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Hope+Elim Vacation Bible School

Hope Ranch: Jesus Loves Y’all

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July 18-22, 6:00-8:00 pm, (age 3 - grade 6*)

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome!


cactusVacation Bible School is an action-packed week for kids (age 3 – grade 6*) and volunteers to learn and experience the Bible in memorable ways! Throughout the week we’ll explore five awesome Bible stories through worship, music, song actions, skits (featuring your favorite VBS characters), crafts, and daily lessons.

*denotes fall 2022 age group/grade

cactusRegistration Cost

$15 per child through June 15; $20 per child after June 15. T-shirts are included with registration. If registering after June 15, sizes will not be guaranteed.


Many volunteers are needed to keep a fun and safe environment!

Adult Volunteers

Online volunteer registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome for activity volunteers!

Jr. Volunteers (grades 7-12)

Online volunteer registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome for activity volunteers!

* Please note: Photographers and videographers will be present during VBS, capturing the various events and activities throughout the week. These photos and videos will be used by Lutheran Church of Hope to promote VBS via mainstream marketing channels such as: church bulletins, printed newsletters, special publications, website and social media. If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, please direct them to Chris Gunnare, Executive Minister - Operations, at [email protected] or 515-222-1520.


If you have questions about online registration or would like more information about VBS, please contact [email protected] or 515-282-4481.

Set Design Volunteers 

All skill levels are invited to join the fun of transforming our worship space into a ranch!

Saturday, June 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesdays, 5:00-8:30 pm


VBS Supply Donations

It requires a lot of supplies to pull off VBS! We would love your donations of the following items if you would like to contribute in this way. Thank you so much for your support!

Vacation Bible School T-Shirt Pickup

Sundays, July 10 & 17, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come pick up your child’s VBS T-shirt! T-shirts can also be picked up during VBS. A T-shirt is included with VBS registration. If you registered after June 15, sizes are not guaranteed.

Snack list

Monday: Goldfish crackers
Tuesday: Pretzels
Wednesday: Cheez-Its
Thursday: Animal crackers
Friday: Fruit snacks
Friday (end of VBS): Ice pops