A quick look at meetings and rehearsals this week. 


Monday, February 19

7:00pm: MIS: Dance Practice

Tuesday, February 20

7:00pm: Pre-Marital Class

7:00pm: Unity Choir Rehearsal

Saturday, February 24

9:00am: New Member’s Orientation

9:00am: Tax Preparation

10:00am: International Ministry Meeting

10:00am: Voices of Pilgrim Rest Choir Rehearsal

11:00am: Concierge Ministry Meeting

11:00am: Pre-Marital Class

12:00pm: Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal


 Black History Month February 2018

Pastor Davis is asking all Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Members to put special emphasis on recognizing Black History Month by dressing in early African American attire and/or in African attire. You are also urged to participate in Black History events and activities both inside and outside the church.

In recognition of Black History Month Pastor Davis has assigned all associate ministers to preach. Their sermons will include black history as well as biblical references. You don’t want to miss this series of preaching.

Date 7:45am 11:00am
February 4 John Gore & Nicole Barber Richard Davis, Sr. & Connie Gore
February 11 Lakeshia Sanders & Kimberly Ford Rita Elmore & April Green
February 18 Doris Smith & Paul Rhinehart Cynthia Davis & Jerry Coleman
February 25 LaWanda Harrington & Ethel Wright Joseph Crider & Brinda Rothwell


Saturdays, February 3rd – March 10th,11am PRE-MARITAL CLASSES. This is a mandatory 6-week class for all couples planning to be married at Pilgrim Rest. Please complete a registration form in the vestibule and place it in “THE BOX”. Classes are also held on Tuesdays, February 6th – March 13th, 7pm.

P.R.B.C. New Fitness Challenge will resume on Tuesday, February 27, 7pm.

Wednesday, February 21, 7pm Prayer, Praise & Bible Institute. Classes available for all ages. List of courses in the vestibule.

Thursday, February 22, 12pm NOONDAY Prayer & PRAISE SERVICE. All are invited to attend.

Saturday, February 24, 9am-1pm “J. EDWARD COATES” Free Tax Preparation. Volunteers will be available to prepare your taxes. First Come, First Served. Tax Tips Additional Dates: Saturdays, March 3, 24 & 31. Please bring your Social Security Card, Photo ID and prior year tax returns.



Saturday, March 3, 8am Men of Faith Fellowship Breakfast.

Saturday, March 10, 3pm  Higher Education Ministry Scholarship Program.

Saturday, March 10, 11am – 4pm God’s Girls Ice Cream Tour Event. God’s Girls Ministry invites girls ages 6 to 11 for an adventure at the Prigel Family Creamery for an interactive ice cream tour.  We will have lunch before heading to the farm.  Please dress for farm life.  This event is only for a limited number of girls only.  Cost: $10 – slots are only guaranteed with payment.  See Youth Bulletin Board to sign up.

Sunday, March 11, Both Services Second Quarter Honor Roll Students will be recognized during both services.  Please submit a copy of your report card in the “Box” by Wednesday, March 7th

Sunday, March 11, 11:45am Minister Rita Elmore is the guest preacher at Church of the Heart of the Redeemed in Spiritual Triumph Christ Universal Church located at 111 Kennedy Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Sunday, March 11, 3am Daylight Saving Time. Don’t forget to turn your clocks forward one hour before going to bed on Saturday, March 10.

Wednesday, March 14, 7pm Healing and Deliverance Service.

Tuesday, March 20, 7pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at St. Luke Baptist Church. 1415 Gallatin Street, NW, WDC, for their 139th Church & 44th Pastoral Anniversary Service.

Wednesday, March 21 – Friday, March 23, 7:30pm NCBC City Wide Revival at Meridian Hill Baptist Church, 5354 Sheriff Road, NE, WDC.

Friday, March 30, 12pm NCBC Home Mission Annual Day at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.

Friday, March 30, 12Noon – 3pm Minister Rita Elmore will be a guest preacher at Gethsemane Baptist Church for their Good Friday service. Gethsemane is located at 5119 4th Street, NW Washington, DC.

Friday, March 30, 7pm Good Friday Service.


Sunday, April 1, Both Services Easter Service.

Friday, April 6, 7:15pm  Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at the First Baptist Church of Marshall Heights, 4934 B Street SE, WDC, for their Spring Revival.

Saturday, April 21, 9am NCBC City Wide Prayer Breakfast will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2409 Ainger Place, SE, WDC

Sunday, April 22, 3:30pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at Macedonia Community Church, 1026 46th Street, NE, WDC 20019.

Sunday, April 29, 3:30pm Better Way Anniversary Service. Guest Preacher , Rev. Eric Baldwin and the Antioch Baptist Church family.


Thursday, May 3, 12noon Pastor Freddie Davis will deliver the message at the National Day of Prayer, State Building in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Sunday, May 20 – Wednesday, May 23, 7pm Spring Revival. Guest Preacher: Rev. Talmadge J. Thomas, Pastor of The City of Zion, the Mt. Zion Plan now to attend and receive a blessing!

Sunday, May 20, 4pm  Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at New Smyrna Baptist Church,  4417 Douglas Street, Ne.  WDC  20019.

 Monday, May 28  Memorial Day.  Church Office Closed.


Sunday, June 3, Both Services Annual Men’s Day. Guest Preacher: Rev. Tegitra K. Thomas, Pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, Louisiana.