All Are Welcome

We are Christ’s disciples, an open community of worship, nurture and service. We journey together, seeking God’s guidance and grace for life and mission both near and far.

We welcome all God’s children though differing in race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, physical or mental ability, political stance or theological perspective, and we affirm the faith, baptism and spiritual gifts of all Christians celebrating that all people are part of God’s good creation.

Sunday Mornings
9:15   Learning Hour
10:30 Worship Service
11:45 Fellowship Time

Recent News
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Crossing Over Ministry Team


Written by Vivian Mogensen At the First Christian Church congregational meeting on December 11, 2016, the congregation unanimously adopted a motion brought by the Budget Committee to form a temporary ministry team to do an in-depth analysis of the church’s… More

Upcoming Event
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Faith Communities as Sanctuary

A “Faith Communities as Sanctuary” information session will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on Tuesday, February 7, at First Christian Church (2500 University Ave, Des Moines). Please consider attending and/or sending a delegation from your faith community.   More