Rev. Gary Sylvia currently serves as our Interim Teaching Pastor here at Pilgrim Congregational Church. Gary has been a follower of Jesus since the age of 12. Pastor Gary and his wife, Mary Ellen “Mel”, have been married since 1989. Mary Ellen and Pastor Gary served at Central Baptist Church in Middleborough for more than 25 years. Mel was a Sunday School teacher for many years and also served as the Children’s Ministry Director. Pastor Gary served in many capacities including Sunday School teacher, small group leader and was an elder for 10 years. Pastor Gary has recently been the primary bible teacher for Christ Community Church’s mid-city outreach. The bible is a passion of Pastor Gary. He has been a student of the bible during his adult life and has studied at the National Bible College. Pastor Gary enjoys studying and sharing the bible as well as helping people understand the bible’s relevance in today’s society.
Pastor Gary and his wife, Mel have two children, Caleb and Rebekah. Caleb is the youth pastor at Lifecoast Church in Palm Coast, Florida. Rebekah is a college student studying to become a nurse.
Deborah Lancaster, Church Administrator
Church Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deborah lives in West Bridgewater. She has been happily married to her husband, Steve, for 41 years and has three sons; Jason, Jeffrey and Scott. Deborah also has two grandchildren; Isaiah and Selena. In her spare time, Deborah enjoys gardening, reading and serving the Town of West Bridgewater as an elected Library Trustee.
Anthony Bacenet is the Church Sexton at Pilgrim Church. Anthony also serves as the Secretary of the Spanish Church of God that holds their church services in Fellowship Hall on Sundays.