Plymouth Park UMC Staff Blog

  • November 9, 2015: The Day After the “All-Church Conference”

    I am writing on my most favorite day of the Christian year, the day after the “all-church conference.” We are done with the fussing and mussing and the detail of planning the church’s next year. Woohoo! We will not have a similar time together until the end of January, when we flesh out what we funded last night. That meeting is a lot more fun. I want to give a nod of thanks to all who participated in the conference. We [...] Read More »

  • November 9, 2015: A ‘House Under Construction’ – Grace is Always at Work on Our Souls

    Growing up in Houston, I developed a complicated relationship with construction. It was always understood that the 610 Loop would never be completed. The Rice Village neighborhood has spent the last seven years in a legal battle with the city over a proposed high-rise. New houses are always being built, and if it isn’t new, it’s being renovated. My mom and dad even spent four years remodeling the inside of our own home. But there is something so visually appealing about [...] Read More »

  • October 26, 2015: Halloween is Fast Approaching!

    Halloween is fast approaching. Just about every store you go into is pushing costumes, decorations, candy or all three. But we might do well to remember that October 31st was originally “All Hallow’s Eve,” the day before “All Saints’ Day.” That’s the day when we remember all the saints who do not receive special recognition by having their own special day. We think of “saints” as those great spiritual leaders of the past who have led by word and example. But [...] Read More »


News & Events

  • Worship Service: November 29, 2015

    First Sunday of Advent November 29, 2015 8:30 a.m.  |  9:15 a.m.  |  11:00 a.m. Sermon Title: “Expect a miracle” Scripture Reading: Luke 1:5-25 Dr. Bill La Barr will be preaching at all services. 8:30 a.m.  Communion Worship Service in the Sanctuary 9:15 a.m.  Plymouth Park Worship Service featuring the Praise Band in the Fellowship Hall 11:00 a.m.  Worship Service in the Sanctuary *Just a reminder that the Church Office will close today, November 25, 2015, at noon, and will be closed until Monday, November 30, 2015. Hope [...] Read More »

  • Plymouth Park Praise Christmas Concert, December 6, 2015

    Christmas Concert Join Plymouth Park Praise for a family-friendly Christmas Concert on December 6, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. P3 will be performing the great songs of the season. The Children’s Choirs will be with us, and we will do a fun sing-a-long. This will be a great night of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” with P3…and a surprise guest from the North Pole. Mark your calendars and bring the kids and a friends! Read More »

  • Wednesday Night Dinners Return: December 2, 2015

    There will be no Wednesday night Children or Youth activities on November 25, 2015. We will resume Wednesday night activities on December 2, 2015. We will have delicious food and great fellowship all for only $6.00 per person. The menu is Chicken and Spaghetti, Salad, Bread and dessert. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. For reservations contact Cori Bell at ext. 205. 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?