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

Watch the video below to learn how to sign up for Junior High events online.

Junior High Event Signup from Valley Church on Vimeo.

Ugly Sweater Pajama Party

Wednesday, December 13

No RSVP:  Just show up! 
Eat dinner before you come
We are having a Christmas party that will include dessert, games, and Christmas songs.  Students are encouraged but not required to wear an ugly Christmas Sweater and/or pajamas!

7th Grade Christmas Party

December 16 from 5-8 PM

9588 NW 74th Place, Grimes, IA 50111

Kickball, watching ELF, and white elephant (could be something funny, cheap, you plan on buying something than not more than $5)

Questions? Text Charlie at 515-805-6349


8th Grade Christmas Party

Saturday, December 16 from 7-9pm

16773 Prairie Ct, Clive, IA 50325

Bring a $10 white elephant gift (useful or funny, but appropriate, please)  Boys bring salty snacks.  Girls bring sweet snacks. Text game suggestions to Hallie at 515-822-1773

RSVP by texting Tammy at 515-202-3825


6th Grade Parent Meeting

Wednesday, January 3 from 6:30-8:00pm

Student Ministries Room

No RSVP required

Childcare provided

We have specifically planned this meeting for a night when there is no Children’s or Junior High Ministry programming, in hopes that as many parents can attend as possible. This will be a great opportunity to meet junior high leadership, learn more about how you can help your child have a successful Junior High Ministry experience, and ask questions.


6th Grade Move-up Sunday

Sunday, January 7 from 9:30-10:45am

Valley Community Center Gym

We will officially welcome 6th graders on January 7! All 6th graders should get dropped off at the Valley Community Center at 9:30am to join us for our program that morning. Students can get picked up at 10:45 or they can walk across the street to meet parents at the church building when our program is done. No RSVP is required for students to attend this exciting morning. 


6th Grade Welcome

Sunday, January 7 from 12:15-2:00pm

Valley Community Center Cafe

Free lunch provided

6th graders AND their parents are invited to a special 6th Grade Welcome from 12:15-2 pm 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, meet our volunteer staff, and connect with other 6th grade families. We ask that younger siblings not attend this event. We hope to see you there! 

Register here.


Winter Blast

Friday, January 26-Sunday, January 28; RSVP by Sunday, January 21

Cost: $115 by Wednesday, January 14, $135 January 15-21

Drop off at 5 pm at Valley Church; Pick up at 1:30 pm at Valley Church; Bring a sack supper to eat on Friday

It’s time to get away and spend an entire weekend with other students and staff from the Valley Junior High Ministry. We will drive up to Hidden Acres and spend the weekend playing snow games, attending exciting chapels and creating some really fun memories. Mark your calendars now---this is the most important special event we’ll do in the winter.
Download a copy of the WInter Blast Informatin Brochure.
Regiister here.

Night to Shine

Friday, February 9, 2018

Valley Church

Times:  Multiple shift times depending on job

Volunteer to be part of a magical evening at the Night to Shine Prom sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.

We are looking for volunteers on Friday to be Coat Check (12+ years), Pre-Prom Buddy (13+ years), Serve volunteer meals (12+ years), Paparazzi (10+ years), Grand march cheerers (10+ years), Junior wait staff (10-15 years),  Dance buddy (10-15 years).  Check out a highlight video of the 2017 Night to Shine Prom.

Click here to volunteer.  There are jobs for a variety of ages and skills.

If you have questions please email


Parent Connect

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

Student Ministries Room

No RSVP required

Junior High and Senior High students AND their parents are invited to this special.  Sunday morning program that will replace our normal programming for this week.  Parents and students will be encouraged and equipped to improve their relationships with one another. 


Staff Scavenger Hunt

Friday, March 2; 6:30-10:30 pm; RSVP byWednesday, 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.

Guys Night/Girls Night

Saturday, April 14, 6-9pm; 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.


Staff Appreciation Night

Wednesday, May 2, 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. We will have fun, take a walk down memory lane, and eat a tasty dessert!

Future Events - Save The Date

  • Parent Connect: Sunday, February 18 from 9:30-10:45



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

fill out the online medical form TODAY!