Community of Christ, is a local Christian Church, in the Northwest area of Des Moines, Iowa, and is one of the top churches in Polk County. If you are looking for a kid-friendly, beautiful church near Urbandale IA, this is nestled right in a neighborhood in Northwest Des Moines near Urbandale and is a beautiful historic community church.

Northwest Congregation, Community of Christ

3003 62nd St.
Des Moines, IA 50322
[email protected]
(515) 276-5680

Sunday Service Hours:

          Church Class – 9:30 AM

          Worship – 10:30 AM

LeaderEmail AddressPhone
Lisa Moody, Pastor[email protected](515) 306-2464
Suzan Strandberg, Pastor[email protected](319) 752-5712
Dale Ward, Pastor[email protected](515) 745-6077
Brian Mann, CFO[email protected](515) 221-3333


We are an inclusive congregation welcoming persons of all ages, genders, abilities, orientations, attention spans and interests. Each one enriches our fellowship in unique ways. We are blessed by the diversity. All are welcome here.

Are you seeking a spiritual home?

Community of Christ is the welcoming, loving faith community that values the worth of every person as a child of God. We provide a safe space for you to explore and deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ and each other. Come discover renewed purpose for your life through compassionate, Christ-like service that ends suffering and fosters justice and peace.

Change your life; change your community; change the world!

Our Ministries

  • Worship Service with children’s activity area
  • Sunday School for all ages
  • Bible study
  • Children’s Christmas program
  • Monthly fellowship activities
  • Wednesday night activities for high school students
  • Advent soup suppers
  • Summer camps for youth and families
  • Vacation Bible School
  • JOPPA Food delivery

COVID-19: In-person gatherings have been suspended during the pandemic. Please check with Pastors regarding local online ministries. When safe, we will resume meetings and our regular schedule.

9:00 a.m.—Sunday School Gathering Sing-a-long
9:00 a.m.—Java and Jesus
9:15 a.m.—Sunday School
10:00 a.m.—Fellowship
10:30 a.m.—Worship Service

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. DMARC Mobile Food Pantry (1st and 3rd Mondays each month)6:00 p.m.—Bible Study at Illahee Hills Retirement Community

6:00 p.m.—High School Wild Wednesdays

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.—Crafters Gathering at Crowley’s Home