News

Good News Lectio

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I don’t know about you, but I have found myself recently either avidly reading the news for the next/latest thing happening locally or nationally or shutting down access to it altogether, not allowing any of it to penetrate my consciousness.… More

Events

Ash Wednesday 2017

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  On March 1st, First Christian Church will lead two services for Ash Wednesday in the Lent season: the first service will be at 7:30 a.m. and the second, a late service, at 6:30 p.m., both in the Sanctuary.

News

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

Events

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

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Christians, pay careful attention

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…let us not be mistaken, such faith does not render us apathetic or impartial to societal change. As a Christian, therefore, I pay attention to politics. For politics is how we as a society choose to live as neighbors—not only the neighbor who sees me walk my dog, but also the neighbors who are fleeing war and famine in Syria.   More