At First Unitarian Church
of Des Moines

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that nurtures meaningful connections, pursues justice, and inspires service

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Latest News

Our New Associate Minister!

We are delighted to announce
that the Rev. Erin Gingrich
has accepted our offer to join
First Unitarian as associate minister.
She will begin her ministry
with us in August, but will
return to Des Moines
to preach on May 4.
Erin has written a letter to us
to introduce herself.

Fabulously Fun Food Fair
Fundraiser 15!

Submit offers by April 18
Sale Dates: Sundays,
April 27 & May 4, 2014

Preliminary Offerings List!
Don't miss the FUN!
Click here for more info

Click here for an on-line submission form
(for both events & auction items)

REACH Grant Applications
Due by May 30, 2014
Click here for more info
On-line application

Unsung UU Nominations
Due by May 4, 2014
Click here for more info

UUA General Assembly Delegate
Applications due by May 4, 2014
Click here for more info


Sundays, 9:30 & 11 a.m.

Religious Education Classes
Pre-K - 8th grade
Childcare for infant - age 5
Sundays, 9:30 & 11 a.m.

High School Youth Group for grades 9-12
meets September - May on
Sunday evenings from 6-8 pm.
See you in church!

Upcoming Sermons
Past Sermons

Map and Parking
East Parking Lot Map

First Unitarian Church of Des Moines is a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, free of creed and affirming the worth of every person. Learn more about the UU tradition at

Bad Weather Closing Policy

When programming or services
are canceled, an announcement will be
made on KCCI, the church’s website
and the church’s voice mail.
If services are affected,
Mark’s Facebook page
will also contain the announcement.