Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

  • Spring 6.1

    November 2nd Service at 10:15 am: “Your Heart’s Orientation?” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Spring 8.1

    November 2nd Service at 10:15 am: “Your Heart’s Orientation?” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Fall Outside 2014

    November 2nd Service at 10:15 am: “Your Heart’s Orientation?” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

homeimage1

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

homeimage1

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

youth cropped

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

    • October 26, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on October 26, 2014

        From Pastor Judy As a child I was guided by my pastor and his wife. Really they were both my pastors. I remember Doris saying, “It is wrong to dislike anyone, but I do have my list prepared just in case it becomes ok.” I suspect many of us have our lists ready. Unfortunately, […]

      Continue Reading
    • October 12, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on October 12, 2014

        From Pastor Judy The wedding banquet story focuses on accepting God’s invitation to salvation through Jesus Christ. The invited guests came up with excuses to not go to the banquet (except salvation). Why did they not go, especially after they originally accepted? Maybe they were too busy. Maybe they did not wish any responsibility. […]

      Continue Reading

    Recent Posts

    • The Port at Lake Panorama, 2014

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 15, 2014

      by Mary Gordon, Director of Christian Education It was Lake Wobegone (Where the women are strong, the men are good-looking and the children above average – Thank you Garrison Keillor!). The mist coming up in the morning – with fish jumping in a lake which was as still as glass – all this was something […]

      Continue Reading
    • 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 […]

      Continue Reading
  • Monthly Newsletter

    • October 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 9, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  October 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: CPC Events Calendar October 2014 Roberts Library Grand Central Station Service Project A Message from the Pastor’s Desk Diva Day/Habitat for Humanity Stewardship Christian Education Holiday Market 2014 Learning About Central Bio-Ethics of Aging

      Continue Reading
    • 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 […]

      Continue Reading
    • 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

      Continue Reading
  • Weekly Newsletter

    • October 24, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 27, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 10-24-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: Reformation Sunday A Celebration of Stewardship A Celebration of Willa Tharp and Sally Woodcock Bio-Ethics of Aging Thanksgiving Baskets Ski Trip Soup and Salad Luncheon

      Continue Reading
    • October 19, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 21, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 10-19-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: A Celebration of Stewardship The Port at Lake Panorama A Message from Pastor Judy Stewardship Message October Y.E.S! Group Diva Day

      Continue Reading
    • October 12, 2014 eNewsleteter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 9, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 10-12-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: Congregational Meeting Bag the Basics A Message from Pastor Judy Book Group Stewardship Message Learning About Central Photos!

      Continue Reading