Sunday, April 11, 18, 25
6:00-7:30 pm

HSM Sunday Night Outdoors

  • Bring your own chair
  • Location: Valley Community Center Parking Lot
  • No RSVP required; just show up!

We are excited to be altogether outdoors in April! Make sure to bring your own chair. We’ll hang out, worship through music, hear relevant teaching, and connect in small groups. We can’t wait to see you!

Sunday, April 25
6:00-8:00 pm

Squad Night

  • Each grade meets outside at a different house
  • No RSVP required; just show up!

This is a fun night for students to meet at different host homes. The night will be spent entirely outside and will include hanging out, fun, and small group discussion. We’ll meet from 6:00-8:00 pm for Squad Night! Here are the host home locations:

  • 9th grade boys and girls: Nathan Stocker’s House (500 Knoll Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211)
  • 10th grade boys and girls: Levi Cooper’s House (9101 Kingman Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266)
  • 11th grade boys and girls: Jessica Erickson’s House (406 Valencia Ct, Norwalk, IA 50211)
  • 12th grade boys and girls: Ana Welge’s House (604 S 33rd St, West Des Moines, IA 50265)
Wednesday, April 7, 14, 21, 28
8:30-9:30 pm

HSM Wednesday Late Night Outdoors

  • Location: Valley Community Center Pavilion (next to the playground)
  • No RSVP required; just show up!

We are excited to have a relaxed late night gathering with high school students. We will have acoustic worship and a Bible study. Students are encouraged to bring a Bible! We hope to see you there!

Friday, April 30
6-9 pm

Senior Party

  • Joe & Marcy Budish’s House: 500 Knoll Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211
  • Dinner and snacks provided
  • No RSVP required; just show up!

Hey seniors! HSM is hosting an OUTDOOR Senior Party on Friday, April 30. There will be carpet ball, corn hole, ping pong, four square in the air, a big trampoline, fire pit, and more! We can’t wait to hang out with you!

Sunday Morning, May 23
Time TBD

Graduation Sunday

  • Under the Big Tent at the Valley Community Center
  • Brunch provided

Valley Church wants to honor, celebrate, and challenge our graduating high school seniors with a special ceremony under the Big Tent at the Valley Community Center! Your whole family is invited, including extended family and friends. We will have brunch, a photo slide show, individual recognition of each senior, gifts, and a special message.

We need your help to put together a final video presentation of the Class of 2021. We are asking parents of seniors to gather and submit the following four photos to the Student Ministries department no later than May 2:

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

These pictures can be professional photos or pictures from your family photo album. Please scan and email high resolution, quality photos to no later than May 2. Please also have your soon-to-be graduate fill out the Student Info Form below. Questions? Email

Submit Photos
Student Info Form