relationships

June 2021

The Real Holy Family~ Mark 3: 19b-22, 31-35

By | June 6th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley June 6, 2021 Our reading today talks about who would be considered part of our family. The answer is anyone who does the will of God. Jesus redefined relationships. He broke down hierarchy, blood, and nationality. Faith is thicker than blood.  While we would like to think of ourselves as ...

January 2017

September 2014

Please forgive me

By | September 14th, 2014|sermons|

With domestic abuse scandal after scandal, reverend Madison Shockley asks why do social media campaigns like #whyistayed and #whyileft ask the abused to explain themselves instead of asking abusers to explain themselves. Next month (October) is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Pilgrim church asks itself, what can the church to do ensure the church ...