Forums, Lectures, Interviews and Presentations

Pilgrim is a church of advocates for equality, social justice, and loving our fellow human beings. Here you will find everything from news interviews on our work in support marriage equality, immigrant rights, and homeless advocacy, to articles written by Rev. Madison Shockley at TruthDig.com.

Moment of Concern for Safe Church Sunday

Given by Jaime Romo June 7, 2020 We are a congregation that prides ourselves on being open and affirming. Thirteen years ago, we were tested. A registered sex offender approached the church. He wanted to ...

Cannon Park

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley on June 5, 2020 This is the audio of Rev. Shockley's speech during a Black Lives Matter protest in Carlsbad.  It took 8 minutes and 46 seconds for George Floyd ...

Symbols of Christmas 2019

Given by Children OF Pilgrim December 24 2019 The children of Pilgrim Church explain the meaning of the many decorations we associate with Christmas. The evergreen tree does not go dormant during winter. The green ...

Stewardship Moment~ Linda and Jim Kallas

Given by Linda and Jim Kallas November 17, 2019 On this Stewardship Sunday, we are treated to a skit on giving. We all have a lot to juggle in our lives. Help us reach the ...

Veteran’s Day Recognition~ Reg Owens

Given by Reg Owens November 10, 2019 Today, we celebrate our veterans who served our country. We also celebrate the 244th birthday of the Marine Corps. This is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Reg showed ...