Archive for February, 2017

Led by Love: The 1st Weekend of Lent

What does love look like? When we really allow it to guide our steps, what choices will we make? How will things be different? Two stories in our text offer answers to that question. Lent begins in love… Luke 10:25-42   25Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must... Read More

Transfigured: Luke 9:28-45

It happens every year. On the last weekend before Lent, we hear the strange story of the transfiguration. Up on the mountain, for a moment, Jesus’ closest disciples get a glimpse of his glory. And then? Back to work! It may be nice up on the mountain, but a hurting world waits below.... Read More

Awkward: Luke 7:36-50

Luke 7:36-50 Sometimes compassion can be…awkward. Just consider the situation in this week’s story. 36One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was eating in the... Read More

Dealing with Doubt: Luke 7:18-35

Doubts. Big, bad, crippling doubts. Do you ever have doubts? What do you do with them? This week we learn what John did with his. Luke 7:18-35 18The disciples of John reported all these things to him. So John summoned two of his disciples19and sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one... Read More

Music & Fine Arts Task Force Report

The Music and Fine Arts Task Force presented its report to the Church Council on Tuesday, Jan. 31, and the proposal was approved. You can download a copy by clicking here.... Read More

Plymouth Women’s Career Closet Turns 8!

A February anniversary! Career Closet, Plymouth Women’s community outreach program, is celebrating eight years this month of assisting women in need of career clothing who are interviewing, returning to work, or needing clothes for their job. Since 2009, when Career Closet was first hosted by Young Women’s Resource Center, to 2012, when a new partnership... Read More

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Good Question; Bad Sitcom (Acts 16:16-34)

  It’s one of my favorite questions -and one of the 80’s more mediocre sitcoms: Who’s The Boss? That is also what this reading from Acts is all about: Who is in charge and why does it matter? Acts 16:16-34 16One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave... Read More

Plymouth Welcomes Nikira Hernandez-Evans to TiM Program

The Transition into Ministry Committee is pleased to announce and welcome Nikira Hernandez-Evans as the newest Associate in the TiM program. Nikira will join us at the beginning of June and this will be her first time living in the Midwest. She grew up in California but did attend undergraduate school at Mount Holyoke College... Read More

Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe happens 10-11 a.m. the first Friday of the month (April 6 this month) in Plymouth Grounds Coffee Shop. If you or someone you love is living with memory loss, come join us for a coffee or tea and a social hour in the coffee shop. It’s not a support group, exactly, but we... Read More

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