Subject: Advent & Christmas at Pilgrim

Advent and Christmas at
Pilgrim Lutheran Church

Worship Every Sunday: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Annual Seniors Christmas Luncheon
Thursday, December 4th - 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Church Parsonage (4332 N. Winchester Ave. Chicago, IL 60613)
Come enjoy delicious food, great company, and joyful Christmas Carols!

Christmas Decorating Party
Saturday, December 6th - 10 a.m.

Join us in decorating the sanctuary and our church exterior for Christmas. We'll be putting up and decorating the trees, hanging banners and wreaths, and putting up outdoor lighting. There are things kids can do to help, so families are definitely welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, December 7th

The Pilgrim Dads invite everyone to a Pancake Breakfast in Maring Hall following the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. A donation of $5 per head is requested. The menu will include gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free pancakes, by request.
Also, we’ll be celebrating the installation of our new Church Office Manager, Lindsay White.

Christmas Caroling, Hot Chocolate & Chili
Sunday, December 14th - 4 p.m.

Meet at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church, (4300 N. Winchester) for caroling in the neighborhood. Then join us for a Chili dinner following at 5:30 p.m. at Pastor Kristian and Anna-Kari’s house (4332 N. Winchester Ave.) All are invited!

School Christmas Service Dress Rehearsal
Wednesday, December 17th - 10:10 a.m.

Open to the Public! Come hear our children sing and join us in a daytime version of our renowned Christmas service!

School Christmas Service
Thursday, December 18th - 7 p.m

Blue Christmas Service
Saturday, December 20th - 8:30 a.m., Church Sanctuary
Remembering those we'll miss this Christmas

Sunday, December 21st
Christmas Eve Pageant Rehearsal - 9:15 a.m.
Worship - 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Eve Services
Wednesday, December 24th

4:30 p.m. Family Candlelight Service
7:30 p.m. & 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Christmas Day Service
Thursday, December 25th - 9:30 a.m.

Service of Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 28th - 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Poinsettia Orders

Help us decorate the sanctuary for Christmas celebrations and then enjoy your flowers into the New Year!

Poinsettias with red or white flowers are available in the following sizes:
6 1/2 inch pot (1 plant) = $12
8 inch pot (3 plants) = $26

Orders are due by December 12 at 2 p.m.  
To order your flowers, please call or email the Church Office. 
773.477.4824 --
Or if you would like to stop in and see us, the order forms are available in both the Church and School offices.  

Poinsettias will be delivered to the Church for Sunday, December 21st.
You are welcome to take your pot home after 9:30 a.m. service on 
Christmas Day, December 25th.

Thank you so much for your order!

Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School

Our Mission:
In Christ's Love, We Gather, Prepare, and Send 
all as leaders for God's mission in the world. (GPS)

Pastor: Kristian Johnson
Principal: Chris Comella
Church Office Manager: Lindsay White
School Office Operations Manager: Ellen Twohig

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