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

Come and See: An Invitation to Holy Week at Plymouth Church

  This week’s blog post is simply an invitation: come and see. Holy Week is better experienced than explained. First, a little autobiography: I discovered Holy Week as a college student. My Low Church evangelical upbringing treated Easter as a one-off. The notion of commemorating, for example, Maundy Thursday seemed exotic and strange to me.... Read More

Who Is In Charge Around Here?

  Who is really in charge here? As the trial of Jesus comes to its terrible climax, the question hangs in the air: who is responsible for these events? Who can we blame? The answer, unfortunately, is: us. John 19:1-16a Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. 2And the soldiers wove a crown of thorns... Read More

Leave Your Box at Home

Are we ready? Are we really ready for God to come to us? Are we ready for the transformation that will entail? Are we ready for what will be required of us? John’s Gospel suggests that we are not. Over the last two weeks, we have learned how, at the moment that mattered most, the... Read More

Some Things Are Worse Than Denial

  This week our text offers us a hard look in the mirror –if we are willing to see it. Peter denied Jesus three times. Who am I to think that I will do any better? Or do I care enough to even bother denying Jesus at all? John 18:12-27 12 So the soldiers, their officer,... Read More

It’s time to think scholarships!

The Marie Green Award is given each year to two outstanding high school seniors who have been actively involved in the life of Plymouth Church. ... Read More

Bring on the Feet!

After a brief, flu-related hiatus, this blog is back. And just in time: Bring on the feet!... Read More

See?

At face value, it is a pretty simple story: a man born blind is healed. But the more closely we read the story, the more complicated—and interesting!—it becomes. Who is truly blind? And who can really see? These are the questions we take up in the 9th chapter of John’s Gospel. John 9:1-41 As he... Read More

News

NEW for the 2018-19 Program Year: Plymouth will produce a Planner

The September – August Planner will help you connect with Plymouth events, prepare for worship, and  attune yourself more fully to the rhythms of our program year and liturgical seasons. We will print a limited number of these planners. You can reserve your copy by signing up on the website between now and July 16.... 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

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