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The Good News is for everyone - 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.

Deily Work Details

> Golfers had a Tee-rrific time Sun Aug 30 at Spring Creek!
> THANK You to all who donated hearty soups to Food To You, and to those who served Thurs Sept 10 at the distribution!
>THANK You to those who served supper at St. Francis House Sun Sept 13!
> WELCOME New Members! Despite the unique times we are facing, and us not being able to give you the warm welcome we want to extend, please know we are so glad to have you here as a member of Gloria Dei! 
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*; Sun 10:30am (*mask required); Wed 6:00pm
> Wednesday Worship Resumes Wed Oct 7, 6:00pm
> 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
> GRACE Dance Info on the GRACE Facebook page. Any 6th-12th graders interested in GRACE, register HERE.
> Guitar Ensemble: Returning Students, resumes Sun Oct 4 at 5:00pm. Contact John if interested.
> Church School / Confirmation Registration
> In-Person Church School BEGINS Sun Oct 4 and Wed Oct 7
> 9th Grade Confirmation Information Sign-Up for Affirmation of Baptism Service Here. Submit Confirmand Headshot for composite HERE.
GDYM (Gloria Dei Youth Ministry) GDYM leadership team is pumped and ready for a fantastic year! GDYM focuses on Loving God and Loving our Neighbor. Our team is starting this year with Small Groups of 8-10 students and a young adult leader.  GDYM also loves to serve the community so we have partnered with local nonprofits to volunteer throughout the year. Our team is prepared to go to where your child is and where we are most needed, so let’s get started! Parents or High Schoolers complete this FORM to get connected!
> MOPS Fri Oct 2, 9-11am, via Zoom. Visit the group Facebook page for more info or contact Katie Zuraff
> Divorce CAST Thurs Oct 15, 6:30pm Room 123, contact Judi Schwerin
> WIT, Tues Oct 27, 5:30pm Fellowship Hall at Gloria Dei - bring your own dinner, join other widows as we learn to live as single persons again. contact Sheryl Curl
> Pickleball is BACK Tuesdays and Thursdays Mornings beginning Oct 6, 8:15am-10:15am in the Gloria Dei Gym. Players will practice social distancing and mask wearing when not actively playing. All are welcome!
> Wednesday Supper RESUMES Wed Oct 7, 5:00-5:50pm in the Fellowship Hall. Due to COVID-19, we will be preparing packaged meals in to-go type containers for Free-Will offering. Those eating will be limited to 4 per table, unless from the same household. 
> Membership? Information or to complete an Intent to Join, Click HERE. 
> gather Tuesdays Women's Bible Study, 9:30-11am, Fellowship Hall
> Men's Bible Study Wednesdays 6:30am, Fellowship Hall
>Wednesday Women in the Word Wednesdays 10-11am, In-Person location TBD and via Zoom. Life and Teachings of Jesus, bring a Bible. Let us know you are interested - Click Here. All Are Welcome!
 > Exercising Your Faith Mondays (beginning Oct 5,) 5:15-7:00pm Fellowship Hall. Book: A Woman Who Doesn't Quit, 5 Habits from the Book of Ruth by Nicki Koziarz. All are welcome to join this group for socially distanced walking followed by Bible Study using the book. contact: Judi Schwerin

Community Events

It is FINALLY time for the 2nd Annual MOVE for Mission-Haiti event for our orphanage family!
WHY: To raise $33,250 to operate our Mission-Haiti orphanage for the next year.
WHEN: Saturday, October 3rd, 8:00am.
WHERE: Pasley Park, Sioux Falls.
WHAT: 5k Run, 1 Mile Walk, 10k Bike or Yoga!
No pre-registration necessary this year! Simply arrive at Pasley Park a little before 8:00am and sign in. Adults are $10, kids are free. SEE COMPLETE INFO HERE 
More updates to come! Please invite your friends! *We will have sanitizing stations and will be practicing social distancing throughout the event. Masks are encouraged but optional.