Calendar

Please email calendar@gloriadeistpaul.org or call 651-699-1378 if you would like to reserve a room or space for an event or meeting.

Floor Plan -Main Floor
Floor Plan -Lower Level

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Project Home
Project Home
Dec 1 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
 
Men’s Book Club 8:30 am
Men’s Book Club @ Room 203
Dec 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
AA Meeting 9:30 am
AA Meeting @ Youth Center/Room 100
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Handbell Choir Rehearsal 9:30 am
Handbell Choir Rehearsal @ Balcony
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Christmas Brunch – Women of Gloria Dei 10:00 am
Christmas Brunch – Women of Gloria Dei @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join other women of Gloria Dei for this anticipated Christmas Brunch to begin your Advent season.  How about inviting new or old friends to enjoy this scrumptious brunch and seasonal music with you?  Fill a whole table with loved ones or meet new friends for a leisurely conversation and fellowship as we enter this season. Prepare for the Jul (Christmas) season as you listen to
Basketball 11:30 am
Basketball @ Gym
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
 
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support 1:00 pm
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support @ Youth Center
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Worship 8:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 2 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly.
Java with Junior 9:30 am
Java with Junior @ Gym
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday Forum 12/2/2018 9:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/2/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/2/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
12/2/18  Virtual Embodiment and the Incarnation— In Advent we prepare for that mystical transformation of God becoming human. Corri Carvalho will explore the growing field of embodiment approaches to biblical texts. She will help us think about how the growth of virtual bodies in today’s digital worlds raises new possibilities to think about the categories of “virtual” and “real.” Dr. Carvalho is a professor of
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School @ Colonial Room
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School @ Youth Center
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
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Staff Meeting 10:30 am
Staff Meeting @ R203
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Advent Spirtuality Session 1:30 pm
Advent Spirtuality Session @ Colonial Room
Dec 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Advent Spirtuality Session @ Colonial Room
My Soul Waits for Thee: Advent and the Gift of Waiting. When have you needed to wait and what have you learned from those times? How patient are you? What are you waiting for now? How does Advent as a time of waiting create space for Christ in our lives? Join spiritual director and Gloria Dei member, Nancy Agneberg to explore the spiritual gifts of
Yogadevotion 6:00 pm
Yogadevotion @ Gathering Place
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Advent Sprituality Session 7:00 pm
Advent Sprituality Session @ Colonial Room
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Advent Sprituality Session @ Colonial Room
My Soul Waits for Thee: Advent and the Gift of Waiting. When have you needed to wait and what have you learned from those times? How patient are you? What are you waiting for now? How does Advent as a time of waiting create space for Christ in our lives? Join spiritual director and Gloria Dei member, Nancy Agneberg to explore the spiritual gifts of
Faith and Science Study Group 7:00 pm
Faith and Science Study Group @ Room 203
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Buick CLub Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Buick CLub Board Meeting @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Highland Leisure Age 8:00 am
Highland Leisure Age @ Fellowship Hall/Colonial Room
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Growing Stronger 9:00 am
Growing Stronger @ Gathering Place
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Line Dancing 10:00 am
Line Dancing @ Gym
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Alleluia! Choir 5:00 pm
Alleluia! Choir @ Room 100
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
 
Open Gym 5:00 pm
Open Gym @ Gym
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Schola Choir 5:00 pm
Schola Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Wednesday Night Supper 5:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Enjoy a home-cooked meal complete with salad bar beverage and dessert each Wednesday night in the Fellowship Hall. All ages welcome. $7 for adults. $5 for kids & seniors. Purchase a punch card and save. 6th grade & Younger: 10 punches/$40 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$80 (Save $20) 7th Grade – Adult: 10 punches/$60 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$115 (Save $25) MENU December 5 – Burgers and fries
Confirmation 6:30 pm
Confirmation
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Chancel Choir 7:00 pm
Chancel Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quilters 9:00 am
Quilters @ Room 100
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Robert Dayton Visitation 12:30 pm
Robert Dayton Visitation @ Gathering Place
Dec 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Robert Dayton Funeral 2:00 pm
Robert Dayton Funeral @ Sanctuary
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Robert Dayton Reception 3:15 pm
Robert Dayton Reception @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Social Justice and Outreach Committee 7:00 pm
Social Justice and Outreach Committee @ Room 203
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Bulletin Assembly 9:00 am
Bulletin Assembly @ R221
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Soul Food 9:30 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Soul Food meets most Fridays of the school year to discuss a book from a faith perspective. We read a few chapters at a time, and enjoy rich discussions and engaging conversations. In addition we take time to reflect on the upcoming Sunday’s gospel reading, and pray together. All are welcome to join us as we gather to discuss one or all of the books through the
Highland’s Doggie Play Date 2:00 pm
Highland’s Doggie Play Date @ Gym
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Montessori Christmas Party 5:30 pm
Montessori Christmas Party @ Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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AA Meeting 9:30 am
AA Meeting @ Youth Center/Room 100
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Handbell Choir Rehearsal 9:30 am
Handbell Choir Rehearsal @ Balcony
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Lessons and Carols Rehearsal 10:00 am
Lessons and Carols Rehearsal
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Basketball 11:30 am
Basketball @ Gym
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
 
