Pilgrim United Church of Christ

New to Pilgrim?

“Whoever you are, wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”
Pilgrim is a vibrant and diverse congregation dedicated to living out God’s call in Micah 6:8 to love kindness, do justice, and walk humbly with God. We welcome all people who are searching for a spiritual home and a family of faith. You will find us…

CROP walk 2010 - 6382…walking in CROP Walk, praying in a contemplative circle, and exploring faith and art at the NC Museum of Art…




sundayschool2013   ….singing Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” serving meals at Urban Ministry’s community kitchen, and teaching Sunday school…


kelleyingrampark2009   ….learning about Civil Rights in Birmingham, knitting prayer shawls, and mentoring a recently released prisoner…




IMG_0617    ….serving communion, advocating environmental stewardship, and playing traditional music.

We hope that by exploring our website and joining us for worship you will find a place to belong. We hope this information will help you feel comfortable when you visit Pilgrim. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Our worship services are welcoming to people with special needs: we have pews accessible to wheelchair users, and we have large print bulletins and hearing devices available to everyone.

Children are an integral and welcome part of worship. Please feel free to keep your infant with you in worship. If you need to leave the sanctuary for any reason you are welcome to sit in the Dowdy Room down the hall to listen to the service. A nursery is also provided during the service for infants and toddlers. Older children attend the beginning of worship and leave for their Sunday school classes after the children’s word. The Sunday school classes are in the Christian education wing.

Pilgrim United Church of Christ

3011 Academy Road
Durham, NC 27707

Nestled amid pine trees and dogwoods, Pilgrim is on N.C. 751 between Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard and University Drive, across from Durham Academy property.
Office hours Tuesday-Friday 9-2pm.