Plymouth Park UMC Staff Blog

  • March 27, 2017: Reflect Upon God’s Gifts

    Dear friends, If you haven’t seen me the last few Sundays, I have been at home trying to get over the most recent surgery on my back. I am deeply appreciative of the cards, emails, and phone calls that have come from many of you. I always seem to believe that I can get over surgery faster than I really can. I’m sorry that I missed the reception for Sara that was held last weekend. But I am slowly getting my strength [...] Read More »

  • March 13, 2017: On Eve of Retirement, Looking Back with Much Appreciation

    Thank you hardly seems adequate. Thank you is appropriate. I thank you for the ways you have embraced me as your minister. I thank you for allowing me to lead worship and to share worship with you. I thank you for inviting me to teach you. I thank you for the times I learned from you about grace, hardship, heartache, and love. I thank you that, when I made mistakes, you gifted me with your understanding and grace. I thank [...] Read More »

  • March 13, 2017: Be There with Bells On

    At Donna Dean’s memorial service, I met the lady who gave the handbells to PPUMC, and she told me that she wanted to return to hear them play in worship. I panicked! After I told her that the sanctuary bells have been dormant for nearly a year, she looked at me and said: “Well … maybe I need to give the bells to a place that will use them.” Unfortunately, I understand how she feels, but I am not ready to [...] Read More »


News & Events

  • Great Days of Service: March 24-April 1, 2017

    Be sure to mark the 2017 Great Days of Service (March 24, 25, 31 & April 1) on your calendars for a great opportunity to serve our Irving community! Read More »

  • How to Talk to Your Student About Social Media: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Sangeetha Thomas from The Be Project will return to do an extended seminar, covering popular social media sites and how to talk to your student about being responsible online. Read More »

  • Easter Flower Sales 2017

    Honor or remember someone! This year we are offering a beautiful basket of vibrant Easter colors; yellow, white and purple daisy flowers — 9 plants per basket! They will be gorgeous, and you are welcome to place them in honor or in memory of your loved ones. Plants are $15 each and will be available on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, for you to take home. Envelopes will be in the bulletins this Sunday, or you can stop by the office. If you [...] 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?