Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

  • Spring

    October 5th Service at 10:15 am: “The Same Email” World Communion Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck, Preaching

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    October 5th Service at 10:15 am: “The Same Email” World Communion Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck, Preaching

  • Spring 8.1

    October 5th Service at 10:15 am: “The Same Email” World Communion Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck, Preaching

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CENTRAL'S WELCOME STATEMENT
Central Presbyterian Church of Des Moines is a Christian congregation dedicated to a strong tradition of worship and committed to spiritual inquiry and growth, and bearing witness to God's love in the world. We invite you to come worship with us and share in our community. > LEARN MORE

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MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE
Central Presbyterian Church of Des Moines has a long history of music and worship. Choirs are open to all who are willing and able to serve. We believe that music is important in building faith, fellowship and community.  > LEARN MORE

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CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Central's Christian Education Program is dynamic and varied to meet the needs of all age groups. Children and youth are engaged and involved in Sunday School, youth group fellowship and service experiences. Programming for adults includes, Bible Study groups, Community Spotlight speakers' series, numerous fellowship groups, continuing education and community service options. > LEARN MORE

  • Recent Sermons

    • September 21, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on September 21, 2014

        From Pastor Judy Why would anyone pay someone who probably worked 10 hours the same as someone who worked one hour? Can’t you just imagine the complaints and lawsuits which might follow? Yet, in Matthew 20:1-16, the parable is that the owner of the vineyard took the “risk” and paid everyone the same. What is […]

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    • September 7, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on September 7, 2014

        From Pastor Judy It is a brand new year, especially if we go to our work at a school. It’s also a new year at Central Presbyterian. The scripture, Matthew 18:15-20, is a good overview of how to deal with some of the disagreements that will happen in schools and churches! Underneath the “dispute […]

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    Recent Posts

    • Spring and Summer Cleaning at Central

      Posted by Jean Danielson on June 12, 2014

      Central Presbyterian has an outstanding history and a commitment to doing good within the congregation and within the surrounding communities. Mission trips to El Salvador, multiple contributions to Heifer International, tutoring and after school programs, music education ministry, serving people who are unable to leave their homes and serving people who are homeless. These are […]

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  • Monthly Newsletter

    • September 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on August 29, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  September 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: CPC Events Calendar September 2014 Bounce Back into Church Fall Intergenerational Outing at Lake Panorama Message from Interim Pastor Stewardship Message Holiday market Message from Louise Gately New Beginnings Tutoring and Mentoring The PNC Process El Salvadoran Mission Trip CPC Adult Ministry and […]

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    • August 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on August 8, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  August 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: CPC Events Calendar Bounce Back into Church Outing at Lake Panorama Message from Interim Pastor Article by Sarai Schnucker Rice Reading Program Roberts Library & Book Group Sunday School Calendar

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    • May/June 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on May 21, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  May/June 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: Welcome to Spring at Central 2014 Confirmation Class Interim Pastor’s Message Christian Education Volunteer Appreciation Communication’s Department Christian Education Department Vacation bible School Pastoral House in Berlin, El Salvador Community of Central Presbyterian Christian Education Events Calendar, 2014-2015  

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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • September 28, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on September 30, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 9-26-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Katherine Pater, Preaching Central Presbyterian Church Position Available Flu Shots Pew Project Photos from Eatery A Outing, September 21, 2014 Spotlight on Community Youth in Action September/October Learning About Central

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    • September 21, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on September 23, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 9-21-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Join Us At Lake Panorama Central Presbyterian Church Position Available Tutoring Begins September 23, 2014 CPC Events Calendar Eatery A Outing, September 21, 2014 Spotlight on Community Youth in Action September/October Learning About Central

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    • September 14, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on September 15, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 9-14-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Join Us At Lake Panorama Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Central Presbyterian Church Position Available Tutoring Begins September 23, 2014 Stewardship Message Eatery A Outing, September 21, 2014 CPC’s Adult Ministry

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