This Week @ Plymouth
February 14 - 20, 2020
Happy Valentine's Day!
Sunday Worship
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Service at 10:00 a.m.

Scripture Readings: Psalm 19:7-10 ; Matthew 5:1-12
(please click the verses in blue to read the scripture passages)

Preaching: Associate Pastor Moira McGuinn

Sermon: "How do I Love Thee ," the third sermon of a series based on the Sermon on the Mount titled, "Going Deeper"

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.
This Week's Sunday School Lesson
Story Title: Grow
Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:21-37
Purpose Statement: In this week's Sunday school Lesson, we study Jesus' pointed questions in the Sermon on the Mount, which invites us to the heart of daily living with.
Wednesday Evening Lenten Series
As we approach 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. Let us journey together toward Holy Week. 

Every Wednesday from February 26 to April 1
Edson Chapel, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Please RSVP with Thaddaeus Elliott. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Burt , Interim Director for Children’s Ministries at who is coordinating this Wednesday Evening Lenten Series. (Click on their name to be directed to their email).

Please note that childcare will be available in McNaughton Hall. Children 8 years and older are welcome to be a part of the worship experience in Edson Chapel.
Words for Thought
"Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart to revere your name,"  Psalm 86:11
Children's Choir

Children's Choir Practice
Sunday, February 16
11:15 a.m. to Noon in McNaughton Hall
We begin with a nutritious snack
followed by singing.
For details, please contact Gerry Brenes,
Director of Music

Coming Soon
Secret Gardens Tour of
Coconut Grove
Plymouth Preschool Fundraiser,
Sunday, February 23
See gardens by bike or trolley. The Plymouth Preschool will be in the Cloister Garden after services to sign up all interested. For more information and tickets click here .
Proceeds to benefit Plymouth Preschool Program
Turning Out the Lights
Sunday, February 23
11:30 a.m. Pilgrim House
Discussion of "Turning Out the Lights With a Smile," a series of articles, jokes, quotes, stories, cartoons, and tips about living well and preparing for your last years.
To learn more about the authors and the event, click here.
Barnes Bash!
Friday, March 6
Home of Any & Karl Muench
All church party*
Bring your spouse, partner, friend or come as you are! Bring something to eat or drink. To help Any plan or sign up to bring food or drink, please contact Any Muench
or call 305-322-7731.
*(adults only please no child care will be provided.)
Ninth Annual Salute to Black History and Jazz Brunch
Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.  
Join us in celebration of this year's Honoree: Florida Memorial University. A Jazz brunch will follow the service of worship. Entertainment provided by Brenda Alford. Contributions are welcomed and greatly appreciated to Florida Memorial University's Bahamian Relief Fund (Supporting students from Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian).
This Week @ Plymouth
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Plymouth Book Club - Pilgrim House - 10:30 a.m.
Everyone is invited to join us for some great discussions!
No reservations are needed.

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Bible Study w/Pastor Al - 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.

Long Range Planning Committee Meeting - Mead House - 11:30 a. m.

Diaconate Meeting - Lower Plymouth Hall- 11:30 a.m

Monday, February 17, 2020
President's Day - Church office & Preschool closed

Tuesday, February 18, 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 - 10:00 a.m.
See link to Bible Study information below.

 Thursday, February 20 , 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.
New Administrative Assistant!
We welcome Natalie Manrique, our new Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator! Natalie is a Florida native having spent time in California where she worked in a similar role at a church in Sacramento. She is the loving mom to Amelia, her 4 year-old daughter. We are excited to have her on board and has already hit the ground running. Please feel free to introduce yourself the next time you call or come in to the office. 
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
Photo credit: Best Miami Weddings