Free – Help Monarchs By Planting Your Own Milkweed

by Judy Walden I’m sure you have heard about the decline in the Monarch butterfly population. One of the major reasons is the destruction of the only food source for Monarch caterpillars, milkweed, in order to build more houses and expand agricultural space. There are many varieties of milkweed throughout...

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Help Local Flood Victims – 5/1 Loose Offering

On May 1, our “Loose Offering” (all donations not designated to Plymouth) will go to a local non-profit organization, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM), to aid our neighbors who have been devastated by the recent historic floods. NAM is setting up a Relief for Neighbors fund, which will function like a...

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Tween Time This Sunday at 9 am

Tween Time is for students in the fifth through eighth grades. We meet in the youth room at 9:00 (the same time as adult Sunday school). This week our game will be Speed Stacking. We will work on up and down stacking three sets of three cups. The timer measures...

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Garden Update: Rain, Rain Go Away

At least the rain directly over the garden. With over 5 inches of rain in two days, the garden is quite soggy. Some of the potatoes are very stress and will have to be harvested early. We just hope that the rest of them are OK and can be allowed...

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Facilities Needs Your Help! May 7

Help! Facilities needs your help to whittle down a long list of tasks that have been languishing on the not-quite-as-urgent task list that are becoming increasingly urgent. We are calling for all bodies that are willing and able to join us on Sat. May 7th starting at 9 am to...

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Tween Time This Sunday

Tween Time is for students in the fifth through eighth grades. We meet in the Youth Room at 9:00, the same time as adult Sunday school. This week we will continue our Speed Stacking races! If you haven’t been in the last few weeks, it will be difficult to beat...

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Garden Update: Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes

This is our weekly garden update. Boy, do we have onions! We don’t have the weight yet – to be reported next week – but we just harvested a lot of onions. We are currently harvesting all kinds of peppers, collards, and one volunteer romaine lettuce head. We have about...

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#JoinTheMovement NAMI Walk

Did you know that approximately one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year? Maybe you’ve seen a family member or friend struggle with mental illness. Maybe you’ve faced that struggle yourself. NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental...

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Tween Time This Sunday

Tween Time is for students in the fifth through eighth grades. We meet at 9:00 AM in the youth room, the same time as adult Sunday school. Our game this week will be a continuation of speed stacking. Our Bible story will come from John 21:1-19. Thinking their ministry days...

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NAM Garden Production Update

by Judy Walden We are still gardening at a reduced rate and taking modest amounts of produce to the NAM pantry. Today as I weeded and banked soil around the potatoes in preparation for adding leaf mulch, I encountered the occasional golf-ball sized potato. It was a cool day, which...

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We Need Your Help! New Visitor Parking Signs

How can we improve Plymouth’s extravagant welcome for visitors? How about improving the reserved parking for Plymouth visitors? Some of our visitor parking signs are looking pretty faded. And sometimes we don’t have enough spaces for all of our visitors. The decision to replace and add signs was made a...

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NAM Garden News

Slow but steady progress continues in the Plymouth NAM garden. A bounty of fall and winter leaves continues to be available through springtime, so we are still making progress collecting and spreading leaves for mulch, mostly in the orchard right now. Sugar peas are done so we are preparing a...

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Tween Time This Sunday at 9 am

Tween Time is for students in the fifth through eighth grades. We meet in the Youth Room at 9:00, the same time as adult Sunday school. So now that Easter has come and gone, will anything be different? You bet! The season of Easter actually lasts for 50 DAYS! That’s...

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New Mission for Plymouth – NAMI Walks

by Judy Walden Plymouth has signed up to participate in the annual “NAMI Walks” – NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Many of you have participated in the annual CROP Walk for hunger and helped Plymouth raise the most funds in our local area. Since the CROP Walk...

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Slumber Falls Summer Camps in New Braunfels

Plymouth has 4 kids (so far) planning to go to a couple of different summer camps at Slumber Falls this summer! If you think your child would be interested in attending a great summer camp this year, contact Terry Martinez at terry6565@live.com (we can talk about scholarships and carpooling). Please...

