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You are welcome at Pilgrim Lutheran Church (Carmel, Indiana) where our doors and hearts are open to all. We welcome you to join your family with ours as we journey together in the light of Christ.

Pilgrim is a warm and caring family of encouragement where all are welcome - regardless of race, ethnicity, orientation, or economic circumstances. Integrate your life into a living, breathing community of Christian servants. Pilgrim is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and we offer a broad variety of children's programming, family activities, Scriptural study opportunities, music and art ... all with a singular goal of bringing us closer together on our journey jogether in Christ.

We draw members from all over Central Indiana including Carmel, Cicero, Fishers, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Westfield, Whitestown and Zionsville. We are an open door to serve all. Join our Journey Together

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Join us Sunday, September 24th at Noon for pizza and fellowship as we assemble hygiene kits for our local Gennesaret Free Clinics. Over the past 4 months, Pilgrim received your donations of hygiene supplies such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, etc. Now we will use these donated supplies to create 200 hygiene kits in plastic zip-lock bags. These kits will then be delivered to Indy's local Gennesarete Free Clinics. 

  • When: Sunday, Sept 24th from Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Where: Here at Pilgrim! Join us in the Fellowship Hall
  • How to Participate: Join us in the Fellowship Hall at Noon (after 10:45 AM worship)
  • T-shirts: Participants will receive a yellow “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Pilgrim t-shirt; all sizes available on a first-come, first-serve basis

“God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday” will be September 24th at Pilgrim, a day of service opportunities where our congregation will participate in activities that benefit our surrounding community and deepen our connection to the world around us. Watch for more opportunities in the weeks to come!

Join us on October 7th at 4:00 PM for Pilgrim Lutheran Church's 2nd annual Octoberfest celebration! Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Baseball game, bounce house, games for kids, multi-generational BINGO game, pig roast and German-flair buffet, ice cream sundae bar, and live music provided by the Charlie Harriman Combo. All are welcome! For more details, see our Facebook eventQuestions? Please contact the church office at 317.846.2221 or .

Join us for a CONSTITUTIONAL FORUM on October 22 from 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  Lunch will be provided and all Pilgrim members are invited to attend.  Pilgrim is in the process of updating its Constitution and Bylaws.  We will gather and discuss the ELCA Model Constitution for Congregations, and consider a draft that has been put forth by the constitution task force (Frank Bates, Mark Tisdale, Karin Veatch and John Williams). An FAQ document is now available in the church lobby. The draft constitution and summary document will be circulated shortly. Please sign-up to join us using the sheet is in the church lobby under the TV monitor.

Please note: Any new constitution will be voted upon by the congregation and we will not be holding a vote at this forum. Please consider attending the forum to listen, learn, share your thoughts and ask questions.  


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