We Welcome Guest Pastor Richard Braun
This Weekend, August 18-19

Sermon: "Bread For the World"

Fellowship Assistance Needed
Help is needed for Fellowship on August 26 and September 2. All are welcome to help with this and training is provided. Duties include making and setting out the coffee, water, and treats (bake or bring store bought). Please let Kate Peterson know if you can help on one of these dates and she will get you all the details.

Thank you.
Resumes Being Accepted for Office Administrator
Crown of Glory is accepting resumes for its Office Administrator position. The work schedule is Tuesday -Thursday, 9:00 - 3:00.

Contact Pastor Reggie for more information or to submit a resume.
Attention New & Old Service Hospitality Volunteers
New volunteer links have been added to the bottom
of the church's website home page ( https://www.crownofglory.org ) and they link directly to our summer volunteer signup forms. Hooray, no more having to look through old emails or wondering where to go if you're available to help out. Just go to the front-page of the church website, scroll down and click on the picture for the volunteering you'd like to do. Sign up today!
Two Great Events on August 23
Fare For All Discount Grocery
Discount grocery program, enjoy 40% discount on produce and meat packs. All are welcome to purchase; no reservations are needed, and open to the public. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

August Hot Buy: Grill Pack, $30
Children's Eye Screening
August 23, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Church Conference Room
Free vision screening for children 6 months through 6 years. Catch vision problems early. This event being held in partnership with Preschool Place and also sponsored by The Lions Club. Open to the public.

Shop at Fare For All while you're here too.
Men’s Pub Ministry - Thursday August 23
Grilling on the Church Patio This Month
Join us for our men’s pub ministry outing at a local pub or brewery! Enjoy conversation and a fun social atmosphere with old friends and make some new friends!  This month we look forward to a Patio-Pot-Luck & BBQ at Crown of Glory! Come and enjoy a meal on the patio. Please bring a dish to pass and 6-pack of your favorite summer time brew to share!
The Crown of Glory softball team had a great season. They were ranked 4th going into the playoffs but were eliminated in the 3rd round. If you are interested in playing next year, see Coach Taylor. Congrats Team CoG for representing Crown of Glory so well!
Calling For Fantasy Football Players
It's time to sign up for the Crown of Glory Fantasy Football League. The league is open to players of all levels of experience. We are shooting for a league with 8 to 12 teams. The draft is scheduled for Sept 5 @ 6:30PM at Crown of Glory. If you would like to join in the fun, contact Grant Taylor by phone (952) 210-7678 or via email grantataylor@hotmail.com .
CoG Children's Ministry:
Get In Gear for Fall! Training September 5 & 6
Thank you to those who participated in the recent round-table discussions. There will be additional opportunities to provide your feedback this fall. Watch for more information.

Seeking Leaders for Children’s Ministries

Guides for Connect (Wednesday nights 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.). Bible study combined with service learning and social activities. Orientation for Families and Guide Training on Wednesday, September 5 at 6:00 p.m. 
Teachers and Shepherds (student leaders) for S.P.A.R.K. (Sunday School) on Sat. evenings at 5:00 p.m. or Sun. mornings at 9:00 or 10:30 a.m. Orientation and Training on Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. Contact Gretchen at gretchen@crownofglory.org for more information about both of these opportunities.
Wed., September 5 , 6:00 p.m. - Connect Families’ Orientation and Guide Training

Thurs., September 6 , 6:30 p.m. - Training for S.P.A.R.K. Teachers and Shepherds’ families.
Backpack Blessing September 8 & 9 - Kids can bring their backpacks to services.
Bible Milestone for 4th graders who have not received a Connect Bible ~ Let Gretchen or Pastor Reggie know so we can have one ready for you! Class begins Sept 12.
S.H.I.N.E. Lesson This Week
SHINE lesson this week Seeking Him  (Jesus)  In New Experiences  is our summer adventure for growing in faith for ages 3 years to 3rd grade. This week:  Ephesians 5:15-20, Praising God with our talents and songs! 

Deep gratitude to all who have found treasures at garage sales and dollar bins to share with Children’s Ministries! They are in rotation and ready to be enjoyed by our youngest members in the worship bags! Your thoughtful contributions are always welcome! Thank you.
Bible Study
Wednesday's, 11:00 - 12:00
Faithful Knotters
Monday's, 1:00 - 4:00
Book Club
Last Monday Each Month, 11:00

 Mindful of Jesus Christ, Influencing the World,
For a New Way of Seeing and Living