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Tween Time This Sunday at 9 am

Tween time is for students in the fifth through eighth grades. We meet in the Youth room at 9:00, the same time as Adult Sunday school. This week we will an Easter game and then look at the Bible story for today. With the Passover completed, the women now come...

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Oh Joyful Day! Spring Work Day Recap

When it looked like spring break and Easter coming early were going to wreak havoc on our annual Plymouth Spring Workday, I turned it over to God saying “Thy will be done.” Then I continued to plan, publicize, recruit, prepare, and not worry after asking God to direct my actions...

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Last Saturday’s Prayer Breakfast

Once a month on the second Saturday of the month, Plymouth folks come together for fellowship and breakfast after which some of us work on the new shed and other tasks. Please make plans to join us for the next Saturday breakfast on Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 am!

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Tween Time This Sunday at 9

Tween Time is for students in the 5th through 8th grades. We meet in the Youth Room at 9:00 AM, the same time as adult Sunday school. This week we will play a quick game, and then watch the movie “Jesus Christ Super Star.” The movie is a rock musical...

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Spring Work Day: There’s Plenty for Everyone

“Plenty of what?” you ask. Cleaning, fixing, polishing, fellowship, painting, power washing, straightening, fellowship, weeding, planting, spreading and fellowship. Plymouth’s spring work day is Sat. March 19th beginning at 9 am. Sign-up sheets are in the Narthex, or you can email your participation to Facilities Co-chair, Judy Walden at jwalden@att.net....

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NAM Garden: Revving Up for Spring

Plymouth’s NAM garden is getting ready for spring – planting time. We Have winter peas producing – sugar snap peas and snow peas – carrots and beets. We have planted potatoes for the children to harvest in a few months. Sweet potato slips (transplants) are on order and expected to...

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All Hands on Deck – Spring Work Day

Mark your calendars now! Plymouth spring work day is March 19, from 9:00 am till 1:00 pm or all tasks are done. Please identify a task that you can work on that day. This is very important, and we need all hands on deck! Please be willing to help us...

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Annual Spring Work Day March 19

Saturday, March 19th is the annual, spring work day for Plymouth. This is our opportunity to prepare our church and grounds for Easter. Please look for the sign-up sheet in the Narthex and sign your name to volunteer. Please click here for more info about the tasks available for volunteers.

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Cool Fresh Air – Come Enjoy Our Garden

Love Fresh Air?  Who doesn’t?  Come share fellowship and stretch the lungs and legs in Our Plymouth Garden.  Can you help us block the weeds in planted beds by giving them a nice blanket of mulch?  We’ve got the mulch… we just need a few good MEN and WOMEN (or...

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Garden Gab

We’re trying something new. This week we planted 26 asparagus crowns. Asparagus? Yes, recommended by our interim pastor, Rev. Kristin. We also have a few seed potatoes and 50 sweet potato slips are on order. Interested in being involved with the garden in 2016? We still need a new garden...

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Tween Time This Sunday at 9:00

Tween Time is for students in the 5th through 8th grades. We meet in the Youth Room at 9:00 AM on Sundays, the same time as adult Sunday school. We are getting ready for the Souper Bowl of Caring. This is a food drive that overlaps with the Super Bowl....

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Raising the Walls with Helping Hands

On Sat. January 30th, a group of dedicated Plymouth members converged upon our shed site to help raise the walls Bill M. has so patiently been constructing. Thank you so much Sharon L., Jan A., Jo M., Barbara M., Judy W. and Bill M. – master builder. We will have...

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Framing for Our New Shed

Plymouth volunteers were out in force on Saturday, January 30 to frame up the walls of the new storage shed. Many thanks to all those who lent a helping hand and to our project manager, Bill M.!

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“A Thing of Beauty!” – New Shed Foundation

by Judy Walden It’s here! After 6 long months of seeking and interviewing concrete companies, we finally have a floor for our new shed. We truly did find a “lowest and best bid” – a decent price and an awesome job. Built to Bill M.’s demanding specifications and his patience...

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