Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

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    Sunday, December 21st Service at 10:15 am: The Fourth Sunday In Advent “God’s Impossible Love” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    Sunday, December 21st Service at 10:15 am: The Fourth Sunday In Advent “God’s Impossible Love” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    Sunday, December 21st Service at 10:15 am: The Fourth Sunday In Advent “God’s Impossible Love” 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

    • December 14, 2014 Sermon Recap – Third Sunday in Advent: Joy

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on December 14, 2014

        From Pastor Judy John was emphatic about who he was not, even when folks tried to put him in a box of being the Messiah, or Elijah, or a prophet. All he would do, as revealed in John 1:6-8, 19-28, was to say who he was not and who was soon coming. John displayed […]

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    • December 7, 2014 Sermon Recap – Second Sunday in Advent: Peace

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

        From Pastor Judy Why would 100s of people walk 20 or 30 or 40 miles into the dessert to hear a man speak who lived alone, probably never bathed, played with spiders and ate honey covered bugs? In Jesus’s day, people sought him out. People wanted to hear an authentic word from God and John […]

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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

    • 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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    • 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

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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • December 19, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on December 18, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 12-19-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central The Fourth Sunday in Advent: Joy From Pastor Judy Christmas at Central Mid-Day New Year’s Concert on Friday, January 2nd Pledges Adult Sunday School Friendship, Basketball and Tamales Link to Photos of the Christmas Pageant

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    • December 12, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on December 12, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 12-12-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central The Third Sunday in Advent: Joy From Pastor Judy The Christmas Pageant The Story Friendship, Basketball & Tamales in January Book Group Caroling! Central Singers Mid-Day New Year’s Concert on January 2nd Reminder: Advent Workshop Advent Stars Holiday Market Photos

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    • December 5, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on December 8, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 12-05-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central The Second Sunday in Advent: Peace The Story Advent at Central Our Voice Central Singers Around the Corner: Basketball Game Outing at Drake – Sign Up! Stewardship Message for December 2014

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