Posts by Mark Maris

September Book Study

Led by Cindy Maris: Take this Bread, by Sara Miles (available on Amazon). Sara was an unchurched journalist who walked into a church at age 42, took communion, and decided to stay.  She comes to realize she wants to feed others, and starts a food pantry at the church.  It is a really interesting and engaging book, and should result in lively discussion.  I’m hoping…

Thrift Shop Closed

We have temporarily closed our building to reduce the potential of spreading COVID-19, and we have decided to keep the Thrift Shop closed for the immediate future, until further notice. The lack of open ventilation in the Thrift Shop spaces, and the at-risk nature of many of our volunteers, make it a significant risk to open the shop to the general public…

Online Worship

While we have temporarily closed our building to reduce the potential of spreading COVID-19, we are exploring other ways to continue our worship and fellowship. We have started holding online Zoom meetings for worship. Worship is still at 10:00 am on Sunday mornings. Information on how to connect to Zoom to be part of our worship services is being updated on our…

Worship Services CANCELLED Due to Coronavirus Threat

Effective immediately, we are cancelling regularly-scheduled worship services in our building for the immediate future. This is in response to the current general public health situation in New Hampshire with the COVID-19 virus. At this time, we do NOT have a case of the virus in our congregation; however, we are being proactive to prevent that from occurring. We do not take…

Shop with Scrip Fundraiser

Shop With Scrip is an easy fundraiser that only requires you to pay for the things you buy normally. Purchase gift cards through our program and you will receive them in about a week. Spend the gift cards just like cash and the church automatically earns a percentage of the gift card value! To learn more please visit www.shopwithscrip.com. Examples of Scrip…

Pilgrim Church is on AmazonSmile

If you shop on Amazon (and many of us do), please consider supporting Pilgrim Church by using AmazonSmile. What is AmazonSmile? Here’s how Amazon describes it: AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast…