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West Des Moines United Methodist

Come as you are.  We honor and welcome the diversity you bring.

Sunday Worship Service is at 9:00 a.m.

Attend Sunday Worship or view it on Facebook Livestream. If you are busy on Sunday morning, you can view the worship service at your leisure by going to Sermons below on this page. 

After Sunday Worship, join us in the Friendship Room for Coffee Fellowship.  There will be coffee, water, juice, cookies, donuts, and connecting with friends.

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West Des Moines UMC

Adult Mission Trip 8/23-24/2024

Pastor Jordan will lead a group of twelve adults on a two-day mission trip to the Whiterock Conservancy and Midwest Missions. You will travel to, work, and overnight at the Whiterock Conservancy in Coon Rapids on the 23rd. On the 24th you will travel to and work at Midwest Missions in Jefferson. The cost of the trip is $40 per person. Attendance is limited to twelve adults. Contact Pastor Jordan with questions. Click HERE to sign up.

State Fair Stand Signup

It is time to sign up to volunteer at the Iowa State Fair Food Stand. This is our 75th Anniversary and it will be the busiest,  biggest, and best State Fair yet. We need your help to fill the 300+ shifts to fill the schedule.  Click to sign up today.

Sermons

“In The Room, Pentecost” Pastor Andrea Kraushaar 05/19/2024

Pentecost. In the room where the Church was formed, the wind blew, there was fire, and the Holy Spirit was upon the people. Experience the power of Pentecost reverberating through your soul as you embrace the divine energy that flows through the room where the Church...

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Easter Jam – March 27 6:00-7:00 pm

Easter Jam on Wednesday, March 27, at 6:00-7:00 pm. There will be games, crafts, snacks, and an Easter Egg Hunt. For more information contact Pastor Jordan at PastorJordan@wdmumc.org

Lenten Bible Study “Wrestling with Doubt, Finding Faith”

Lenten Bible Study— This year’s book study for Lent is “Wrestling with Doubt, Finding Faith” by Adam Hamilton. There will be three groups using this book for a study. Pastor Andrea will lead a group on Tuesdays at noon, starting on February 20. Don Elly will lead a...

Reviews

Have attended since the early 2000s. Love our adult small group and having a place for my kids to grow their faith. Lots of volunteer opportunities. Kristen, 5 stars

The Pre-K school here is amazing. The people are what makes them so great! JC, 5 stars

Good Sunday services with thoughtful sermons. Lots of opportunities for involvement. Kathy, 5 stars

An outstanding church experience for us. Anne, 5 stars

Warm and welcoming. Kristine, 5 stars

Excellent place to meet God! V. Scott, 5 stars

Beautiful pipe organ. I attended a wedding. Karen, 4 stars

I have been a member of this church over thirty five years and it is like a big family. Many activities keep us busy and there are things for all to do. Michelle, 5 stars