• October 7, 2018 | 12:30 P.M.

    Why Cuba Matters to Iowa

    Waveland Hall

    Plymouth Church’s  5-year-old Cuba Partnership Team (CPT) takes its biggest step forward yet in providing background and current information on U.S. relations with Cuba, with an afternoon forum on Sunday, Oct. 7, entitled “Why Cuba matters to Iowa.”  The program will be a feature of Plymouth’s observation of World Communion Sunday.

    Guests include:

    Keynote speaker Rev. Stan Dotson, a Cuba scholar, pastor, musician, tour guide and exceptional  storyteller

    Craig Hill, President, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

    Dave Miller, Director of Research & Commodity Services, Farm Bureau

    Jay Byers, CEO, Greater Des Moines Partnership

    The Sunday afternoon forum, which will be held in Waveland Hall, will begin with a Cuban lunch, catered by Ceviche restaurant from the East Village, at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and reservations should be made with the church office. The program, which is free, begins at 1:20 p.m. At 3:15 p.m., the day’s speakers will join together for a panel discussion. The group will conduct a Q&A session with the audience, and follow-up conversations are welcome afterward.


Plymouth Easter Gifts Support Our Just Peace Covenant

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 More

Applications Available for Plymouth Women’s Scholarship

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 More

40 Days of Lent for Folks Over 50

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 More

Read More News