Mother/Daughter/Friend Tea – Women of Gloria Dei

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fellowship Hall/Kitchen

All women of Gloria Dei and their guests are invited to the annual tea luncheon of delicious treats, fellowship, humorous program, and business meeting.  Make it a special occasion by inviting one or more relatives and friends to this event with you!  Share this time with your friends and family!  Fill up a whole table with loved ones!

Cost:   $10.00 for age 13 or older, $5.00 for ages 4 to 12, free for under age 4.

Reservation deadline is April 24, 2019.  Register here.  There is an optional online payment available upon submission of your reservation.

Check-in and seating begins at 10:30 am, followed by the Women of Gloria Dei annual business meeting and leadership decisions at 11:00 am.  Your appetite will be ready for the outstanding tea luncheon of special delicacies which follows the short meeting.

Our special entertainer this year is “Helda Pay – Dontcha Know!!”  Be prepared to laugh until you cry with Penne Sewall’s faith-based comic entertainment and education.  Ms. Sewall is the Director of Congregational Care at Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park.  Specializing in clown ministry, she’ll share faith, fun, and the challenges and joys we face as part of God’s family.  Laughter is a marvelous response to the news of God’s grace.  Come hear her unique and creative approach to life’s milestones.

Brighten your post-Easter spring with a treat to yourself and invited loved ones with special food, fellowship, and the gift of laughter.  Please join us at this outstanding tea luncheon!

MATERIAL OFFERING:  Women’s Advocates – monetary gifts, diapers, feminine hygiene products, and female incontinence products.  As the first shelter in the nation, Women’s Advocates in St. Paul offers shelter, meals, clothing, transportation, personal needs items, counseling, support, advocacy, referral, crisis phone and other basic services to around 1000 women and their children each year.

MONETARY OFFERING:  This is the last chance to bring your offering collection of pennies, silver, or paper for the ALL ANEW 2018 – 2019 appeal campaign for Katie’s Fund and generosity in increasing our unit’s yearly contribution.  Established in 1997, the Women of ELCA fund honors Katharina von Bora Luther’s bold life of faith by supporting leadership, global sharing, and living theology ministries.