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

Cleanup Day was Successful

On Saturday morning, November 7, a record-breaking crew of volunteers from Urbandale UCC as well as Matu Bethel Church, Light Mission Pentecostal (our guest congregations) and Cub scouts/leaders worked diligently to improve the church inside and out. Projects...

April Fools!

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (I Corinthians 1:18, The New Revised Standard Bible) I have talked to a number of pastors, some of whom have been at this a lot longer than...

Pastor Dave’s Ponderings

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who doesn’t need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. (II Timothy 2:15, The Inclusive Bible) In relating my spiritual journey, I am always careful to include the origins of my deep...

Pastor Dave’s Ponderings: Strengthening Our Communities

For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. (I Corinthians 13:12, The New Revised Standard Version) As usual, the turning of the page from one year to the next...