Events

All events in the category: Concerts

  • November 26, 2019 | Tuesday, 5:45 p.m.

    Plymouth Pilgrim Choir

    Sanctuary

    All are invited to tell the Thanksgiving story by participating in Plymouth’s Thanksgiving Day worship service. We provide the Pilgrim costumes! Adults and children, fourth grade or older, are invited to sing; children in kindergarten through third grade are also encouraged to join us as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Costume pickup

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  • December 7, 2019 | Saturday, 7 p.m.

    Messiah Chorus

    On Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Arts@Plymouth presents G.F. Handel’s beloved work, Messiah, part one (the Christmas portion), with the Plymouth Chancel Choir, Soloists, and 18-piece orchestra. Join us to hear this perennial favorite presented in spectacular style! Admission is free with an opportunity to give a love offering that supports the costs of the

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  • December 20, 2019 | Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

    Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus: Fa-La-La & All That Jazz Holiday Concert

    Sanctuary

    Come for a helping of sparkling holiday favorites with some jazzy surprises. Enjoy the interplay of strings, percussion, and winds. Linger for the warmth of friends and chorus-made treats. Tickets at dmgmc.org or at the door. Shows will be on Friday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

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  • December 21, 2019 | Saturday, 2 p.m.

    TUBACHRISTMAS

    Sanctuary

    Join us on Sat., Dec. 21, 2:00 p.m., for TUBACHRISTMAS, a free concert with a warm, rich, organ-like sound from a huge low brass choir of tubas and euphoniums playing your favorite Christmas carol melodies. This 46th annual holiday tradition has won the ears and hearts of audiences each year at over 300 cities around

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  • February 9, 2020 | Sunday, 4 p.m.

    Luther College Nordic Choir Concert

    Sanctuary

    Nordic Choir, founded in 1946, enjoys national and international stature as one of the premier collegiate choral ensembles in the United States. Acclaimed for the way it honors the Lutheran choral tradition while also featuring new and innovative choral works, the choir showcases versatility, artistry, and technical mastery across many genres of music. Join us

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  • February 16, 2020 | Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Des Moines Metro Opera Presents: Zachary James on Broadway

    Sanctuary

    Spend an intimate afternoon with DMMO favorite and Broadway star, bass Zachary James. Enjoy this critically acclaimed one-man show, which combines tales from his time in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific at the Lincoln Center, his portrayal of “Lurch” in the original cast of The Addams Family, as well as performances of greatest

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  • March 8, 2020 | Sunday, 6 p.m.

    The Matins Choir Presents: The Youth Variety Show

    Sanctuary

    Join us Sunday, March 8 at 6 p.m. for this annual fundraiser to support the work of local groups. Tickets are $5 at the door with a $20 family max. A cupcake reception will follow in Waveland Hall.

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  • April 5, 2020 | Sunday, 4 p.m.

    Vierne Sesquicentennial Celebration Concert

    Sanctuary

    On Sunday, April 5, join us for an organ & choral concert, presented by Carl Gravander and the Plymouth Chancel Choir, featuring Louis Vierne’s Messe Solennelle, Op. 16, and other music of this grand, French master.

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  • June 14, 2020 | Sunday, 4 p.m.

    The Agape Ringers

    For over 25 years, the Agape Ringers have been thrilled to share their music with audiences throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and England. Under the baton of KC Congdon, 15 Chicago-based musicians come together to play this unique instrument comprised of over 150 hand bells and chimes. Join us on Sunday, June 14

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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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