West Des Moines
Taste of Hope

Taste of Hope

Join us for Hope’s annual summer festival, Taste of Hope! Participate in the golf tournament (July 27), 5K walk/run, Youth Fun Run or talent show, 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!

There are also two opportunities for worship at 3:00 & 5:00 pm! Kids are invited to join us and sing a few different songs we learned at VBS during the week to the congregation. So, bring the whole family…and your friends, too!


Golf Outing

Friday, July 27, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for a four-person shotgun-start Scramble Golf Outing at Beaver Creek Golf Course. Sign up yourself or a team of four! Cost is $65 per person, or $240 per team, and includes 18 holes, cart, lunch and pin prizes.

» Register online!

5K Run/Walk

Saturday, July 28, 8:00 am
Get your walking and running shoes ready for Hope’s annual 5K, Youth Run & Kids’ Fun Run! The 5K course will start and end at Hope, running through residential streets and the WDM bike path system. The Youth Run (for those able to run .75 mile in 10 minutes) will take place in the church parking lot at 8:05 am. The Kids’ Fun Run (age 11 and under) takes place in the church parking lot at 9:00 am (distance varies by age).

T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 entrants of the 5K and Youth Run. Packet pick-up will take place at Hope from 5:30-8:30 am on Friday, July 27 and 7:00-7:45 am on Saturday, July 28.

» Register online!
» Course Map

Fishing Derby

Saturday, July 28, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join in the fun of catching the biggest fish from the Hope pond! Poles, worms and more will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sit by the pond and have fun reeling in the fish!

Hope's got Talent

Saturday, July 28, 1:30-2:30 pm
Share your talent with others! Each entry will have five minutes or less to perform. A keyboard and microphone available. Please bring your own accompaniment or the song on a jump drive.

» Register online!

Volunteer

Many volunteers are needed to help make Taste of Hope a success. Help for one shift or for the whole day.

» Get signed up today!


Schedule

Friday, July 27

8:00 am

4-Person Scramble
Golf Outing

5:30-7:30 pm

5K Packet Pick-up

Saturday, July 28

8:00 am

5K Run/Walk

9:00 am

Youth Fun Run

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fishing Derby

11:00 am - 2:30 pm

One Body (Special Needs) FREE Food, Games and Inflatable Rides (inside)

1:00-9:00 pm

Free food, inflatable rides, games, make & take art and much more!

1:30-2:30 pm

Hope's Got Talent

3:00 pm

Worship Service

* Please note: activities will take a break beginning at 2:55 pm for 15 minutes to allow people to transition to worship in the Worship Center. Activities will resume at 3:10 pm.

3:00 pm

One Body (Special Needs) Sensory-Friendly Worship

5:00 pm

Worship Service

* Please note: activities will take a break beginning at 4:55 pm for 15 minutes to allow people to transition to worship in the Worship Center. Activities will resume at 5:10 pm.

7:00 pm

Blacklight Dodgeball (grades 6-12)

9:15 pm

Fireworks