Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

  • Spring

    August 31st Service at 10:15 am: “Setting the Mind on the Divine” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    August 31st Service at 10:15 am: “Setting the Mind on the Divine” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Spring 8.1

    August 31st Service at 10:15 am: “Setting the Mind on the Divine” 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

    • August 24, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on August 24, 2014

        From Pastor Judy How outward focused is Central? Jesus was clear, “go everyone, take care of others, live God’s love.” Well, maybe those are not exact words but you know what He said. Sunday we focused on two wonderful ministries, one local, CROSS ministries, and one off-shore, our work in El Salvador. Why did […]

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    • August 10, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on August 10, 2014

        From Pastor Judy Matthew 14: 22-23 is yet another scripture in the Bible which highlights water. But the scripture highlights a lot of other things as well. Praying is emphasized. Going out on “mission” to the other side has its importance in this reading. Choppy seas are part of the story. And then the […]

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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

    • August 24, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on August 25, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 8-24-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Sunday School Teacher Orientation September Guest Preacher Rev. Sarai Rice Eatery A Outing Next Month Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy CPC Adult Ministry Survey Stewardship Message

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    • August 17, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on August 17, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 8-17-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Guest Preacher Val J. Smith Eatery A Outing Next Month Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy AMOS Meeting on Tuesday Morgen Bells  Rehearsals Begin Sept. 11 Survey Pedalin’ Presbyterians Stewardship Message

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    • August 10, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on August 8, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 8-10-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Church closed Friday and Saturday Plan Ahead for Dinner in September Church Parking Lot Closed at Noon on August 10th Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Sunday School Leadership Volunteers Needed Central Iowa Shelter and Services Volunteers Needed Survey Pedalin’ Presbyterians

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