Many Hearts, One Song; Many Hands, One Church

Our open and affirming church welcomes everyone

Summer Music Series, July 9, 16, 23 & 30, at Temple Israel

Our friends at Temple Israel are kind enough to host our Summer Music Series, 7 p.m. free concerts, while our Sanctuary floors are being refinished. On July 9, we welcome Minnesota Orchestra principal flutist Adam Kuenzel, pictured. On July 16, our familiar friends Monroe Crossing will play bluegrass. On July 23, Plymouth soloists will sing classics from Rodgers & Hammerstein. And, on July 30, Bradley Greenwald will be joined by Sonja Thompson for English parlor songs. Don’t miss these great concerts! Please note: There is free parking behind Temple Israel.

Peace Camp 2019: Community Superheroes!

From June 24 to June 28, Plymouth Peace Campers will learn about their own talents and powers to create a realistic superhero persona, and determine how their special skills can make a difference in their communities. We will also learn from people in our wider community who have incredible abilities—they will share with us how they are improving the world. We will even use science (and maybe a little magic) to try some cool superhero tricks: Maybe we can turn something invisible, or make an object levitate! Teens and older children work with the younger set, as in this photo from a past Peace Camp. Learn more and register your young person here.

A summer outside the Sanctuary

This summer, our Sanctuary floors will be refinished (the photo above was taken on May 22), so we will worship in the Theater for the Second Service, which will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays, starting May 26. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility, as we bring our 100-year-old floors up to date! Please note that the floors in Guild Hall and the Parlor also will be refinished. We expect to be back in the Sanctuary for worship in August.

About Us

Plymouth Congregational Church is a progressive faith community grounded in the Christian tradition. In mutual care and with respect for our diverse understandings of God, we seek to embody the radical love and justice found in the life, teachings and spirit of Jesus.

Located at the southern edge of downtown Minneapolis, Plymouth Congregational Church offers worship services and spiritual learning opportunities for all ages that are relevant to the world in which we live.

We are committed to creating sanctuary for the soul and seeking the sacred in all ways. We engage the ancient teachings to bring them alive today, nourishing and expanding hearts and minds to become the change we want to see in the world.

Plymouth’s Annual meeting will take place on June 9, 2019, directly following the 10:30 a.m. worship service, in the Theater. At the meeting, members will be asked to: approve past meeting minutes (please see the Annual Report); hear reports; approve the budget for Fiscal Year 2020; elect church officers, Deacons and board members; and consider proposed changes to the Bylaws.

Starting May 26, First Service meets at 9 a.m. in the Chapel,
Second Service meets at 10:30 a.m., in the Theater.
All-ages Church School will begin June 2, at 9:45 a.m.
These service time and place changes accommodate our floor-refinishing projects in the Sanctuary, Guild Hall and the Parlor.

PLEASE GIVE to Plymouth’s 2019 Stewardship campaign, which supports our church, our programs and our outreach.

Members: Access our online directory via the Church Life app or our website.

The Space Between is a mini-blog for our congregation during this time of transition, written by Interim Minister Dan Wolpert. 

  • Open, Welcoming & Committed to Justice

    All are welcome in this church, which is free of doctrine and committed to social justice. Racial justice, gun violence prevention, welcoming immigrants and supportive housing are some of our important initiatives.

    Introduction and Timeline for the work we at Plymouth are called to do in promoting racial justice and dismantling white supremacy. January Flame article is composed of Dec. 16, 2018 Fellowship remarks by Acting Senior Minister Paula Northwood, Moderator Brian Siska and Leadership Council Chair Deb Fowler.

    Immigrant Welcoming Working Group—Get involved! Contact Tom Haigh.

  • Infused with Art

    The arts play a central role at Plymouth, from the extraordinary choirs and soloists and stellar pipe organ to the Fine Arts Gallery offering a collection that inspires and challenges.

    The celebration of Philip Brunelle’s 50th year as Plymouth’s Organist-Choirmaster culminated with a special worship service and a hymn written in his honor. Listen to the presentations at the reception following here.

  • Progressive & Relevant

    At Plymouth, we all may not share the same understanding of God and faith, but Progressive Christianity provides a spiritual sanctuary for those who seek the sacred in a variety of ways.

    Read The Eight Points of Progressive Christianity.

Adult Spirituality

Exploring our faith together

Join thoughtful conversations about faith and life, learn about pressing issues in our world, and deepen your spirituality through many offerings.

Children & Youth

Working, playing and learning together

We nurture the spirituality of children and youth from birth through high school with openness to questions about faith and life.