Family Outing · Pilgrim Carolers!
Dec
19
5:30 PM17:30

Family Outing · Pilgrim Carolers!

Join members and friends of Pilgrim Church as we sing Christmas carols at a variety of locations around town including Highgate, Spring Meadows, Bozeman Lodge, Beehive Homes, Bridger Peaks, the Warming Center, and the homes of some of our beloved seniors.

Enjoy a simple soup & bread meal beforehand, grab a caroling book, join a carpool, and make a joyful noise! 

This family friendly event is an annual tradition!

Questions? Contact Jill Joyce at (406) 581-7436 or Susan Reisch (406) 640-2791.

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Adult Choir Rehearsals
Dec
19
5:30 PM17:30

Adult Choir Rehearsals

Adult Choir directed by Cliff DeManty rehearses Wednesday, December 19 at 5:30 pm in the Emmett Room and Monday, December 24 at 6 pm in the Sanctuary prior to 7 pm Christmas Eve Candle Lighting Service.

They will also rehearse on Wednesday, December 26 and January 2 at 5:30 pm in the Emmett Room and on Sunday, January 6, 9 am in the Sanctuary prior to worship service.

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Bell Choir Rehearsals
Dec
19
7:30 PM19:30

Bell Choir Rehearsals

Pilgrim Peace Ringers directed by MA Bellingham rehearse every Wednesday evening throughout the academic year.  They will resume offer music in worship on October 14. 

Come to our first meeting Wednesday, Sept 5, 7:30, and give it a try! 

Walk-ins welcome, or for further information speak to any handbell ringer or email director M.A. at mabellingham@gmail.com for details! 

Ability to read music is helpful, but not required.

Join us, it's fun!

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Balloons & Bubbles Play Date
Dec
21
10:30 AM10:30

Balloons & Bubbles Play Date

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Parents with babies, toddlers, and Pre-K kiddos are invited to an indoor extravaganza of fun! Grown-ups enjoy a cup of coffee and fellowship while the kiddos romp and play in the spacious Boyd Room with indoor playground equipment, toys, tunes, and musical instruments. Healthy snacks for the little ones provided.

And of course, Balloons & Bubbles!

Questions?  Contact Mary (406) 587-3690

 

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Open Mind, Open Heart
Dec
23
8:30 AM08:30

Open Mind, Open Heart

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This gathering features an opening and closing to frame our dialogue. Music is provided by an individual musician.  Participants take turns setting the stage each Sunday for our discussion with a reading, a piece of art, or the retelling of an experience that is meaningful to them and that they wish to share.

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Volunteer at Fork & Spoon
Dec
27
4:30 PM16:30

Volunteer at Fork & Spoon

Please join volunteers from Pilgrim, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Congregation Beth Shalom to serve the evening meal at Fork and Spoon on Thursday, December 27. A delicious meal is provided to during your shift as a server. For more information or you desire an opportunity to volunteer; contact Glenda Barnes at 581-0371 or Glenda_bar@msn.com

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New Year's "Sharing Pictures" Potluck Service
Dec
30
10:00 AM10:00

New Year's "Sharing Pictures" Potluck Service

During the past year many people have spoken to me about how meaningful was the service where we sat at table and shared pictures from our life.  We will have such an experience again at the end of December.  We will sit around tables, enjoy a potluck, and speak about our story through pictures.  Thus, I invite you to comb your albums for pictures that speak of significant times in your life.  We already have three people who will start the conversation at a given table.  If you would like to initiate the discussion at your table, please call the church office.

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RUMMAGE Sale
May
17
to May 18

RUMMAGE Sale

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Friday, May 17, Noon - 6 pm  Saturday, May 18, 8 am - 2 pm

Please hold your rummage until 2 pm on Monday, May 13. We will be holding a Memorial Service in the morning.

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Christmas Pageant
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Pageant

The Children of Pilgrim’s Church School will perform a Pageant written and directed by Rev. Danielle Rogers on Sunday, December 16. The Children rehearse during worship on December 2 & 9. Dress Rehearsal - Saturday, December 15 11 am- 1 pm. Videos of choreography and scripts are available upon request.

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Women's Christmas Potluck Party
Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

Women's Christmas Potluck Party

All women are welcome to join us for a celebrative start to the Advent Season.  We'll share a potluck dinner and exchange gently used or under $10 gifts.  Jackie Haines, HRDC Youth Development Program Director will speak about the Blueprint Homeless Youth Home.  A Free-Will Offering will be collected.

