Plymouth Park UMC Staff Blog

  • It’s Not Always on Our Timetable, but God Does Provide: July 18, 2016

    At Brookdale Senior Living this morning, we had a new couple who attended our service. When Bob Gray fell ill, he could no longer play guitar for our service. Kevin Bailey has been standing in for him and doing a great job. There have been a few days when Mikael led the singing without accompaniment. Today, the woman who joined us asked if she could play piano. Her husband is a retired Baptist minister and they have [...] Read More »

  • Counting my Blessings: July 18, 2016

    I type this in the car, on the way to Florida. My family and I will join Barbara’s mother and stepfather for a Disney vacation. When you read this, we will likely be on our way back to Texas. As I feel the stress of my ordinary activities melt away, I count my blessings, just like Bing Crosby in “White Christmas.” I am blessed with colleagues who challenge me, support me, and keep me accountable. We solve problems, make each other laugh, [...] Read More »

  • In Christ’s Church, None of Us are Really ‘Out There Alone’: June 20, 2016

    In worship, we both give and receive. We draw strength from the presence of others, and we allow others to draw strength from our presence. Like it or not, for better or for worse, we are in this together. Read More »


News & Events

  • Worship Service: July 24, 2016

    This Sunday's scripture reading is Luke 11:1-13. The sermon title is “A Thought on Prayer.” Read More »

  • Missions Garage Sale: July 28-30, 2016

    PPUMC Annual Garage Sale The BIG event is almost here! Please volunteer now to help welcome the community to our church as we raise money to help others. Daily volunteer opportunities from July 24 to 30, 2016. Please call Diane 214-636-7326 to help. Dinner and Preview Reminder: Buy your Dinner and Preview Tickets this Sunday, July 24, 2016! Don’t miss the Wednesday, July 27, 2016, fun event for members and friends. Enjoy dinner: tickets $10 (ages 12-adult), $5 (ages 6-11) Shop early ($3 donation) before public sales begin Thurs [...] Read More »

  • Sager Brown Mission Trip: September 5-9, 2016

    UMCOR Sager Brown Be in Mission Save the Date! The Sager Brown Mission Trips dates are September 5-9, 2016. Please mark your calendar and more information will follow in the coming weeks. The Sager Brown Depot is the headquarters for UMCOR’s relief-supply operations. UMCOR Sager Brown reaches out to Baldwin, Louisiana, neighbors through food distribution and housing rehabilitation projects, engaging volunteers in these projects which help families and the elderly. Projects at the depot provide supplies that go out to victims [...] Read More »


Micah 6:8

...what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?