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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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> Worship SAT 5:00pm (nursery open and NOT staffed)
SUN 9:00am (nursery open and staffed)
SUN 10:30am (nursery open and staffed)
> 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 add your name to the pool to be asked here, or contact Sydney.
> 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.
>>> GRACE Camp Th Aug 4 and Fr Aug 5, 1-3:30pm for 6th-9th graders to engage in fellowship, devotions and learn/practice a liturgical dance with the option to participate in worship on August 7th at the 9am and 10:30am services. Prior dance experience is welcome but not required. Questions, contact Sydney Bartunek Bender, GRACE Dance Director, at sydney.bartunek@gloriadei-sd.org or (605) 371-3737. 
>>> GRACE Camp (see Worship and Evangelism section for details)
> Dei Camp August 8-11,9a-3p, $60 per child. More information here.
> GDYM HS Summer Mission Trip July 25-27 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
> 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 Support Thurs Aug 15,  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:St. Francis House 2nd Sundays, 6:00-7:30pm Click Here for details, dates and times, or to sign-up.
>>> GO:Necessities for Neighbors Sun Aug 7, 1:30-4:30pm at Peace Lutheran Church. Volunteers needed to help set-up, distribute, and clean-up. NOW COLLECTING: Toilet Paper for the Aug 14 distribution. "Can you spare a square?"
>>>GO:Nightwatch Van Sun Aug 14 Meal Prep 2:30-4:30pm Gloria Dei Kitchen Serve Meal 4:30-7pm Raven Industries Parking Lot. Volunteer for help prep or serve, or both. 
> Golf Scramble  Sun July 24 at 1pm at Spring Creek Golf Course. $34 per golfer includes cart. Sign-up a team of 4 or sign-up as a single/double and be placed with other Gloria Dei golfers.
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.
> Membership? Information or to complete an Intent to Join, Click HERE
New Member Classes Sun Oct 2 and Sun Oct 9, 9:30-10:15am.
New Member Welcome Weekend Sat Oct 15, 5pm and Sun Oct 16, 9am.
> 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.
> 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, is taking a break for the summer and plans to resume in the fall. Questions, contact Darice.
> Exercising Your Faith Mondays, 5:15-6:00pm is taking a break for the summer and plans to resume in the fall. All abilities welcome to join us for 45 minutes of exercise followed by 30 minutes of Bible Study. Contact Amy Martinell

Community Events

>>> Neighbor Night Tues July 26, 6-9pm Food, games, community, and singing. All are welcome!