Given health concerns around the Coronavirus and the need for social distancing, COCI centering Prayer groups are suspended for the time being.  Please check back for information regarding resumption of the groups.

Megan Hartwig is continuing to offer opportunities to gather virtually for Centering Prayer during this time of social distancing. Visit the June Virtual Centering Prayer Opportunities page.

"While centering prayer is done privately most of the time, a weekly sharing of the experience in a small group has proven to be very supportive, as well as a means of continuing education." – Fr. Thomas Keating

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SUNDAY 9:15 am to 10:00 am September - May
 

First Christian Church
2500 University, Des Moines
Questions: Sally Nadolsky, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(No meetings June - August)


SUNDAY 6:00 pm      {AMES}
 

St. Thomas Aquinas Church
2210 Lincoln Way, Ames
Questions: Mary Jo Pfeifer Wulf, 296-2759
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MONDAY Noon to 12:45 pm
 

Central Presbyterian Church
3829 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
Questions: Tim Goldman, 745-9842
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MONDAY 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
 

Plymouth Congregational Church UCC
42nd and Ingersoll, Des Moines
Center for Spiritual Growth
Questions: Kathy Reardon, 280-3861/274-4006,
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TUESDAY 10:30 am
  The Upper Room
Grace Lutheran Church
5201 Urbandale Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
Questions: Julie Honsey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
TUESDAY 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
 

St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Ave (Downtown Des Moines)
Questions: Megan Hartwig 371-5504
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TUESDAY 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm    {AMES}
 

Collegiate Presbyterian Church
159 Sheldon, Ames
Use South Entrance
Questions: Sandi Ward, 291-2177,
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TUESDAY 6:30 pm     {ANKENY}
 

United Church of Christ
602 SE Delaware, Ankeny
Contact: Donna Hendrick 515-964-3091
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WEDNESDAY Noon
  Emmaus House
1521 Center Street, Des Moines
Contact is Kevin O-Donnell
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WEDNESDAY Noon to 12:30 pm
 

Immanuel UMC
2900 49th Street, Des Moines
Downstairs Room 6
Questions: Paul Witmer, 515-240-1653,
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THURSDAY 5:30 - 6:30 pm
 

Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
1240 66th Street, Windsor Heights
Koinonia Room, 2nd Floor
Questions: Shelly Thieman, 490-7876,
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THURSDAY 6:00 pm     {AMES}
 

First Christian Church
611 Clark, Ames
Use West Entrance
Questions: Darla Ewalt, 232-4716,
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THURSDAY 7:00 am to 7:40 am
 

Grace United Methodist Church
3700 Cottage Grove, Des Moines
Come in the South Doors and look for signs for the Library on the 2nd Floor.
Questions: Paul Witmer, 276-3781,
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  Chris Frantsvog  306-1221,
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THURSDAY 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
 

Faith Lutheran Church
(optional Lectio Divina following)
10395 University Avenue, Clive
Questions: Jan Stegeman, 556-5587,
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FRIDAY 11:00 am to Noon
 

Trinity United Methodist Church
1548 8th St. Des Moines
Questions:  Steve Melby, 681-9121,
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SATURDAY 9:00 am to 10:00 am
 

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
(includes Lectio Divina)
1020 24th Street, West Des Moines
Contact: Tim Goldman, 745-9842,
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