What We Believe

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What is a “Lutheran” Christian?

First, let us point out that Lutherans are Christians first and Lutherans second. Jesus Christ died for humanity and rose from the dead. Martin Luther’s whole life pointed to that fact. At the heart of Lutheranism are three great theological themes that grew out of the 16th century Reformation which was led by Martin Luther.

Grace Alone is the concept that we are saved, not because of the good things we do, but solely because of God’s undeserved love and mercy for us in His son, Jesus Christ. Jesus died in our place for our sins and rose from the dead to give us life.

Faith alone is the concept that we cannot earn God’s love by
what we do; we can only receive His grace through faith, which trusts in the promises of God and clings for hope and comfort to the cross of Jesus Christ.

Scripture alone is the concept that the Bible is the only source and standard for Christian life and teaching. We find out who God is, what He has done for us, what He promises us, and what He expects us to do in the bible, all of which is God’s inspired and truthful Word to us.

The good news that God’s Son, Jesus Christ, died and rose to forgive our sins is the heart, core, and center of everything we Lutherans believe, teach and profess.

For more information about what our church body believes go to the official website for the

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Luther’s Small Catechism

Congregation Constitution and Bylaws

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Current Events

The church, school and preschool are currently engaged in a food drive to bolster the Helping Hands project in Chula Vista. You are welcome to contribute non-perishable foods through Thanksgiving!

Food Pantry

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Ministry spreads gifts and the Gospel to children all over the world. We were blessed with receiving a total of 1,150 shoe boxes through our Relay Center. Many thanks to our community of generous hearts!

Operation Christmas Child

Mrs. Barrett’s 7th/8th class is teaming up with Daydreams Ceramic Café to bring you a fun morning of creating your own personalized ornament to keep or give away as a special gift!  Join us in the Parish Hall on Saturday, December 6th from 10 am to Noon for lots of Christmas cheer!  A free will offering be asked for hot chocolate, coffee and the delicious goodies that will be available for your enjoyment!  Preordered ornaments to decorate will be $10/each.  Proceeds from this event will help send our 7th/8th grade class to Washington DC in May.  

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Our Pilgrim Community is entered in the Chula Vista Starlight Parade! Please join us in walking the parade route with “La Posada” on Saturday, December 6th. Call or email the church office for more information.

Starlight Parade

 

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This Week at Pilgrim

Click here for CURRENT EVENTS CALENDAR

SUNDAY, November 23 

8:00 a.m.              Worship

9:30 a.m.              Bible Studies, Confirmation and Kids for Jesus Club

10:45 a.m.           Worship/Communion, Harbor Kidz

1:00 p.m.             Vida Nueva Spanish service

2:00 p.m.             Quilts for Kids

3:00 p.m.             Private Anniversary Service, Sanctuary

6-8:00 p.m.         “Unite” Youth Group, Youth Room (basement)

6:30 p.m.             Vida Nueva Spanish service

MONDAY, November 24  SCHOOL CLOSED ALL WEEK

6:30 p.m.             Private Band Rehearsal

TUESDAY, November 25

6:30 p.m.             Worship Band Rehearsal, Sanctuary

7:00 p.m.             Support Groups, Parish Hall & Basement

WEDNESDAY, November 26

6:30 p.m.             Choir rehearsal, Ministry Center

THURSDAY, November 27

7:00 a.m.              Vida Nueva Service

8:00 a.m.              Vida Nueva Breakfast

10:00 a.m.           Traditional Thanksgiving Worship

FRIDAY, November 28

7:00 p.m.             Support Group, Parish Hall

SATURDAY, November 29

9:00 a.m.              Deck the Halls (decorate sanctuary)

10-5:00 p.m.       Super Saturday Scrapbooking and Stamping, Parish Hall

3:00 p.m.             Private baptism, sanctuary

SUNDAY, November 30 

8:00 a.m.              Worship/Communion

9:30 a.m.              Bible Studies, Confirmation

10:45 a.m.           Worship, Harbor Kidz

1:00 p.m.             Vida Nueva Spanish service

6-8:00 p.m.         “Unite” Youth Group, Youth Room (basement)

6:30 p.m.             Vida Nueva Spanish service

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