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Grateful Together – Sanctuary

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As we approach Thanksgiving, we look at ways to be grateful for what we have.  We have been blessed in so many ways, even if we don’t realize it.  We are thankful for our lives here in Plymouth and the surrounding communities, but we can still learn from the example of the Samaritan woman that Jesus met […]

Lord, What Do You Want Me to Do? – Impact Sunday, Sanctuary

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Today we welcomed Ruth Azar, Director of the Second Mile Center of Detroit, who was our Impact Sunday guest minister.  Ruth shared with us how much the mission work of our church supported the Second Mile Center and other ministries around the area and the world.  She reminded us that mission is about putting God […]

Bolder Together – Sanctuary

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Today we honor our veterans, and in recognition of their contributions to our freedoms, we considered how much stronger we are when we work together for a common goal.  When we join together in unity, we can battle against life’s evils and see the battles through to the very end.  There is great strength to be […]

Stronger Together – Sanctuary

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Today we are celebrating St. Andrew’s Sunday with tartans, music by bagpiper Dave Martin, and the scripture reading from the Scots Bible (and the NIV version as well).  The Presbyterian church, with its roots in Scotland, is a church that is part of a larger fellowship of believers.  Like the early Christians, we are called […]

The Choice is Yours – Sanctuary

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Reformation Sunday commemorates one courageous act that shaped the entire world.  Martin Luther was called to question the authority of the church; we, too, can ask God where we are being called today?  God is calling us to do three things – To Remember God’s faithful acts throughout history, To Renew our faith each day, […]

Empowered and Equipped – Sanctuary

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How do we become ‘Empowered and Equipped’ to do God’s work?  At times in our lives, when our focus is not on God, we can easily get stuck in life’s challenges.  If we focus on our problems, we risk losing our focus on God.  God desires to heal us, but if we are stuck in our personal […]

17th Annual Chancel Choir Gospel Concert

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Today, the FPCP Chancel Choir, along with the Fifth Season Ensemble, and soloists Carole Moon and David Vinson, presented the 17th Annual Gospel Choir concert.  For the list of the music included in today’s concert, click on Gospel Concert Bulletin link.

Serving Out of Strength – Sanctuary

Today’s message, “Serving Out of Strength,” comes from the Parable of the Talents, as told in Matthew 25:14-30.  The story is about 3 servants who were given different amounts of money by their master.  Two of them used the money to double the investment, which pleased their master, while one of them, afraid of the […]

Service of Installation for Rev. Emily Riley Campbell

On this day of celebration, representatives of the Detroit Presbytery, clergy and First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth members and friends gathered together for the Installation Service of FPCP’s new Senior Minister, Rev. Emily Riley Campbell. Congratulations to Rev. Campbell as she takes on a new role in the life of First Pres. Plymouth. Links available (above) on this […]