This Week @ Plymouth
March 13 - 19, 2020
Sunday Worship
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Service at 10:00 a.m.

Scripture Readings: Micah 6:1-8 ; Matthew 5:13-16
(please click the verses in blue to read the scripture passages)

Preaching: Rev. Al Bunis

Sermon: "Hand in Hand... Metaphorically"

Please join us for fellowship and refreshments in the Cloister Garden following the service.
For the Children and Youth:
Children ages 4 years old - 5th grade will have Sunday School in McNaughton Hall following the Children's Moment.

Childcare is available for infants up to 24 months in McNaughton Hall (Nursery) and for ages 24 months up to 4 years old in Preschool Room 10.

Fusion - Fusion is a time for the youth (ages 6 - 12 grade) to come together as a community to connect, learn, and grow in their faith! We meet each Sunday in Edson Chapel, immediately following the Children’s Moment. If you have any questions, please contact Thaddaeus Elliott : 305-444-65 21 or  tdelliott824@gmail.com.
Jazz Brunch POSTPONED
The Jazz Brunch originally scheduled for this Sunday at 11 AM has been postponed. We will be working on scheduling a new date and will update once finalized. Pastor Al will be sending an update on this and other COVID-19 considerations this afternoon.
This Week's Sunday School Lesson
Story Title: The Well of Living Water  
Scripture Reference: John 4:5-42 
Purpose Statement: Thirst threads through this week’s readings and inspire unlikely conversations. 
Take Sunday's Sermon Wherever You Go
The Sunday sermon audio will be available on our website by Monday morning. Videos from Sunday's service will be available on our Facebook page by the end of day Sunday.
Lenten Series, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel
Learning The Story, Sharing our Stories . During the season of Lent, we invite you to share the experience of these weeks of preparation. Each Wednesday   we will gather to share a simple meal, the stories of Jesus’ life, and the ways our faith has shaped the stories of each of our lives.  These will be the same stories the children will learn about in Sunday School. Let us journey together toward Holy Week.

Wednesday, March 18 - April 1
Wednesday, March 18 – John 9:1-41 – Jesus heals a blind man 
Wednesday, March 25 – John 11:1-45 – Lazarus is ill; Jesus with Mary and Martha; Jesus at Lazarus’ tomb 
Wednesday, April 1 – Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 – Judas betrays Jesus; Last Supper; Arrest; Crucifixion 

Please RSVP with Thaddaeus. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Burt , Interim Director for Children’s Ministries who is coordinating this Wednesday Evening Lenten Series. 
Words for Thought
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus,"   — Philippians 4:6-7
Children's Choir

Children's Choir Practice
Sunday, March 15
11:15 a.m. to Noon in McNaughton Hall
We begin with a nutritious snack
followed by singing.
For details, please contact Director of Music, Gerry Brenes,

Coming Soon
Youth Service Weekend
Friday, March 20 &
Saturday, March 21
Davis Hall - 7 p.m.
The youth of Plymouth will join the youth of Miami United Churches of Christ for a weekend of service. We will spend Friday evening at Plymouth with dinner provided. On Saturday morning, we will have a light breakfast and shuttle downtown to First United Methodist Church of Miami. We should be back to Plymouth at around 3 p.m. A $10 donation is welcomed to help cover the cost of food and transportation.
Click o n the picture to register for youth participants and adult chaperones. Please email Thaddaeus Elliott if you are interested in participating or have any questions.

Book Discussion Group
Saturday, March 21:
Postponed until next month.
The Book Discussion Group will not be meeting this month. The group decided it is better to err on the side of caution right now. We should be back on schedule for our usual book meeting on April 18.
Prospective New
Member Brunch,
Sunday, March 22 - Lower Plymouth Hall - 11:15 a.m.
Do you have a friend who is interested in becoming a member of Plymouth? Join us in Lower Plymouth Hall after worship to meet the pastors, talk with members, ask questions and learn about Plymouth. New members will be accepted on Sunday, March 29, during worship. For more information, please contact: Rev. Al Bunis or Natalie Manrique .


Study of the Shroud of Turin
Sunday, March 29
Pilgrim House - 11:30 a.m
Is the Shroud of Turin the actual burial cloth of Jesus Christ? Come and investigate the world's most studied artifact with Dr. Brian Janeway. 
Arts and Classic Car Show
Sunday, May 3
Davis Hall - 11:00 a.m
Bring your art to show or sell. Exhibit your paintings, crafts, photographs or baking art in the form of cakes and cookies. A portion of sales will fund our church's youth program. Space is limited if you have questions or would like to reserve your table, contact Bonnie Fenn , Melanie Phillips , or Juli Gerlach . The popular Classic Car Show will also be taking place along with the Arts Show. If you have a classic car that you would be interested in displaying on May 3, please contact Tim Battle .
This Week @ Plymouth
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Bible Study with Rev. Al Bunis - Lower Plymouth Hall - 8:30 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Men's Bible Study - T&M Cafe - 7:45 a.m.
(T&M Cafe is located at 3321 Mary St, Coconut Grove, FL) .
See link to Bible Study information below.

Church Council Meeting - Pilgrim House - 7:00 p.m.
Church Council meets the third Tuesday of each month. They do not meet during the summer months.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Lenten Series Service - Edson Chapel - 6:30 p.m.
See above.

 Thursday, March 19 , 2020
Bible Study/Breakfast. - Berries in the Grove - 8:00 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below. Please note: our meeting place
has changed to Berries in the Grove - 2884 SW 27 Ave, Coconut Grove, 33133.

Church Chancel Choir Practice - Choir Room - 7:30 p.m.
Bible Studies & Prayer Groups
Our Bible Study and Prayer Groups have their own page on our website.
To read more about each group click here for more.
Contact Us
Plymouth Congregational Church
3400 Devon Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Church Office: 305-444-6521
Website: http://www.plymouthmiami.org
Editor: kevin@plymouthmiami.org