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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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!

 

7th Grade Camp Day

Sunday, May 20 from 11:00am-6:00pm

Drop off and pick up at Valley Community Center

Cost:  $35 (Lunch is provided)

RSVP by Sunday, May 13

Wear close-toed shoes

It’s time for 7th grade students to prepare to be the oldest class in the Junior High Ministry! All 7th graders are invited to spend an afternoon participating in the low ropes leadership experience at Wildwood Hills, a camp about 30 minutes south of Des Moines. Students will go through a variety of challenges that will help them grow their communication, team-building, and leadership skills. Afterward we’ll spend a few hours of free time at the camp. The cost includes lunch, transportation, the low ropes fee, and a snack.

Registration here

Student Information and Contact Form

Wildwood Hills Waiver

 

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

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!