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Making more and better disciples

A Baptist church located in West Des Moines, Iowa
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we value
Biblical Teaching
We strive for
Authentic Community
we are purposefully
Gospel-Centered

Join us this Sunday

8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am

3250 SE Soteria Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265

Why Soteria?

In a world filled with sin and pain, we all need a community that supports and encourages us. But conforming to our ever-changing culture will leave you feeling worn out and searching for hope and truth.

The hope you are looking for is found in God, His Word, and His people.

At Soteria, we believe every word of the Bible is true. We are a refuge of truth where you can grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ.

As a part of the Des Moines community since our founding in 1963, Soteria’s mission is to love God’s word, people, and mission and in so doing fulfill the Great Commission and Great Commandment.

Soteria is a church that:

Loves God’s Word

Learn how to apply and engage with God’s Word in relation to our lives today.

Loves God’s People

Grow together as a family and in community with other Christ followers.

Loves God’s Presence

Encounter God through worship, prayer and spiritual disciplines.

Loves God’s Mission

Share the hope of the gospel with those in our local community and beyond.

Join us this Sunday as we pursue God and His truth together.

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Connect with Soteria

1. Come to Church

Join us on Sunday morning for engaging worship and biblical teaching during one of our services at 8:00am, 9:30am, or 11:00am.
Come to Church

2. Discover Soteria

Join us for a 15-minute, family-friendly gathering after the service to learn who we are, what we’re about, and how you can get connected.
Discover Soteria

3. Make Soteria Home

Connect with Soteria through growth groups, weekly gatherings, and opportunities designed to help you grow in your faith alongside others.
Make Soteria Home

I've been going to Soteria for about 8 years now. As someone not from the area originally, it was awesome to be greeted in such a friendly way and made to feel so welcome. Now that I'm a part of it all here, I'm grateful for all the work that goes into teaching the Bible in an understandable yet not 'watered-down' way. It's definitely a church home for me now and I recommend checking it out. If you choose to get involved in people's lives here, you won't be sorry!

Jasanna Czellar

I've been going to Soteria for about 8 years now. As someone not from the area originally, it was awesome to be greeted in such a friendly way and made to feel so welcome. Now that I'm a part of it all here, I'm grateful for all the work that goes into teaching the Bible in an understandable yet not 'watered-down' way. It's definitely a church home for me now and I recommend checking it out. If you choose to get involved in people's lives here, you won't be sorry!

Jasanna Czellar

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