No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey...

You Are Welcome Here

No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey...

You Are Welcome Here

No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey...

You Are Welcome Here

No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey...

You Are Welcome Here

Join Us! 

9:00 am Sunday School for All Ages;

Classes start September 9 (Sunday School Registration form)

Sun 16

Adult Spiritual Formation

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am Worship Service

Sun 16

Serving Today

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our church is located at 3530 70th St., Urbandale, Iowa 50322 (515) 276-0625

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Christmas Eve Services:
5:30 pm~ Family Service with candles and Communion
6:30 pm~ informal reception in Fellowship Hall*
9:00 pm~ Service of Lessons & Carols with candles and Communion
10:00 pm~ informal reception in Fellowship Hall*
*If you have holiday snacks to share, please bring them

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Our Church

Who We Are

Urbandale United Church of Christ is a caring and active Christian community whose members live in the Des Moines metro area and beyond. We are an Open and Affirming congregation that welcomes persons of every age, race, gender identity and expression, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation. We are a Just Peace church that seeks to empower ourselves, our children, and one another to be fully present in the world, living in Christ’s image and striving for justice and peace. We are a member of the United Church of Christ, a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action. LEARN MORE.

Upcoming Events

Sun 16

Serving Today

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 16

Sunday School

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Sun 16

Adult Spiritual Formation

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 16

Worship: Christmas Program

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue 18

Staff Meeting

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

December 2 Bulletin

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A Christmas Play

"A CHRISTMAS PLAY" : by the preschool to 5th graders on Sunday, December 17.

Stewardship Sunday

The pews of Urbandale UCC were alive with the joy of giving this past Sunday! During the service we heard from liturgist Mark Siegel about how one's attitude towards giving can evolve over time, and Kevin Hanson shared some of his 'Favorite Things' about our church...

Pastor Dave’s Pondering: Our 25th Anniversary

A voice told him, “Get up, Peter! Kill and eat!” Peter exclaimed, “Absolutely not, Lord! I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” The voice spoke a second time, “Never consider unclean what God has made pure.” (Acts 10:13-15, The Common English Bible) The...

Ponderings from your Pastor

"Going into the tomb, they saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right side; and they were startled. But he said to them, “Don’t be alarmed! You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised. He isn’t here. Look, here’s the place...

Pastor Dave’s Pondering: Searching and Searching

Going into the tomb, they saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right side; and they were startled. But he said to them, “Don’t be alarmed! You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised. He isn’t here. Look, here’s the place...