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.

Performing Arts Series

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Performing arts events are held in the sanctuary of St. John's. All events are open to the public and a freewill offering will be gathered at each event. 

Scheduled events for 2016-17

Sunday, Nov. 20          11:15 am         String Scholars Pop-up Concert

Saturday, Dec. 3          7:30 pm           Julefest – Grand View Music Dept.

Saturday, Dec. 17        2:00 pm           TubaChristmas Concert

Saturday, Jan. 7           5:00 pm           Epiphany Worship & Music Celebration/chili supper

Sunday, Feb. 12           2:00 pm           Organ Recital, Michael Elsbernd

Monday, Feb. 20     7:30 pm            ISU and Urbandale High School Vocal Choirs

Sunday, Feb. 26           11:15 am          Concerto in B-flat for Organ and Orchestra by G. F. Handel

Saturday, April 1         9 am to 4 pm   Sacred Harp Iowa Sing

Friday, April 14           7:00 pm             Voices from the Passion, a sacred cantata by Ronald Nelson

Past performances

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