8:15 AM Early Chapel Service
9 AM
Church School for all ages
10 AM
Morning Worship
11 AM
Fellowship & Mission Opportunities

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West Des Moines Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
is a vibrant, growing congregation where everyone is welcome. We offer programs in outreach, mission, pastoral care and spiritual growth for all ages.
Join us for worship, featuring adult, youth and children’s choirs, inspiring messages, weekly communion and children’s sermons.

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Email: wdmcc@wdmcc.org
Call: 515.223.1639


October Insight Luncheon
Thurs., Oct. 16 at noon

Join us for a delicious lunch and an educational program titled “Keeping Your Wits”with Brian Hilgenberg, owner of Senior Helpers in DSM.
Menu: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup, Cornbread, Waldorf Salad, Lemon or Chocolate Bundt Cake.
Reservations are requested for proper planning. Suggested donation for the meal is $5. Contact the office or sign up on the Fellowship Hall bulletin board if you plan to attend.

An Autumn Celebration
Saturday, October 18 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Come early at 8a for a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast!
• Silent Auction
• “Grandma’s Goodies”, a yummy bake shop
• Have lunch at “Chuck’s Corner Café”.
• a gym full of vendors for your shopping pleasure
(formerly known as the Bazaar)

October DELISH Plans
This fun group is for all ages—couples & singles who want to dine with other Disciples.
Tuesday, October 28, we will meet at 6p at
Sam & Gabe’s Italian Bistro–8631 Hickman Rd. in Urbandale at 6 p.m.
Please sign up by Sunday, October 26 in The Gathering or on the bulletin board. Contact: Martha McDanel at martha@wdmcc.org.

5th annual Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 26 from 3-4:30p
WDMCC provides a fun and safe alternative to Begger’s Night! Come join the fun by providing the trunk of your car—decorated in a fun (not scary)
theme—and ready to welcome young ones in search of a treat. Sign up in The Gathering or on the bulletin board Trunk or Treat has become a fun tradition for our church family and a wonderful way to share hospitality with our community.


Sermon Schedule

October 19 Heritage Sunday
Holding the Ropes for the Next Generation
Acts 9:23-31 Dr. Randy Ehrhardt

October 26 Stewardship Sunday
The Sermon I’ve Always Been Too Afraid to Preach
Mark 10:17-27 Dr. Randy Ehrhardt


friends in faith wonders of the word


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Food Pantry Sunday
Every 3rd Sunday, food items are collected for DMARC Food Pantry. Please take donations to the The Gathering collection box. Cash donations are also welcome; buys more at wholesale prices. Earmark "Food Pantry"; place in offering tray.

Most Needed Items list



West Des Moines Christian Church - 4501 Mills Civic Parkway - West Des Moines, IA 50265 - 515.223.1639