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Walnut Creek Church - Downtown

Walnut Creek Downtown

323 East Locust St. | Des Moines, IA 50309

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New Weekend Services

Saturday: 5pm & 7pm
Sunday: 9am (new) & 10:30am (new)  |  (Karenni12:30pm)

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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.

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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 6th grade.

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

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

Walnut Creek Church welcomes immigrants arriving in our community.

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 Drake University, Grand View University and DMACC campuses.

GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend. You’ll receive valuable resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.