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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Time to sign up for Nine to Dine!

Would you like to meet new people and feel a greater sense of connection to Plymouth Church? Consider Nine to Dine — it’s a great way to enjoy old friends, reconnect with others and make new friends, too. Sign up to take part in a nine-person group that will gather once a month for five... Read More

Justice Is Not Optional

  Let justice roll down! It’s time to talk about the Prophet Amos. Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24 The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of King Uzziah of Judah and in the days of King Jeroboam son of Joash of Israel, two years... Read More

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