Vacation Bible School

VBS: Game On! We are so excited for VBS 2018! This year’s theme is Game On! Kids are under so much pressure — to perform well, to be the best, to balance schedules that are full to the brim, to excel in every arena. From that vantage point, life’s big game can seem like no fun. But when we step back, we realize...
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Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University is a 9-lesson class on money taught by Dave Ramsey. Over the course of the class, participants will be equipped in a variety of financial topics to encourage us to be faithful stewards of the resources God has entrusted to our care. To learn more about the content of the class visit:...
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180 Summer Blitz 2018

180 continues to meet weekly in the summer for 180 Summer Blitz events. These events serve as an opportunity for students to build community and invite new friends while enjoying summer activities and learning about Jesus through His Word. All the 180 Summer Blitz events, excluding Adventureland, will be on Wednesdays...
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Summer Opportunities

Whether you are heading back to Ames for the summer or just looking for a new way to serve, check out the following Summer Third Place opportunities! Raising Readers Summer Program K-3 Reading Buddies  |  June 11-July 26   Befriend and influence a Story County student through a summer program designed to help prevent...
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Bag Hunger

Pick up a Bag Hunger bag after either service on Sunday, May 6, fill it with the items on the attached list, then return the filled bag to Cornerstone before either service on May 13. Items will be delivered to the Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) food pantry to help provide for families in need. If you miss the...
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Kids Camp 2018

Navigate Proverbs: Navigating the Path of Life When: July 29-August 2 Where: Hidden Acres Christian Center Who: Kids going into 3rd through 6th grade in the fall of 2018 Cost: $200 per camper on or before July 8; $220 starting July 9 Kids Camp is a special week designed for kids who are going into 3rd-6th grade. Camp...
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Letter from Liz Balke

Escape22, High school is such a busy, crazy, emotional, hormone-filled experience in life. I really think that it has been the hardest and most enjoyable time in life for me in terms of the relationships that I have had. The level of busy that you can reach in high school is insane; it’s truly magic to accomplish all...
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Student Leadership Team

Last year we created a team of leaders within Escape22 with the purpose of developing our students and serving the church. These students will be serving as either a 180 small group leader, in a D6 Beliefs classroom, on the worship or tech team, or somewhere else in the community. If chosen for 180 leadership, students...
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Living One Life

Growing up in youth ministry, there are certain phrases or concepts that are tossed around often. They are in the song lyrics, they are the titles of sermons or teaching series, they are said over and over by your small group leaders. And honestly, it’s easy to get sick of hearing them, especially when you don’t fully...
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Easter Highlight

On Easter weekend, we welcomed more than 4,000 people to our church to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ! 45 people were baptized over the course of the three services. One of the highlights of the service was this prayer by Solomon Rexius. Click here to download a written version of the prayer: Here is the...
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Good Friday Service

Watch the Good Friday service from March 30, 2018. Manuscripts are available for each of the teachings:
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A Surrendered Life

The word “surrender” terrifies me. I’ve grown up in the church and have been following Christ for many years, but I still struggle to believe truth about what it looks like to surrender to God and the plans that He has for us. When someone around me would use the concept of surrender, it usually meant that God was...
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Kids Camp 2018

Kids Camp 2018 | July 29th – August 2nd Each year Cornerstone Church holds a Kids Camp at Hidden Acres for 3rd – 6th graders, and they need you guys to be counselors! Being a counselor at Kids Camp is a sweet opportunity to grow in leadership by looking over and caring for a cabin of kids. You will get to...
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180 Spring Retreat 2018

Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22 | Hidden Acres | Cost $90* | Registration ends Wednesday, April 18th The 180 Spring Retreat is coming up next month! This retreat is an awesome opportunity for students to get away for a weekend, have lots of fun, and learn about God together. Stephen Jones, freshmen director...
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Easter Baptisms

We will be celebrating baptisms at our Easter services on Saturday, March 31, at 5:30p and Sunday, April 1, at 8:45a & 10:45a. If you are interested in being baptized at one of these services, please fill out the interest form on the right side of this page. Watch the highlight video from last year’s Easter...
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