Pilgrim Congregational Church

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here at Pilgrim.

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Pilgrim Congregational Church is a member of the United Church of Christ, a worldwide denomination of more than one million members. Rooted in the Congregational tradition, Pilgrim stresses the freedom of each person to hear God speak and to see God acting in his or her life. As people of faith, we stand in solidarity with the whole of creation, praying and working for justice and peace. We are an Open and Affirming congregation, gladly welcoming all—without exception—just as Jesus did.  For more information, call (708) 848-5860 or visit www.pilgrimoakpark.org.    


Upcoming Events

The Power of Relationships: Austin and Oak Park Working Together

A Four-Part Series

Sunday mornings, 9:45–10:50 in the Pilgrim Chapel


September 7

"We're Only Going to Make It If . . ."—The Theory and Practice of Social Cohesion

Rev. Dirk Ficca, International Director of Open Skane, a social cohesion project in Malmo, Sweden


September 14

Panel Discussion: Building Relationships—Reprising the Year, Building the Future

  • Dan Haley, Editor of The Wednesday Journal and Austin News
  • Ken Woods, Circle Urban Ministries
  • Tim Weidman, Community of Congregations
  • Stuart Barnes-Jamieson, Community Organizer, active West Side Bridge


September 21

Food Security: A Place at the Table

  • Michele Zurakowski, Executive Director, Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
  • Matt Gross, Deputy Director of Advocacy for Bread for the World
  • Russ Sorber, Pilgrim Ministry of Christian Outreach


September 28

Austin/Oak Park Working Together: Putting Words into Action

Stuart Barnes-Jamieson, Discussion Leader

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Sally Iberg from Oak Park  

Posted: March 29th, 2013 4:20 PM

What a wonderful faith community. It's a blessing to serve as pastor.