Sunday, October, 22, 2017-Bible 101-“Jesus Walks on Water” at 11:30 a.m.
Pilgrim Congregational Church
15 Common St, Southborough, MA 01772

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Why Meditate

Every Wednesday night in the Sanctuary, something changes. At 7 pm, a small group gathers to sit. Peter Martin who leads the service welcomes folks, reads scripture, and offers a brief spoken reflection. That lead in is to differentiate what happens next. We sit. That’s it. For twenty minutes we just sit. Why? Because when you find the power of stillness, that’s…

Why Las Vegas Happens

Las Vegas. Another tragedy. This is wrong. This is scary. What is this? This is a world where people of all races, nationalities, and backgrounds feel alone. We feel disenfranchised from our governments. We feel helpless confronting the daily problems of our lives. We too often don’t know what to do. We don’t know exactly why Stephen did what he did. I…

Why Sunday School is for Grown-Ups

I know all the reasons why you don’t want to teach Sunday School.  I’ve seen the horror strike your face when you see an enthusiastic Christian Ed member with a clipboard marching toward you on Rally Sunday.  I do understand the yearning to collapse into the simplicity of our elegant sanctuary and allow the music and words to wash over your soul,…

Do You Know God Is With You?

In the middle of the storm, if you know God is with you, you feel different than most of the people around you. The feeling is not an absence of fear. Fear pops up. It is not that doubt stops rearing its head. Doubt is there to remind you what matters. Sadness is an eternal experience, created to force us into rebuilding…

Fishing for Faith

The church is getting fishy!  We’ve been decorating with colorful guppies and Angelfish, nets and rods, leafy plants and the soothing water of an old fashioned fishing’ ol on a summer afternoon.  Fishing for Faith is our theme for our Christian Education program this year, and we have all kinds of exciting updates for you about what we’re teaching and how we’re…

How to Help Houston

As the rains stop in Houston, the recovery is going to take years. What we learned from arriving in New Orleans 9 months after the storm, disaster of this size takes a generation. “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for” is the reminder in Hebrews 11. We hope for recovery and compassion as this disaster raises our consciousness of our interconnected…