Our Church Ministries

Community Meals

Third Tuesday – 5:30 PM

DMUMC partners with a network of community churches to provide meals each week.  DMUMC serves meals the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Volunteers are always welcome!

 Children’s Clothing & Household Essentials Bank

Open Wednesdays  10 am – 1 pm

Most Requested Items:

Bath towels, small appliances, boys & girls underwear (Youth M, L & XL)

The Essentials Bank is a donation=based ministry of DMUMC which provides essential household goods and children’s clothing to those in need free of charge.

For more information and donation needs, you may follow this link:  https://desmoinesessentialsbank.org





Love Out Loud is the LGBTQIA+ reconciling ministry of DMUMC.  Love Out Loud is a group of LGBTQIA+ persons and allies committed to intersectional justice across and beyond the United Methodist Connection, working for full participation of all LGBTQIA+ persons throughout the life and leadership of the Church.  Love Out Loud meets the 4th Tuesday of each month in the Olympic Room at DMUMC

Open Door Arts

Wednesdays 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Open Door Arts is a ministry of DMUMC.  It is a makerspace, providing an opportunity for the commnity to come together and create arts and crafts.  The program is designed for the special needs community, but all are welcome.

Open Door Arts meets in room 232 of our educational wing.  For more information, you may follow this link:  https://desmoinesopendoorarts.org



Outreach Partners



DMUMC annually participates in CROP Walk.  The steps we take – and the funds we raise together – will provide life-savings support including emergency food and resources, along with the seeds, tools and programs that will help families feed themselves in the future.


Des Moines Waterland Pride


DMUMC partners with the Des Moines Waterland Pride.

Des Moines Food Bank

Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday

9:00 am – Noon



DMUMC partners with the Des Moines Area Food Bank by providing faciity space, volunteering and donations.

Hospitality House 


Hospitality House of Burien is one of the community organizations DMUMC partners with by volunteering, providing meals and donations.  Hospitality House is committed to helping women experiencing homelessness find home, health and hope.

Saltwater Music Series


The Saltwater Music Series is a Chamber Music Series in South King County, Washington, hosted by the Des Moines United Methodist Church.  The Saltwater Music Series concerts provide a chance for residents of Seattle and South King County to experience exciting, fresh chamber music in a casual setting; all while supporting a variety of great causes.  Through these concerts we hope to build a stronger community, encourage and support local musicians, and give generously.  Concerts are held quarterly.  Dates and times will be posted on our website as well as on their site (listed below).

Links to Outreach Partners

Des Moines Area Food Bank – Phone: (206) 878-2600  /  http://myfoodbank.org

Hospitality House, Burien, WA – Phone: (206) 242-1860  /  http://hospitalityhousesouthking.org

Pacific Northwest Conference, United Methodist Church  /  http://www.pnwumc.org

Saltwater Music Series / https://www.saltwatermusicseries.com/home

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