Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

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    Connecting Faith, Friendship, Family

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    Communion Sunday February 1st Service at 10:15 am: “Let’s Make It Happen” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    Communion Sunday February 1st Service at 10:15 am: “Let’s Make It Happen” 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

    • January 18, 2015 Sermon Recap – Celtic Music Sunday

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on January 18, 2015

        From Pastor Judy Please get your Bible and read Psalm 139:1-6; 13-18. This scripture is all about our relationship with God. Our relationships with each other change over time, and likely this is true of our relationship with God. Last Sunday we wandered down some historical roads of music and word. What has been […]

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    • January 11, 2015 Sermon Recap – Baptism of the Lord Sunday

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on January 11, 2015

        From Pastor Judy Do you remember your baptism or the baptism of your son or daughter? What does it mean to you today? Baptism seals us so that, whether infant, child, youth or adult, we know that God wants us to be in a relationship with God. Baptism is the outward and visible sign […]

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    Recent Posts

    • Dinner With Friends

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 13, 2014

      by Jean Danielson, Director of Communications It was Wednesday afternoon, just hours away from Dinner with Friends, an event to be held in Fellowship Hall at 6 pm that evening. Mary looked at the eight sticks of butter in two small boxes on her desk. “I’ve got to get the bread at Le Mie!” she exclaimed as […]

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    • Halloween Happening at Central 2014

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 2, 2014

      Central’s Youth Use Their Talent and Time to Make Halloween Special for GCS (Grand Central Station) Youth Group Children by Mary Gordon, Director of Christian Education Central’s Y.E.S! (Youth Encountering the Spirit) Group decorated three rooms at Central to their maximum scariness! Parents, Randi McNally, Jackie Romp and Karen Henderson supported and contributed to this […]

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    • 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 […]

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  • Monthly Newsletter

    • January 2015 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on January 8, 2015

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter: January Centinel 2015 Inside this issue: Upcoming Worship Services Upcoming Groups & Events Membership & Baptism Pastor Nominating Committee Friendship, Basketball & Tamales Stewardship Message Women’s Retreat A Special Thank You Christian Education Spotlight on Community Book Group The Ministry of Central Deacons Profile of a Member Communications Department […]

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    • December 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on December 15, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  December 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: 50-year and 50-Year-Plus Members Honored Christmas Eve Service Nominations for Elders, Deacons and Members of the Nominating Committee LGBTQ Clergy 2014 Pledges and Contributions Friendship, Basketball and Tamales Worship Committee Attendance Stewardship Message Christian Education In Memory Of

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    • November 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 19, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  November 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: Advent Study Advent Workshop From the Pastor’s Desk Welcome Amy Studer The Port at Lake Panorama Hosts and Coordinators Christian Education Holiday Market Weddings at Central Nominating Committee Stewardship Christmas Season at Central A Note from Roberts Library

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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • January 16, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on January 20, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 1-16-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Celtic Music Sunday Deacons Need Your Contributions Become A Member of Central From Pastor Judy Valentine’s Day Dinner & Auction Women’s Retreat 2015 Chrysalis Conversations Speaker Series Photos of East Parlor Renovation

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    • January 9, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on January 9, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 1-9-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Baptism of the Lord Sunday From Pastor Judy Around the Corner! Women’s Retreat Celtic Music Sunday Book Group Stewardship Message Photos of East Parlor Renovation

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    • January 2, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on January 5, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 1-2-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Epiphany From Pastor Judy Around the Corner! Women’s Retreat A Message from the PNC

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