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.

WIRED Fall Nature Retreat

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WIRED Fall Nature Retreat


Sunday, October 6, 2019 / 11:30am - 5:30pm

Walnut Woods Lodge / Walnut Woods State Park
3155 SE Walnut Woods Dr., West Des Moines, IA 50265

Cost: $15

Sandwiches and chips will be provided for lunch. Please bring a side or dessert to share and your beverage(s) of choice. Water will be provided.

Women are invited for a day of reflection, renewal and growth to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation in nature. The day will include a devotion, speaker, ceramic craft led by Deb Anderson and optional walk/hike in Walnut Woods.

Speaker Ed Slattery, an Environmental Engineer and member of St. John’s, will talk about local water quality issues and some of the efforts currently underway to improve the quality of Iowa water bodies. As we know, water is essential for life and a frequent theme in the Bible.

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