Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church

  • Spring

    August 3rd Service at 10:15 am: Worship in the Park “Trust Abundance” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching (Location: Sylvan Theater in Greenwood Park)

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    August 3rd Service at 10:15 am: Worship in the Park “Trust Abundance” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching (Location: Sylvan Theater in Greenwood Park)

  • Spring 8.1

    August 3rd Service at 10:15 am: Worship in the Park “Trust Abundance” The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck Preaching (Location: Sylvan Theater in Greenwood Park)

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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

    • July 13, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on July 13, 2014

        From Pastor Judy Who hasn’t heard the parable of the sower and come away with the interpretation that we need to sow on good ground? I think I thought that people who didn’t go for the good ground were perhaps not the brightest folks. How terribly judgmental of me! Maybe this scripture is not […]

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    • July 6, 2014 Sermon Recap

      The Rev. Dr. Judy Winkelpleck on July 6, 2014

        From Pastor Judy Both Psalm 145: 8-13 and Matthew 11: 25-30 call out traits of Jesus – gracious, merciful, good, compassionate, faithful, humble, gentle and the one who gives us rest for our souls. If we believe in Jesus, what impact should these traits create? We should have an abiding sense of “joy in […]

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    Recent Posts

    • 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

    • May/June 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on May 21, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  May/June 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: Welcome to Spring at Central 2014 Confirmation Class Interim Pastor’s Message Christian Education Volunteer Appreciation Communication’s Department Christian Education Department Vacation bible School Pastoral House in Berlin, El Salvador Community of Central Presbyterian Christian Education Events Calendar, 2014-2015  

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    • April 2014 Cent-inel

      Posted by Jean Danielson on April 1, 2014

      Please click here for the monthly eNewsletter:  April 2014 Cent-inel Inside this issue: Lenten Schedule Central Welcomes The Reverend Dr. Judy L. Winkelpleck Christian Education Updates Valentine’s Dinner/Auction and Funds Raised Women’s Retreat Men’s Retreat A Message from World and Community Concerns Committee Roberts Library  

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    • December 2013 issue

      Posted by Justin Storm on December 12, 2013

      Download the December 2013 issue Inside this issue: Christmas schedule of events Thank you celebration for Rev. Wallace Pledges Box Score Valentine’s Dinner/Auction Women’s Retreat Men’s Retreat CE schedule Intergenerational Mural Project  

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  • Weekly Newsletter

    • July 20, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on July 21, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 7-20-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Wine and Cheese before Jazz in July Save the Date – Worship in the Park CROSS Ministries Back-to-School Drive Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Sunday School Leadership Volunteers Needed Central Iowa Shelter and Services Volunteers Needed

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    • July 13, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on July 14, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 7-13-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Save the Date – Worship in the Park CROSS Ministries Back-to-School Drive Sermon Recap from Pastor Judy Sunday School Leadership Volunteers Needed Central Iowa Shelter and Services Volunteers Needed Wine and Cheese before Jazz in July

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    • July 6, 2014 Weekly eNewsletter

      Posted by Jean Danielson on July 1, 2014

      Please click here for the weekly eNewsletter: 7-6-14 TWAC Inside this issue: Help Needed on July 13 for Central Iowa Shelter and Services CROSS Ministries Back-to-School Drive Save the Date – Worship in the Park Sunday School Teachers Needed for the Fall Message from Pastor Judy Summer Needs at the Des Moines Catholic Worker

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