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20 – Last Beer & Hymns event!! BYOBeer (we have no liquor license) – but do bring it and join us on the front lawn for relaxation and fellowship. Root beer and wading pool for the younger set!! Come and join us for an old-fashioned hymn sing!
20 – Regular SPPA rehearsals resume!! Saturdays, 10 to 1130am
21 – 7am SonRise service! Come and Praise God in the dawning sunshine!
23 – Tuesday Night Bible/Book study begins 7pm. We will be studying The Mother of the Reformation: The Amazing Life and Story of Katharine Luther
24 – Wednesday Morning Bible/Book study begins 11am. We will be studying The Mother of the Reformation: The Amazing Life and Story of Katharine Luther
26 to 28 – TERRYVILLE FAIR!! Watch for our booth and come enjoy some fresh fruit!!
27 – SPAA Rehearsal, 10 to 1130am
30 – Tuesday Night Book Study – 7pm – The Mother of the Reformation Session 2
31 – Wednesday Morning Book Study – 11am – The Mother of the Reformation Session 2
05 – Labor Day – No School
06 – Tuesday Night Book Study – 7pm – The Mother of the Reformation Session 3
07 – Wednesday Morning Book Study – 11am – The Mother of the Reformation Session 3
11 – Patriots Day – 15th Anniversary of 9/11
God’s Work Our Hands Event – Street Cleanup: We will be getting down and dirty and cleaning up the trash around the church in the back and on Main Street. Come join us in helping to make our world a bit more beautiful! (Bags and gloves provided)
13 – Tuesday Night Book Study – 7pm – The Mother of the Reformation Session 4 – Final
14 – Wednesday Morning Book Study – 11am – The Mother of the Reformation
Session 4 – Final
18 – 7am SonRise service! Come and Praise God in the dawning sunshine!
10 am – Rally Day Sunday Service and Congregational Picnic at Mt. Tom 12 to 4
We will begin the year with a celebration of our youth and fellowship with each other over a lovely potluck picnic meal! All welcome and encouraged to come! Please note the actual worship service will be an hour later than usual at Mt. Tom as well – it’s a great way to start the year!
25 – First Day of Sunday School!! 10am Join as we explore the letters & journeys of the apostle Paul.
First Bibles – Given during service. If your child would like to be a part of educational programs, please bring them along to receive their First Bible provided free of charge!
Blessings of the Wheels – 12 to 2pm – we will bless anything that rolls! Ride, drive, drag or coast it in for a special blessing on these most necessary means of transportation.
TBA – Tea Party – While the date has yet to be decided, keep an eye out for this event! It is lovely celebration and provides funds for our children’s ministries.
09 – Blessing of the Animals -during service at 9am, all small, leashed and well controlled animals are welcome. At 11am, a blessing for larger animals (If you have an elephant and can get it here, I’ll bless it!) will be held in the parking lot. All are welcome, but we do ask the pets be leashed or in a carrier for the safety and comfort of all participants.
10 – Columbus Day – No School
14 -15 – Tag Sale at the Parsonage from 9-2pm
25 – Reformation Sunday – Kick off for year long event of countdown to 500th.
29 – Trunk or Treat – 4 to 6pm. All welcome but specifically aimed at the younger set!
05 – SAUERKRAUT SUPPER MADNESS!!
Join us for our annual celebration of our German heritage! Pork, potatoes, veggies and of course – SAUERKRAUT!! OH, and PIE!! Lots and Lots of Pie!!
06 – All Saints Sunday
Join us as we recall those Saints who have made the journey to heaven this year.
08 – Election Day – No school – Make sure to make your voice heard and your choice known!
11 – Veteran’s Day – No School
11 to 13 – Women’s Calumet Retreat
Follow this link to lean more about the weekend! http://www.calumet.org/womensweekends
TBA – Plymouth Congregational Community Thanksgiving Service
20 – Tree set up day – looking for strong backs and tall ladders to help put up the Christmas tree! Beverages and pizza supplied!
