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.Learn More About Us
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.
Casual Service with the Saturday Night Band
5:30 p.m., Waveland Hall
9 & 11 a.m., Sanctuary
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We'd love for you to join us this Holy Week. All are welcome!
Thursday, April 18:
Maundy Thursday Dinner (sign up in advance required!), 6 p.m. in Waveland Hall
Maundy Thursday Worship, 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary
Friday, April 19:
Walk the Labyrinth, 5-7 p.m., Waveland Hall
Good Friday Worship, 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary
Prayer Vigil begins at 8:30 p.m., Interfaith Chapel
Saturday, April 20:
Walk the Labyrinth, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Waveland Hall
Holy Saturday Worship, 5:30 p.m., Waveland Hall
Sunday, April 21:
Sunrise Service led by Plymouth Confirmands, 6:30 a.m., Waveland Hall
Easter Worship, 9 & 11 a.m., Sanctuary
Now, prior to each weekend’s sermon, you can follow commentary on the upcoming scripture with Sr. Minister Matt Mardis-LeCroy’s weekly blog. Still want more? Check out the Working Preacher website, which provides lay-friendly analysis of next week’s scripture.
Honoring the Plymouth Just Peace Covenant, the Easter Special Offering will be gifted to the following initiatives and non-profit organizations serving Des Moines Metro people, who are most in need and striving for social and/or economic justice. The projects selected for this year’s gifts are: Family Promise of Greater Des Moines – The funds will... Read MoreMarch 11th, 2019
The Plymouth Women Scholarships are awarded once a year to two or more college students who are preparing for a career in service such as seminary, social work, education, medicine, etc. Applicants must be a junior, senior or graduate student in a college or university. Plymouth members are given preference, but any qualified person may... Read MoreMarch 4th, 2019
Meaning Matters in the Second Stage of Life If you have reached the age of 50, you know that something happens. And that something is more than just receiving an invitation to join AARP. Something happens inside and you begin asking big and deep questions, like “What does it all mean, anyway?” Lent is a... Read MoreRead More News