Many Hearts, One Song; Many Hands, One Church

Our open and affirming church welcomes everyone

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.

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

First Service, 9 a.m.; Second Service, 11 a.m.
 Sundays at 10, people of all ages have education offerings, which we encourage everyone to attend.

PLEASE GIVE to Plymouth’s 2019 Stewardship campaign, which supports our church, our programs and our outreach. We also invite you to contribute to the 50th Anniversary Fund, which honors Philip Brunelle in his 50th year as our Organist-Choirmaster and will enhance our worship experiences. Every gift adds a note to reveal our hymn in the Sanctuary!

Discuss ordination questions with Deacons and Interim Minister Daniel Wolpert Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m.; Dec. 9, noon to 1 p.m., or Dec. 19, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To add context to these standalone conversations (you need attend only the one that suits your schedule), please read Dan’s white paper on ordination.

Read the latest from our Transition Planning Task Force here.

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

  • 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 current initiatives.

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

    Racial Justice Task Force—Get involved! On the fourth Thursday of every month (except November and December), Plymouth hosts Discussions that Encounter on racism and racial topics. Join at 6:30 p.m. for a free meal; program begins at 7.

  • 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 began Sept. 30. Click here for all six public events!

  • 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.

Celebrate Philip Brunelle’s 50th year at Plymouth

A very special collaboration with St. Mark’s Cathedral Choir, with soloists and orchestra, brings King David, by Arthur Honegger, to life on Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. Our renowned Organist-Choirmaster Philip Brunelle conducts, as part of the celebration of his 50th year at Plymouth Church. Here is the list of events—please mark your calendar and invite your friends!

Conversations about the Guild Hall embroidery

Join respectful conversations on issues related to the Guild Hall embroidery Churchmen in the New World (detail above) Nov. 11 & 18, 10 a.m. in Guild Hall, and Nov. 25 immediately following the Second Service (about noon) in the Sanctuary. For background, please access Seth’s sermon “What Can I Do To Make It Better?”, “The Plymouth Embroidery,” a 1974 booklet, and a letter about the design of the New World embroidery from artist Pauline Baynes to Needlers’ founder Mary Carson. Clergy will facilitate, and each conversation begins afresh, so please choose the day and time that suits your schedule. Audio and transcript of the Nov. 4 conversation available by request. Here is a link to a related Star Tribune story on Concordia Language Villages.

Sundays at 10

Spirit Moves, a new class for all ages and abilities led by yoga instructor Ruth Davini and dancer Carole Humphrey (pictured), is one of our new offerings on Sundays at 10. Along with Spiritual Care for the Kids You Love, a class by Interim Minister Dan Wolpert, Meditation, Church School and Forum presentations, these offerings are designed for all ages and you may drop in as you like. Come check them out!