21 – Decoration Night! All needed to help make our tree lovely for the Advent and Christmas season – cookies and cocoa provided!!
23 – 25 – Thanksgiving – No School
27 – First Sunday of Advent
Advent Sunday Workshops begin – come and join us as we explore the Reason for the Season by making advent calendars that remind us of Bible stories & prophecies about the Coming Christ! We are also collecting non perishable goods, hats and mittens/gloves for all ages & small presents for children through Advent. Please wrap them in white tissue paper to place under the tree. They will be gifted to the Plymouth Food Pantry for distribution.
TBA – Community Christmas Walk
join us as we progress through the Terryville churches, sharing traditions and singing the songs of the season!
4 – Second Sunday of Advent
11 – Third Sunday of Advent
18 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
24 (Saturday) – Christmas Eve services, 4pm & 11pm
25 (Sunday) – Christmas Day service 9am
28 to 02 January – Winter Break Plymouth Schools
*** Pastor vacation from 25 December to 02 January***
08 – Epiphany – 3 Kings – Plymouth Food Bank Gifts gathered to be donated on this day
15 – This is the official day for the 125th Anniversary of St. Paul’s founding!! Come join us for the celebration!
16 – MLK Day – No School
11 -15 – Winter Break – No School
12 – Annual Meeting
14 – (Tuesday) – Valentine’s Day
19 – Celebration of weddings – both at SP and beyond – all encouraged to bring in a wedding pic and special food will be prepared that day.
28 – Mardi Gras – The party before Lent!! Join us for Pancakes, Beignets & FUN!!
01 – Ash Wednesday
noon service- Ashes to Go – Pastor will be on the corner of Main and Allen in the parking lot of Jane Eugenie’s Flower Store, from noon to 1pm for those who wish to stop by for a brief prayer and the imposition of Ashes. This is a service of outreach for those who are not quite ready to bring themselves to a traditional service, but who wish to express their faith in the power of God.
7pm – Traditional Evening service with imposition of Ashes
09 – Lenten Supper 6 to 7pm & service 7 to 730pm
15 – Lenten Supper 6 to 7 pm & service 7 to 730pm
22 – Lenten Supper 6 to 7pm & service 7 to 730pm
29 – Lenten Supper 6 to 7pm & service 7 to 730pm
05 – Last Lenten supper – in place of service we will be making palm crosses
09 – Passion Sunday
This year we will have a dramatic reading of the Passion narrative. Come join us to learn and hold in our hearts about all that happened to our Lord at his death.
10 to 14 – No School – Spring Break
13 – Maundy Thursday – Foot and hand washing service at 7pm
14 – Good Friday -Traditional Tenebrae service – 730pm
15 – Easter Vigil
We will pray throughout the Easter Vigil from end of Good Friday service to start of Easter Sonrise service. At an hour apiece, from 9pm Friday to 6am Sunday, there are 33 spaces to be filled; some of this will be done as an online, at home event. Watch for coming details!
16 – Easter!!!
Sunrise Service at Plymouth Congregational at 6am
St. Paul services at 8am & 10am.
*** Pastor Vacation from 17 to 22 April***
05 – National Day of Prayer – online event
14 – Mother’s Day Service
Join us for this special day and come and get your rose, MOM!!
29 – Memorial Day – No School
04 – Pentecost
09 – Last Day of School
11- Graduation Milestone
Come join us as we celebrate Jessica & Eirianna’s graduation!
18 – Father’s Day
Sunday Worship 9 to 10 am, Coffee hour follows
2nd Monday – Finance meets
3rd Tuesday – Church Council meets (except for May and June then it’s Mondays, and in July it disappears altogether!)
5th Sundays are Healing services
Fall Pork roast and Sauerkraut Dinner about first Saturday night in November, great meal at a bargain price.