• 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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  • Anti-Racism

    Read a letter from Plymouth's pastors about the call to anti-racism at Plymouth Church: https://www.plymouthchurch.com/walk-faithfulness-christian-love-pastoral-letter-call-anti-racism-plymouth-church/

  • TiM Campaign

    Fruitful Change Campaign for TiM Sustainability

    Plymouth’s Transition into Ministry (TiM) program has been one of our most fruitful endeavors. Since 2006, this program has changed Plymouth Church for the better.

    Thanks to our TiM Program, we have borne much fruit – here at Plymouth and far beyond our walls. Now the time has come for the people of Plymouth to commit to sustaining this vital program through the Fruitful Change campaign.

    Want to donate online? It's easy. Click on GIVE in the red drop-down menu at the top of this page. Check the box designating your gift is for the Fruitful Change campaign. Then please also place FRUITFUL CHANGE in the Notes area so that your donation is credited to the appropriate account!

    To download PDF copies of the Fruitful Change campaign brochure and FAQs, or to listen to video messages from former Plymouth TiM Associate Ministers Stephanie Haskins and Anthony Livolsi, click the link below.

     

     

    Fruitful Change

Want to dig deeper into the Narrative Lectionary?

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.

Video of the 9 am podcast from Plymouth church’s Sunday, March 17, 2019 worship service:

Video of the 11 am podcast from Plymouth church’s Sunday, March 17, 2019 worship service:

 

News

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40 Days of Lent for Folks Over 50

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Renewing our Covenant: We Agree to Differ

  Plymouth Church: It is time to talk about Lent. Lent is a season of 40 days (excluding Sundays) to prepare for Easter. It is traditionally a time for fasting, repentance and self-examination. The 40 day period begins with Ash Wednesday on March 6. (Sidebar: Join us for Ash Wednesday worship at Plymouth! There is... Read More

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