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support 1:00 pm
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support @ Youth Center
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Worship 8:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 9 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly.
Pop-Up Gathering 9:30 am
Pop-Up Gathering @ Youth Center
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Pop-Up Gathering @ Youth Center
Come to a Pop-Up Gathering You are invited to drop in for a Pop-Up Gathering on the second Sunday of each month, beginning October 14, in the Youth Center. The name comes from Gather magazine, an ELCA publication offering reflections on biblical texts through a contemporary theological lens, and serving as a guide for conversations involving all members of the Gloria Dei community. Everyone is
Sunday Forum 12/9/2018 9:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/9/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/9/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
12/9/18  The Soul’s Address: Spiritual Practice and the Body— As we long for the birth of God in human form, we are called to renew our own sense of physicality. Spiritual practice begins with and depends on the body. Become more aware of the presence of God through the spiritual practices of meditation, T’ai Chi, and other physical activities. Nancy Agneberg, Spiritual Director, will lead our
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School @ Colonial Room
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School @ Gym
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 9 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Advent Lessons & Carols 5:00 pm
Advent Lessons & Carols @ Sanctuary
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Advent Lessons & Carols @ Sanctuary
  Join us for this beloved Gloria Dei tradition as we anticipate the coming of Christ to earth with the beautiful music and readings of Advent and Christmas. Led by our adult, youth and children’s choirs, this beautiful service will center your hearts and calm your spirits in the midst of the hectic holiday season. The service will be followed by a festive reception of
Lessons & Carols Reception 6:00 pm
Lessons & Carols Reception @ Gathering Place
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Staff Meeting 10:30 am
Staff Meeting @ R203
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Backpack Packing 4:30 pm
Backpack Packing @ Room 100
Dec 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
NAMI 6:00 pm
NAMI @ Room 203
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Yogadevotion 6:00 pm
Yogadevotion @ Gathering Place
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Mental Health Ministry 6:30 pm
Mental Health Ministry @ Room 221
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Council of the Baptized 7:00 pm
Council of the Baptized @ Room 100
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Gopher State Buick Club General Membership Meeting 7:30 pm
Gopher State Buick Club General Membership Meeting @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Highland Leisure Age 8:00 am
Highland Leisure Age @ Fellowship Hall/Colonial Room
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Share Local Love 8:00 am
Share Local Love @ Room100
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
Growing Stronger 9:00 am
Growing Stronger @ Gathering Place
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Line Dancing 10:00 am
Line Dancing @ Gym
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Alleluia! Choir 5:00 pm
Alleluia! Choir @ Room 100
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
 
Open Gym 5:00 pm
Open Gym @ Gym
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Schola Choir 5:00 pm
Schola Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Wednesday Night Supper 5:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Enjoy a home-cooked meal complete with salad bar beverage and dessert each Wednesday night in the Fellowship Hall. All ages welcome. $7 for adults. $5 for kids & seniors. Purchase a punch card and save. 6th grade & Younger: 10 punches/$40 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$80 (Save $20) 7th Grade – Adult: 10 punches/$60 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$115 (Save $25) MENU December 5 – Burgers and fries
Confirmation 6:30 pm
Confirmation
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Chancel Choir 7:00 pm
Chancel Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quilters 9:00 am
Quilters @ Room 100
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Executive Committee 9:30 am
Executive Committee @ Room 221
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Movie Morning 9:30 am
Movie Morning @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Cookie Baking 5:00 pm
Cookie Baking @ Kitchen & Colonial Room
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Facilities Committee 5:30 pm
Facilities Committee @ Room 221
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
 
NAMI Support Group 6:00 pm
NAMI Support Group @ Room 108
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Bulletin Assembly 9:00 am
Bulletin Assembly @ R221
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Soul Food 9:30 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Soul Food meets most Fridays of the school year to discuss a book from a faith perspective. We read a few chapters at a time, and enjoy rich discussions and engaging conversations. In addition we take time to reflect on the upcoming Sunday’s gospel reading, and pray together. All are welcome to join us as we gather to discuss one or all of the books through the
Highland’s Doggie Play Date 11:00 am
Highland’s Doggie Play Date @ Gym
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
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Christmas Program Dress Rehearsal 8:30 am
Christmas Program Dress Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Dec 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
AA Meeting 9:30 am
AA Meeting @ Youth Center/Room 100
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Basketball 11:30 am
Basketball @ Gym
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
 
