A quick look at meetings and rehearsals this week. 

Monday, October 15

7:00pm: MIS Dance Practice

Thursday, October 18

7:30pm: Male Chorus Rehearsal

Saturday, October 20

 9:00am: Usher Ministry Meeting

 10:30am: Missionary Ministry Meeting

 12:00pm: Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Sundays, 10am All Women ages 18 & UP are Invited to the Women’s Class. Series on “White Women’s Christ and Black Women’s Jesus” By Jacquelyn Grant. Come have breakfast and share in our discussions

All 2019 high school graduates are asked to complete the Prospective Graduate’s form and place it in “The Box” no later than Sunday, October 28, 2018.

The Better Way Program has their original phone number (202)396-4289 or (202)396-4290 and a fax number (202) 396-4877.

The Seniors Ministry is collecting new socks (male or female) to be donated to a Veterans Center.  Please place your donations in the “socks box” located in the vestibule. In the name of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 180 pairs of socks were donated to “Veterans on the Rise”. We are still collecting socks, so please continue to donate. Thank You !!!!

Trip to Niagara Falls & Toronto CanadaJuly 15-19, 2019 sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid Ministry. For more information please contact Oris Johnson and Rachel Morrison. A $50.00 non refundable deposit is due upon registration.

All payments are suggested to be paid every 3rd Sunday, beginning October 21, 2018 through March 17, 2019.  The final payment will be adjusted.

Total Cost      Monthly

Double Occupancy                   $609.00                $94.00 

Triple Occupancy                     $589.00                $90.00

Single Occupancy                    $768.00                $120.00

***Please note you must have a US Passport or a US Passport Card. Flyers are in the vestibule. You may also go to for more information.


Tuesday, October 16, 7pm PRBC Fitness Challenge.

Wednesday, October 17 – Friday, October 19 NCBC 56th Annual Session at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Sessions will be held on Wednesday, 9am & 7pm, Thursday, 9am and Friday, 9am.

Wednesday, October 17, 7pm PRAYER, Praise & Bible Institute Fall Semester.

Wednesday, October 17 – Friday, October 19 NCBC 56th Annual Session at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Sessions will be held on Wednesday, 9am & 7pm, Thursday, 9am and Friday, 9am.

Thursday, October 18, 12noon NOONDAY Prayer & PRAISE SERVICE

Saturday, October 20 The American Cancer Society “Making Strides” Against Breast Cancer Walk. Opening Ceremony: 9:15am & Walk: 10:00am. To register visit or call1-800-227-2345.:Team Patricia. The walk will begin at The Tidal Basin, 300 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, WDC 20024. T-shirts have been designed and are available for purchase: Size small – large $10 & extra large and up $12. See Mary Douglas-Brown for more information.

Sunday, October 21, Both Services Pink Ribbon Sunday. Please wear pink to support cancer awareness.

Sunday, October 21, 4pm Usher Annual Day. Guest Preacher: Rev. Terry Streeter & the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Congregation.

Wednesday, October 31, 6pm to 9pm Annual Harvest Festival. The Youth Ministry invites everyone out to the Harvest Festival. This year we ask that you come dressed as your favorite cartoon character– no costumes representing devil or evil.  We will have a game truck, DJ, photo booth, face painting, balloon art, food and treats – This event is open to everyone.  If any adults would like to volunteer to assist, please signup on the youth bulletin board.


Sunday, November 4, 3am Daylight-Saving Time ends. Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour and change the batteries in your smoke detectors

Sunday, November 4, Both Services BABY DEDICATION. To have your child dedicated, please complete a Baby Dedication Form & place it in “The Box” one week prior to the Dedication. Forms can be found in the vestibule.

Saturday, November 10, 1- 3pm The Foster Care and Adoption Ministry presents “Speak Out”. Come out, get your questions answered about what it required to become a foster parent. For more information, please contact Sister Demeris Spencer or any ministry member.

Wednesday, November 14 – Friday, November 16, 7pm Church’s 45th & Pastor’s 41st Pre-Anniversary Revival. Guest Preachers:

Wednesday: Rev. Dr. Andre D. Ivy (First Baptist Church of Marshall Heights)

Thursday:      Rev. Gregory M. Sims (New Canaan Baptist Church)

Friday:           Rev. Ronald Reid (First New Hoe Baptist Church)

Sunday, November 18, Both Services The Church’s 45th & Pastor’s 41st Anniversary Service. Guest Preachers: 7:45am – Rev. L.K. Floyd, Heart Changers Baptist Church & 11am – Rev. John D. Chaplin, Progress for Christ Baptist Church.

Wednesday, November 21, 7pm Joint Thanksgiving Day Service. Pilgrim Rest is the guest of Abyssinia Baptist Church, 4705 Addison Rd. Capital Heights, MD