Events

Weekend Worship Times

Main Campus

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

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

fill out the online medical form TODAY!

 

Parent Connect

Sunday, January 22 from 9:30-10:45 am

Student Ministries Room
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. Parents and students will be encouraged and equipped to improve their relationships with one another.

 

Winter Blast Retreat

Friday, January 27-Sunday, January 29
Cost: $100 by Wednesday, January 18, $120 after January 18

RSVP by Wednesday, January 25
Drop off at 5 pm on friday at Valley Community Center
Pick up at 1:30 pm on sunday at Valley Community Center
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 this winter.

register today for winter blast!
download the Winter Blast Info brochure

 

Night to Shine Service Opportunity

Friday, February 10

Valley Church and Valley Community Center
Spots fill on a first-come, first-served basis
Time and location varies depending on service role

Night To Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience for guests who have special needs or disabilities. This is a great opportunity to show God's love through service! Junior high students can sign up to be a pre-prom buddy, serve on the wait staff, or be a part of the paparazzi and grand march. Feel free to talk with your friends and sign up to serve with them!

sign up today to serve at night to shine!

 

Slipper Formal

Saturday, March 4 from 5-9:30 pm
Cost: $20

RSVP by Wednesday, March 1
Drop off and pick up at Valley Church Main Entrance

Students dress up in formal attire. For example, guys can wear black pants, a button down shirt, and a tie. Girls can wear modest dresses. In addition to being in formal dress, students must wear their flashiest slippers on their feet! Parents are invited to take photos in the Student Ministries Room from 5-5:30 pm. After that, students and leaders hop on a bus and eat dinner at Pizza Ranch. Then we’ll go to Valley West Mall to do a photo scavenger hunt in our formal outfits and slippers!

register today for the slipper formal!

 

Joppa Service Weekend

Friday, March 31-Saturday, April 1
Cost: Free

RSVP by wednesday, march 29
Drop off and pick up at Valley Community Center
Drop off at 7 pm on Friday and Pick up at 1 pm on Saturday
Eat dinner before you come
Breakfast and lunch on Saturday provided

On Friday night we’ll hang out at the Valley Community Center to play games and have a sleepover! On Saturday we will serve with Joppa Outreach. Joppa is a local partner of Valley Church that serves homeless people living in Des Moines. We will join hundreds of other volunteers for spring cleaning at homeless communities. Make sure to pack old, grubby clothes and get ready to serve! Students must participate in the clean-up on Saturday in order to attend the sleepover.

register today for the joppa service weekend!

 

Parent Meeting

Wednesday, April 12 from 6:30-8 pm

North Point Room
No RSVP required

This meeting is for parents of students who will be joining the Junior High Ministry for the 2016-2017 school year. Parents will be able to meet Valley Junior High staff, learn how students can make a smooth transition into the Junior High Ministry, receive information about upcoming summer events, discover how parents can be involved, and ask questions.
 

Staff Appreciation Night

Wednesday, May 3 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 10 from 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!

 

Game Night

Wednesday, May 17 from 6:30-8 pm

valley community center
No RSVP required

A night full of fun and games with your friends at the Valley Community Center. This will be our last Wednesday night of the school year.