Plymouth Park UMC Staff Blog

  • August 31, 2015: Update on Current Church Projects

    It is a busy time in the life of the church. We are earnestly preparing for our fall activities; in my case, the Tuesday morning and Wednesday evening Bible studies. Of course, these will be in addition to the other balls we have tossed in the air around here. Sometimes I feel like a juggler, and I’m not coordinated enough for that! In the spirit of information and transparency, here is a rundown/recap of our church projects. Highway 183: The contractor had [...] Read More »

  • August 31, 2015: If Children Can Always Find the Fun, Why is It So Hard for Adults?

    “Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it.” Mark 10:15. A couple of weeks ago, I went to school registration with my son. While we stood in a long, boring line in the auditorium, my attention was caught by a fellow student’s younger brother and sister. They were racing across the rows of chairs. They weren’t in anyone’s way and were having fun. I [...] Read More »

  • August 17, 2015: God’s ‘New Command’: The Love That Matters Most

    Recently, I was asked to do a funeral for a man I had never met. While I met with his daughter and granddaughter, I did not come away with a lot of information about this 58-year-old man who died way too young. The man had led a hard life. He did not have a lot of accomplishments to boast about. He did not retire from a long career at any particular job and, in fact, had trouble keeping a job. He [...] Read More »


News & Events

  • Wednesday Night Dinners, Kid’s Club, and Bible Studies Resume September 2015

    If you are interested in joining one of the bible studies, please fill out the yellow forms contained in the worship bulletins on Sunday. The Wednesday night studies do not require sign up. *** To clarify, the start date for Bill’s Revelation Study is incorrect on the yellow inserts – that study will begin on September 8, 2015. Sorry for the confusion! Wednesday night dinners resume September 9, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $6.00/person, and everyone needs a reservation. The first [...] Read More »

  • Student Outreach Returns September 2, 2015

    Student Outreach for grades 6 through 12 will finally return Wednesday, September 2, 2015! We’ll play wacky games, reconnect, meet our new family groups, and make new friends, all starting at 7:00 p.m. Also, don’t forget the informational meeting to be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at 12:15 p.m. in the youth hall. We’ll cover important calendar dates, spring trips, fundraising opportunities, and other pertinent information. Lunch will be provided. Read More »

  • Children’s Choirs to Begin September 13, 2015

    Our children’s choirs will begin practice again on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. with their first performance to be on Sunday, October 11, 2015, for Children’s Sabbath. You do not need to sign up ahead of time, so come have fun with us! Joyful Singers 3 years-Kindergarten Room 309 – led by Barbara Lindstrӧm Sonshine Chorus 1st-2nd grades Room 101 – led by Rebecca Ware RevElation Choir 3rd-5th grades Room 312 – led by Kirsten Woodruff   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?