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Walnut Creek Church - Downtown

Walnut Creek Downtown

323 East Locust Street  |  Des Moines, IA 50309

Weekend services

Saturday: 5pm & 7pm  |  Sunday: 10am


Located in the heart of Des Moines' historic East Village, Walnut Creek Downtown is a thriving Christ-centered community. Our newly remodeled downtown facility offers multiple weekend services, dynamic worship, Bible studies, Kid's classes, community service projects, and many ways to get connected with other believers.

Our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ who love and worship God drives everything we do. Whether you are unsure about your beliefs about God and eternity, you are a new believer and are looking for authentic fellowship, or you have been following Christ your entire life, we invite you to see everything Walnut Creek Downtown has to offer.


Awana is a great place for your children to get connected with Jesus and other kids. Each meeting includes verse memorization, game time, and large group lessons.

During each weekend service, Walnut Creek Church has Kids' Classes for children from age 3 through 5th grade.

CityLight Sports, formerly Walnut Creek Upward, is a faith-based sports league that emphasizes healthy competition, skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, effort, and character.

Central City Soccer is a faith-based soccer league open to boys and girls starting at age 5 through high school.

Moms' Circle is a ministry designed to encourage and strengthen mothers of young children. Childcare is provided for children 6 and younger, and often a meal is served for the mothers.

Jordan Park Volleyball is a recreational and competitive sand volleyball league at Jordan Park Camp in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Walnut Creek Church seeks to meet a growing need of many in our community by teaching basic English skills through English Classes.

Evangelism Teams (E-teams) give people with a passion for sharing the Gospel, more opportunities to sow the good news. As a church, we look for creative ways to share Jesus with our community.

Campus Fellowship is a Christian student organization at Grand View University and DMACC campuses.