This Week @ Plymouth
November 1 - 7 , 2019
Sunday Worship
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Can-Do Sunday and All Saints Sunday
Service at 10:00 a.m.

Scripture Readings: Luke 14: 15 - 24
(please click the verses in blue to read the scripture passages)

 Preaching: Associate Pastor Moira McGuinn

Sermon:  " One excuse is as good as another."

Fellowship Hour: Join us for Fellowship Hour in the Cloister Garden following the service worship.
What room will my child go to for Sunday School ? > click Details
Fusion - Youth at Plymouth:  Today, following the Children's Moment, youth (grades 6-12) will come together as a community in Edson Chapel to connect, learn, and grow in our faith! For details, click >  Fusion
It's Time for a Change!
Don't Forget!
Turn your clocks back 1 hour Saturday Night
and wake up Sunday on time for church. See you there!
Sunday School - A Prophet's Message of Hope
Sunday, November 3 : Ezekiel and the Dry Bones
Scripture:Ezekiel 37: 1 - 14
Bible Study:God gave Ezekiel a vision of a valley full of dry bones coming to life. This symbolized the restoration and new life God planned for Israel, even in Israel's darkest times.
Purpose: To hear a prophet's message of hope
Words for Thought
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb
"Can-Do" Sunday
This Sunday is a “Can-Do” Sunday…Buy One, Give One…We are asking everyone to bring in at least one non-perishable food item
for the Can-Do Cart.
 
Your generosity will help our Grove neighbors. You will see our blue “Can-Do” cart out on the plaza of the church. Every "Can-Do" Sunday, after worship, we take the food to the Coconut Grove Food Pantry at Christ Episcopal Church. 
An Important Message
Generations of Generosity : Plymouth's 2020 Christian Commitment Campaign
In a day-to-day world that so often feels fractured and broken, it is truly a blessing that we have a place of peace, our beloved Plymouth,
as an integral part of our lives. >>
Whew! October was a busy month - take a look!
The All - American Potluck Dinner - a delicious success!
Zach Dunn joins Plymouth Staff as Executive Administrator with his family, Aimee, Kaelib and Austin (the youngest Dunn). Welcome to all!
The This 'N That Shop introduces its signature shopping bag.
"100 Hands" volunteers join with Rebuild Miami-Dade to paint and landscape homes in the West Village of Coconut Grove.
Plymouth welcomes it's New Members Class of October 2019
Youth Family Dinner
Youth and their families enjoy an evening of dinner, planning, fellowship,
and assembling Hurricane Clean-Up Buckets for folks in need.
New member, Nick Smith (ctr.), with Third Wave Volunteers at Wynnwood Warehouse packing supplies destined for Dorian survivors in the Bahamas.
...and we wrap up the month with
Plymouth Preschool's Halloween Parade.
TRICK OR TREAT!
Flowers in the Chancel
Please consider sponsoring the chancel flowers on a Sunday morning of your choice. Flowers may be given in honor or memory of loved ones or to celebrate a special occasion like anniversary, baptism or birth of child. If you are interested, please contact Thaddaeus Elliott in the church office,
305-444-652.
Volunteer - Be a part of Plymouth Life - Here's How.
The Nominating Committee has begun the process of considering volunteers and nominations for the various Boards and Committees of the Church for election at the Annual Meeting in January 2020.

We welcome, and will carefully consider, suggestions and nominations for any position or committee. Volunteers are encouraged. Positions are available on the Boards and Committees described in the form below. If you know of anyone, or if you would like to be considered, please use the volunteer form. When completed, drop your form in the collection plate, or bring it to the church office, or hand it to any current committee member.
Children's Choirs
Children's Choirs Practice
Sunday, November 3
11:15 a.m. to Noon in McNaughton Hall
We begin with a nutritious snack
followed by singing.
For details, please contact Gerry Brenes
Interim Director of Music
Coming Soon!
Barnes Circle
Wednesday, November 6 - 7:00 p.m.
We will gather for an evening of fellowship at Betsy Tilghman's home. Enjoy a relaxing and informal evening . It's a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones. Please bring something to eat or drink.
RSVP directly to  Betsy  so she can plan accordingly. See you there!
betsytilghman@yahoo.com 

Clean Birthing Kit Assemble Day
Saturday, November 9 - Davis Hall - 9:00 a.m.
For details click > KIT
All Church Discussion of "Creation" led by Pastor Al Bunis
Sunday, November 10 - 11:30 a.m. - Pilgrim House
No advanced reading is required for this gathering.
We will have lunch first followed by the discussion.
A catered lunch will be available, pricing TBA.
All are welcome whether you will be having lunch or not.
This event is sponsored by the Adult Christian Education Committee
Plymouth Book Group
We meet November 16 - in the manse - 10:30 a.m.
Bill Good leads our discussion of Maxwell King’s  The Good Neighbor:   The Life and Work of Fred Rogers— fondly remembered as the creator and star   of  Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. 
Please note: we do not meet in December and our January selection has changed. The new January selection is,  Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed  by Lori Gottlieb.
This Week @ Plymouth
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Bible Study w/Pastor Al - Lower Plymouth Hall - 8:30 a.m.

Children's Choirs Practice - McNaughton Hall - 11:15 a.m.
See above

Financial Peace University Course - Pilgrim House - 11: 30 a.m.
See above

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Men's Bible Study - T&M Cafe - 7:45 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

"Keep Calm & Read a Psalm" - Lower Plymouth Hall - 10 a.m.
A women's Bible Study - see below

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Barnes Circle - Betsy Tilghman's Home - 7:00 p.m. - See above

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Bible Study/Bkfst. - Le Pain Quotidien - 8:00 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

Serving Dinner at Chapman Ctr. - Church Parking Lot - 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Join in serving the evening meal at Chapman Partnership for the Homeless. We gather in the church office parking lot at 4:00 p.m. and carpool to Chapman Ctr. We return around 7:30 p.m. To volunteer, see David Velasquez in the
Garden during Fellowship Hour on Sunday or email him at: davidvelazquez@me.com

Chancel Choir Rehearsal  - Choir Room - 7:30pm
Bible Studies & Prayer Groups
Our Bible Study and Prayer Groups have their own page on our website.
To read more about each group click > more...
Contact Us
Plymouth Congregational Church
3400 Devon Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Church Office: 305-444-6521
Website: http://www.plymouthmiami.org
Editor: liz@plymouthmiami.org
Photo Credits: Lynn Bunis, Al Bunis, Tatiana Allemant and Zach Dunn