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.

Opportunities Through the ELCA

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the denomination to which St. John’s belongs, sponsors ministries both in the U.S. and abroad that address hunger, poverty, injustice, and disasters.  Financial support for these ministries is always encouraged at St. John’s, and there are often opportunities to engage directly through projects, domestic disaster relief teams, and other activities.  To learn more about the ELCA’s ministry, explore the website,  Another partner with whom St. John’s participates directly through the assembly of quilts and kits is Lutheran World Relief,  And several members of St. John’s are active participants in the advocacy work of Bread for the World,  

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