The Midweek Refuel

Food, Faith, Fun, and Fellowship

Each Wednesday starting @ 5:30 PM
(Formerly known as Wednesday Night Live)

Advent Calendar

2 – First Sunday of Advent “Christmas Gifts that Won’t Break”
6 – UMW Christmas Tea 1:00 PM
8 – COG Christmas Shopping with WDM children
9 – “Emoji Christmas” children’s program 6:30 PM
17 – Blue Christmas Service 6:30 PM
24 – Christmas Eve Family Service
with candle lighting 5:00 PM
24 – Christmas Eve Traditional Service
with candle lighting 9:00 PM

West Des Moines United Methodist is a caring community of faith that welcomes individuals from all walks of life. You are invited to join us this Sunday for a time of praise, fellowship and contemplation as we celebrate our Savior and explore the mysteries of faith.


Nourish – November 7th

A new small group for women is forming. The group will be focusing on nourishing your body, mind, and soul.  Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 PM, the first Wednesday of each month in the Wesley Center (November 7th meeting in the Friendship Room). As women, we have a powerful...

Christmas Shopping Spree December 8th

The annual Shopping Spree is scheduled for Saturday morning December 8th. COG and West Des Moines Human Services join together to take 100 children Christmas shopping for their families. You can be part of this by volunteering to chaperone a child.  Please watch for...

Urgently Needed Items for the Little Food Pantry

These are the items that are most needed at this time: soup canned meat dishes, such as Spaghetti O's tuna/beef helper powdered milk cereal pasta, spaghetti pasta sauce Please place your items in the donation bin on the lower level of the...


“Midweek and Two Opportunities” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Hello everyone, Our sermon series this month is called Life, according to Jesus. And we have been following Jesus through the scripture, looking at how he lived.  Last Sunday life, according to Jesus, was about healing.  Each of us has a part in the healing of the...

“Midweek and Kindergarten Billy Goats” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Good morning, We are in the middle of a sermon series called “Life, according to Jesus.” And this week, life, according to Jesus, is about healing. Do you remember the first time you realized that your body had the power to heal? When I was in kindergarten, I walked...

“Midweek and I am Done” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Good morning friends, I am done with hate.  How about you?  I have just heard too much of it lately.  It has seeped into our lives as though it is somehow the normal response to every challenge.  Blame somebody. Hate somebody. I am done.  I feel the weight of hate in...