Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

  • Spring 6.1

    October 26th Service at 10:15 am: “On Loving Your Neighbor” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Spring 8.1

    October 26th Service at 10:15 am: “On Loving Your Neighbor” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching

  • Fall Outside 2014

    October 26th Service at 10:15 am: “On Loving Your Neighbor” 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

    • 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. […]

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    • October 5, 2014 Sermon Recap – World Communion Sunday

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on October 5, 2014

        From Pastor Judy What is it like to take communion in El Salvador? Bangladesh? Mozambique? At Central? Why take communion? What do the words, “Take and eat” and “Take and drink” mean for you? Communion infuses us with God’s love and World Communion Sunday unites us in Christ. What if Jesus wrote us an […]

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    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 […]

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    • 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 […]

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  • 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

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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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    • 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

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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • 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

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    • 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!

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    • October 5, 2014 eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on October 3, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 10-5-14 The Weekly Inside this issue: Central Presbyterian Church Position Available Flu Shots Bag the Basics! Diva Day Stewardship Message for October 2014 This Week at Roberts Library Learning About Central Congregational Meeting Lake Panorama Y.E.S! Group Photos

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