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CENTENNIAL YEAR EVENTS 2015

JANUARY

January 8 - Public Launch of the Centennial Campaign

January 24 - Abert McNeil Jubilee Singers at Claremont UCC. Celebration of MLK and in honor of Jim Hargett

January 25 - Week of prayer for Christian Unity - Decker Hall. Leader: Bishop Minerva G. Carcano

FEBRUARY

February 10 - Claremont City Council recognition of Pilgrim Place’s significant year at Claremont City Hall-6:30 p.m.

February 21 - Napier Banquet and Awards - Ambassador James Joseph

February 22 - Agenda for a Prophetic Faith Lecturer: Ed Bacon

 

 

MARCH

March 8 - Agenda for a Prophetic Faith
Lecturer: Serene Jones


March 15 - Agenda for a Prophetic Faith
Lecturer: Cecelia Tichi


March 28 - Centennial Dinner. Keynote speaker: Larry Minnix, CEO of Leading Age. Music: Courtney Jones Ensemble

 

 

APRIL

April 26 - Pilgrim Place chorale concert, hymn sing and mass choir at Claremont UCC


April 19 - Agenda for a Prophetic Faith
Lecturer: Andrew Bacevich

 

 

 

 

 

MAY

May 9 - Petterson Museum “Celebrating Cultures of the World”

May 11-15 Pilgrim Place Games

May 23 - Memorial Service for Pilgrims at Oak Park Cemetary

May 24 - Pentecost Svcs. in area churches to Celebrate Pilgrim Place

 

 

JUNE

June 4 -7 - John Cobb Conference "Seizing an Alternative - Toward an Ecological Civilization."

Bill McKibben, Keynote Speaker

JULY

July 4 - City parade/Pilgrim Place float, and activities with BBQ on Porter lawn after the parade.

 

 

 

AUGUST

Summer Break

SEPTEMBER

September 18-19 - Folk Festival at Pilgrim Place - co-sponsored by Folk Music Center. Exhibition by Peace Vigil Committee “Pilgrim Worldwide Justice and Peace Contributions”

September 19 - Unveiling the "Earthpeace Sculpture". Art Show by Pilgrim Place Arts and Crafts.

OCTOBER

October 3 - A dialogue with
Bill Moyers. Venue: Claremont United Church of Christ. Time: 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

November 13-14 - 67th Annual Festival and Drama about the "Future of Pilgrim Place"

DECEMBER

December 5 - Campaign Victory Celebration - Decker Hall