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.


Members of the EAGLES checking out the caves in North Eastern Iowa.

Members of the EAGLES checking out the caves in North Eastern Iowa.

Eager, Active, God-Loving, Livelier, Enthusiastic, Seniors

Staff Liason: Darla Stiles, 243-7691, 

EAGLES Planning for 2017

Month                                                EVENT                                                          Person Planning


January 13                Potluck and Planning                                                          Darla

February                    IPTV Tour (& Gold Star Museum Optional)                 Carol Dittmer

March                         Civic Center Tour                                                                 Barb John/Marge

April (after 15th)         Ape Cognition & Conservation Initiative                  Barb Hyler

May                             Orange City                                                                          Margaret T.

June                           Botanical Center                                                                  Carol Dittmer

July                             Okoboji (Classic Cars in Milford, etc.)                       ? -- please volunteer

August                       Wallace  (Henry Wallace Country Life Center)                       Darla Stiles

September                 Dubuque   (New Melray Abbey tour, Museum,            Margaret Townsend                                                                   River Cruise)  Day trip (or opt. overnight

                   if some would like to stay—on your own)


October                      Madhaus Gallery  (Winterset) –glass blowing,               Barb John

                                                                Painting w/chocolate, needle felting, metal art, etc.


November                  Game Time at Church (potluck, pizza, or snacks)                    Carol Dittmer

December                  Simpson College Choir at Christmas                            Karen VanHoever

                                                                “Lessons in Carols” 2nd Sunday of December, 2 or 5pm




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