• What We Believe

    What We Believe

    Plymouth Church is a vibrant, caring, active, thinking – and even questioning! – congregation in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa where all are welcome! During every worship service you’ll hear us say: “No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are always welcome here.” We say it over and over again because we live it...not just in worship, but through hundreds of rewarding and enriching activities that happen in and around Plymouth all week and all year.

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  • Worship

    Come Worship

    Worship at Plymouth Church nourishes your mind as well as your soul. Whether you opt for casual Saturday night worship or traditional Sunday services...or a combination of both!...you'll experience extravagant welcome, choirs and musicians that lift your spirit, and an overarching theme of Growing in Love of God and Neighbor.

    Saturdays
    Casual Service with the Saturday Night Band
    5:30 p.m., Waveland Hall

    Sundays
    Traditional Worship
    9 & 11 a.m., Sanctuary

    Please join us! ALL are welcome!

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  • Sign up for...

    Registering for Plymouth programs and events is easy. Just click here to go the to Resources page and "Register for Events." Links to the correct forms are live when registration is open.

    Right now you can sign up to be a parent helper during church school, register your children for church school, children's choirs, children's fellowship, Soul Singers, Confirmation, Stepping Stones, and Nine to Dine. Watch for PWAG registration to open September 1.

    While you're there, check out the Resources page! (The link is at the top of every one of our web pages, to the left of the Search menu.) This is your go-to place when you want to know what's happening this week at Plymouth, register for an event, find a copy of a recent publication, figure out who and how to contact staff or board members, sign up for our mailing list, and a whole lot more!

    Resources Page
  • Podcasts

    Plymouth preachers can PREACH. But these sermons aren't performances. They might not even make it on TV. There's no light show, no video screens, no praise band behind them. It's just a Plymouth minister, bearing his or her beliefs about scripture in a way that will touch your soul. Each week, you'll find that Plymouth ministers will leave you with a message that you'll ponder for days to come. And isn't that what sermons are all about?

    Whether you're a potential visitor and want to sample a sermon from our Saturday night or Sunday morning worship service, catch a sermon you missed while traveling, or relive a sermon you thoroughly enjoyed, just click below. Manuscripts are available for most Sunday sermons and some Saturday sermons. And because every minister doesn't always follow a manuscript and preaches more extemporaneously, you'll also find a link to Plymouth's podcast of a portion of the Sunday morning service, including the scripture reading, anthem and sermon. Click this button, check out the resources in the left column and click on the option you'd like.

    Podcasts and sermons

Did you miss worship Sunday, July 10?

Maybe you were there, but want to relive a portion of the service? Click below to watch a video containing portions of Plymouth’s 11 a.m. worship service. It’s not as good as being there, but it’s close! Make yourself comfortable, and prepare for worship.

https://youtu.be/ppq1Kkdr39U

News

Register for Children’s Choirs, Fellowship and Church School

Sign up and pay online! Deadline Aug. 31.... Read More

Sign Up for Confirmation 2016!

Confirmation for seventh and eighth graders begins Wednesday, Sept. 14. Sign up online through Friday, Sept. 2.... Read More

Sign Up to be a Parent Helper During Church School!

Can you volunteer to help at least one Sunday morning this fall?... Read More

Children’s Choir Kick-Off 2016

Fall schedules fill up fast! Put these important choir dates on your calendars now, and leave Wednesdays open for rehearsals!... Read More

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