Sunday, December 15
6-8 PM

HSM Christmas Party

  • Student Ministries Room

Come in your festive Christmas outfits for festive and friendly competitions between grades!

January 3-5


  • Coralville, IA
  • Bring money for dinner Saturday night-we will eat at the Coralville mall food court
  • Drop off at Valley Church at 4:30. Eat dinner before you come, or bring food for the drive
  • Pick-up at Valley Church on Sunday at 1:30 PM

Held every January, Impact is a conference for hundreds of students and leaders in Iowa as a mid-year spiritual boost. This year we will be in Coralville, IA with Christopher Hilken (from Challenge 2018) as the speaker and Andy Johnson (our very own!) as the worship leader. This year’s theme is Upside Down about how following Jesus is often upside down to our natural instincts.

Early bird registration November 20-December 4: $180
Full price registration December 5-15: $210

Register here!
Sunday, January 12
6-8 PM

One Night

  • Student Ministries Room

This is a great time for your student to invite their OneLife or non-Christian friends as the night is geared towards teens who don’t regularly attend church. Please encourage your teen to invite their friends!

Sunday, February 2
9:30-10:45 am

Parent Connect

  • Valley Community Center

This is a special program to provide a shared experience for 6th-12th grade students and their parents. The morning is specifically designed knowing that students will be in attendance with their parents. This is NOT a parent meeting. It is a time to grow closer as a family and learn how to follow Jesus in your home every day.

Friday, February 8

Night To Shine

  • Valley Church and Valley Community Center

Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for guests who have special needs or disabilities. This is a great opportunity to show God’s love through service!  Time and location will vary depending on service role.

Register Here!
Friday, March 6 – Saturday, March 7

Senior Getaway

  • Hidden Acres
  • Drop-off at Valley Church at 5:30 PM on Friday
  • Pick-up at Valley Church at 2:00 PM on Saturday
  • Cost $40

Dan and Mackenzie are taking the class of 2020 to Hidden Acres with their Student Life Group leaders to talk about the transition from high school to their next stage of life. It’s going to be a time of celebration and reflection! We will eat dinner together Friday night so no need to have your teen eat before they come.

Register Here!
Sunday, March 8
6-8 PM

Squad Night

  • Various Locations

We will not meet at church on March 8-instead, we’ll be in various homes with our SLGs! Locations coming soon.

Sunday, April 19
6-8 PM

Film Festival

  • Student Ministries Room

Dress in your red carpet attire! This is a night to watch the films every SLG has worked on creating and hand out awards.

Sunday, May 17
9:30-10:45 am

Graduation Sunday

  • Student Ministries Room

HSM has designed a special service to celebrate our high school graduates. This service will be held Sunday morning, May 17th from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the Student Ministries Room. All graduates, along with their parents and families, are welcome. If you have a graduating senior, please submit the following four photos no later than April 29th:

  • A baby photo (ages 0-2)
  • A childhood photo (ages 5-11)
  • A middle school photo (ages 12-13)
  • A recent photo (senior photo)

Please scan and e-mail high resolution, quality photos to

July 13-17


  • Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO
  • For current 8th graders-current 12th graders

Challenge is the Evangelical Free Church of America’s national gathering for 6,000 teenagers to gather together every other summer. It’s more than a conference: it has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with Jesus every day, everywhere and with everyone. This is going to be an amazing week you won’t want to miss!

Early bird registration 11/12-2/10: $620
Full price registration 2/11-5/3: $650

Cost includes five-day conference, hotel, transportation, and all meals. $150 deposit required at time of registration. Full amount due by May 3. If you are unable to attend after registering, you will still be responsible for the full amount.

Register here!