Pilgrim Fellowship

  • Pilgrim Fellowship -- for grades 3-5 -- meets regularly during the school year
  • Popular activities include apple gleaning, visiting local nursing homes, an overnight lock-in at the church, picnics, making and delivering Easter baskets to kids in inner-city Harrisburg, and serving the annual senior luncheon in December
  • This group usually meets immediately following the 10:30 am worship on Sundays
  • RSVP by the Wednesday preceding the activity to pilgrims@derrypres.org
  • Contact Pilgrim Fellowship leaders for more information.


Upcoming 2019 Pilgrim Activities:

Jan 6 | Game Day & Interview Planning Reconnect with friends as we enjoy time playing games.  We’ll also spend some time planning for interviews of Derry Church senior friends that will take place in February. Please bring a bag lunch. Pickup 2 pm.

Jan 20 | Escape Room  We’ll be testing our brains today as we work together as a team to “escape” from the fun and exciting rooms at Escape Room Hershey.  $10 per child includes cost of the activity and a Duck Donut! Bring a bag lunch. Tentative pick-up time 3 pm at church. RSVP required by Sunday, Jan 13 

Feb 1-2 | Annual Pilgrim Lock-In Join us as we look closely at how our world is much like the world of Zootopia and the kingdom that Isaiah describes in chapter 11. We hope you will join us for this incredible overnight full of fun, games, food, learning and team building. Details coming soon.

Feb 24 | Interview Derry Members This will be a memorable afternoon as we talk with and listen to members of our church who have unique and interesting stories to tell. Bring a bag lunch. Pickup 2 pm.

Mar 10 |  St. Patrick’s Day Fun & Pilgrim Mission Project Day  We’ll work on our kitchen skills as we make Irish Soda Bread. We also complete our spring mission project. Please bring a bag lunch. Pickup 2 pm.

Mar 24 | Camping in our Own Backyard  We’ll making our own lunch today... over a campfire! Of course we’ll also enjoy s’mores! There may even be a few surprises waiting for you. Pickup 2 pm.

April 7 |  Spring Time Joy for our Derry Seniors Join us as we make a special surprise for our senior friends who worship with us  on Sunday mornings. Please bring a bag lunch. Pickup 2 pm.

April 14 | Spreading “Love” and “Sunshine” with our Derry Seniors  Meet up with Mrs. Steelman and Mrs. Burke in room 3 at 10:15 to pick up the springtime gifts we created to share with our Derry Senior friends before worship today. 

May 5 | Pilgrim Fun Night  We hope everyone will join us for dinner, adventure and a movie!  6:00-8:30 pm at the church.

May 19 | Pilgrim End of Year Picnic  All Pilgrims and their families are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun!  Location and details will follow.