Archive for September, 2018

Who Is God? Who Are We?

  We People of the Promise. And when the promise comes to pass—when God delivers God’s people—that is a moment you do not soon forget. Hence our reading for this week: the story of God’s deliverance of Israel at the Red Sea. Exodus 14:1-14, 19-29, 31  Then the Lord said to Moses: 2‘Tell the Israelites to turn back... Read More

People of the Promise: Bad Theology Edition

  We are People of the Promise. But the promise of God is a peculiar thing. It can lead you to some unexpected places. In Joseph’s case, the promise seemed to put him in prison. But God wasn’t finished with Joseph yet. Genesis 39:1-23 Now Joseph was taken down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer... Read More

Job Opportunity

Plymouth is seeking the perfect applicant to fill its Transition into Ministry (TiM) program coordinator position. To read the full job description, click here. Applications are due by Sept. 25, 2018.... Read More

The Journey Is Our Home (Genesis 12:1-9)

  We are People of the Promise. God makes promises to us and that shakes things up. It sets things in motion. When God comes making a promise, you know your life will never be the same. Just ask Sarai and Abram. Genesis 12:1-9 Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred... Read More

People of the Promise

Happy September and welcome back to the blog! Join me here each week for reflections on the Narrative Lectionary text. Together we will get ready to get more out of worship. First, let me say a little about the fall. We are People of the Promise, and that will be our focus for the next... Read More

News

Announcing Application for Easter Special Offering Gifts

Plymouth Church is humbled in gratitude for all that we have freely received from God. We continue to grow in generosity by giving to the less fortunate food, clothing, furniture and money. We want our monetary gifts to flow out from Plymouth Church and into the hands of organizations or initiatives serving people most in... Read More

Food Donation Sunday Kicks Off in Church School

The first church school Food Donation Sunday of the year was a success! Find out how much was raised this Sunday in Waveland Hall!... Read More

On the Limits of Wisdom

  Wisdom is wonderful! But it will only get you so far. Just ask Solomon. I Kings 3:5-9, 16-28 5At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, “Ask what I should give you.” 6And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant my father David, because he... Read More

Christmas Special Offering Grants 2018

Plymouth Church is humbled in gratitude for all that we have freely received from God. We continue to grow in generosity by giving away of our possessions that include food, clothing, furniture and money. We want this monetary abundance to flow out from Plymouth Church and into the hands of deserving organizations for people most... Read More

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