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"Building a Legacy" Capital Campaign
Our Buildings and Grounds Committee has spent more than two years developing a plan projecting what will need to be replaced over the next ten years. Prayerfully consider joining us in “Building a Legacy!”
Sign up for Vacation Bible School Today!

VBS 2019 is "In the Wild: Amazing Encounters with Jesus"

VBS will be July 22-26 & 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

New this year: Bring a friend for free!

Register in the office for VBS, or download a form here .

Sign up to Volunteer for VBS
by using this form .

See our list of requested donations .
Please bring donations by this Sunday.

Sunday, July 14,
9:15 a.m.
  • Pastor Jan will preach “Go and Do Likewise.” 

  • The Scripture readings are Colossians 1: 1-14 & Luke 10:25-37.

  • Baptism of Jameson Belieu

  • Kids' Worship will be held.

  • Youth Triennium Commissioning
SUMMIT and the
Westminster Foundation
SUMMIT, a service-learning and internship program for college-age young adults, has been going strong for 20 years at Westminster, thanks to hard-working staff and the support of the Westminster Foundation!
Martha Rhoades
Artwork on Display
The Westminster Galley is now featuring works of art by Des Moines artist Martha Rhoades. Visit the Gallery on the lower level of the church near the Franklin entrance any time the building is open.
Youth Pool Parties
All youth entering 6th grade in the fall through senior high are invited to Westminster's Youth Pool Parties. The next Pool Party will be July 24.
Silverware Donations
Westminster's Church and Community Committee is collecting Silverware (forks and spoons only) donations for Central Iowa Shelter & Services. Please drop donations off in the office.

Summer Choir  Continues
Summer come to worship early to be part of Summer Choir!

The Summer Choir rehearses at
8:20 a.m. in the Sanctuary and sings during worship. Music is accessible and inclusive. Singers in 2nd grade through adult are invited.
Watch Last Sunday's Sermon
Did you know that we have every sermon since 2015 on our website?

Watch last Sunday's sermon by clicking below.
Personal Notes
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Westminster Calendar
Click  HERE  to see what's happening at Westminster this week and in the weeks to come!
To schedule a meeting or event, please c ontact Joan.
Group Information
Westminster is a fairly large church with nearly 1100 members. Small groups help bring the church down to a manageable size. We have numerous groups that bring together folks with similar interests. 

If you have any updates to this list, or questions about any of these groups, please contact Joan at 274-1534.
Book Club will meet the second Wednesday in July. Their next meeting is tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Simmerman Lounge. They will discuss " With Love from the Inside ." Learn more here.

Men's Group meets each Wednesday for breakfast at 
6:30 a.m., at the Waveland Cafe, during the summer. They also meet the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. for dinner at the Windsor Heights Hy-Vee. Their next dinner July 17.
Restaurant Group 2 meets the third Saturday of the month. Their next gathering is July 20 at the Chicago Speakeasy, 1520 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines.
Stitchin' Time   will meet on Thursday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m. in the Hope Alcove. Bring your current project and come to chat and stitch, knit, crochet, etc. 
Afternoon Bridge  will meet Thursday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m. in Simmerman Lounge. Call the church office at 274-1534 if you'd like to join in!

Empty Nesters' Group The next Empty Nesters' meeting is Friday, August 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Commons.
Please bring a game for 3-10 to play. Also bring a snack to share.
Pizza Lovers' Group meets the second Tuesday of the month. Their next gathering is August 13, at 5:15 p.m., at Godfather's on University, in Des Moines. All are invited to join!

Men’s Basketball meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in The Commons.

Restaurant Group 1 meets the first Saturday of the month. Their next gathering is being planned.

Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Ave. Des Moines, Iowa