Saturday Evening, 5:00 p.m.
Gretchen Pierskalla Preaching
"Live Because Of"

Sunday, 9:30 a.m.
Pastor Reggie Preaching
"Going About With Jesus"
Coffee & Donut Lovers - Can You Help With Fellowship?
Help is still needed for Fellowship this weekend ( August 26) and September 2.

Training and guidance are provided. Make and set out coffee, water and treats. Volunteers bring 4 dozen treats to share (no nuts). Contact Kate Peterson to sign up. Thank you.
Easy Sign Up for Greeting, Ushering and Communion Servers
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!
Today (Aug 23) Two Great Events
Are Happening at Crown of Glory
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.
TODAY!
Men’s Pub Ministry - Thursday, August 23, 6:30 p.m.
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 summertime brew to share!
S.H.I.N.E. Lesson This Week
Ephesians 6:10-20
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 6:10-20. Ready for anything clothed with the full armor of God.

Online registration will open soon for SPARK and Connect .
Confirmation Info for Students and Parents
Confirmation
Confirmation Orientation : September 5, 6:30 p.m., Church Sanctuary, for 6-8th grade students and parents.
 
Confirmation 6th Grade Guide and Leader training: September 5, 7:00 to 7:30 p.m., Church Sanctuary.
 
1st NIGHT OF CONFIRMATION: 
September 12, Church Sanctuary, 6:30 p.m.
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 .
Children's Ministry:
Get In Gear for Fall! Training September 5 & 6
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.
 
SAVE THE DATES:
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.
Connect
Next Lutheran Women Gone Wild is September 6, 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a casual, relaxing and fun evening. We will be at Stonebrooke Golf Cub, Shakopee.

Drinks, 5:00 p.m / Dinner, 5:45 p.m.

All women are welcome. See you there.
Volunteer Opportunities for All on Rally Weekend:

SUNDAY GAME HOSTS: Seeking youth and adults to help run game stations on Sunday, September 9. Sign up with Gretchen Pierskalla for 9:00 or 10:30 times.
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.
Worship on Saturdays
When Vikings Play Sundays
The Vikings play on Sunday, September 9 at noon, which is also Rally Weekend. No need to miss worship and the game - join us Saturday evening, September 8, and every Saturday for worship when Vikes play at noon Sunday. Rally Weekend info tables will be set up on Saturday, September 8 - join us. Go Vikes!
Wednesday Dinners Start Up on September 12, 5:00 p.m.
Join us for our very popular Wednesday night dinners. Enjoy good conversation, fellowship and food.

Price: $5/person or $15/family
Time: 5:00 - 6:15 p.m.

Menus will be announced as they are planned by our dedicated dinner team volunteers.
Bible Study
Wednesday's, 11:00 - 12:00
Faithful Knotters
Monday's, 1:00 - 4:00
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Book Club
Last Monday Each Month, 11:00


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