Pilgrim Church
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Pilgrim Family

Worship Times
Sunday 9:30 am
(masks and social distancing efforts are employed)
or watch us on Facebook
Services will usually be posted on our website and Youtube

by 11:30 a.m on Sundays.

Just click on the worship date on the top menu.

Lenten services beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing throughout Lent
will be in church at 10:00 am. and will be streamed on Facebook.

Suspended for now:
Free Coffee and Treats are provided before and after the Sunday morning service
Sunday School PreK-6
(Children go to Sunday School after the Children's sermon; shortly after the beginning of the 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:
Website Manager:
Office:  612-825-5375
Pastor's Cell:  612-222-2050

May 16, 2021
Easter 7 

Sunday Worship Services at Pilgrim continue in person, with social distancing guidelines in place - WORSHIP IS RECORDED ON FACEBOOK LIVE.

Services are then posted on Facebook, Youtube, and the Pilgrim website every Sunday after the 9:30 AM service.

Brief Devotion, Communion, Prayer (15 minutes)
10:30am every Tuesday (Max of 10 units) spread out
Call ahead 612-222-2050 (Pastor’s Cell)

Church Work Day
Saturday, May 15th
9:00 am - Noon

Please spread the word and come help give the church and school an exterior clean up!  Wheel barrels (and wheel-barrelers) need to help spread mulch.
Upcoming Events
Church Work Day                           May 15
Confirmation Sunday                      May 16
Baby Grand Piano Dedication        May 16
Pastors' Circuit Meeting in Eagan  May 17
Congregational Budget Meeting     June 15
Juneteenth Celebration                  June 19
Bring your Father to Church           June 20 (special treat for all men)
5 take a ways from council
  1. Clean up Day is this Saturday, May 15 starting at 9 am. Please plan to bring shovels, rakes and gloves. Lunch will be served
  2. Revised construction plans for Especially for Children's facility in our former school building were submitted to the contractor and final negotiations will begin after the cost of construction is determined. Stay tuned for more information. 
  3. Council is preparing budgets for approval at the Tuesday, June 15th congregational meeting at 7 pm.
  4. Envelope giving continues to decrease, while our bills remain the same. Consider your gifts this month and if you have the opportunity to contribute more.
  5. Did you hear?  A Baby Grand Piano was delivered Wednesday!
Have you ever wondered what the different offering envelopes you receive each month are for?
My Weekly Offering:  Pays for utilities, salaries, everyday costs of Pilgrim

Initial Offering:  Helps offset the cost of member envelopes for the year.

Evangelism:  Is used to pay for outreach to the community and members (example:  postage for the   mailing of bulletins & newsletters to members & friends who are unable to attend a church service)

Capital Improvement:  Monies are put in a separate account to be saved for building projects such as; new glass doors in the lower level.

Tree of Life:  Offerings given to this fund are used to pay our monthly LACE Loan of $1,610.75.Additional funds to cover this monthly payment are drawn from the general fund.

St Croix Lutheran School:  Offerings are sent quarterly to support St Croix Lutheran Academy.

Missions:  Offerings are sent quarterly to WELS headquarters for missions in the United States and around the world.

Special Holiday Envelopes (I.e.:  Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day) Are deposited into our general fund to help with day to day expenses unless otherwise noted to go towards a special project.
Would you or someone you know want to play a piano solo before or after the church service?  Please contact Arthur at 612-205-4919.
Food Pantry - Will continue with fresh and canned items.  Feel free to make use of It!  Call if you have any questions.      
Dear Ladies In Faith Today--L.I.F.T.
Next Date: Saturday, May 22nd!
The "Chosen Bible Study" will be "Bad Girls of the Bible"--(and what we can learn from them) by Liz Curtis Higgs.    
The book has 10 chapters.  We have divided the book into a Spring and Fall series--5 sessions each--God-willing.
Spring dates and times:  Saturdays @ 10:00 AM til 11:30 AM

OF COURSE --We will try to be Covid 19 compliant.  We will SOCIAL DISTANCE.  No hugging, please-- MASKS REQUIRED   
L.I.F.T. is open to all ladies--PLEASE invite your friends!!!
Digital Sign Project
Thank you for your contributions!

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Morning Coffee Virtual Class 
Tuesday at 6PM /  Thursdays at 9AM

Join us on Tuesday evening or Thursday Morning for Bible Class.  Tuesday goes through the Sunday readings in an informative and interactive way.
Thursday class looks at the hero of faith: Moses.
TUESDAY (Formerly Wednesday Bible Class) - 6pm Link:    https://zoom.us/j/91378855252?pwd=VkhlRWhzZ1BzMVp2eHpPVWx2a093Zz09 Meeting ID: 913 7885 5252 Password: 664238

THURSDAY - Thursday 9am Link  -  https://zoom.us/j/95038870222?pwd=L29hTUREUTVwL21DUS9aRldhNGVZZz09 Meeting ID: 950 3887 0222 Password: 906595  

Join us for these studies, you will enjoy them.

During the COVID  19 social distancing the Church Council asks that you continue your offerings to church - the bills continue make their way into our mailbox.  There are two ways you can do this:  1.  use online giving (there is a link at the bottom of this email for online giving)  2.  Mail your offerings 
Motivated by our Savior’s gifts and promises we want to continue to offer our gifts to him as our response.  Online giving can help with that.
Summer Academic and Sports Camps
Registration is now open for SCLA’s academic and sports camps for students entering grades K - 9. Find out more and register at StCroixLutheran.org/Camps

HS Spring Concerts
Due to COVID precautions, the HS Spring Concert has been split into separate concerts for the band and choir. The HS spring band concert is Thursday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym. The HS spring choir concert is Friday, June 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym. Tickets are required and limited to two per student. Both concerts will be live streamed at StCroixLutheran.org/live

HS Graduation
The high school graduation service for the class of 2021 is Sunday, June 6, 2021 in the SCLA gymnasium. Tickets are needed for admission. 112 graduates including 38 international students will graduate. Graduation will be live streamed at StCroixLutheran.org/live
?Kristina Lewerenz, Communications Director
St. Croix Lutheran Academy
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Pilgrim Church
3901 First Avenue South,
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone:                      612-825-5375

Office Email:            churchoffice@pilgrimonline.net
Website Manager:   website@pilgrimonline.net
Pastor's Email:        pastor@pilgrimonline.net

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