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support 1:00 pm
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support @ Youth Center
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Children’s Christmas Program
Worship 8:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 16 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly.
Java with Junior 9:30 am
Java with Junior @ Gym
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Sunday Forum 12/16/2018 9:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/16/2018 @ Room 100
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/16/2018 @ Room 100
12/16/18  The Body in Scripture— Christmas makes the bold claim that God is born in human form. What does this mean about the value of our own creativity? How do our own artistic practices open us to the embodiment of God’s Spirit in our lives? Take a break from the hectic pace of this season to rest in meditative doodling and prayerful coloring with Paula
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Children’s Worship Cookie Reception 12:00 pm
Children’s Worship Cookie Reception @ Gathering Place
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
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Growing Stronger 9:00 am
Growing Stronger @ Gathering Place
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Karen Pryor Academy 9:00 am
Karen Pryor Academy @ Gym
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Monday Morning Bible Study 10:00 am
Monday Morning Bible Study @ R100
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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Karen Pryor Academy 9:00 am
Karen Pryor Academy @ Gym
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Bread Baking 10:00 am
Bread Baking @ kitchen
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Staff Meeting 10:30 am
Staff Meeting @ R203
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Sanctuary Committee 5:00 pm
Sanctuary Committee @ Gathering Place
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Yogadevotion 6:00 pm
Yogadevotion @ Gathering Place
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Congregational Council Meeting 6:30 pm
Congregational Council Meeting @ Colonial Room
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Highland Leisure Age 8:00 am
Highland Leisure Age @ Fellowship Hall/Colonial Room
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Growing Stronger 9:00 am
Growing Stronger @ Gathering Place
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Line Dancing 10:00 am
Line Dancing @ Gym
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Alleluia! Choir 5:00 pm
Alleluia! Choir @ Room 100
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
 
Open Gym 5:00 pm
Open Gym @ Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Schola Choir 5:00 pm
Schola Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Wednesday Night Supper 5:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Supper @ Fellowship Hall
Enjoy a home-cooked meal complete with salad bar beverage and dessert each Wednesday night in the Fellowship Hall. All ages welcome. $7 for adults. $5 for kids & seniors. Purchase a punch card and save. 6th grade & Younger: 10 punches/$40 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$80 (Save $20) 7th Grade – Adult: 10 punches/$60 (Save $10) OR  20 punches/$115 (Save $25) MENU December 5 – Burgers and fries
Chancel Choir 7:00 pm
Chancel Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quilters 9:00 am
Quilters @ Room 100
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Shared Ministry 5:30 pm
Shared Ministry @ Room 221
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Magnum Chorum Rehearsal 7:00 pm
Magnum Chorum Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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Bulletin Assembly 9:00 am
Bulletin Assembly @ R221
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Soul Food 9:30 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Soul Food @ Colonial Room
Soul Food meets most Fridays of the school year to discuss a book from a faith perspective. We read a few chapters at a time, and enjoy rich discussions and engaging conversations. In addition we take time to reflect on the upcoming Sunday’s gospel reading, and pray together. All are welcome to join us as we gather to discuss one or all of the books through the
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Worship 8:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 23 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly.
Sunday Forum 12/23/2018 9:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/23/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Forum 12/23/2018 @ Fellowship Hall
12/23/18  Finding Advent in Our Own Lives– Throughout Advent, we’ve been encouraged to explore what we’ve seen around us as we’ve anticipated Christmas. Members will be with us to share some of the ways they have experienced peace, light, and joy as they’ve embodied the hope of Advent. Forum meets in Fellowship Hall on Sundays of the school year, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome.
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
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Christmas Worship 2:00 pm
Christmas Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Christmas Worship 4:00 pm
Christmas Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Christmas Worship 8:00 pm
Christmas Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Christmas Worship 10:30 pm
Christmas Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
 
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No Wednesday Supper Christmas
Growing Stronger 9:00 am
Growing Stronger @ Gathering Place
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Line Dancing 10:00 am
Line Dancing @ Gym
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Open Gym 5:00 pm
Open Gym @ Gym
Dec 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Chancel Choir 7:00 pm
Chancel Choir @ Choir Room
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quilters 9:00 am
Quilters @ Room 100
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
NAMI Support 6:00 pm
NAMI Support @ Room 108
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Bulletin Assembly 9:00 am
Bulletin Assembly @ R221
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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AA Meeting 9:30 am
AA Meeting @ Youth Center/Room 100
Dec 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support 1:00 pm
NAMI LGBTQ Connection Support @ Youth Center
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Worship 8:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 30 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly.
All Ages Carol Sing 9:30 am
All Ages Carol Sing @ Gathering Place
Dec 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
All Ages Carol Sing @ Gathering Place
12/30/18  All Ages Carol Sing  Join our Director of Music Tim Strand in the Gathering Place between services to sing all of your favorite Christmas carols.  All ages are welcome to be part of the fun.  No separate Sunday School classes are scheduled. Sunday Forum continues next Sunday, 1/6/19
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday School
Dec 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am