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 - check back often to see what's happening at Gloria Dei. As we resume in-person programming this fall, events and opportunities will be listed below. Please use links provided to sign-up / register. If you have questions please so not hesitate to reach out, 605-371-3737 or office@gloriadei-sd.org. See church calendar.
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What an amazing night! Our Confirmation students poured their hearts and energy into over 100 blankets for Project Warm Up!!!  What a joy it is to do a hands on project to make an impact. Thank YOU, Gloria Dei, in all the ways you help us make this happen. God is GOOD.
Did you serve with Gloria Dei at Food To You? Or The St. Francis House? Or snap a cute pic at a Milestone event? Submit your Good News info to office@gloriadei-sd.org  (Gloria Dei reserves the right to publish or not publish submitted content. Content submitted becomes the property of Gloria Dei.)
> Worship SAT 5:00pm (nursery open and NOT staffed)
SUN 9:00am (nursery open and staffed)
SUN 10:30am (nursery open and staffed);
WED 6-6:45pm (nursery open and NOT staffed)
>>>Holy Week and Easter 
> Serving in Worship is an important part of worship at Gloria Dei. If you are interested in serving as Greeter, Usher, and or Lector, please contact Tanya.
> Baptism for information or to schedule a baptism click HERE or call the church office, 605-371-3737
> Baptism Class 2nd Sunday of the Month, 9:30-10:20am in the Office Conference Room for anyone interested in learning more about baptism for any age. Please email us and let us know you are interested in attending, HERE.
> VBS June 20-24, 9a-12p $20 per child. More information here.
> Dei Camp August 8-11,9a-3p, $60 per child. More information here.
> GDYM HS Summer Mission Trip INFO Mtg Sun May 15 at 11:30am. Summer Missions and Camps breathe new life into faith and the connections in our youth at Gloria Dei. During these events we are always introduced to the Father’s heart of compassion, mercy and grace. All interested 8th-12th graders are invited. Questions contact Sandy.Berven@gloriadei-sd.org
>>> Bloodmobile Sun May 15, 8:30-12:00pm Gloria Dei Parking Lot. Click HERE to sign-up. Give Blood. Give Life.
> Caring for Caregivers 3rd Sunday of the month at 10am. All are welcome to this support group for those who are caring for others.
> Check'n Blood Pressure on the 2nd Monthly Blood Pressure checks on the Second Sunday each month in the Gathering Space, stop by! You can have high blood pressure without any symptoms. Even without symptoms, damage to blood vessels and heart continues and can be detected.
> Divorce CAST Thurs May 19,  6:30pm contact Amy Martinell
> Pickleball Come and play Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 8-10am in the gym. Thursday Evenings 6:45-8:45pm OR Sundays 4:30-6:00pm. Contact church office to confirm. All are welcome!
>WIT (Women in Transitionmeets monthly for meal and fellowship as they learn to live as single persons again. Contact the church for days and times, lunch and supper meeting times.
> The Food CAST gathers to prepare meals that are frozen and then brought to members and friends who are in need of a prepared meal-such as a family with a new baby, a person who is recovering from surgery, or someone who has had a death in the family. This ministry makes sure that the freezer closest to the dish room in the kitchen, is stocked with nourishing meals that embody the care of the community. You are welcome to take a meal to someone you know at any time.
>>> GO:Nightwatch Van Sun, June 12, 2022 - 4:30-7pm. Volunteers will meet at the parking lot of Raven Industries to distribute meals in downtown Sioux Falls. Seven Sioux Falls United Methodist Churches maintain a well equipped van that is used to serve a weekly Sunday evening meal in two downtown locations. Gloria Dei has the opportunity to partner with the Night Watch Van to help ease the pain of hunger in our community by preparing and serving a meal to those in need. Please consider helping this ministry!
>>> GO:Journey of Hope Thurs June 16, 6-7:30pm at St. John American Lutheran Church. Journey of Hope is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to inspire the community to spread hope to others; support and partner with local nonprofits that provide mental health and reintegration services; provide a fresh starter kit (includes hygiene items, new socks, snacks, words of encouragement, and local resources). to support individuals on their journey. Gloria Dei has the opportunity to support this mission - fill out this form to volunteer to help fill the Journey of Hope drawstring bags on Thursday, June 16 from 6-7:30pm at St. John American Lutheran Church (13th and Western Ave). We are also collecting travel size deodorant and/or travel size sunscreen. Drop off these items in the gathering space.
> GO:St. Francis House 2nd Sundays, 6:00-7:30pm Click Here for details, dates and times, or to sign-up.
>>> Holy Land Trip Feb 2023 All curious about this trip visit with Pastor Sarah
> Sunday Breakfast 8:30am-10:30am in the Williams Fellowship Hall, continental breakfast for free-will offering.
> Wednesday Supper 5-6pm in the Williams Fellowship Hall, $5 per plate. All are welcome! Menus are listed on the calendar, click on Wednesday supper  to see the menu for that evening.
> Membership? Information or to complete an Intent to Join, Click HERE
> Quilting  Wednesdays 9am-12p OR 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 6:30p-9pm "If you can tie your shoes, you can quilt." All are welcome to come and quilt. No experience necessary. This group will have some work for you that does not require sewing background. Join the fellowship and service.
> Book Group Thursday May 19, 5:30-7:00pm in the Youth Room. Join this group, read a monthly book, and meet for discussion and fellowship. All are welcome! contact Holly
> OWLs (Older Wiser LutheranS) Monthly 3rd Sundays 11:30am in room 123. All 55+ are welcome to join this potluck lunch and fellowship time. 
Online Estimate of Giving form, or contact the church for a mail-in Estimate of Giving card, it is not too late to submit your annual giving plan.
> Council Meeting Minutes
> Consider remembering Gloria Dei in your Will. For further information contact Holly Brunick, our Business and Facilities Admin.
> gather Thursdays Women's Bible Study, 9:30-10:30am, Room 123
> Men's Bible Study Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00am
> Wednesday Women in the Word AM 10-11am in the Fellowship Hall, Questions, contact Darice is taking a break for the summer and plans to resume again this fall. 
> The Gospel of John w/ P. Tim 1st and 3rd Thursdays 6:30-8pm in the Office Commons
> Exercising Your Faith Mondays, 5:15-6:00pm. All abilities welcome to join us for 45 minutes of exercise followed by 30 minutes of Bible Study. Contact Amy Martinell

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