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Be a part of our expansion initiative to MAKE ROOM for the future of our Valley family!

Senior Ministry

Valley Church believes that God has a ministry and a purpose for everyone, no matter their stage of life.

We provide events and activities for those who are 60+ that encourage Christ-centered community and fellowship.



Sundays • 8:15am • North Point • Led by Barb Hervey
Join an energetic group of empty nesters sharing God’s word, caring for one another, and praying for their families. We should not be content to let life pass us by, so come and join in on the fun and fellowship.


Sundays • 8:15am • Courtyard Hall • Led by Dick & Mary Clark
Join this community of empty nesters with a focus on understanding God’s word and its application to our daily lives. Prayer and fellowship are core elements of Rendezvous.

Caring Grandparents

2nd and 4th Thursday of Each Month
11 am-1:15 pm
The Tavern and Pasta Grill (1755 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA)
Led by Dennis Schultz & Tom Miller

Email Dennis or call 515.537.5891 (cell phone)
Email Tom or call 515.681.8982 (cell phone)
Celebrate the joys of grandparenthood with us! This group provides a listening ear for one another, studies God’s Word together, prays for each other, and provides support when needed. This group meets for an hour and a quarter plus time for lunch. Singles and couples are both welcome.

Saints Alive

Join us for this monthly gathering of great fellowship and entertainment! We enjoy a meal together and intentionally connect with others.

2nd Wednesdays

Lunch and entertainment for $12.00.

Contact the church to receive monthly event details.

RSVP: 515.226.9973
2024 Lunch Dates
  • January 10
  • February 14
  • March 13
  • April 10
  • May 15
  • June 12
  • July 10
  • August–No Lunch
  • September 11
  • October 9
  • November 13
  • December 11
RSVP by 5:00 pm
  • Reserve by January 4
  • Reserve by February 8
  • Reserve by March 7
  • Reserve by April 4
  • Reserve by May 9
  • Reserve by June 6
  • Reserve by July 4
  • August–No Lunch
  • Reserve by September 5
  • Reserve by October 3
  • Reserve by November 7
  • Reserve by December 5
Senior Group Trips

Valley Travelers

Safe and affordable travel opportunities as an initiative to build community and develop personal, Christ-centered relationships that are accessible to everyone.

Email Valley Travelers
May 5–11, 2024

Holland, Michigan

On May 5–11, 2024, we will be attending the largest tulip festival in the United States in Holland, Michigan.
This six and a half day trip includes six nights of accommodations, nine meals, top rated (4.5/5 ⭐️) motor coach transportation and hotels, and all events and activities listed below. Sunday night we will stay at the Holiday Inn in Rock Island, Illinois. Monday–Thursday nights at the brand new Home2 Suites by Hilton just east of Holland, MI and Friday night at the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express in Naperville, Ill.
To learn more, call Travel Coordinator Dennis Schultz at 515-537-5891 or email Valley Travelers at to reserve a spot.

Here are some of the events and activities scheduled at this time:

Day 1: Sunday night—Jersey Boys Dinner Theatre Show in Rock Island, IL.

Day 2: Monday—Travel day—arrive for check in at the brand new Home2 Suites just outside Holland MI. This will be our home away from home for four consecutive nights (Monday–Thursday).

Days 3–5: Tuesday–Thursday—Windmill Island Gardens, Holland, MI Tulip Time Festival, Dutch Village, Evergreen Commons for Dutch lunch and dance performance by the Dutch Dancers of Holland, Tulip Immersion Garden at Holland State Park, Lake Michigan’s “Big Red” Lighthouse, Tulip Time step on guide Tour of Holland, MI, Gentex Kinder Parade (reserved grandstand seating), downtown Holland shops, and group dinner followed by The Texas Tenors concert.

Day 6: Friday—Travel day—arrive in Chicago for lunch at Portillo’s near the Navy Pier where we meet our step-on guide for a tour of the City of Chicago. Later we check into the Holiday Inn Express in Naperville, IL and enjoy supper in downtown Naperville.

Day 7: Saturday—a relaxing drive home

Double occupancy—$1259.00 per person
Single occupancy—$1669.00 per person
$500 per person due at registration for all travelers

If you have an interest in joining us for this trip, please reply back to Valley Travelers coordinators Mark Avaux and Dennis Schultz via email as soon as possible. Please include:

Your name
Street address

ZIP code
Cell phone number
Email address
Your home church

Space is limited and we will add people in the order of interest received until the trip is full. We will then put your names on a waiting list and notify you if an opening occurs. 

Mark Avaux

Dennis Schultz