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 4:00 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...

100 Thanksgiving Baskets

WDM UMC and COG are partnering with Eddie Davis Community Center to give out more than 100 Thanksgiving baskets to families in need in our community. We will be collecting canned sweet potatoes and canned cranberry sauce/jelly as our contribution to the baskets....

Let’s Build a House Together – Sign Up Today

Go to the following link to sign up: https://gdmhabitat.secure.force.com/volunteer/VolunteersJobListingFSC?jobId=a0G61000006R3IN  Join us Saturday, September 29th for a Habitat for Humanity Panel Build Event in the West Des Moines UMC parking lot. We will have 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...