Sunday Forum

Sunday Forum 10:15 AM - Lounge

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”   Aristotle


Until the Covid-19 situation dramatically improves, our Adult Education programs this winter and spring will be presented virtually.  We encourage you to join us from the comfort of your own home with no masks required! 


Adult Forum meets on Sunday mornings from 10:15 to 11:15 via Zoom.  The link for these meetings is the same as the link for virtual coffee hour.  We will have a few minutes to chat before the program begins promptly at 10:15.



Jan 3 Virtual Coffee Hour


Jan 10 Online Giving Program at Pilgrim

Leader:  Jim Thomas


Pilgrim’s Stewardship and Finance Committee has developed a safe and convenient way for all of us to share in the support of our church.  Find out more about how this will work during Adult Forum.


Jan 17 Congregational Meeting


Jan 24 & 31 How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado

Leader:  Linda Stutz


In How Happiness Happens, Max Lucado shares the unexpected path to a lasting happiness, one that produces reliable joy amidst any life circumstance. 



Feb 7 Virtual Coffee Hour


Feb 14 & 21 Heart Health

Leader: Sue Schmitz


American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.                                            


Feb 28 – Mar 28 The Riverside Preachers

Leaders:  Rich & Peg Bradley, Neil Sieglaff, Bayard & Chris Frederick, and George Curtis


This book is a compilation of 20 sermons by Riverside’s four great preachers:  Harry Emerson Fosdick, Robert J. McCracken, Ernest T. Campbell, and William Sloane Coffin Jr.  Listen to a recitation of one of these sermons and appreciate the timeless message that makes it so memorable.


Mar 7 Virtual Coffee Hour



Apr 4 Virtual Coffee Hour


Apr 11 Indian Trails in Wisconsin 

Leader:  David Tovar, Avocational Archeologist


This presentation will discuss evidence of human activity across the landscape of Northeastern Wisconsin represented in the form of “Indian trails”. Included in the discussion will be events that occurred along those trails by explorers, soldiers, clergy, and other itinerant travelers.



Apr 18 Creating an Inclusive, Welcoming Fond du Lac 

Leader:  Tracy Abler, President of United for Diversity (UFD)


The mission of the UFD is to celebrate, educate, and advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in the Fond du Lac community. Tracy will share the work her group and others are doing and will challenge Pilgrim to consider its role as a leading church in these efforts.


Apr 25 & May 9 “I am Greta”


This documentary follows Greta Thunberg, a teenage climate activist from Eastern Europe, on her international crusade to get people to listen to scientists about the world’s environmental problems.


May 2 Virtual Coffee Hour


May 16 & 23 Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee

Leader:  Steve Hecky


Recognizing and respecting cultural and spiritual diversity among all people, the mission of the Committee for Interfaith Understanding is threefold:

•To provide educational opportunities leading to mutual understanding

•To address our common concerns, and

•To share special celebratory events in the light of various religious traditions

We come together offering the richness of each unique heritage to our community and the world around us.