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.

Children's Ministry

Sunday School for children ages three through fifth grade continues this week. All children are invited to attend from 8:45-9:45 a.m. Preschool children meet in Room 6; Kindergarten - Room 7; Grades 1 through 5 - Room 205 to begin and then transition to their classrooms. Parents, please remember to sign your child in and out of their classroom. Thank you!

Middle School Ministry for Grade 6 continues today and meets in DDI on the third floor at 8:45 a.m.

Our Whole Lives (OWL): Elementary Edition: A reminder that, as an alternative, current fifth and sixth graders are invited to join OWL meeting  Sunday from 8:45-9:45, during the Sunday School hour. Please note: Individuals participating in this class do so in place of Sunday School and Middle School meetings for nine weeks. *If your child missed class last week but would still like to participate, please contact Alicia at

First Holy Communion: A class will be offered on Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:30-11:30 in Room 8. If you are interested in having your child participate, please contact either Pastor Bob or Alicia Karwal.

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