Welcome To Pilgrim Baptist Church

 Pilgrim Baptist Church brings people to God by sharing Christ’s message of love. It is a hopeful, healing, inclusive message — one that answers emptiness and cynicism with spiritual meaning and purpose. We eagerly share this message, individually and as a Christian community, through preaching, teaching, worship, prayer, and outreach. As a church we provide leadership to embrace diversity, to set standards of high quality in our activities, and to address the issues of our time. We invite everyone to join us on a life-long journey of spiritual growth.    


Pilgrim's 152nd Anniversary Service 

The Founder Day service will be held Sunday June 28, 2015.  The Rev. Dr. Clyde Ruffin, Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri will be the guest Preacher. 

Comfort Circle Ministry

The Comfort Circle  Ministry is NEW at Pilgrim Baptist Church.  It is a support group open to men and women dealing with the death of a loved one.  For more information click here.

Mary and Martha Forum

Beginning Saturday, February 7th, the  new schedule for the Forum will be the first and third Saturday of each month.  All women are invited to participate in a cross-generational group of women to engage in prayer and informal discussion about life’s challenges.  Questions?  Contact Sister Patricia Whyte-Jones.

Donate your used Inkjet Cartridge

We are collecting used inkjets for our fundraiser to send delegates to the National Congress of Christian Education in 2015. Please deposit your inkjets in the box on the Ushers' Table.

Your Contributions Count 

Everyone is encouraged to use the contribution envelopes provided, particularly when giving cash.  Please write your name and address clearly on the envelope, indicating where you want your contribution (s) to go.  We are unable to record your contribution without putting your name on the envelope or if you put cash directly into the collection plate.

2015 Stewardship Pledge

2015 Pledge forms are now available.  Please consider your Pledge (Tithes and Offerings) for general operations, expansion and scholarship.  No amount is too small and all amounts are greatly appreciated.  All pledge information will remain confidential. Completed forms can be placed in the collection plate.

Choir Members Needed

The music ministry is looking for new members to join the choir.  We are in need of sopranos, altos and tenors.  We have several choirs at Pilgrim which consist of the Mass Choir, which is made up of male and female singers that sing the first Sunday of each month.  We also have the Voices of Unity which is both men and women and sing on the second Sunday of each month.  WOW is comprised of all men and sings on the third Sunday of each month.  Please contact Russell Knighton if you are interested in joining any or all of our choirs.  Share your heavenly voice in praising God.

Pilgrim’s Online Giving

Pilgrim now has a QR (Quick Response) Code for smart phone users to connect with 

online giving.  When you scan the QR code image with a smart phone it will instantly connect you to the mobile version of Pilgrim’s online giving page.  It provides a quick and easy way to access Pilgrim’s page without having to type out a web address and locate the appropriate link.  Give it a try! Go ahead! Now is a good time.

Sunday School Teachers Needed

We are in need of Sunday School teachers for all classes, Kindergarten – Senior Adults.  Please contact Superintendent Essie Bronson for details regarding upcoming teacher trainings or to answer specific questions.

Legacy Tree

The Pilgrim Baptist Church Legacy Tree celebrates the past, present and the future. Tributes will be permanently inscribed and prominently displayed on the tree. Members of Pilgrim, members of the community and businesses are encouraged to join the celebration. You may submit your lasting tribute now in honor of or in memory of friends, loved ones and businesses.

A Visit to Rondo  Ian Wesley Taylor  Brandon Hill

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