West Des Moines United Methodist Church

Weekly Worship

Please Join us this Sunday, October 23, 2016
Omelet Breakfast


Latest Sermon:
October 16, 2016 - "Living...Vital...Worship!" message by Lay Leaders: Mariann Culver, Kay Rosene, & Jerry Slagter


Traditional Worship • 8:30 a.m.
Children's Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Youth and Adult  Sunday School • 10:00 a.m.
Marketplace Contemporary Worship • 11:00 a.m.

Hearing assistance devices available.
Childcare is available for all services.

Wednesday Night Live 

5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Dinner (Heritage Hall)
6:30 until 7:30 p.m.  Classes offered for all ages


[map and directions]

 Guests click HERE


720 Grand Avenue

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-3624

Phone (515) 279-0826


Office Hours

Administrative Office (on the 2nd floor):

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Receptionist Office (on the 2nd floor):  

Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Friday:  9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


West Des Moines United Methodist Church has a Facebook page, a Blog, Flickr (for photos) and Podcasts of past sermons.

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 Contact Information

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 Trunk or Treat - Wednesday, October 23 Minimize

BOO! Don’t miss Trunk or Treat this week on Wed., October 26 at 6 p.m. Hot dog dinner will be served in Heritage Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m. Many decorated trunks will be offering treats to our “goblins” in the parking lot. Also be sure to see the Joppa “tiny house” on display.



Click HERE to read the daily devotion 
brought to you by the Stewardship Committee.

 Wednesday at 5:30 pm Minimize

October 26 – Team John
Trunk or Treat Night!
Hot Dogs on Bun
Chips Beverages and Desserts

Trunk or Treat - 6:00 to 8:00 pm

 Latest News & Dates from WDMUMC Minimize


"The Link"

Click on "The Link"  for the latest news from West Des Moines United Methodist Church.




Click on "Pathways"  for the West Des Moines United Methodist monthly newsletter.  




Our Vision & Our Mission

 Our Vision is . . .
 Changing lives in the Name of Jesus Christ.

 Our Mission is...
 To create a welcoming atmosphere
 To invite others to join our faith journey
 To involve all in worship, service, mission,  small  group participation, tithing and prayer
 To connect our faith in Jesus with our daily  lives

 The Word Minimize

He then asked, "And you—what are you saying about me? Who am I?" Peter gave the answer: "You are the Christ, the Messiah."

Mark 8:29 (MSG)

 Coordinated Funding - Request due by 11/18 Minimize

Coordinated Funding will be available for persons or groups wishing to engage in projects related to the WDMUMC vision of Changing Lives in the Name of Jesus Christ.   Grant funds may be used for capital expenditures, funding a new or existing program, publicity, repair or maintenance of church property, and benevolences supported by the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. This funding is made possible by MITS/WITS Adult Sunday School Class, United Methodist Men and the Endowment Board. Click here to access an application form, or pick up a form in the church office. Completed forms must be returned to the church office by Friday, November 18, 2016.  Funds will be distributed in January, 2017.  For more information, please call Marlene Sullivan at 279-8641. 

2017 Request for Distribution Form.pdf

2017 Request for Distribution Form.docx

 Thanksgiving Ingathering Event Minimize

Please contact Marnie Stein 515-306-3043. If you would like to attend Ingathering in Greenfield on Saturday, November 5thWe will meet at the church at 7:45 am  and return at approximately 3:30 pm

Also, we are still looking food and craft donations for the bazaar. If you can donate, please leave your items in the church office by 5:00 pm on Friday, November 4th.


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