Weekly Announcements - Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
JANUARY 10/11, 2015
REAL . BALANCED . LIFE
Guest Preaching:
Saturday/Sunday, January 17 & 18 :
Aaron Shoppa
Saturday/Sunday, January 31 & February 1:
Reverend John Freidheim
4501 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
630-968-6231
www.gloriadeichurch.org
This Week at Gloria Dei
STAFF
Individual email links are on our
website. The phone extensions are :
Senior Pastor
Timothy S. Robertson
(101)
Associate Pastor
Rhonda L. Kral
(102)
Director of Music Ministries
Elizabeth Waldon
(103)
Director of Youth & Family Ministries
Aaron Shoppa
(105)
Parish Nurse
Jean Runge-Versaci
(110)
THE ALPHA COURSE
Director of Kids of the Kingdom, Festive
Strings, Hope Bells
Suellyn Scharping
Office Administrator
Joyce Pauly
(106)
Communications Coordinator
Liezel Pallasa
(107)
Assistant Office
Mary Rakowski
SAVE THE DATE
Save the date for Gloria Dei’s Annual Meeting.
Sunday, January 25th.
(go to alphausa.org to learn more)
When:
Starting Wednesday, January 15, 2015
Where:
Church Library
Who:
Anyone, feel free to bring a friend
Why:
Because you are tired of the same old/
same old life
THEOLOGY ON THURSDAYS- THE BOOK OF MARK
Come join us as we study the book of Mark. Join the
conversation as we discuss; scripture, life and faith.
We meet Thursdays starting January 15th, in the
church library at 1:30. Books will cost approximately
$12. Come join the conversation. Please sign up on
the Blue Sheet.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL - THE BOOK OF MARK
In Our Prayers
This Week:
Deb Cerny
Beth Dunlop
Pat Krepelka
Jacque Ortegel
Come join us as we study the book of Mark. Join the
conversation as we discuss; scripture, life and faith.
We meet Sunday, starting January 25th in the Chapel
at 9:45. Books will cost approximately $12.
Come join the conversation. Please sign up on the
Blue Sheet.
1st ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF!
Sunday February 8, 2015
4:30pm
Gloria Dei is proud to announce our first annual Chili
cook off! Put on your cook’s cap and join the fun!
Be the first to sign up on the blue sheet!
SUNDAY—
7:30, 8:30, 9:43, 11:00AM WORSHIP
9:45 Adult Sunday School
10:05 Sunday School
10:30AM Spirit Choir-Nave
12:30 [email protected]
12:30PM 1st Communion Instruction-201
MONDAY
6:00PM Bridges - 203
6:30 So. DuPage Thrivent Mtg-201
TUESDAY
6:30PM Baptismal Consultation-202
7:30PM Mission & Justice—201
7:30PM Worship & Music—Chapel
7:30PM Exec. Committee Mtg—203
WEDNESDAY
10:00AM Scripture Circle—202
4:30PM Hand Chime Choir—Nave
5:00PM Kids of the Kingdom—114-115
5:15PM Cherub Choir—Lounge
5:45PM Church Night Supper—FH
6:30PM Word for the Week—203
6:30PM Alpha Class—202
6:30PM Confirmation —116
6:30PM Hope Bell Choir—Nave
7:00PM H.S. Youth Group—Youth Room
7:00PM Gloria Dei Bell Choir—Nave
7:30PM Wellness Cabinet—104
8:00PM Faith Choir Rehearsal—CL
THURSDAY
1:30PM Theology on Thursdays-202
7:00PM WELCA Board—201
FRIDAY
9:15AM Mom’s Morning Out—
Nursery & 101-102
SATURDAY—
9:00AM Diakonia—201
5:00PM WORSHIP
NEXT SUNDAY:
7:30, 8:30,9:43, 11:00AM WORSHIP
9:45 Adult Sunday School
10:05 Sunday School
10:30AM Spirit Choir-Nave
12:30PM 1st Communion Instruction-201
12:30PM More Than Bread Alone
12:30PM [email protected]
KNIT 1/PURL 2
During 2014 this group was able to knit/crochet...10 scarves,
2 cowls, 32 hats, 25 mittens, 6 lap robes, 10 baby blankets, 3
baby sweaters and 7 sets of booties and hats. These items
have been donated to FISH and other local charities. Numerous prayer shawls have also been made for our members.
If you would like to knit/crochet and contribute to this
group, come to the lounge 9:00 am the first Tuesday of each
month except June, July and August. There are extra needles
and yarn available as well as patterns and expert help from
some of the members. All skill levels are welcome. Come join
us and help make a difference in our community.
3RD TUESDAY WOMEN'S GROUP
3rd Tuesday Women’s Group will meet on Tuesday January
20th. Our theme this month will be: The Joys of Winter!
Let's make this a brighter season by sharing pastimes, such as
hobbies or crafts, poems and stories about winter. And, this
meeting would not be complete, without warm and cozy refreshments! All women are welcome to come. So please join
us, in the church lounge from 10 to 11:30 am.
THEOLOGY ON TAP CONTINUES!
Saturday, January 24, 6:30 pm
at Rockwood Tap House
3131 Finley Rd, Downers Grove
http://www.rockwoodtaphouse.com/
RSVP kindly requested by Monday, January 19. Sign up on
the blue sheet or email Betsy Waldon
([email protected]). Come and join the
lively and stimulating conversation as we discuss faith. This
month’s topic: True or False? For more information, contact
Pastor Tim or Betsy. Next date: February 28.
CIRCLE MEETINGS
Elizabeth Circle/Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Mary Rakowski’s
CHURCH NIGHT SUPPER
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Green Salad
Garlic Bread
dessert