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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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When the Gloria Dei - Sioux Falls Mobile Hair Salon is out in the community, you can know that we are living out our 3 values: Dignity. Image. Grace. Every human being deserves to feel the dignity that comes from getting a fresh wash and cut. Every human being is made in God’s image. Every human being longs to know the grace of God. It’s an absolute JOY to serve alongside all of you and I am so thankful for our volunteers and volunteer stylists who make this happen every other week!! Send me a message if you want to get involved. Share this post with your stylist and tell them to get in touch with us at Gloria Dei. We’re having a BLAST with this ministry!
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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 5pm;  Sun 9:00am (nursery open); Sun 10:30am (Masks no longer expected. If you feel more comfortable with a face-covering, especially if you have not been vaccinated, please continue to wear one.)
> 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
> Church School Register for Fall 2021 now!
> Confirmation  Register for Fall 2021 now!
> MOPS All for Love Fri Aug 6, 9-11am Mom with children 0-5 years old welcome, childcare provided. siouxfallsmops@gmail.com
> Never Alone Milestone Wed Aug 18 5:30-7:00pm. Kindergarteners and their parents are welcome to attend this milestone event to help remind our children that they are Never Alone as they head off for school. Pizza will be provided. Childcare is also available with RSVP. RSVP HERE
> 9th Grade Confirmation -- Meeting Sunday Aug 29, 11:45am Plan to attend this meeting and light lunch. All things confirmation will be discussed and a group photo will be taken. Individual pictures are available for purchase too. RSVP for the meeting HERE
> Confirmation Small Group Leaders Needed! Looking for ways to be involved? Join us for Confirmation this year as a small group leader. Meet weekly on Wednesdays, 645pm - 8pm (with one Wednesday off a month.)
Interested in learning more? Contact: Lakyn.Muilenburg@gloriadei-sd.org
 > Boundless 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering Minneapolis, MN July 24-28, 2022, Informational Meeting for parents and high schoolers, Wed Aug 11, 8-9pm Youth Room at Gloria Dei. No RSVP Needed. Invite friends!
22Y/O - 99Y/O welcome! Small Group Leaders are at the heart of our High School and Young Adult community. This is where our family gets connected but it doesn’t happen without Small Group Leaders! If God is calling you to lead a group, we invite you to find out what being a group leader is all about by contacting sandy.bervengloriadei-sd.org or by completing this form.
LEAD High School: Wednesdays 8-930PM
LEAD Young Adult Small Group: 18 - 22 year olds; 23 - 28 year olds; 28 - 35 year olds
LEAD Young Adult Small Group:
  • HOME GROUPS - First and foremost, we are devoted to gathering together at our weekend services to hear God’s message, to engage in worship and to give. We are then equally devoted to gathering in homes and talking about how to apply the message we just heard into our lives … and to do it surrounded by friends who are also pursuing God.
  • INTEREST GROUPS - We are designed for relationships. But a meaningful community is not always easy to find. Interest Group creates space for us to find friends and experience God through the things that interest you! Whether it’s a book on How To, running, rock climbing, or novel reading - find a group that works for you!
  • ONLINE GROUPS - We want you to be connected to the church body regardless of whether you’re able to meet in person or not. Check out one of our online groups to connect with people both locally and around the USA.
> 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 Aug 19,  6:30pm contact Amy Martinell
> Pickleball Come and play Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 8-10am in the gym. AND Thursday Evenings 6:45-8:45pm; most weeks this summer. Contact church office to confirm. All are welcome!
> 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:Necessities for Neighbors Sunday Aug 8, 1:30-5pm at Peace Lutheran Church. Volunteer to help distribute necessities to our neighbors. >> NOW COLLECTING Toilet Paper for distribution, bring lots of packs of TP to the church!
> GO: St. Francis House Sunday August 8, 6-7:30pm Serve a prepared dinner to the guests at St. Francis House.
> GO: Mission Haiti Gloria Dei -- we now have our own website with Mission Haiti, check it out, sponsor a child today!
> GO Mission Haiti Mission Trip Info -- Tentative trip dates will fall between November 9-18, 2021. Interested? Contact Pr. Chris
> Faith and Family Day at the SF Canaries Sun Aug 15, first pitch 2:05pm Click here for $8 tickets and sit near your Gloria Dei Family. All Are Welcome!
> Golf Scramble at Spring Creek Sunday August 8, tee times begin at 1:00pm. Sign-up and we will put you on a team, or sign-up as a team to play. $32 per golfer includes greens fees and a cart. Click date(s) and sign-up today!
> Sunday Breakfast Continental Breakfast, free-will offering.
> 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.
>  Job Opening GRACE Liturgical Dance Director, part-time, click the job title for job description or to apply.  Gloria Dei - Employment page
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, 9:30-11am, Room 123
> Men's Bible Study Wednesdays 6:30am
> Wednesday Women in the Word AM (not meeting currently)
> Exercising Your Faith not meeting for the summer  Contact Amy Martinell

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