Holy Week and Easter

March 24-31, 2024

Join us for a joyous Palm Sunday service as we kick off Holy Week with a special celebration at 10:15AM. Let’s gather to commemorate Jesus’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem with palm branches and songs of praise. Bring your family and friends to share in this meaningful start to the holiest week of the year.


  • Sunday School 9am – 10am
  • Worship 10:15am – 11:15am
  • Church Potluck 11:15am – 1pm
  • Palm Sunday Processional for Peace and Prayer Service.— donkeys will lead us from Corinthian Baptist Church (3 pm) to St. John’s Lutheran Church. 3:30 Service will be live-streamed. 

Join us for a delightful Palm Sunday Potluck at Grace! After our uplifting worship service, let’s continue the celebration with a shared feast. Bring your favorite dish, whether it’s a family recipe or a newfound favorite, and let’s savor the joy of community. We’ll gather in the Grace Activity Center right after the 10:15AM service for a time of connection, fellowship, and delicious food.

The annual Palm Sunday Procession and Prayer Service for Peace will be held on Sunday, March 24th. People are invited to gather at 2:30 PM in the parking lot of Corinthian Baptist Church, located at 814 School Street in Des Moines. The procession, led by two donkeys, will start at 3:00 PM and proceed to St. John’s Lutheran Church at 600 6th Ave. The service will begin at 3:30 PM.

Experience the solemnity and reflection of Maundy Thursday with our evening Communion Service at 7PM. Join us in commemorating the Last Supper, where we will share in the symbolic act of breaking bread and partaking in the cup together. It’s a time for spiritual reflection and unity as we remember the sacrifice made for us.

Join us for a poignant Good Friday Reflection Service at 7PM as we contemplate the significance of Christ’s sacrifice on the cross. Through readings, prayers, and moments of silence, we’ll reflect on the profound love and sacrifice that took place on this day. Bring a heart open to contemplation as we journey through the events leading to the crucifixion.

Rise and shine for a glorious Easter Sunday Celebration at 10:15AM! Join us in jubilant worship as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Bring your family, friends, and a heart full of joy as we rejoice in the hope and new life found in the empty tomb.
We are thrilled to share the excitement that our esteemed Bishop Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai will be delivering an inspiring message at Grace on Easter Sunday this year! Let’s come together for a festive service filled with music, fellowship, and the joyous message of Easter. 

This Easter, we’re delighted to announce that our 2024 Easter Offering will be directed towards supporting the Iowa United Methodist Conference camps.