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
No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey...
You Are Welcome Here

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 19

Adult Spiritual Formation

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 19

Sunday School

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 19

Worship

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sun 19

K-2nd Grade OWL

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 19

New Members’ Class

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Us!

9:00 am Sunday School for All Ages;

Classes start September 9 (Sunday School Registration form)

Sun 19

Adult Spiritual Formation

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am Worship Service

Sun 19

Worship

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

ANNUAL BUDGET PROCESS, 2020

 

Sunday, January 12

  • Informational session about the 2020 budget after worship in the Sanctuary

Sunday, January 26

  • Annual Congregational Budget Meeting to vote on the 2020 budget
  • Meeting and Luncheon in Fellowship Hall following worship

 

News

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...

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...

Blogs

Pastor’s Ponderings

“My message and my preaching weren’t presented with convincing wise words but with a demonstration of the Spirit and of power. I did this so that your faith might not depend on the wisdom of people but on the power of God. (I Corinthians 2:4-5, The Common English...

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...

Sermons

Dead Wood

Pastor Dave’s Sermon from December 8, 2019: “Dead Wood”

Unexpected

Pastor Dave’s sermon from December 1, 2019: “Unexpected”

A New Creation

Pastor Dave’s Sermon from November 17, 2019: “A New Creation”