• 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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  • Job Opening

    Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ currently is searching a new member of its program staff. Click on the link below to learn more and submit an application.

    Director of Child and Family Ministries

  • Advent Guide

    Click here to download a PDF copy of Plymouth Church's Advent 2019 Programming Guide.

     

     

News

Mary is a Punk Rocker (Advent Mixtape Week 2)

  I want to let you in on a little secret: Mary’s song? The Magnificat? One of the best known bits of scripture, set to music by so many different composers? I think it was originally a punk rock song. Luke 1:46-55 46And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47and my spirit rejoices in God... Read More

The Turning of the Seasons: Thanksgiving, Advent and the Songs of the Season

  This is a week of transition –from November to December, from “ordinary time” through Thanksgiving to Advent, from our fall series on friendship to a new focus for Advent. In worship this December, we will turn our attention to what we are calling the Advent Mixtape. Because the music is so good in Advent... Read More

The Life You Save May Be Your Own: Final Reflections on Friendship, Gratitude and Getting Well

  12 weeks. 36 worship services. My class. This blog. We have been reflecting, a lot, on friendship. Now we come to a pivot point in the year, when Thanksgiving will give way to Advent. And we will close all of this out with a question prompted by a story from the Gospel of Luke:... Read More

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