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First Christian Church

First Christian Church

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
2500 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311

First Christian Church is a medium-sized church located in Des Moines, IA. Our church is associated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

What to Expect at First Christian Church


Rev. Ryan Neil Arnold, Senior Minister
Rev. Suzanne Hall Stout, Minister of Family Life

Service Times:

Sunday Worship 9:20am
Sunday Friendship Time 10:45am
Sunday Education Hour 11:00am

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Blend of traditional and contemporary worship style
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Location: Polk County

Ministries and Programs

  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Young adult ministry
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Senior adult ministry

Additional Info About Our Church

We are Christ's disciples, an open community of worship, nurture and service. We journey together, seeking God's guidance and grace for life and mission both near and far.

We welcome all God's children though differing in race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, physical or mental ability, political stance or theological perspective, and we affirm the faith, baptism and spiritual gifts of all Christians celebrating that all people are part of God's good creation.

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2500 University Ave, Des Moines IA 50311
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