1862 - Celebrating 150 Years - 2012
n the evening of November 2, 1862, during the troubled days of
the Civil War, sixteen persons gathered and formed Pilgrim Church,
"Church of our Lord Jesus Christ." For one-hundred and
fifty years, Pilgrim Church has continued to be a source of help, hope,
and home to not just the Uphams Corner neighborhood but to the world
Our Urban Ministry consists of:
Providing Emergency shelter to 120 homeless men
every night since 1990: supplying food, clothing, showers, and
Distributing soup, pasta, sandwiches, beverages
and clothing to over a hundred needy individuals on Boston Common every
Serving a nutritious, free lunch to over a hundred people from our community every Saturday.
Providing for our neighbors as well as supporting
our urban ministries. Through our weekly Church flea market.
Serving over sixty families every month at our Emergency Food Pantry,
Distributing free bread three mornings every week.
Operating Browse Thrift Shop, maintained by Pilgrim Christian Endeavor Society.
- Sponsoring the Dorchester Deaf Club.
- Hosting the Dorchester Young Adult Narcotics Anonymous Group.
- Giving opportunities for service and understanding to volunteers of many ages and backgrounds
Building Repairs are Needed
To continue our urban ministry, we must address the most urgently and
desperately needed repairs to our building.And so we are now asking for
your financial support. Please review the enclosed form and make the
most generous financial donation possible.
Pilgrim Church is a tax-exempt organization and all gifts beyond the
price of the banquet will be considered as a tax-deductible donation.
150TH Anniversary Dinner
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Six o'clock in the evening
55 Hallet Street