts please let the council know.
  1. Bible Information Classes for membership will be starting soon - please contact Pastor at (612)222-2050 if you are interested or if you know someone that is interested in becoming a member.
  2. Confirmation Class for students in 6th - 8th grade will be starting.  Please contact Pastor 612-222-2050 or pastor@pilgrimonline.net if you have a child in this age group. 
  3. There is a new sign up for Coffee & Treats starting OCTOBER 10th (when Arthur’s  retires from the 10:30 AM general coffee hour) through the end of 2021 on the kitchen door.
  4. Holy Bible Evangelical Heritage Verison - We have 10 EHV Bibles available for purchase at $22.00 each.  Please contact Bonnie in the church office if you are interested.
  5. Christian Worship Hymnal is now available for purchase.  Examples are available in the Pastor's office.  Pilgrim will eventually want to purchase these for use in Worship.  Cost is $24 each.
LWMS - St. Croix Circuit VIRTUAL RALLY
Sunday, October 3 at 2pm
LWMS LINK to the Trinity Lutheran YouTube site:  Trinity Osceola - YouTube
Door Offering September 19
More Information Please!
New Bible Class:  Celebrating Every Tribe
Wednesdays  4:30 - 6:30  PM in person and on Zoom
Contact Ruth Jefferson for more information.

October 3  - Watch for more information on an event on October 3 at King Park and a chance for a conversation about diversity at Pilgrim
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L.I.F.T.  - Next Date:  9/25/2021---"Rahab:  Bad for a Season, Not Forever".{ Knockin ' on Heaven's Door}  ALL Saturday's times for the LIFT Study are from 10:00 AM til 11:30 AM.  We meet EVERY OTHER Saturday morning.  BRING A FRIEND OR TWO- As ALWAYS-- ALL are welcome!!! 
Food Pantry
Open to everyone!
We have canned, fresh & frozen foods!

Contact Bonnie 612-825-5375 / churchoffice@pilgrimonline.net or Pastor 612-222-2050 / pastor@pilgrimonline.net if you would like more information.

Food Pantry Needs: Peanut Butter, Jam/Jelly, Instant Oatmeal, Canned Fruit, Pasta, Spaghetti Sauce, Pancake Mix/Bisquick, Franco American Spaghetti O’s/Chef Boyardee Ravioli

WHEN:  Sunday, December 12
TIME:  2:30 PM - ?
WHERE:  2992 Fairway Drive, Chaska, MN 55318
RSVP:  Call or text Laurie 612-327-3127
             Email: josephsorensen@comcast.net 
Please bring your favorite appetizer to share.
News from other WELS Organizations
Martin Luther College is now accepting applications for:  Part-time Women's Tennis Head Coach & Full-time Director of Information Technology
Interested individuals should apply online. Applications will be accepted through 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The comprehensive position descriptions and application link can be found at mlc-wels.edu/hr/. For additional information, contact the MLC Human Resources Office at (507) 354-8221. 
St Croix Upcoming Events
Kick Pass & Spike - Homecoming Game on October 1 at 7:00 PM
Children’s Theatre - Happily Ever After Saturday Oct. 30 at 2:00 & 7:00 pm 
FREE Books: learn a Lutheran response to evolution You can request 3 FREE books (32-48 pages each).  Choose from 10 titles.  Request yours at www.LutheranScience.org/FreeBooks or by writing to (include your address): Lutheran Science Institute, 13390 W. Edgewood Ave, New Berlin WI 53151.  This offer expires Dec. 31, 2021.  Only one request per address.  Limited to addresses in the USA.  Offer subject to change without notice. 
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