Christ Community Church

Worship, Fellowship, Witness Des Moines, IA
Christ Community Church

Plan Your Visit

Services

Address
5101 Grand Avenue
(meeting at Temple B’nai Jeshurun)
Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone
(515) 276-4966

Website

Directions
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Who We Are

Christ Community Church exists in response to the Good News of Jesus Christ, to be God's worshipping, fellowshipping, witnessing community.

And so…

We desire to have our lives centered in worship of the God who has engaged the world in reconciliation, the God we know as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Every Sunday through the classical practices of Christian liturgy, and through the seasons of the church year, we seek to have our lives transformed by the story of Jesus.

We also meet weekly in small-group “house churches.” There we share our lives, our joys, our burdens. We share our possessions with each other and the poor. We fast and pray together; we rejoice and celebrate together.

By God’s grace we work for justice and peace in God’s world. We seek to be governed through submission to the Holy Spirit and each other. We make decisions as a body, by consensus, as leaders converse with the whole congregation.

We confess that we do none of these things perfectly, but by God’s mercy we are learning to live ever deeper into the Kingdom of God – “on earth as it is in heaven.”

We associate with a broad diversity of Christians by maintaining a focus on the classical beliefs and practices common to all Christians from the earliest days of our faith. For example: the historic creeds (Apostles’ and Nicene), baptism, and holy communion. We seek to be submissive to the great tradition(s) of Christianity and long for the recovery of the unity of the whole Church.

About Us

Vibe
Casual, Traditional Liturgy, Creative, Down to Earth, Inclusive, Historic, Multigenerational, Young families, Young, Neighborhood-focused

Programs
Community Service, Social Justice, Children's Ministry, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Nursery

Music
Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Praise and Worship, Singer-Songwriter

Denomination
Mennonite (MCUSA)

Size
Small

Language
English

Founded
1990

Contact

Address
5101 Grand Avenue
(meeting at Temple B’nai Jeshurun)
Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone
(515) 276-4966

Website

Directions
Get directions on Google Maps

Our Services

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Leadership

Kelsey Guckenberger
Pastor

Born and raised at Christ Community Church, Kelsey is delighted to join the community again, this time as Pastor. Kelsey attended Westmont College and has a Masters in Divinity from Duke Divinity School. She and her husband Jacob live close to the church where they enjoy gardening, biking, talking theology, cooking, and outdoor adventures together.

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