The Midweek Refuel

Food, Faith, Fun, and Fellowship

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

Please pray this prayer each day

“God, today let me faithfully live your story for my life, my church, and my community.”

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.


January 26—Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting January 26th 5 pm.  We will thank our retiring leadership; honor our incoming leaders, with a special time to honor young leadership.  We will celebrate the ministries of 2018 and look forward to 2019 and the plans God has for us.  This is a celebration...

“One Night in Mitchellville” Supporting Women at the Well – 1/24

As you may know, Women at the Well is no longer able to invite people in to worship with their congregation.  Women at the Well is hosting a special worship service outside the prison called "One Night in Mitchellville"  at the Mitchellville United Methodist Church at...

Leadership Meeting January 14

As we plan for our future here at WDMUMC Sarai Rice, national church consultant and the Executive Director of the Des Moines Area Religious Council, will be here to share a wealth of information on Monday, January 14 at 7pm. Sarai led our recent visioning. During that...


“Midweek and BIG NEWS” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Good morning-- My daughter had a baby this morning and in a few minutes, I will get to hold him.  (I know--WOW!) This morning before he arrived I was praying/thinking about how much we are a "holding" people.  We hold hands and secrets and babies.  I like clothes with...

“Midweek and a Living Church” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Hello friends, Just thinking... What do you think makes a church a living church?  That may seem like an odd question, but I have been around not-living churches.  They are pretty easy to spot.  The parking lots have weeds growing up through the cracks.  The bulletin...

“Midweek and a New Year Prayer for You” Pastor Cindy’s Devotion

Hello everyone! The countdown is on!  A new year begins in less than 10 hours! Looking back, how was 2018? What were the joys?  How did you grow?  When did you most feel God’s presence? Looking ahead, what are your hopes for 2019?  How do you want to journey with God...