Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

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    November 30th Service at 10:15 am: The First Sunday In Advent “Hoping to Stay Awake” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Fall Outside 2014

    November 30th Service at 10:15 am: The First Sunday In Advent “Hoping to Stay Awake” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    November 30th Service at 10:15 am: The First Sunday In Advent “Hoping to Stay Awake” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    November 30th Service at 10:15 am: The First Sunday In Advent “Hoping to Stay Awake” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

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    November 30th Service at 10:15 am: The First Sunday In Advent “Hoping to Stay Awake” 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

    • November 16, 2014 Sermon Recap – Stewardship Sunday

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on November 16, 2014

        From Pastor Judy Here we are again. So many talents for you and so many for others. Matthew 25:14-25. Last Sunday we thought of this Scripture as being about risks. To take or not to take, that is the question. Was Jesus a risk taker? Indeed. Was Jesus teaching that taking risks, with the […]

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    • November 2, 2014 Sermon Recap – All Saints/Memorial Sunday

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on November 2, 2014

        From Pastor Judy How do we balance the gifts God gave us and what we are allowed to do in life with the humility to which Christ calls us? Matthew 23: 1-5a, our Scripture last week, offers guidance. In modern language, we are “to walk the talk” with humility. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the great theologian, […]

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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

    • 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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    • 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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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • November 21, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 21, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 11-21-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Church Hours Recognition of 50-year Members The Story Advent Study Volunteering at Cottage Grove Mission Center Tutoring Program Advent Workshop Roberts Library Photos of Youth Group

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    • November 14, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 14, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 11-14-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Stewardship Sunday The Story Advent Study Volunteering at Cottage Grove Mission Center Tutoring Program Nominating Committee Thanksgiving Baskets Stewardship Message Alternative Gift Market Advent Workshop Check out the Library! Book Group Dinner With Friends

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    • November 7, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on November 7, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 11-7-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: Advent Study Begins The Voice & The Band Volunteering at Cottage Grove Mission Center Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Bio-Ethics of Aging Thanksgiving Baskets Stewardship Message Tutoring Alternative Gift Market Advent Workshop Soup and Salad Luncheon

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