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This Week's Events
DEC

10

MON
DEC

11

TUE
DEC

12

WED
Serving at Good Samaritan Shelter
Gloria Dei's night at the shelter is the 2nd Wednesday of each month. See sign up sheet in Narthex area. Have food at church by 5 pm.
Celebration Choir Rehearsal
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Confirmation Class
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
NO Confirmation Class on Wednesday, November 21st
DEC

13

THU
WORSHIP TEAM PRACTICE
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
BELL CHOIR PRACTICE
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
DEC

15

SAT
Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup
10:00 AM
Date and time are subject to change. Check your newsletter calendar and church bulletins.
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WOMEN'S MINISTRY

The Gloria Dei WELCA Women of the ELCA, are active in many different ways within the church and the local community. Some of which include cooking & serving for the Good Samaritan Shelter, Angel Tree Prison Ministry and summer camp, attending Cluster gatherings & Women's Luncheons (with various special guest speakers), Synod Conventions and Retreats, Hosting meals for members who are ill, funeral/wedding & other receptions, fellowship hour hosting, financial support for hunger relief &, Scholarships, Thankofferings, prayer support through our prayer chain, and many others.

There are three active women groups at Gloria Dei, Dorca's Circle, Morning Bible Study & Evening Bible StudyDORCA'S CIRCLE is our quilting group. The women make quilts and other items as needed by Lutheran World Relief.  Thousands of women, men and children throughout the world received a gift of comfort from Lutheran World Relief Parish Groups. Dorca's Circle meet the third Thursday of the of every month except June, July, August & December at 9:30 a.m. to tie quilts at the church. After their meetings the women often enjoy lunch together. All women of Gloria Dei are invited come to the church to help tie quilts.

MORNING BIBLE STUDY Women meet the second Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m. EVENING BIBLE STUDY Women meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Both groups use study material from Lutheran Women Today magazine.  They study scripture, have discussion and enjoy fellowship. Meeting locations for both studies are announced. All women of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church are welcome to attend. Attending these groups are way to meet new people and build lasting relationships.