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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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  • Questions

    That's a good question!

    Got questions? At Plymouth Church, we’ve never claimed to have all the answers; we’re just trying to live with the right set of questions. And now we’re asking for your help.

    This summer, your questions will set the agenda for the preachers of Plymouth Church. Beginning with the last weekend of July and continuing through the end of August, each sermon at Plymouth will wrestle with a question submitted by you. It could be a question about theology, current events, community issues, spiritual practice, some aspect of life at Plymouth Church or anything else. All you have to do is ask.

    It's easy to submit your question. Just click the button below and complete the form! It’s a season for some good questions….this summer at Plymouth Church!

     

    I'm ready to sumit a question!
  • Sermons

    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 here. 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. Check out the resources in the left column and click on the option you'd like.

    Sermons and podcasts are just a click away!

News

Wanted: Lead Teacher for 6th Grade Church School Class

Are you interested in making the Christian Education program at Plymouth Church as good as it can be? Do you enjoy working with 6th graders and helping them to discover what it means to love God and neighbor? The lead teacher teaches from September – May and is responsible for teaching the class, working with...

That’s a Good Question!

Got questions? At Plymouth Church, we’ve never claimed to have all the answers; we’re just trying to live with the right set of questions. And now we’re asking for your help. This summer, your questions will set the agenda for the preachers of Plymouth Church. Beginning with the last weekend of July and continuing through...

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