Travel, Food, and Lodging

Travel
Ankeny, Iowa, is located just north of the capitol city of Des Moines and is easy to get to from any place in the the country.

If you are driving, Ankeny is just a few miles north of the I-35 and I-80 interchange. Click on find us above for specific directions.

If you are flying, you can fly into the nearby Des Moines International Airport (DSM). All the major domestic carriers service Des Moines. If you fly into Des Moines, we will provide transportation to and from the airport. Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 515.964.0601, ext. 285, to arrange your pick-up and return to the airport.

 

Food
• You can choose from a large number of restaurants in Ankeny and Des Moines.

• All registered guests will get their Wednesday evening meal in the Faith dining hall. You will enjoy an Iowa barbecue dinner with all the fixings!

• All attendees staying in our residence halls will also get a continental breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday mornings in the Faith dining hall. (See Lodging below for information on staying in our residence halls.)

• The Faith Dining Services will provide meals in our dining hall for you and your family for Tuesday dinner, Wednesday lunch, and Thursday lunch. You may eat one or all of these meals with us even if you do not stay in the residence halls on our campus. The prices for the meals are listed below. In order for us to prepare for these meals, you will need to reserve and pay for these meals by June 1. After June 1, the meal fees are nonrefundable.

To reserve your meals, call  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 515.964.0601, ext. 285. The deadline is June 1.

Age 11 and Up      $7 per meal 
Ages 4-10     $5 per meal
Under 4     Free

 Everyone is invited to the Leadership Luncheon on Thursday. We have room for 150 guests. The cost is also $7.

 

Lodging
Lodging is available to you and your family in the Faith residence halls. By staying on campus you can park your car and easily walk to all the meetings. The cost for the rooms also includes a continental breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday mornings in the Faith dining hall.

Each two-room suite shares a bathroom. Each room has two twin beds and will hold a maximum of two adults and two children. If you need extra room for additional family members, you should reserve the adjoining room of the suite. Linens and towels are provided.

Number
of Nights
    Room   Room and
Adjoining Room
 
1     55   80  
2     110   160  
3     165   240  
4     220   320  

To reserve your lodging on the Faith campus, call  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 515.964.0601, ext. 285. The room costs are nonrefundable except in cases of emergency or illness.

You may also choose from a number of hotels in Ankeny.

• These hotels have established a room block for conference guests. Contact these hotels directly and tell them you are booking under either the Faith or FBFI room block to receive the Faith discount.

AmericInn—$89.99/room block ends May 13.

Comfort Inn—$89.99/room block ends May 13.

Fairfield Inn—Room block ends June 1.

Holiday Inn Express

Quality Inn and Suites—$76.49 per night/room block ends May 27.

These additional hotels are also avialable in the Ankeny area.

Best Western

Country Inn and Suites

Courtyard by Marriott

Hampton Inn and Suites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Festival of Carols

December 5-6

Join us as the Faith Chorale and instrumental ensembles present the annual Christmas concert.