Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

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    Women’s Retreat, February 27th and 28th

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    Join us Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 10:15 am: “The Foolishness of Faithfulness” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck preaching. Remember, Daylight Saving Time Begins!

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    Join us Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 10:15 am: “The Foolishness of Faithfulness” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck preaching. Remember, Daylight Saving Time Begins!

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    Join us Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 10:15 am: “The Foolishness of Faithfulness” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck preaching. Remember, Daylight Saving Time Begins!

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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

    • March 1, 2015 Sermon Recap – Second Sunday in Lent

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on March 1, 2015

        From Pastor Judy Mark 1:21-28 is a dramatic story, easily made into a movie. Drama. Fear. Excitement. Big news! Jesus sent the unclean spirit away. And in so doing, Jesus created a space for us, a space of freedom to believe, heal, create and act. A space for miracles. If nothing interferes with our  […]

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    • February 22, 2015 Sermon Recap – First Sunday in Lent

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on February 22, 2015

        From Pastor Judy Jesus, in Mark 1: 14-15, declared that we should hear the good news. But, we say, it is not on Facebook or texted to us every day or in my e-mail. Maybe it is in our lives. By how we communicate our beliefs about war. By how we pray for the […]

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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

    • February 2015 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on February 16, 2015

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter: February Centinel 2015 Inside this issue: Lenten Study Shrove Tuesday Ash Wednesday Book Group Message from Your Pastor Deacon Ministry Christian Education Update A Tribute to Mary Gordon Dinner for 8 Des Moines Metro Opera Guild

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    • 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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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • February 27, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on March 2, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 2-27-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Lenten Study and Dates Lenten Worship Schedule From Pastor Judy Deacon’s Easter Baskets Dinner for 8 Technology Task Force Photo of New Members 2015 Presbytery of Des Moines Lenten Devotional Photos from Renovation in East Parlor

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    • February 20, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on February 23, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 2-20-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Lenten Study and Dates Lenten Worship Schedule From Pastor Judy Women’s Retreat Men’s Outing Thank You! Deacon’s Easter Baskets Dinner for 8 Des Moines Metro Opera Photos from Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Photos from Renovation in East Parlor

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    • February 13, 2015 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on February 16, 2015

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 2-13-15 The Weekly Inside this issue: This Week At Central Shrove Tuesday Ash Wednesday Book Group Lenten Study Women’s Retreat Men’s Outing Youth Ski Trip in January Photo Valentine Dinner and Auction List of Auction Items Dinner for 8 Des Moines Metro Opera

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