Excursions and Activities
Take a break on Wednesday afternoon and enjoy some of the finest destinations in the Des Moines and Ames area.
Faith will provide limited transportation to Reiman Gardens on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. The cost is $6 per person, payable when you board the vehicle. Transportation will leave at 1:30 and return to the campus at 5:00. You will pay the entrance fee when you arrive. Click here to reserve transportation to this excursion on Wednesday afternoon.
You may also take in these other sites in Des Moines.
Living History Farms (Des Moines)
A 500-acre interative outdoor museum showing what rural life was like in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in Iowa
Jordan Creek Town Center (West Des Moines)
The premier shopping mall in the Des Moines area. If you are a shopper, enough said!
Salisbury House and Gardens (Des Moines)
A beautifully decorated Tudor castle set among well-manicured gardens
You can also enjoy an afternoon of golf at one of Ankeny's courses. Bring your clubs or rent them there.
Minnesota Fall-Out RetreatOctober 20–22
A spiritually challenging weekend for Minnesota teens at Camp Jim.
Missions ConferenceOctober 24–28, 2016
Join the Faith Family as we focus attention on the theme "The Harvest is Now".
Festival of CarolsDecember 2 and 3
Begin your holiday season with a concert of festive Christmas music that highlights the birth of Christ.
Refresh ConferenceJanuary 31–February 3, 2017
A conference designed to refresh Christian leaders and their wives. Registration open.