Whiz Kids

Whiz Kidz is a program for elementary children to learn and experience the love of Jesus, build confidence in academics, and grow as young leaders. 

Bible time and small groups are the foundations of the program as children learn the truth of God's word, memorize Scripture, and apply it to their lives. Elementary children build confidence through tutoring and educational activities that promote success in school. Students also develop social skills and healthy relationships with peers and adults through structured free time with games, art projects, sports, and conversation. 

Whiz Kidz is a highly relational and educational experience for children. Our volunteers lead each component of the program as they build authentic relationships with the children that point to Christ. Students attending the program thrive as they gain healthy friendships, grow in their knowledge and confidence, and develop their personal faith in Jesus Christ.

Youth Group

The Cottage Grove Youth Group exists to inspire young men and women to "Becoming Independently, Dependent Upon God". Our desire is for students to know God in a real, personal way. We recognize that these are formative years where a student’s lifestyle today is charting their course for tomorrow. As a group we want to set a course in pursuit of God and encourage lives lived for His Glory.

The Youth Group meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00p-9:00p at 1526 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50314

Faith & Finance

Faith & Finances is a series of twelve sessions on financial literacy for low-income or financially vulnerable adults. Each session is designed to meet the learning needs of those who struggle to manage their money. Through group discussions, participants will gain important information and skills relevant to their everyday lives. These classes are from 5:30p-7:30p beginning Wednesday, September 20.