Hometown Pilgrimage

The Hometown Pilgrimage is an annual event that features a  series of visits to local congregations of various faith traditions. For the past six years, these annual visits to congregations in our community have given adults and youth a chance to learn about religious beliefs and to experience worship services of different faiths.


In 2014, IMS took a slightly different approach to the pilgrimage. In addition to experiences of religious services, we included the opportunity to experience Faith, Science and Culture in our Community. Below is the information for the past 2014 Hometown Pilgrimage.

Stay tuned for information on the 2015 event!


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How it works:

1.  Print out your Journey Board.

Journey Board


2.  Check out the calendar for events to attend – Hometown Pilgrimage Filtered Calendar

Go to the IMS Calendar of Events (http://www.interfaithmissionservice.org/about-us/calendar/)
  • On the Home page, the calendar of events is on the right side of the page.
  • Go to the bottom and click “View Calendar”
  • Under ‘Categories’ drop down (upper left), select “Hometown Pilgrimage”.
  • You can sort the calendar by day, week, month, or agenda.
  • You can also subscribe the the entire calendar or just the filtered calendar!


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Click this link for filtered Calendar

Make sure to check specific events for requirements.  These events are being conducted by different groups within the community and there may be registration and/or other requirements.
To get your group/organization’s event on the calendar contact ims@knology.net


3.  Complete Individual Challenges

Check the IMS Facebook page for daily challenges (will also be on this web page).


Click here for a list of Challenges!


4.  Move along the Journey Board by creating your individual paths of discovering diversity.


5.  Have a blast!


6.  Share you experience!