• Our mission at The Gate is to make disciples by leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus.  One way way we do this is by providing individuals and families with resources to help them grow in that relationship.  Pastor Aaron sends out a daily devotional through the “Remind” app.  Click HERE to join.  OR text “@worshipwo” to 81010.

God the Creator

  • For an in depth look at our church’s view on creation and the environment, read the document, “Together with All Creatures” put out by the CTCR (Commission on Theology and Church Relations).
  • Answers in Genesis” is a great resource for grappling Creation v. Evolution debates and other science/faith issues.   Click HERE to go to their website.
  • Participating in the local food economy is one fantastic way to honor God as Creator and get in touch with his creation.  Click HERE to learn how Lutheran Services of Iowa partners with refugees seeking jobs in agriculture here in the Des Moines area and how you might partner with them as well in their CSA (Community Supported Agriculture).
Lutheran Family Services

Lutheran Family Services

In need of counseling services?  Check out our partners in ministry at Lutheran Family Services of Iowa.  Click on this link to visit their webpage.  They offer individual and family counseling, mental health counseling, marriage counseling, and pregnancy and adoption support.


Click here: to learn more about one of our partners in ministry, Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF).  Their generosity has enabled us to enjoy this awesome website.  Thanks LCEF!
The 2:47 Network

The 2:47 Network

Supporting Christian Leaders, Congregations, and Organizations in Their Church Planting Endeavors

The Gate is a partner congregation of The 2:47 Network.  The vision of The 2:47 Network is to grow as a dynamic network of Christ-centered communities by supporting the planting of churches.  We partner with Christian leaders, congregations, and organizations to support their church planting endeavors.  Click here to visit their webpage.

Useful Links

Agape Pregnancy Center
We have also partnered with Agape Pregnancy Center.
Iowa District West
Our partners in ministry: Iowa District West.
LCMS is on Reddit
Did you know the LCMS is on Reddit?
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
We are a part of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Our Mother church St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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Together with all Creatures