This Week @ Plymouth
January 10 - 16, 2020
Sunday Worship
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Service at 10:00 a.m.

Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 42: 1-9 ; Matthew 3: 13 - 17
(please click the verses in blue to read the scripture passages)

Preaching:  Senior Pastor Al Bunis

Sermon:  "Loving, Demanding, and Confident"

Please join us for Fellowship and the Mission Fair along with refreshments in Davis Hall 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.
This Week's Sunday School Lesson
Story Title:  Loved 
Scripture Reference: Matthew 3:13-17
Purpose Statement: On Baptism of Christ Sunday, we watch as Jesus emerges from the waters of baptism and we hear the words, “This is my child; whom I love and who brings me great joy.”
 Curriculum: Seasons of the spirit
Words for Thought
“What a grand thing it is to be loved! What a far grander thing it is to love!”  Victor Hugo  
Plymouth Church Annual Meeting
Our Annual Meeting is an
important cornerstone of Plymouth Church's governance.

On Tuesday, January 28, lay leaders and Pastors will report on highlights of 2019, the financial and spiritual health of our church and Plymouth's goals and objectives for 2020 and beyond.
We will discuss policy, hold elections and finalize the 2020 budget.

Join us for dinner at 6 p.m. in Davis Hall ($15.00/pers.) followed by the Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. Childcare is available if requested. For reservations and/or child care, please call the church office,
305-444-6521 or email  Thaddaeus Elliot.

Those who joined Plymouth in 2019 are invited as our guests, so there will be no charge for your dinner. Please RSVP and let us know that you are coming.
This 'N That Donations

The Women’s Fellowship will be at the storage room behind Pilgrim House on Sunday, January 12 after worship to accept your donations.
Children's Choirs

Children's Choirs Practice
Sunday, January 12
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
Plymouth Mission Fair
Sunday, January 12
Davis Hall - 11:15 a.m.
Meet and talk with representatives of the faith and community groups
that Plymouth supports through BOOM, the This 'N That Shop
and the Emergency Response Fund.
Mark your calendars and bring your curiosity!
Grab some coffee and a snack and learn more about Plymouth's amazing outreach to our community and other volunteer
opportunities these groups offer.
The Plymouth Book Club
Saturday, January 18 - 10:30 a.m - in the Manse
Our selection for January has changed. The new book we
will discuss is Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
by Lori Gottlieb.
In February we will review
The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes and in
March we will review Lost Connections by Johann Hari.
All are welcome to join in the Plymouth Book Club.
Let’s Stitch Again!
Thursday, January 23 - the Manse
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
(please note the change of time)
We’re an informal group that gathers to work on
our own projects: needlepoint,
knitting, or whatever.
No expert advice expected or offered,
just fellowship and fun. All Invited!
Youth Lock-In...It’s sleepover time!
Saturday, January 25 - 5:00 p.m.
Take a breather! Spend a night of food and
fun with old and new friends.
We’ll be making our entry for the
Annual Chili-Cook Off too!
For Details click the MOON
The 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off
Sunday, January 26 @ 11 a.m.
Enter your favorite homemade chili
or just come, taste and vote.
You're guaranteed to have a great time!
Sign up at the BOOM table at the Ministry Fair, this Sunday after worship.
For details click the chili sign.
This Week @ Plymouth
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Bible Study w/Pastor Al - Lower Plymouth Hall - 8:30 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

Children's Choirs Practice - McNaughton Hall - 11:15 a.m.
The Choirs will resume practice on January 12
See above

Plymouth Mission Fair - Davis Hall - 11:15 a.m.
See above

Tuesday, January 14, 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.

"Keep Calm & Read a Psalm" - Lower Plymouth Hall - 10 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

 Thursday, January 16, 2020
Bible Study/Bkfst. - 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.

Gathering at EastRidge - East Ridge Retirement Village - 1:00 p.m.
Plymouth gathers monthly at East Ridge.  All members and friends of Plymouth are encouraged to join us.

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 > 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 Credit : Gil Ramos