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Catch the Vision

The Experience

Catch the Vision is an event designed to give leaders an in-depth look at the ministry of The Salt Company and Cornerstone Church. Participants will get firsthand experience of the ministry, hear the story behind Salt Company and Cornerstone Church, and attend breakout sessions which will share the principles and practices behind their approach to reaching the next generation in a multi-generational church.

Participants will learn from key leaders from Cornerstone Church and Salt Company, as well recent church planters sent out by Cornerstone Church. Additionally, this event provides a significant networking opportunity for those who share a passion for the church and the university.




Participants should schedule their flight to arrive at Des Moines International (DSM). Cornerstone Church will provide ground transportation to and from DSM for those who are not renting a car.


Those who are driving should arrive at Cornerstone Church before 5:00p


All sessions will be held at Cornerstone Church of Ames, located at 56829 US-HWY 30 Ames, IA 50010.

Ames Coffee Shops

Morning Bell
Cafe Diem
Stomping Grounds


Cornerstone Church is conveniently located only minutes away from many hotel options. Please check our list below for approximate room rates and links to our recommendations.

(Please Note: Participants are responsible for the cost and booking of their hotel accommodations. Hotel cost is not included in the registration fee.)

Alternative Housing

If participants would prefer to request alternative housing, Cornerstone Church can provide free (in-home) housing and shuttle transportation for those attending the Salt Company Hitchhikers event.

Baymont Inn & Suites

Address: 1605 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 337-2751
Average rate is $60 per night

Townplace Suites by Marriott

Address: 1523 S Dayton Ave, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 232-5500
Average rate is $139 per night

Hampton Inn & Suites

Address: 2100 SE 16th St, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 232-5510
Average rate is $145 per night

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Address: 2216 SE 16th St, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 337-2748
Average rate is $69 per night


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