Creating Connections: Beyond Our Doors

We Participate In Our Community


Pilgrim participates in the HOPE Van every third Friday of the month. This community service, put on by Shasta Community Health Center, exists to provide health services and a meal to those in need.

The van is parked outside of Social Services at 2460 Breslauer Way, Redding, CA 96001-4246. You can read more about what the HOPE Van provides here. Our congregation helps by providing food, coffee, and other necessities on our designated Friday at 8:30 a.m. Contact Glenn Hoxie to find out how you can participate.


Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC, Redding is registered to participate in the Adopt-a-Block program organized through the Solid Waste department of the City of Redding. (See the program page on City of Redding’s website)

The Adopt-a-Block program involves cleaning up a single block in downtown Redding twice a month. The Solid Waste department provides neon vests, trash pickers, and garbage bags.

The block adopted by this church body is bounded by Shasta, Tehama, Oregon, and California Streets and is shown on the map.

FaithWorks: Sponsorship of Apt #9

FaithWorks Community Coalition provides transitional housing and supportive services to homeless families, veterans, and those in need. Pilgrim UCC is honored to be able to sponsor the furnishing of apartment #9, providing a safe place to live and a fresh start in life for a young family.

We Support Our Community

SEACM assists refugees and immigrants of all nationalities in their efforts to integrate into the community. Citizenship applications, Green Card Renewal, navigating DACA, and assistance with applying for Family Unity are among the services provided. All services are provided free of charge.

Redding Refugee Sponsor Circle assists refugees with a variety of services such as housing, documentation, translation, employment, education, and transportation.

Shasta Interfaith brings together faith leaders and others who are interested in promoting cultural and spiritual diversity. Throughout the year, the group collaborates with other local religious organization to host interfaith events.