This Week @ Plymouth
June 17 - June 24, 2022
Photo Credit: Google Earth
12th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Father's Day Weekend
In-person and Online
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Sunday Worship Service
Join us at 10:00 a.m.

Scripture Readings: Psalm 145 ; Galatians 3:23-29
(please click the verses in blue to read the scripture passages)

Sermon Title: “Children of Promise," by Rev. Moira McGuinn


Book Club Meets on Saturday,
June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Are you looking to join a book group? Look no more! Plymouth Church's book group meets in Plymouth Hall and over Zoom every third Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in joining the group, or you have any questions, please reach out to Wanda Bee or click on the Zoom link.

Upcoming Schedule:
"Oh, William!" by Elizabeth Strout on June 18
"Rose Code" by Kate Quinn on July 16
"Freezing Order" by Bill Browder on August 20
OneBlood Blood Drive,
Sunday, June 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Food Drive,
Sunday, June 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Coconut Grove Crisis Food Pantry needs your support to continue feeding over 100 families a week. Drop-off your non-perishable goods in Davis Hall the Third Sunday of every month or order anytime via our Amazon Wishlist and have it delivered to the church. Click on the link below to view the wish list.
Vacation Bible School
August 1 to 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
It’s time for VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL for kids who are 3 years-old and fully potty trained through age 10 (or having just completed 5th grade).
Vacation Bible School runs from August 1 to August 5, 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Join us on campus for an action-packed week of singing, storytelling, crafts, games, science and meeting friends for just plain old fun!! Space is limited, register early!
Registration forms are available outside of McNaughton Hall.
For more information or questions, contact Andrea Burt at andrea@plymouthmiami.org
AA Meetings Continue at Plymouth
Did you know? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings have been held at Plymouth continuously since 1965. There are in person meetings on campus Monday through Thursday.

There are meetings 7 days a week at 5:30 via Zoom. ID 402 544 037 password Plymouth (lowercase) 
There is an in person Al-Anon meeting on Wednesday nights at 8 in the Choir Room
For Our Summer Reading List
Adult Christian Education and Pastor Al invite you to add a book to your summer reading list. A House United, by Allen Hilton, speaks to the importance and beauty of churches having various views within the pews. In September, Pastor Al will lead a conversation on the book, which are available each Sunday in the Cloister Garden during Fellowship Hour.
Nurturing Faith (Sunday School) & Nursery
On Sunday mornings after the Children’s Moment during the 10:00 a.m. worship service, we will gather in McNaughton Hall to explore the Bible and its many stories. There will be hands-on crafts, music, drama and occasionally science experiments. Most of all, we plan to get to know one another and have lots of fun. 
The nursery is officially open for infants up to age 3. 
The nursery is in McNaughton Hall. 

Email Andrea Burt with questions at andrea@plymouthmiami.org
Joyful Noise Children's Choir
Resumes July 31 Under New Director
We are delighted to share our music ministry with children. Joyful Noise, our choir for children ages 4 and above meets for rehearsals in McNaughton Hall on Sunday Mornings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
We will have a little summer break for the next few weeks and come back together, on Sunday July 31st under the talented leadership of Marie Ferguson.
Blessings!
Andrea Burt, Director of Children's Ministries
Congregant Interest Questionnaire
The Adult Christian Education Committee wants to hear from you! Fill out a questionnaire to tell us about your topics and activities of interest, including if you would like to give a talk or organize an activity! Questions email: Maria Reyero
Macedonia Reading Program: Volunteers Needed
from June 21 - July 29
Everyone needed: All hands on deck to help children in the Grove!
If you knew you could change a child's life by committing just two hours, would you say yes? We are seeking volunteers to tutor elementary school children in reading from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday for the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Summer Reading Program from June 21-July 29. We need volunteers who can commit to multiple days a week -- and those who can spare just a day or two during the entire six weeks! We invite EVERY member of Plymouth to join this important effort; you can pick the day or two or 10 that work for you. Volunteers are also needed to present music, arts or other fun activities in the afternoons. To choose your days, please click the link below, or email Amy Shipley at amynshipley@gmail.com or Dickie Davis at dickiekdavis@gmail.com for assistance signing up.
Annie Booker Plymouth Preschool
Scholarship Fund
With deep gratitude, we thank Annie Booker for16 years as Director of Plymouth Preschool. In her honor we created the Annie Booker Plymouth Preschool Scholarship Fund, and will match the first $25,000 in gifts. Use the link below to contribute.
Cobb Family Plymouth Emergency Response Fund: Gift to Second Christian Church in
Mayfield Kentucky
Our Emergency Response Fund has made a gift to Second Christian Church in Mayfield Kentucky of $3,000 – to provide assistance to their church members still struggling in the wake of the tornadoes in December 2021. These storms left severe damage in various places, particularly in Mayfield Kentucky. We have directly connected with a small church in Mayfield, Second Christian Church, many of whose members still have substantial work to do to repair their homes or to get back into their homes. We are grateful to the many Plymouth members who helped fund this gift through your generosity to the Emergency Response Fund. Gifts to the Emergency Response Fund can be made using the link below.
This Week @ Plymouth
Upcoming Schedule

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Book Club Meets  10:30 a.m.
See above for details.
Hybrid: Plymouth Hall & Zoom.

Sunday, June 19, 2022
Bible and Bagels with Pastor Al
Not meeting – Resumes next week

OneBlood Blood Drive - 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
See above for details.

Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
In-person and Live-streamed
Live-streamed service begins at 10:00 a.m. 
Sanctuary.

Nurturing Faith (Sunday School) – 10:00 a.m.
See above for details. 

Food Drive 11:15 a.m.
Davis Hall.
See above for details.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Men's Bible Study
Not meeting – Resumes next week

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Bible and Bagels with Pastor Al – 8:00 a.m.
ID: 826 5840 8028 or Dial-In: 253-215-8782
Plymouth Reaches out to Ukraine Refugees
Plymouth Church has raised to date about $30,000 to assist Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn nation to seek refuge in nearby Poland.

The effort to raise funds continues as millions of Ukrainians have become refugees since the Russian invasion began. At home they witnessed the deaths of civilians and the destruction of homes and cities.... Click here to read more.
HOW TO CONTRIBUTE:
By check: Members and friends of Plymouth Church may write a check to Plymouth Congregational Church and mark it for Ukraine Support. You may mail your check to the church office at 3400 Devon Rd., Miami FL 33133, or place in the Sunday offering plate.

Online: You may contribute online using the link below. Designate Ukraine Support.
Take Sunday's Sermon Wherever You Go
The Sunday service audio and video is always available on our website, Facebook page, and YouTube Channel.
Plymouth Prayer Partners
Would you like to receive a prayer anytime? We offer the opportunity to request and receive confidential prayer through our Plymouth Prayer Partners Ministry. To request prayer, email at any time prayers@plymouthmiami.org. The members of this Ministry will pray for you.
Donations
THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO DONATE TO PLYMOUTH ONLINE. TO CHOOSE, CLICK ON THIS LINK.
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Contact Us
Plymouth Congregational Church
3400 Devon Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Church Office: 305-444-6521
Website: http://www.plymouthmiami.org
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