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Looking Ahead



July 23-27, 6:00-8:00 pm

Join us for an action-packed week at VBS! It’s a time both kids and volunteers won’t want to miss. 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.

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Student Summer Kickoff

Student Summer Kick-Off in WDM (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 6
Grades 6-8: 6:30-9:00 pm
Grades 9-12: 8:30-11:00 pm

Students in grades 6-12, join us for a fun event to kick off summer! There will be free food and lots of fun games and activities for you and your friends to enjoy while learning more about God’s amazing love! Again, be sure to invite your friends! Everyone is welcome, and it’s all FREE!

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Summer HopeKids

Sundays, June 3 – Aug. 26, 9:15 & 11:00 am (will take a break July 8 & 29)

Summer HopeKids is Hope’s weekend summer program for children age 4 (by Sept. 15, 2018) through grade 5. Kids will learn about God’s love in an age-appropriate way through Bible teaching and activities.

Traveling Classic Car Show

Saturday, June 16

Grab your dad and celebrate Father’s Day with a classic car show. Cars will be on display at various Hope campuses throughout the day.

  • Hope Waukee: 8:00-10:00 am
  • Hope Ankeny: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Hope Des Moines: 1:30-3:00 pm
  • Hope West Des Moines: 4:00-7:00 pm

Food and activities will be available at each campus, culminating with grilled burgers at Hope West Des Moines following the 5:00 pm worship service.


10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, June 23, 3:00-7:00 pm (worship at 5:00 pm)
Sunday, June 24, following both 9:15 and 11:00 am services

Join Hope Des Moines as we celebrate 10 years since the launch of our campus! We will celebrate on Saturday with parking lot games for all ages, inflatables, make-and-take art, food and a special 10th anniversary activity! On Sunday we will celebrate with a meal following both services.


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