At the January 25 Sunday service it was announced that The Reverend Jennifer Amy-Dressler has accepted our offer to be Pilgrim Church’s new Interim Minister. Her appointment at Pilgrim begins February 9.
Rev. Amy-Dressler received her Master of Ministry degree from Earlham School of Religion (Richmond, IN), with additional graduate studies at San Francisco Theological Seminary. She has served as associate minister for two congregations and worked for the Indiana-Kentucky Conference UCC with Youth, Youth Adult, and Outdoor Ministries. She has prior experience as interim minister, serving in this role at The Federated Church UCC (Morris, MN), Circles of Faith UCC (Wauburn, MN), as well as at Zion United Church of Christ (Poland, IN.)
For additional details, see the most recent Pilgrim Newsletter.
Our Guest Preacher Sunday is the Rev. Dr. Karen Schuder. Karen, who led our service two weeks ago, is ordained in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., and she has been an active member of the Presbytery of Northern Waters for almost 20 years. She served as pastor of Hillside United Methodist Church in Duluth for 12 years until 2010, and recently completed her doctorate in leadership at the University of St. Thomas. The title of her sermon will be “Grace-Full Changes.”
And remember that the Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting will follow worship. The budget and several other items will be voted on.