At Gloria Dei, we believe that church is family. We are a community of Christians that love to worship and pray together, but also love to picnic and play together. We are stronger and more whole because we are together. Fellowship events and programs offer us a chance to do just that: be together! With no agenda, no demands on your wallet or calendar, we enjoy the time that God has provided us to be together. Come and share a meal with us!
Sunday Coffee Hour: Served in the Gathering Area every Sunday between the 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services
Church Night Supper: Served in Fellowship Hall every Wednesday from 5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. during the program year (Sept. – May). The cost for supper is $3 per person. click here for weekly menus.
More than Bread Alone: Learn how to cook and make a meal for your family! Sundays 12:30-2pm click for more info:
Knit 1 Purl 2 : This group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00 AM in the Lounge. They meet from Sept. - May.
GLORIA DEI WELCA
All women members of Gloria Dei belong to the Women of the ELCA. We join with the women in over 7,000 worldwide locations for service, study, advocacy and fellowship. There is a place for you in WELCA! Here is a listing of some of the opportunities for women at Gloria Dei. Please plan to visit any of the activities that are of interest to you. You will be welcomed!
FELLOWSHIP AND LEARNING:
Circles: Four circles meet at vraious times during the first two weeks of the month.
Elizabeth Circle meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in member's homes at 7:30 PM. Elizabeth Circle focuses on doing hands-on Christian action projects at their meetings as well as fellowship.
Martha Circle is a daytime group meeting in member's homes or in the Church Lounge on the 1st Friday of the month at 1:00 PM. Marcha Circle helps to create Neo-natal bibs and Memory Boxes several times a year. Their activities also include Bible and other book related studies as well as fellowship.
Priscilla Circle meets on the first Thursday of the month in member's homes at 7:00 PM. Our activities include studying the Bible based lessons from Gather Magazine, Christian Action projects and fellowship.
Sarah Circle meets on the first Tuesday of the month in member's homes at 11:00 AM. Sarah Circle is currently doing a Bible study called the Animate Bible. They also use the Nooma study as well as a variety of other resources.
For more information on any of the Circles, please contact the church office.
60 Minute Book Club:
Participants meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at 12:15 PM in the Church Library. Reviews of books are shared and discussed by the readers.
The Thankoffering Service, The Spring Event and the Christmas Dinner Event are sponsored by the WELCA circles.