Operation Christmas Child

We are excited to have the opportunity to participate in Operation Christmas Child this year. Our ministry wide goal is to collect items for 100 shoeboxes! We will begin to collect items September 4. You can bring items to the church office, your child’s class at Pilgrim, or on a Sunday in the Welcome Area.

Below are the list for each age group Operation Christmas Child collects for:

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Our Freedom 1:17 ministry seeks to defend those who are victims of modern day slavery, both locally and globally. Their mission is based on Isaiah 1:17: "Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow." Currently Freedom 1:17 is working with IJM to help provide children, who are orphans or children of land grabbed widows, with an education. Locally, Freedom 1:17 is beginning their work with the Freedom Church Alliance. If you would like to donate to Freedom 1:17's project, please go to our Giving page.

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CCSC is a community-based non-profit organization that seeks to serve the inner city Houston community. They currently offer several outreach programs including: The Sunshine Resale Shop, Jingle Bell Express, and Back to School. Pilgrim is blessed to be working with CCSC through door offerings and various events. If you are interested in helping us work with CCSC, contact our Church Office.


The mission of the Lutheran Braille Workers is to provide the Gospel of Jesus Christ to individuals who are blind or visually impaired throughout the world. Currently braille workers produce Braille Bibles in several languages including Russian, Spanish, and Malayalam.

LINC Houston is a non-profit mission agency of the Texas District- LCMS that works to help facilitate the planting of new churches in multi-cultural communities. Through our partnership with LINC we have been able to support several ministries including: an Eritrean ministry, Congolese ministry, and Oromo ministry.