Resources

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State and National

Other Iowa GLBT Resources

Ames Grinnell Pella
Iowa State University Mason City Spencer

AIDS & HIV Support

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College Groups and Resources

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Employee Organizations

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Entertainment

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Family Services

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FFBC encourages you to contact our members for professional services

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General Community

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Men’s Groups

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Mental Health & Chemical Dependency Treatment

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Night Clubs

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Mortgage/Housing Guide

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Financial Services

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Scholarships

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Spirituality

  • Central Presbyterian Church
    • 3829 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
    • 515-279-3658
  • Church of the Holy Spirit (MCC)
  • Cottage Grove Avenue Presbyterian Church
    • Worship at 10:30 am, Sundays
    • 24th & Cottage Grove, Des Moines, IA 50311
    • (515) 279-8877
  • Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting
    • Worship at 10 am, Sundays
    • 4211 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    • (515) 274-4717
  • Downtown Disciples, an LGBTQ+ Affirming Progressive Faith Community
    • Worship on Sundays at 5 p.m.
    • Potluck on 2nd Sundays
    • 500 E. Locust Street, third floor
    • Des Moines, Iowa 50309
    • (515) 244-0054
    • Pastor: Senior Minister, Debbie Griffin
    • downtowndisciples@gmail.com
    • www.downtowndisciples.org
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    • Twitter
  • Faith Covenant UCC
    • Worship at 10:30 am, Sundays, Emerson Elementary School, 1109 E Euclid Avenue, Indianola, IA 50125
    • PO Box 811, Indianola, IA 50125
    • (515) 961-9370
  • First Unitarian Church
    • Worship Services: 4:30 pm Saturdays, 9:00 am 1st Service Sundays, 10:30 am 2nd Service Sundays
    • Coffee/Social Time after each service
    • 1800 Bell Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
    • (515) 244-8603
    • www.ucdsm.org
  • First United Methodist Church
    • 1001 Pleasant St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    • 515-244-6209
  • Grace Lutheran Church (ELCA)
    • Worship at 8:15 am and 10 am (Summer), 10:45 am (September through May) Sundays
    • 3010 52nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    • (515) 276-6873
  • Grace United Methodist Church
    • 3700 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
    • 515-255-2131
  • Plymouth Congregational (UCC)
  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
    • 5720 Urbandale Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    • 515-255-2101
  • St. John’s Lutheran Church
    • 600 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
    • 515-243-7691
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral
    • 815 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    • 515-288-7297
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
    • Worship at 10 am, Sundays
    • 1548 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
    • (515) 288-4056
  • Unity Church of Des Moines
    • Worship at 9:15 and 11 am, Sundays
    • Meditation & Class at 7 pm, Wednesdays
    • 414 31st Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
    • Gregory Olson, Pastor (515) 255-7757
  • Urbandale UCC
    • Worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am, Sundays
    • 3530 70th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
    • (515) 276-0625
  • Walnut Hills United Methodist Church
    • 12321 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50323
    • 515-270-9226
  • Wellspring Community Church
    • Meeting at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Lower Level
    • Worship at 4:30 pm, Sundays
    • 815 High Street Downtown, Des Moines
      (Enter red door on High Street with sign.)
    • Rev. Naomi Kirstein (515) 279-8248 www.wellspringdsm.org
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
    • 4114 Allison Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    • 515-274-1534
  • Word of God Ministries
    • Worship at 4:30 pm, Sundays and 7 pm, Wednesdays
    • St. Mark’s Episcopal, 3120 E. 24th Street, Des Moines, IA 50321
    • Donald Bennett, Pastor (515) 264-1515

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Transgender Groups

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Women’s Groups

  • Lavendar Victory Fund
    • 700 Rose Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
    • (515) 229-5835
  • Women’s Cultural Collective

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Youth Groups

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Ames

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Iowa State University

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Grinnell

  • Stonewall Coalition
    • Grinnell College, Box U-5, Grinnell, IA 50112
    • (641) 269-3327

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Mason City

  • Gays an Lesbians of North Central Iowa (GLNCI)
    • PO Box 43, Mason City, IA 50402

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Pella

  • Common Ground, GLBTA group for education and support

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Spencer

  • Gay and Lesbian Support/Social Group
    • Meets 2nd and 4th Monday each month at 7 pm
    • 201 E. 11th Street, Spencer, IA 51301
    • (712) 262-2922 or 1 (800) 242-5101