Pastoral Retirement Celebration

James A. Maye was installed as pastor of Pilgrim Church of Christ on February 20, 1977. Since that time, he and his family, including his wife, First Lady Florence L. Maye, have faithfully served and supported the church and the Glenville community, where the historic church is located.


Apostle Maye will bring his 44 years as the spiritual leader of Pilgrim to a close when he retires on December 31, 2020.


The church will host both an in-person and virtual celebration beginning at 11 a.,m., Sunday, December 11. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person seating is limited to 60. Registration is now closed. All registered attendees must follow CDC guidelines, including wearing a facial mask.


We will livestream the virtual celebration via the church website ( and on Facebook Live (


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