West Des Moines
Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead



July 16-20 & 23-27

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.

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Taste of Hope

Taste of Hope

July 27 & 28

Join us for Hope’s annual summer festival, Taste of Hope! Participate in the golf tournament (July 27), 5K walk/run or Youth Fun Run, or come for the food, games, art workshop, fireworks and more! All this, along with two opportunities for worship! Bring the whole family, and your friends, too!

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Traveling Classic Car Show

Saturday, June 16, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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.

MarriedPeople Night Out

Friday, June 29, 6:00-8:30 pm

MarriedPeople Night Out is exactly that – a night out for all couples, no matter where they are in their marriage or faith! There will be dinner, lots of laughter, games, a message and more. Join us as we live the dream that God has for our marriages!

Independence Day Parades

July 3 & 4

Join us for the Independence Day Parades in West Des Moines and Urbandale! Sign up to walk and throw out candy and zing rings. 

Student Outdoor Movie Night (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, July 11
7:30-10:00 pm

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to spend an evening at Hope with friends! There will be lots of fun games, free food, an outdoor movie, food trucks and activities to enjoy while we learn more about God’s amazing love! Again, be sure to invite your friends! Everyone is welcome!

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