Welcome!

The New Pilgrims community meets at 10 a.m.  every Sunday in Boyd Hall
(22 & “I” Avenue) on the garden level of the United Methodist Church in Anacortes.

We foster a space for a caring community that provides a spiritual home.

We welcome doubt and inquiry, promote love of creation and support
abundant life for all.

We are a progressive UCC church dedicated to serving our communities
and caring for our environment.

We value openness to different ideas and approaches on religion
and value your individuality

Please take a moment to explore our website.

Please join us for inspiring messages and discussions,
and we create together music, rhythm, prayers, poetry and fellowship.

 

 

Join us   Sunday, February 25, at 10 a.m. in Boyd Hall

“Two Processions” enter Jerusalem this Sunday. Join us at 10 am in Boyd Hall as we ask, along with Marcus Borg and John Crossan, which procession we want to be in.

Good news!
Pastor Becky’s recovery from hip replacement surgery is going well and she is gradually resuming her regular duties.

Bible Study and Drop-in Time will resume on Monday, March 5. Please contact Pastor Becky if you would like to schedule a time to meet before then.  Please call (360)722-0185. You may also contact her via email at bwithing@comcast.net.

Attention!  Call for Newsletter Items: If you have anything you’d like considered for inclusion in the March New Pilgrims’ Progress, please email it to newpilgrimsucc@gmail.com (our new email address!) by Friday, 3/2.

ONGOING

Lenten Series
During our Lenten worship services we will relive the last week of Jesus’ earthly life, following the Gospel of Mark and The Last Week by Marcus Borg and John Crossan.

Outrageous Acts Study Continues
We are studying the third and final portion of Acts of the Apostles, again using the UCC Still Speaking study guide. All are welcome.

New Guerrilla Groups Forming
1. Listening Team
As part of our commitment to be a listening congregation, we will listen, share and learn, and empower others to keep listening, sharing and learning. Our text will be The Power of Listening: Building Skills for Mission and Ministry by Lynne Baab.

2. The Challenge of Paul
Explore the historical Paul, his letters and his ministry in these DVD sessions featuring renowned scholar and historian John Dominic Crossan.

3. New! Emerging Church
On the 500th anniversary of the Protest Reformation last October, we talked about the possibility that the Church is undergoing a new reformation, focused on Jesus’s teachings of nonviolence, love, healing and transformation instead of rigid dogma and doctrine.

Some call this movement Emerging Church. Through reading, listening and discussion we’ll explore the Emerging Church and its implications for being Church in the 21st century.

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