Our Mission

We strive to be a Christian congregation dedicated to a strong tradition of worship, committed to spiritual inquiry and growth, caring for one another, and bearing witness to God’s love in the world.

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Welcome to Central Presbyterian Church!

We are a vibrant, growing congregation of over 500 members located on the corner of 39th and Grand, in Des Moines. Our church attracts members throughout Des Moines, from city and suburb alike. We are an inclusive church that values diversity, and doesn’t expect everyone to look or believe or think exactly alike. Central is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), though our members come from a wide variety of different denominational backgrounds to form a community centered in Jesus Christ. We invite you to come in, take a closer look and join us in our journey of faith here at Central.

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