At First Unitarian Church
of Des Moines

We invite people into a respectful, authentic and joyful religious community
that nurtures meaningful connections, pursues justice, and inspires service

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Christmas Eve Services

December 24, 2014
5 pm:
family-friendly service
(story of the birth of Jesus,
as told from the animals & angels)
7 pm: traditional evening service,
with homily from Rev. Mark Stringer
Click here for more details

Following both services, you are
invited to linger and enjoy cookies
(brought by those attending)
and holiday fellowship.


Our Whole Lives
Facilitator Training

Elementary Combined (K-1 / 4-6)
Jan. 23 - 24, 2015
Middle/ High School
Combined (7-9 / 10-12)

Jan. 23 - 25, 2015
Register by January 10!
Click here for Registration Form:
( doc / pdf )

Bad Weather Closing Policy

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


9:15 & 11 am

See you in church!

Upcoming Sermons
Past Sermons

Religious Education Classes
Pre-K - Grade 8
9:15 & 11 am
Childcare for infants & toddlers
available at 9:15 & 11 am

High School Youth Group for grades 9-12
meets Sundays, 6-8 pm in Room 107

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