Easter! It is a day which transformed the world and transformed us! Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, rose from the dead! This most amazing event in history, changed everything by ushering us into a new life with Him.


We welcome you!

We are so thankful that you plan to worship with us at Easter. 

If this is the first time visiting us, we just want to say welcome and we hope you have a great experience in worship. If you have any questions, please contact us.

If you have been with us for a long time, we cannot wait to worship with you. Jesus is not dead but He is Risen… He is risen indeed! Alleluia!


Easter Worship Times

Saturday, April 20  at 5:30 p.m. (Contemporary-Family Life Center (Nursery available)* (livestream)

Sunday, April 21 at 7:30 a.m. (Traditional-Sanctuary)
Sunday, April 21 at 9:00 a.m. (Traditional-Sanctuary) (Nursery available)* 
Sunday, April 21 at 9:00 a.m. (Contemporary-Family Life Center (Nursery available)*
Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. (Contemporary-Sanctuary, Nursery available)* 


Holy Week

April 19 – Good Friday (Traditional-Sanctuary) at 12:15 p.m.
April 19 – Good Friday (Blended-Sanctuary) at 4:30 p.m. (Nursery available)*
April 19  – Good Friday (Blended-Sanctuary) at 6:30 p.m. (Nursery available)* (Livestream)

*Nursery is located through the “nursery” door in the southwest corner near the Sanctuary. Children 4 and under are invited. It is fully staffed with no cost to the parents.

If you have specific questions about what to wear, what to expect, etc., check out this page. 

Children Welcome!

We love children! So, please bring them with you. For children 4 and under, we have a fully-staffed nursery who are intensely committed to care for your child. The nursery can be accessed through the doors southwest doors of the Gathering Place. Or simply ask a hospitality member to direct you.

Want to keep your children at worship. No problem! We will have activity books to keep them engaged during worship. And if they are fussy, no problem! We have a cry room outside the Sanctuary, where a parent can fully listen to the service while the child is playing.

Nursery Hours:

Thursday, April 18 from 6:15-7:45 p.m.

Friday, April 19 from 4:15-7:45 p.m.

Saturday, April 20 from 5:15-7:45 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 from 9:15-11:45 a.m.

If you have any questions about the nursery, please contact us.

Need Directions?

We are located at 8301 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, Iowa. For your convenience, here are some directions.

Contact Us

Church Office at 515-276-1700 or office@gdlc.church
Pastor Joe Meyer: joe.meyer@gdlc.church
Pastor Ben Johnson: ben.johnson@gdlc.church
Pastor Tim Phillips: tim.phillips@gdlc.church