Find Your Hope

We’re so glad you’re planning to join us at Lutheran Church of Hope! With six campuses throughout central Iowa, multiple smaller Local Sites and opportunities to join online, there’s always a place for you at Hope!

Hope Campuses

Lutheran Church of Hope is one church with campuses across multiple locations. Find a location near you and a worship time that fits your schedule!

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Hope Campuses

Hope Local Sites

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Hope Local Sites

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Formed in 1995, as Hope’s largest location, Hope West Des Moines features live preaching and is home to, while also offering hundreds of classes, a booming Youth & Family ministry, and several other ways to pray, serve, and grow in your faith.

Hope West Des Moines

  • 925 Jordan Creek Parkway
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Celebration Services:
    Saturdays, 5:00 pm
    Sundays, 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am and 5:00 pm
  • Traditional Service:
    Sundays, 9:00 am
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Launched in 2017, Hope Ames is base to Hope’s college ministry, Kairos, and also includes a combination of live preaching and video messages during weekend worship, kids’ programming, and an array of classes and events throughout the year.

Hope Ames

  • 3329 Lincoln Way
    Ames, IA 50014
  • Summer Service (June 2 – Sept. 1):
    Sundays, 9:30 am
    Ames City Auditorium, 520 6th St., Ames, IA 50010
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Launched in 2005, Hope Ankeny reaches the northern suburb of Des Moines with live preaching during weekend worship, weekly classes for youth through adults, and The Cupboard – a food pantry distributing food and personal care items to those in need in the community.

Hope Ankeny

  • 520 NW 36th St., Suite 101
    Ankeny, IA 50023
  • Celebration Services:
    Saturdays, 5:00 pm
    Sundays, 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am
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Launched in 2011, Hope Grimes includes live preaching during weekend worship times with opportunities for kids and adults alike to learn, grow, and know Jesus.

Hope Grimes

  • 1335 NE Beaverbrooke Blvd.
    Grimes, IA 50111
  • Celebration Services:
    Sundays, 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am
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Launched in 2008, Hope+Elim is located in the heart of the city of Des Moines and features live preaching, countless classes, groups, and Bible studies for all ages, a free weekly Community Night Dinner, and dozens of ways to serve the city together.


  • 2500 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Celebration Services:
    Sundays, 9:00 & 11:00 am
    Wednesdays, 6:15 pm
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Launched in 2014, Hope Waukee offers Sunday morning worship, and provides several Youth & Family classes and events throughout the year, as well as Bible studies for families and adults.

Hope Waukee

  • 305 NE Dartmoor Drive
    Waukee, IA 50263
  • Celebration Services:
    Sundays, 9:15 & 10:45 am
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Hope Iowa City first launched as a Hope Local Site in 2017, before becoming a Hope campus in 2024, and features weekend worship, a great college ministry (Kairos) for students throughout the school year, and various classes and Bible Studies for kids through adults.

Hope Iowa City

  • Worship Location: Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center
    220 S Gilbert Street
    Iowa City, IA 52240
  • Celebration Service:
    Sundays, 9:30 am

Hope Local Sites

Local Sites consist of 10-100 people who do not live near a current Hope campus but want to gather together for worship, mission and fellowship. Local Sites worship together weekly via a live broadcast from our West Des Moines campus on Sundays at 9:30 am CT. If you are interested in starting a Local Site or want to know more about how they can grow into a new Hope campus, please contact Mark Brandt.


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Forest City

  • Sunday, 9:30 am
  • Meeting at YMCA
  • 916 West I St.
    Forest City, IA 50436

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Contact Us

For questions about Hope and its locations, call 515-222-1520 or email [email protected].

We’re happy to talk with you about your interest in starting a Hope Local Site or group gathering! If you are interested in launching one near you, please email us.