West Des Moines


Christmas at Hope

Celebrate Christmas at Hope! Join us as we celebrate the greatest gift we’ve ever been given: Jesus Christ! With 14 services, we’ve made sure there is plenty of room to invite your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to hear the Christmas story like never before. Come and see for yourself how a little baby born in a manger changes everything … bringing HOPE to you and to me!

Saturday, Dec. 21, 5:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 22, 9:00 & 11:00 am and 5:00 pm
Monday, Dec. 23, 3:00, 5:00 & 7:00 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 11:00 am and 1:00, 3:00+, 5:00*+, 7:00+, 9:00 & 11:00 pm

Message by Pastor Mike Housholder or Pastor Jeremy Johnson

  • Classic Christmas carols, including “Silent Night” by candlelight.
  • Musical offerings by Hope's Worship team, Jon Mero and many other talented Hope musicians!
  • Live painting by various Hope artists during all services
  • Children’s Christmas coloring and activity books are available for pick up at cookie stations throughout the Atrium.
  • Family Photo Opportunities
  • Quality childcare provided for infants and toddlers age 3 & under at all services except 9:00 and 11:00 pm.
  • Alternative Worship for Families is available in the Jordan Creek Prayer Chapel to all families that need a less stimulating/overwhelming environment.

* ASL translation
Livestreamed on Hopeonline.tv


Christmas Cookie DonationLove to bake during the holidays? Bake an extra dozen or two of cookies and donate them for the Christmas Eve services.
» Donate cookies

VolunteerInterested in volunteering during the Christmas Season?
» Volunteer

Advent 2019: Sock Drive

AdventThis Christmas, we’re collecting stockings! And, no, we’re not talking the kind you hang on the mantle … but the kind that are a necessity. The stockings that keep people’s feet dry, warm and clean no matter what part of the world they live.

» Learn More

Upcoming Events

Kids' Christmas WeekendKids' Christmas Weekend

Sunday, Dec. 15, 9:15 & 11:00 am


Friday, Dec. 13, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec. 14, 5:00 pm*
Sunday, Dec. 15, 5:00 pm

Join us for Hope’s annual Christmas Cantata featuring the PRAISE! Choir and the Hope Orchestra and a few surprises.

* This service will be livestreamed on hopeonline.tv

Christmas Day ServiceChristmas Day Service

Wednesday, Dec. 25 in the Chapel
“Something to See Here”
Message by Mark Brandt
10:00 am Traditional Service
Sorry, childcare will not be available.

Park-n-Ride Shuttle Information

It is our goal to provide ample parking opportunities for all those attending Hope’s Christmas Eve Services. Through Hope’s quick and easy Park-n-Ride service, we will provide transportation to and from Hope’s front doors, to specially reserved lots.

Please take a look at the map for parking lot location (located to the north of Hope on 72nd St., between Ashworth Rd. and Woodland Av.).

This convenient Park-n-Ride service will be offered before and after services at the following times (look for the Park-n-Ride flag!):

Dec. 24, 10:30 am - 9:00 pm