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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 $10.00.

Contact the church to receive monthly event details.

RSVP: 515.226.9973
Upcoming Dates
  • Wednesday, January 11
  • Wednesday, February 8
  • Wednesday, March 8
  • Wednesday, April 12
  • Wednesday, May 10
  • Wednesday, June 14
  • Wednesday, July 12
  • No August Meeting
  • Wed, September 13
  • Wed, October 11
  • Wed, November 8
  • Wed, December 13
RSVP by 5:30 pm
  • Reserve by January 5
  • Reserve by February 2
  • Reserve by March 2
  • Reserve by April 6
  • Reserve by May 4
  • Reserve by June 8
  • Reserve by July 6
  • No August Meeting
  • Reserve by September 7
  • Reserve by October 5
  • Reserve by November 2
  • Reserve by December 7
Senior Group Trips

Valley Travelers

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

Email Valley Travelers
May 16-21, 2022

South Dakota – Mount Rushmore & The Black Hills

We’re headed to South Dakota for six days and five nights. We will visit the Mount Rushmore National Monument, the Badlands National Park, the Black Hills, the Crazy Horse Memorial, a Wildlife Loop Road Tour at Custer State Park. Lodging, motor coach transportation, 5 breakfasts and 3 dinners are included. Travel insurance is suggested at an additional cost. Contact Valley Travelers at to reserve a spot.

Price: $645 per person (triple occupancy)
$665 per person (double room)
$874 per person (single room)

October 3-8, 2022

The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum

We’re headed to Cincinnati area for 6 days and 5 nights! In addition to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum, we will visit Keeneland with a self-guided tour of the horse racing grounds and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville. The trip cost includes Motorcoach transportation, hotels, admission to the destinations, 5 breakfasts and 3 dinners. Contact Valley Travelers at to reserve a spot.
Price: $815 per person (double room)
$1107 per person (single room)