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We resolve to love

We unite to serve

  • 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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  • Bible in 90 Days

    plymouth reads the bible in 90 days!

    Have you ever read the Bible from cover to cover? Every last psalm, gospel, letter, song and list of begats?

    Do you ever wish you could disappear when someone quotes a chapter and verse and acts like everyone knows which one that is? Except you don’t?

    And do you ever get frustrated when conservative Christians use Bible verses to support political causes?

    Most of us can answer “yes” to at least one of those, if not more! So join us for “Plymouth Reads the Bible in 90 Days!” Ministers LeAnn Stubbs, Kit Novotny and Corinne Ellis will lead the journey of 12 pages per day and discuss the readings each Wednesday night.

    Learn More About How YOU Can Read the Bible in 90 Days
  • Holy Week

    Holy Week Worship Services at Plymouth Church

    Wednesday, April 1
    Family Holy Week Service & Pizza
    5:45 p.m., Waveland Hall

    Thursday, April 2
    Maundy Thursday Service of Communion and Tenebrae with music by the Chancel Choir
    7:30 p.m., Sanctuary

    Friday, April 3
    Good Friday Service with music by the Matins Choir
    7:30 p.m., Sanctuary

    Saturday, April 4
    Holy Saturday
    A Service of Readings, Music, Prayer, and Silence
    with music by the Saturday Band
    5:30 p.m., Waveland Hall

    Sunday, April 5
    Easter Sunday

    Sunrise Service with 7th Grade Confirmands
    6:30 a.m., Waveland Hall

    Easter Worship
    Matt Mardis-LeCroy will preach on Mark 16:1-8 with Brass, Organ, and Choirs
    9 & 11 a.m., Sanctuary

News

Time to De-Stuff Your Home?

We can help you find a new home for great stuff that you are ready to part with – and it’s for a great cause! The Plymouth Garage Sale will begin accepting gently used household items, clothing and furniture starting Sunday, April 12, at the church gym. Pick-up is available for furniture or large items...

Walk the Labyrinth During Holy Week

Good Friday, April 3, 4–7 p.m.   Holy Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.   Waveland Hall Please arrive 30 minutes before end times Walking a candlelit labyrinth can enhance your Holy Week experience with meaningful preparation for the evening service on Good Friday, the weekend prayer vigil, and the joy of Easter Sunday. This...

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