Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead



Session 1: July 23-27, 9:00-12:00 pm
Session 2: July 23-27, 6:00-8:00 pm

Vacation Bible School is an action-packed week for kids and volunteers! Through large group worship, music, skits, crafts, outdoor activities and lessons, we will explore five awesome stories from the Bible for children to learn and experience in memorable ways.

» Learn more

Family Fishing

Taste of Hope

Saturday, July 20, 1:00-8:30 pm

Join us to celebrate the conclusion of Vacation Bible School with the ultimate Jesus party! Bring the whole family, and your friends, too!

» Learn more

Ankeny Summerfest Parade

Saturday, July 14, 9:00 am

Be part of Hope’s mission to reach out to the world around us and share the everlasting love of Jesus Christ by walking in the Ankeny SummerFest Parade. Gather in the parking lot of 114 NW 9th St. at 8:00 am.

VBS Volunteer Kick-Off

Sunday, July 22, 3:00-4:30 pm

All Vacation Bible School volunteers are invited to join us and get excited for VBS! Volunteers will meet their teaching teams, run through Day 1, pick up T-shirts and help prep/set up their area.

Back-to-School Drive

July 28 – Aug. 5

Help students in Ankeny and neighboring schools by providing backpacks filled with school supplies to schools and organizations who serve low-income families. Donations will be accepted through Sunday, Aug. 5.

Day at the Beach

Sunday, Aug. 5, 3:00-5:00 pm

Join us for a fun day at Big Creek State Park! Bring your swimsuit, sunscreen, lawn chair and a bottle of water. We will bring lawn games, extra water and a yummy cool treat. We have reserved the Beverly Dinghy Shelter, located to the left of the beach area.

To search through classes and programming, please use our class search tool, where you can search by campus and ministry.