St. John's Lutheran Church

In the City for Good!

St. John's Lutheran Church participates in God's mission to bless, save, restore and reconcile the world through meaningful worship and faithful witness in the city of Des Moines and around the world.

St. John's Lutheran Church invites and welcomes all people to experience the Good News of God's grace, forgiveness and unfailing love. The Good News calls and empowers us to share God's love in word and deed throughout our city, nation and world.

Adult Learning


Adult Education is available year-round on a variety of topics.  St. John’s is a “Book of Faith” congregation of the ELCA.  Numerous opportunities exist for small group Bible study, book discussion, and artistic expression.  An Adult Forum is held during the education hour on Sundays throughout the school year.

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Are you free on Tuesday mornings? If your answer is yes, you will want to attend the Bible Study at 9:30 am with Pastor Bob Speirs in Room 8.

Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Join Pastor Rachel on Wednesday evenings, 6:30 pm in Neumann as she discusses the Bible lesson for the coming Sunday. 

Daily Bible Reading

Have you thought of reading the Bible on the Web? Check out Daily Bible Readings at the ELCA website.

 600 6th Ave. Des Moines, Iowa  50309 - 515.243.7691 - a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America