Worship at Gloria Dei Saturdays 5:00pm, Sundays 9:00am and 10:30am

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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)
(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
> 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.
>>> Prayer Milestone Sun Jan 30, 5:30-7pm for those entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022 and their parents/guardians. Learn about prayer and enjoy a pizza picnic. RSVP by Sun Jan 23, childcare for siblings with RSVP.
>  MOPS All for Love Fri Feb 11 , 9-11am Mom with children 0-5 years old welcome, childcare provided. siouxfallsmops@gmail.com
> Church School Register for 2021-2022
> Confirmation Register for 2021-2022 
> 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 Feb 17,  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!
> 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:Food to You Thurs Feb 3, 4:15-7:30 Early Bird Set-Up/Distribute; 5:15pm-7:30pm Distribute at Eastside Lutheran (1300 E 10th Street) The Food to You Mobile Pantry distributes grocery and personal products to families in need in Sioux Falls. Gloria Dei has the opportunity to serve with this organization twice per year. We will be helping to set up and distribute products from the "pantry". Elementary aged children can work alongside an adult, middle school students need adult supervision. We will also be collecting Pasta to be distributed the night we volunteer.
>GO:Nightwatch Van Sun Feb 6, 4:30-7pm Meet the van downtown and help serve a prepared meal from the van to guests.
> GO: Mission Haiti Gloria Dei -- we now have our own website with Mission Haiti, check it out, sponsor a child today!

> 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, $4 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 Jan 20, 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. 
> Annual Meeting Sun Jan 30, 11:45am in the Sanctuary
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, current book: Acts by N.T Wright, available at Crossroads Books. Questions, contact Darice
> 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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