Come. Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Known.

You belong in the beloved community of Hope+Elim! 

Welcome to Hope+Elim!

We invite you to come, feel the presence of the Lord and be transformed. Come as you are. Be renewed by the Holy Spirit. Engage in life-changing conversation with messages rooted in scripture.  

Service Times:
Sundays, 9:00 & 11:00 am
Wednesdays, 6:15 pm

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What’s Happening at Hope+Elim?

Get Involved

At Hope+Elim, there are numerous ways for you to connect, from joining a small group, taking a class or volunteering on the food team, there’s something for everyone – young, old, new to faith or seasoned Christian. There’s a place for you and we hope you will jump in right now!  

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Find a class

Taking a class is a great way to grow in your faith while getting to know others. A variety of interesting and exciting topics are offered throughout the year.  

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Join a Group

God created us to live in community with one another. Joining a group is a great place to meet consistently to connect with others for spiritual growth, prayer and encouragement. 

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Volunteer at Hope+Elim

Serving others is one of the biggest blessings God gives us. We have a variety of opportunities for you to jump right in and be the hands and feet of Jesus to our brothers and sisters in Christ! 

Hope+Elim Kids, PowerLife & Ignition programming for youth! 

Register your kids!

Kids are valued and important to the Hope+Elim community. Discipleship, fun and connection for all ages happens in our weekend and mid-week programming. Hope+Elim Kids, our program for age 3 –grade 5, PowerLife, our junior high program for grades 5-8 and Ignition our high school program for grades 9-12. Register to join!  

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Who We Are 

Although there are many forms of church partnerships and mergers, Hope+Elim is two congregations choosing to intentionally come together in November 2020 for the sake of God’s kingdom. The former Hope Des Moines campus and Elim Christian Fellowship are now Hope+Elim. We exist with a specific and unique role to serve the city of Des Moines striving for agape love and to create and preserve the Beloved Community, on earth, as it is in heaven. 

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One Church. Multiple Locations.

Hope+Elim is a campus of Lutheran Church of Hope. Check out other locations around the Midwest.