Archive for December, 2019

Beloved: The Season of Epiphany at Plymouth Church

  I have some travel coming up and so weekly blogging is on semi-hiatus. But I want to a little table-setting for the season of Epiphany. I want to give you a word for the beginning of 2020: Beloved. Can you see yourself as God’s Beloved? In Epiphany we will explore that question. The word... Read More

All Are Welcome: Advent and Christmas Eve Worship at Plymouth

   Christmas Eve brings 4 opportunities for worship! At 5 PM, join us for Family Friendly worship in the Sanctuary. At 7 PM, we will be in Waveland Hall, with the music of Plymouth’s Saturday Night Band and reflections from Matt Mardis-LeCroy At 9 PM, we will be back in the Sanctuary with the Chancel... Read More

We Do Things a Little Differently: Lessons and Carols at Plymouth Church

On the 3rd weekend of Advent, we get a little more literal about our Advent mixtape. On Saturday Night, on Sunday morning, our services will be structured as Services of Lessons and Carols. Instead of a sermon, we will hear readings and music that convey the Big Story of God’s redemptive purpose. (If you really... Read More

Sermon for 2nd Sunday of Advent: Mary is a Punk Rocker

  “Mary is a Punk Rocker” Luke 1:46-55      December 8, 2019 I. Last week Lindsey Braun launched our Advent mixtape sermon series by reflecting on the ways in which the opening chapters of Luke’s Gospel seem to resemble a Broadway musical. And she sang some snippets of show tunes to make her point.... Read More

Mary is a Punk Rocker (Advent Mixtape Week 2)

  I want to let you in on a little secret: Mary’s song? The Magnificat? One of the best known bits of scripture, set to music by so many different composers? I think it was originally a punk rock song. Luke 1:46-55 46And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47and my spirit rejoices in God... Read More

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Beloved: The Season of Epiphany at Plymouth Church

  I have some travel coming up and so weekly blogging is on semi-hiatus. But I want to a little table-setting for the season of Epiphany. I want to give you a word for the beginning of 2020: Beloved. Can you see yourself as God’s Beloved? In Epiphany we will explore that question. The word... Read More

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