Pastor Andy Hermanson Ordination
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2:30 pm
Pastor Andy will join Hope's team of teaching pastors, spending the majority of his time at both the West Des Moines and Des Moines campuses. Join us for his official Ordination Ceremony as we officially welcome him as a pastor at Hope!
Third Monday of the month (Oct. 20), 7:00-8:30 pm
A time once a month for men to come together for worship, encouragement, and to hear relevant topics to apply to work and home so that you can be the church wherever you are. Learn more or register at navigatehope.org.
In Our Own Backyard: The Human Trafficking Epidemic
Thursday, Oct. 23, 7:00 pm
We invite you to spend an evening learning about human trafficking, a crime affecting more than 300,000 adolescent girls who are annually lured into the U.S. sex industry, many from our own state. Hear from trafficking survivor and victims expert, Tina Frundt, as she shares her story of being lured into "the life" and teaches us how we can guide our youth from a similar future. For more information, email email@example.com. This event is free and all are welcome!
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2:00-4:00 pm
Kids in grades 6 and under are invited to enjoy the fun of fall in a safe, family-friendly environment. The free event will include food and drinks and trick or treating in the Hope West Des Moines parking lot. The event is open to everyone.
Luther College Nordic Choir Concert
Saturday, Nov. 1, 7:30-9:00 pm
Join us for this free concert, as we enjoy the musical talents of the Nordic Choir! The Luther College Nordic Choir, founded in 1946, enjoys national and international acclaim as a premier collegiate choral ensemble in the United States. Nordic Choir has toured extensively throughout the United States, performing in churches of all denominations, schools, and concert halls. Prior to the Nordic Choir taking stage, the Valley High School Choir will perform.
50+ Homecoming Dance
Friday, Nov. 7, 7:00-10:00 pm
Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame musicians Echos V are back to provide music for Homecoming, a fun night of dancing and fellowship for all ages. Purchase tickets online or at the door for $5.
Thanksgiving at Hope
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 7:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 27, 10:00 am
Gather with the Hope community to celebrate Thanksgiving! The Thursday morning service will be followed by a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Christmas with Wartburg
Friday, Dec. 5, 7:30 pm
Christmas with Wartburg is a traditional celebration that provides a fitting opportunity for Wartburg, as a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, to proclaim the Good News of Christ's birth in word & song. Tickets, priced at $18.50, will be on sale starting Nov. 3 at Café Hope or online.