October 22, 2019
For I know the plans I have for you, says the Eternal, plans for peace, not evil, to give you a future and hope – never forget that. (Jeremiah 29:11, The Voice Translation)
Over 80 Plymouth members and friends gathered in Hildebrand Hall after church last Sunday for a congregational conversation. As you may know, we have received a site study from the Meriwether Group exploring the opportunities for redevelopment of our church building and land. In order to discern whether redevelopment is something that we as a church want to pursue, we are engaging in conversations about where we are as a church and what God is calling us to be and do in the future. Ideally, these conversations will help create a shared picture of where we are now, elicit shared aspirations, and develop shared intentions for the future. At the conversation on Sunday, we broke into small groups and discussed two questions:
1. Who are we as a church?
2. What is the church here to be and do? What is our role?
Each group had a recorder and the notes are now in the process of being compiled. If you weren’t present but would like to add your voice to the conversation, please feel free to email me your thoughts in response to these questions at email@example.com. Conversations will be held after church on the third Sundays in November and December, and conversations will be happening in neighborhood groups as well. Thank you for being part of this important conversation.Subscribe
Plymouth Church UCC Worship is experienced on our Plymouth YouTube Channel and Facebook pages each Sunday through September 4, 2020. Please join us for Worship, then for Coffee Hour ONLINE following on Zoom.
We look to God for the breaking of oppression and healing in the land. Let us stand together with one voice as we watch, fight, and pray with life prioritized.
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