Given by Harold Fields and Cesar Valdez October 11, 2020 The touching and emotional stories of two members of our church describing their journey. God loves you.
Moderated by Rev. Madison Shockley for Prof. Melina Abdulla October 4, 2020 This is the question and answer session with Professor Abdulla following her sermon. Everyone's voice counts. Both candidates and measures are important. The entire ticket matters, not just the top. We must undo white supremacy to end racism. Video:
Moderated by Rev. Madison Shockley for Rev. Dr. James M. Lawson September 13, 2020 A question and answer session with Dr. Lawson. Topics include Civil Rights, Racism, and BLM. There is a reason to be hopeful. Video:
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 connect and be part of a faith community. This triggered members with a history of abuse. We struggled between being ...
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 to die. Why does this keep happening? Over the past 400 years, we had many opportunities to make a choice. ...
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 represents our everlasting life with Jesus. The ornaments represent the blessings in our lives. Candy canes, besides tasting great, also ...
Given by Peter McBride December 15 2019 at Pilgrim A song from 1982...a mother's story of a white envelope. Video:
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 goal within our grasp. Don't drop the ball! Video:
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 a video about the unrecognized role African-Americans had during the war. Video:
Given by James O'Leonard November 10, 2019 As we prepare for the coming year, a reminder of the importance of supporting the church. This year, we have a matching fund for those who pledge who did not pledge last year. Pledge early to receive this benefit. Video:
Given by David Hall November 3, 2019 The stewardship team leader, David Hall, speaks to the congregation on this year's goal for financial independence. The pledges for 2020 will help the church reach this goal. This is a goal within our reach with everyone's help. Video:
Given on October 12, 2019 Pilgrim hosted a town hall meeting on the environment. During the first part of the meeting, Pilgrim Children's Center and Pilgrim Church Sunday School showed the banners the children created. Speakers from Clean Earth for Kids, Sierra Club My Generation, and Sierra Club NC Coastal spoke about several environmental issues. ...
Given By Nan Munn Fess September 8, 2019 Our world is changing due to climate change. The environmental justice team offers some helpful tips on how you can make a difference. Video:
Given By Pancho Ramos Stierle June 2, 2019 After hearing about children being separated from their families, Pancho decided to begin a walk to raise awareness. For the last 80 days, he has walked from Oakland, CA., heading to Tijuana. He left without food, water, or ID, relying on the kindness of strangers. May one ...
Family Services December 24, 2018 Our children tell the story of the little shepherd boy, Jesse, who goes to see Jesus the night of Jesus's birth. Video:
Given By Rabbi Devorah Marcus, Pastor Ron Griffen, Rev. Beth Johnson on August 22, 2018 A wide variety of faiths have come together to talk about this sensitive but important issue. It is not faith on one side and law on the other side but faith and law on the same side. Our faith compels ...