Events

Weekend Worship Times

 

Main Campus

Saturday at 5:30 pm
Sunday at 8:15, 9:30, 11 AM
 

Valley Community Center

Maplenol Cafe
Sunday at 9:30 AM

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Parent Connect

Sunday, February 18, from 9:30-10:45 am

valley community center

No RSVP required

Junior High and High School students AND their parents are invited to this special Sunday morning program that will replace our normal programming for this week.  We will talk about how parents can help students develop "sticky faith."

 

Staff Scavenger Hunt

Friday, March 2 from 6:30-10:30 pm 

RSVP by Wednesday, February 28

Cost: $5 (Eat dinner before you come)

Drop off and pick up at Valley Community Center

Our favorite junior high staff members will be dressed up in disguise. Your mission is to travel around Valley West Mall and find them hiding among the crowds. After that we’ll go back to the Valley Community Center to hang out and have some more fun.
 

Register here for the staff scavenger hunt.

 
 

Double Dog Dare-A-Thon

Wednesday, march 7 from 6:30-8:00pm
Student Ministries Room

visit double dog dare-a-thon page on or before march 2 for info

A special Wednesday night for students to invite friends who don’t normally come to church or who don’t have a church home! Students and parents must visit the Double Dog Dare-A-Thon page (link coming soon) on or before March 2 for specific instructions on how to participate.

 
 

5th Grade Parent Meeting

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30-8 pm

Student Ministries Room, No RSVP required

This meeting is for parents of current 5th grade students who will be joining the Junior High Ministry as soon-to-be 6th graders in June 2018. Parents will connect and receive encouragement from other parents and learn how they can partner with the Junior High Ministry while their child is in 6th-8th grade. No sign-up is required; just show up! Childcare is provided.

 

Game Night

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30-8 pm

Valley community center, No RSVP required

We are taking a break from our regular Wednesday night program and having a Game Night filled with activities for everyone. Athleticism is not required; just a positive attitude and willingness to participate. Students should eat dinner before they come and wear shoes that they can run around in. No sign-up is required; just show up!

 

Guys Night/Girls Night

Saturday, April 14 from 6:00-9:00pm 

RSVP by Wednesday, April 11

Cost: $10

Eat dinner before you come

We will have 2 separate activities---one for guys and one for girls---for this event!

Guys: Details TBD; Girls: Details TBD

Register here for guys night/girls night.

 

Staff Appreciation Night

Wednesday, May 2 from 6:30-8 pm

Valley Community Center

No RSVP required

All junior high students are invited to come celebrate our volunteer leaders. This is a special night dedicated to the adults and high schoolers who have served in the Junior High Ministry this past school year. We love our volunteers!

 

8th Grade Celebration

Wednesday, May 9, 6:30-8 pm
Student Ministries Room

No RSVP required

All junior high students and leaders are invited to come celebrate our 8th grade students. 8th grade parents are invite to attend, too! We will have fun, take a walk down memory lane, and eat a tasty dessert!

 

8th Grade Vacay

Friday, June 1 at 4:00pm-Saturday, June 2 at 11:00am

Drop off and pick up at Valley Church

Cost: $70/person (Cost covers 2 meals, transportation, hotel lodging, and access to the water park)

RSVP by Sunday, May 27

It’s time for our 8th graders to have one last hurrah in the Junior High Ministry! We will spend a night at the indoor water park at the Ramada Tropics Resort in Des Moines. We will have large-group discussions that will prepare students for their transition into the Valley High School Ministry (8th Grade Move-Up into High School is on Sunday, June 3). 8th graders will also have the chance to begin connecting with High School Ministry staff.

Register Here!

 

6th Grade Move-Up Sunday

MOVE-UP SUNDAY

Sunday, June 3 from 9:30-10:45am

Valley Community Center Gym

We will officially welcome our new 6th graders on June 3! New 6th graders should go to the normal 4th-5th grade Sunday School room at 9:30 that morning. Then, junior high students and staff will greet them in that room and whisk them away to our meeting room across the street in the Valley Community Center Gym, where students can be picked up at 10:45. No RSVP is required for students to attend this exciting morning.

 

6th Grade Welcome

Sunday, June 3 from 12:15-2:00pm

Valley Community Center Cafe

Free lunch provided

New 6th graders AND their parents are invited to a special 6th Grade Welcome from 12:15-2:00pm at the Valley Community Center. A free lunch will be served. This will be an opportunity for parents and their 6th graders to experience a little fun and connect with other 6th grade families. We ask that younger siblings not attend this event. We hope to see you there!

register here

 

 
 

Please remember that all students must have a
medical Form on file to attend any event.

fill out the online medical form TODAY!