All events in the category: Center for Spiritual Growth

  • November 21, 2019 | Thursday, 2 p.m.

    LivingWOW: Pie with a Pastor

    LivingWOW is hosting Pie with a Pastor on Nov. 21, 2-4 p.m. There’s 5 spots left to bake pie with Mary Kate! Bring your own knife, cutting board, peeler, bowl, and rolling pin. We will provide the ingredients! Email Mary Kate to reserve your spot at

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  • December 5, 2019 | Thursday, 7 p.m.

    Faithful Readers

    Inspiration Lounge

    Interesting books, Interesting Women. For Nov./Dec., Faithful Readers will meet on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Inspiration Lounge to discuss The Hour of Death, an Advent mystery. Jane Willan, the author, is a UCC minister. The story takes place in an Anglican nunnery in Wales and, of course, one of the nuns

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  • December 13, 2019 | Friday, 10 a.m.

    Memory Cafe

    Coffee Shop

    Memory Cafe happens 10-11 a.m. on the second Friday of the month in the Coffee Shop. If you or someone you love is living with memory loss, come join us for coffee and a social hour Friday, Dec. 13. Contact Dian Meek at 515.255.7220 for more information.

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  • January 23, 2020 | Thursday, 7 p.m.

    Faithful Readers

    Inspiration Lounge

    We start the New Year reading American Dialogue: The Founders and Us by Joseph Ellis. We welcome new voices! Join us on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., in the Inspiration Lounge. For more information contact Jean Nelson at 515.255.5019.

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Breaking Out of the Bubble: Reflections for Pie Weekend

  It is Pie Weekend at Plymouth Church -a time to consider God’s invitation to share what we have! (What, you may ask, is Pie Weekend? It’s pretty simple: everybody brings a pie. To church. And we eat the pies. Together. This year it will serve to kick off our 2020 Stewardship campaign. You really... Read More

Is There Life After Betrayal in Friendship? (A Dad Rock Meditation).

  Here is the thing about friends: sometimes they betray us. No one knows this better than Jesus. Mark 3:13-18 13 He went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to... Read More

Befriending the Dead: Reflections on All Saints’ Weekend

  Halloween is upon us! And while I struggle with my own deep denial about the Beggar’s Night forecast (brrr!), I am also turning my attention to the weekend that will follow.   The practice of celebrating All Saints Day is an ancient one.   According to my trusty (and rarely consulted) Oxford Dictionary of the... Read More

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