Home / Experience Faith / Ministry Opportunities While we enjoy having fun on campus and around Ankeny, we put a high priority on serving in our local churches and in our community. Churches: We are blessed to have about 25 area churches where our students can serve. Every semester all our students serve in some way in a local church. This church ministry is an important part of training here because it gives students the opportunity to put into practice what they learn in the classroom. Community: We also want to be involved in our community. Each year we have an SOS event (Students Offering Service) that gives students an opportunity to show Christ to our community Christ through service. We also recruit student volunteers to help serve in a variety of campus events that minister to our local churches and our community. International: We also offer opportunities to serve in ministries overseas as well. Our ¡Arriba! program allows students to spend 11 months in Peru, South America, serving alongside missionaries while completing a full school year. We also offer summer missions trips across the globe to places like Africa and Asia.