Redding Pilgrim
Congregational Church, UCC

Connecting Reports

Reports filed by the connecting co-coordinators

September 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

September 7th, 2014

Young Families In reviewing the summary of “FAITH, IN Redding” July responses it was concluded that Pilgrims have a priority for serving the needs of families with young children; this is also reinforced by the blossoming of attendance of young families at worship. Serving Co-Co’s are already planning a movie night especially designed for families. […]

August 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

August 7th, 2014

The FAITH, IN responses for July 2014 have been tabulated and are summarized on this link. Percentages are based on 29 responses with asterisks for the dots, representing a more personal commitment. This is believed to be a fairly representative sample of active members and reflects both existing values of who we are now as […]

July 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

July 7th, 2014

We have FAITH, IN Redding On June 28, 2014 eighteen members of Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC met at the Redding library for a visioning session facilitated by Rachel Hatch to: Generate a wide range of ideas for how Pilgrim might express Faith, in Redding; Build Pilgrim’s capacity to activate our collective imagination about the future; […]

June 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

June 7th, 2014

WE HAVE FAITH, in Redding In his book The Future of Faith, Harvey Cox makes an important distinction between faith and belief, stating that “faith is about deep-seated confidence… people we trust or the values we treasure… something more primordial than belief, more closely related to awe, love and wonder.” Christianity “began with Jesus and […]

May 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

May 7th, 2014

We believe that the best days of Pilgrim Church are ahead of us! …and major strides can be accomplished toward those ends by the year 2020. It was a tight-knit, committed, faith community that started Pilgrim Church in 1957, as demonstrated by the recent documentary most of us have seen, but few of the offspring […]

April 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

April 7th, 2014

Pilgrim Church Environmental Stewardship Resolution – A resolution was adopted by Pilgrim Council unanimously on April 17, 2014 that the staff and membership engage in building and grounds actions and cultural activities with prayerful consideration about the impact of these action on our Earth Home – specifically in the areas of energy, construction, materials, landscaping, […]

March 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

March 7th, 2014

Why should people of faith care about the environment! We in the United Church of Christ understand scripture compels us to act on our faith grounded in wonder, reverence, love and respect for all of God’s creation. But clearly, God’s creation is groaning under the burden of injustice, greed, and arrogance. Our choices have resulted […]

February 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

February 7th, 2014

Connecting Ministry is making plans for Progressive Pilgrim’s participation in the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival on April 26, 2014, to be held on the grounds surrounding Redding City Hall. Our theme in 2014 will be Eco-Justice/Sustainability. Over the next two months we will be sharing resources, organizing and taking specific actions related to this […]

December 2013 Connecting Co-Co Report

December 7th, 2013

Christmas Baskets Canned goods and perishables for 21 Christmas baskets were purchased (using Pilgrim endowment interest funds) by Tara and Warren Swanson and Paula and Dick Kahler on December 19th, to be assembled at People Of Progress on 12/21/13. Proceeds for the boxes include generous donations from the congregation, both in the form of canned goods […]

November 10 2013 Annual Meeting Minutes

November 10th, 2013

The called Congregational Meeting was called to order by Moderator John Crowe at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Pilgrim Church, Redding, CA. A quorum was established by hand count @ 54 members present. Bryan Brahms presented the first order of business: To vote a Covenant with Pastor Ann Muir Corrin. A motion by Bryan […]