 

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Presentation On Kenya Mission Trip
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Presentation On Kenya Mission Trip

With outstanding support from the Pilgrim community Bruce and Jeanne Smith were able to participate in a medical mission trip to Kenya earlier this year.  They plan to share an overview of their experience on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 in the Boyd Room.  To accompany their slides they’ll share personal insights, the nature of the medical clinics, observations on Kenya and its people and a bit about such mission opportunities.  The audience should also get a taste of why they loved the opportunity.  Coffee and dessert will be provided. 

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ADD/ADHD and Autism in Young People
Oct
28
11:30 AM11:30

ADD/ADHD and Autism in Young People

Join us on 10/28 11:30am-12:30pm in the Emmett Room, for a overview of ADD/ADHD and Autism in young people. We will discuss teaching strategies to help prepare Teachers, Sunday School leaders and Youth Group leaders, while offering resources and support. Also open to parents and community members. Lead by Dede Frothingham.

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CROP Walk
Oct
21
1:30 PM13:30

CROP Walk

John & Karen Savage are once again spearheading Pilgrim's CROP Walk Drive.  Ending hunger one step at a time by sponsoring a walker or walking!  We will meet at the Gallatin Valley Food Bank (602 Bond Street) at 1:30 pm to register on Sunday, October 21.

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Our Whole Lives for 5th Graders
Sep
30
to Dec 16

Our Whole Lives for 5th Graders

This ten-workshop curriculum is designed to help children ages nine through twelve to gain the knowledge, life principles, and skills they need to understand and express their sexuality in holistic, life-enhancing ways.

Like the other Our Whole Lives programs for different age groups, this comprehensive, developmentally appropriate program introduces key topics like values, body image, gender and sexual identity, peer pressure, and healthy relationships with sensitivity and inclusiveness.

This updated curriculum introduces new content, activities, perspectives, language, and resources for today's children. New topics include body image, social media/Internet, and consent, as well as an updated and deeper exploration of gender identity and roles. Many of the popular activities and discussion from the first edition are preserved here, alongside newer, more interactive activities.

Facilitators: Spencer Williams and Kassia Finn

Introductory Meetings: (Please plan to attend both meetings which are necessary for your child to participate)

Sunday, September 16th   4:15-5:30 pm

         Our Whole Lives Program Information Meeting for Parents/Caregivers            Emmett Room, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, 2118 S. Third Avenue, Bozeman

Sunday, September 23rd   late afternoon time to be decided at Information Meeting

        Parent/Caregiver and Child Orientation  * dates and times for the 10 hour-and-a-half sessions will be confirmed at the first meeting

Suggestion participation fee $40-$80

Participation is limited to 14 youth.

Registration until September 4th for UUFB, Pilgrim UCC and previous Our Whole Lives families Contact Laura Mentch, Interfaith Our Whole Lives Committee, lauramentch@icloud.com406.600.9867

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Book Reflections by Anika Hanisch
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Book Reflections by Anika Hanisch

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Saturday, September 29, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Boyd Room

Brigitte Yearman's coauthor, Anika Hanisch, provides presentations on this book, as a memorial to Yearman.  

Hanisch has a unique perspective on the behind the scenes development of this book.

Refreshments & German appetizers will be served. Sponsored by Women of Pilgrim

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FREE Child Care for Folklore Society Community Contra Dance
Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

FREE Child Care for Folklore Society Community Contra Dance

We'll have some healthy snacks, a Bouncy House, and a Slide to entertain the kids and a cartoon to settle them down before end of the evening.

There is a Beginner's Workshop at 7:30 pm and a Dance at 8 pm at the Bozeman Senior Center located at 807 N. Tracy.

RSVP to 587-3690 so that we have enough child care providers.  For more information about Folklore Society Contra Dances https://www.bozemanfolklore.org/schedule.html 

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Land Trust Outing & BBQ
Sep
9
11:30 AM11:30

Land Trust Outing & BBQ

Pilgrim Connect is partnering with the Gallatin Valley Land Trust to improve a local trail after church on September 9th with a barbecue to follow! If you’re interested in maintaining our trails while bonding with fellow Pilgrims over dirt clods and burgers, please RSVP with Madison Gabig at madisongabig@gmail.com to sign up and get further information. All are welcome, but space is limited. 

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Pilgrim Connect · Catapalooza!
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Pilgrim Connect · Catapalooza!

Come find the Pilgrim Connect booth at Catapalooza on the MSU campus!

We'll be welcoming in new and returning college students with our extravagant welcome.  Games, giveaways, condoms, and more!

