Plymouth Park UMC Staff Blog

  • December 4, 2017: All in the Family: Discovering Intergenerational Discipleship

    Approaching Thanksgiving and Christmas often draws our attention to our families. We plan get-togethers, holiday parties, meals and trips to be with our people in celebration of our thankfulness and God’s work in our lives. In those moments that we have infants, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and children all gathered under one roof, it is undeniable how much we learn from one another and cherish that sacred time. Experiences are enriched by relationships and perspective. People offer insight and support through [...] Read More »

  • December 4, 2017: When Facing the Holidays is Difficult, Someone is Here to Listen

    Dear Friends, For some, the holidays can be especially difficult. There is so much pressure to be “merry and bright” but, for many possible reasons, sometimes we don’t feel merry or joyful at this time of year. Thanksgiving and Christmas can be especially hard because we are reminded of loved ones who are gone and happier times that are past. With that in mind, I want to share a word about parts of the church’s ministry that you may or may [...] Read More »

  • November 20, 2017: For 2017, Several New Ways to Observe the Season of Advent

    In Lent, we prepare for loss; we abstain to maintain focus on the sacrifice on our behalf. But in Advent, we prepare to receive; we celebrate to remind ourselves of what is on its way. Read More »


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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?