Practicing Uncommon Hospitality

PROCLAIM the good news of Jesus Christ
PRACTICE uncommon hospitality, and
PREPARE disciples to serve in the world.

Grace is a generous, spirit-filled church committed to spiritual discovery, humble service, disruptive advocacy, and boundless love.

Palm Sunday

  • 8 am Worship in Fellowship Hall
  • 9 am Sunday School
  • 10:15 am Worship in the Sanctuary
  • 11:30 am Palm Sunday Brunch in the Activity Center
  • 3 pm Annual Des Moines Procession & Service for Peace
  • 4 pm Chapel Choir
  • 5 pm UMYF

Holy Thursday & Good Friday Services

6 pm in the Sanctuary

Easter Sunday

  • 8 am Worship in Fellowship Hall
  • 9 am Sunday School
  • 10:15 am Worship in the Sanctuary with Flowering of the Cross
  • Easter Bake Sale All Morning in the Narthex
  • 11:15 Hospitality Time in Fellowship Hall
  • 4 pm Serving Our Monthly Meal at The Central Iowa Shelter Services

Easter Offering

The Missions Committee has designated the Easter Offering for the support of the Kies Missionary Work in Zimbabwe at African University.

Little Shampoos &
More Needed

Help the 3rd Graders with their Lenten Project.

Grace Foundation Scholarship Applications Due This Month

Application deadline is March 31st for:

  • Cecil Bolsinger Scholarships
  • Heather Hartline-Funaro Scholarship

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Contact your favorite UMYF member to order Yankee Candles, March 18 – April 8.   Candles will be here for Mother’s Day.

Great Preaching &
Even Better Soup

Soup & Sermon every Wednesday during Lent at 12:10 in Fellowship Hall

Support Grace -
Encourage Greg

Make a pledge of a few cents to Grace for every mile Greg Freier hikes on the Appalachian Trail.


Grace offers three unique worship services that offer Uncommon Hospitality.  Worship Series for Lent is Ready for a Change

The Open Table

The Open Table is an open and honest conversation on faith, spirituality and the human experience. We meet at the Wesley House 2718 University.

Grace Preschool

High-quality preschool, part-time or full-time child care for children from 2 to 5.

Super Wednesday

Our creative low-tech after-school outreach program in a high-tech world this spring with a Disney theme.


Enrich your faith journey by finding the right adult Sunday School Class for you.

Join Our Church

Join us for worship, volunteer, or consider our new member classes.

Make Music with Us

Find your musical group home with choirs, solos, instrumental music and bells.

Volunteer with Us

We’re making a difference in our community and in the world. Why not join us?

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