Learn about young adult ministries and social justice work at Pilgrim Church, meet new friends, and find your progressive church community in Bozeman. 

Email us at outreach@uccbozeman.org if you'd like to volunteer at the booth or have questions for our team!

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Lunch On The Lawn
Aug
22
11:30 AM11:30

Lunch On The Lawn

A summertime tradition, this community event features live music, local food vendors, and kids' activities.  We are looking for adult and student helper volunteers to share the joy of Pilgrim with attending families each week.  We'll provide you with a volunteer kit including snacks, a kiddie pool and other fun supplies OR you are welcome to share your favorite craft or entertainment idea with local kids.   

If you are interested in an extremely fun volunteer opportunity this summer, please call Susan at 406-570-0768 and sign up for one of the following dates: July 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8, 15, & 22, from 11:30-1:30.  Better yet, team up with your favorite Pilgrim student(s) and have a blast together. You're welcome to sign up for one week or whatever works with your schedule.  Here's to a great summer! 

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Garden Party
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Party

Join us for an opportunity to visit Pilgrim's Memorial Gardens and to reflect on the lives of three very special women, Margaret Emmett, Marcia Johnson and Connie Rumely.  We will share our memories of these ladies whose spirits live on at Pilgrim.  We'll also share a brunch in the Boyd Room.

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GirlSing Camp
Aug
13
to Aug 17

GirlSing Camp

Kate Bryan, local Music Together teacher, is hosting her annual GirlSing Singing, Songwriting and Art Camp at Pilgrim (June 18-22 and August 13-17). 

Learn More here ==> http://www.GirlSing.com. camp includes a special Tuesday night family and friends music-making celebration. If you have QUESTION or would like to be added to be notified of the 2018 schedule, contact Music Kate at http://girlsing.webs.com/contact-us. NOTE: Early Drop off & Pick up options exist. Sibling Discounts also available.

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Summerfest
Aug
12
11:15 AM11:15

Summerfest

Join us for our fourth annual Summerfest, August 12th 11:30 am -2 pm.  There will be kiddy pools for our youngest members, a large 24 foot inflatable water slide connected to a slip and slide, yard games, and cotton candy.  

This free community event is open to everyone so invite guests.  Don't miss out on this fun event. Sponsored by Christian Education and Youth Group Fellowship.

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Connie Rumely's Memorial & Reception
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Connie Rumely's Memorial & Reception

Join us for a celebration of Connie Rumely's long and beautiful life of service.  She truly was the "Soul of Pilgrim" and her influence is deep in our memories and culture.

There will be a reception to follow in the Boyd Room.  Memorial gifts to Pilgrim in her memory will be used to purchase windows for the Sanctuary.  A fitting memorial as Connie sought God's healing light and shared it generously.

 

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Book Sale for Local Literacy
Jul
1
to Jul 14

Book Sale for Local Literacy

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Lloyd Ann McMahan with the assistance of Robert McMahan, Joanne & Lloyd Reynolds, Donna Beasley, Sharon Smith, and Linda Gerdes will be selling used books for $1/book.  The proceeds will benefit literacy programs in the Bozeman area.

We welcome your contributions.

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Conference Annual Meeting
Jun
15
to Jun 17

Conference Annual Meeting

First Congregational Church - Great Falls, Montana

This year our keynote speaker will be General Minister and President of the United Church for Christ, Rev. Dr. John Dorheaur. Additional speakers will be Rev. Courtney Stange-Tregear, Pacific NW Conference Minister for Church Vitality and Rev. Dr. Dwight Welch, MSU Billings Campus Minister. 

https://www.mnwcucc.org/events  for further information and registration details.

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Pilgrim Preschool OPEN HOUSE
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Pilgrim Preschool OPEN HOUSE

Attend Pilgrim Preschool's Open House to meet their newly hired Director, Staci Goodrich and Teacher, Lindsay Preator.  Pilgrim wishes Director, Miriam Tilleman and Teachers, Linda and Tammy all the best in retirement.  These talented and dedicated women have been wonderful to work with.  We will miss them.

 

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Summer Sunday School
Jun
3
to Aug 26

Summer Sunday School

Our multi-age class for those 4 through fifth grade will continue though out the summer.  Youth Sunday School resumes in the fall.  We are looking for teaching assistants to help our lead teachers.  Sign-up in the Narthex on the Kiosk.

Wendy Morical and Eric Semerad are looking for a teacher to serve on Sunday, June 17 when they and many others will be out of town.  Please call Wendy at 587-4174.

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