February 20, 2020
Worship With Us
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Reggie
Preaching This Weekend
"Listening Carefully"
Transfiguration of Our Lord
SPARK News
SPARK Lesson: Transfiguration. Matthew 17:1-9
Connect
Connect News
Connect Students will serve at the Soup Supper on February 26. Please bring a dessert to share and arrive by 4:30 p.m. for orientation and to set up the dining room. We will need parent participation to make this go smoothly. 
Illustrated Psalm Devotions
Illustrated Psalm devotions for Lent are available to pick up in the Gathering Space! Read, listen, and reflect on a Psalm and your life as you color together! Set a family date night each week to grow in faith together during the season of Lent! 
Lent Choir Rehearsal Schedule
During Lent, February 26 through April 1, Wednesday choir rehearsal times change slightly due to worship. Choir members please mark your calendars.
  1. Servant Song 5:00-5:45 p.m.
  2. Chancel Chimers Handbell Choir 5:45-6:20 p.m.
  3. Worship 6:30-7:15 p.m.
  4. Chancel Choir 7:15-8:30 p.m.

Good Friday Cantata, Friday April 10

On Good Friday the Chancel Choir will sing Song of the Shadows , a cantata for Holy Week and Good Friday by Joseph Martin. The cantata tells the story of Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday in contemporary poetry and music. Chancel Choir has begun rehearsals for this and welcomes all singers to join them. See Tom Paulson, Director of Music and Worship, TPaulson@CrownofGlory.org , for more information or to join.
New Member Dinner and Orientation
For all visitors and guests looking to make Crown of Glory their church home, you are invited to the New Member Dinner and Orientation on Sunday, March 1 from 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m   . in the Sun Hall! We’ll begin the evening with a meal and orientation to Crown of Glory membership will follow! 

If your family is interested in joining us for this New Member Dinner and Orientation please either contact  Pastor Reggie ,   Pastor Laura  or go to our  website  and click the  "New Members"   button to get signed up electronically, it's quick and easy!
New Members
New Member Welcome
Join us for a special worship as we welcome New Member families on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8   during each of our worship services. Families will be introduced and following worship, all are invited to share in fellowship in the Sun Hall!  
Lunch & Learn: An Evening Special
Do you have too much stuff? Would you like to manage all your stuff with joy and ease? Join us on February 25, 5:30 p.m. for "Spark Joy" Learn the KonMari™ Method of Organizing presented by Melissa Hagen Klug, Owner and KonMari™ Certified Consultant.

All Lunch & Learn sessions include a meal, are free, and open to church members and non-members. RSVP your attendance to crownofglorychaska@gmail.com.

The Creation Care Ministry is partnering with the February Lunch & Learn Program. After attending the February 25th event, gather up and donate your old blue jeans, denim clothing, and gently used shoes while organizing and de-cluttering your home using the tips and techniques you learned. You’ll make an impact locally and globally! 
Leap into Climate Action: Leap Day, 2020
Join us Saturday, February 29 from 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. at the Chanhassen Public Library Wilder Room for a conversation with climate change activists Greg Laden & Phillip Adam, and gather information from other local climate groups. 

In an effort to be environmentally conscious, please bring your own beverage, as plastic bottles of water will not be provided

Sponsored by SW Metro Indivisible ~ Chanhassen, Chaska, and Eden Prairie 
Girl Scout Cookie Week
If you have a girl scout who is a member of CoG and is interested in selling cookies here at church-the time is coming! One table will be shared with any girls who are interested in selling cookies. Spots are limited.

Wednesday, March 11 - Starting around 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 14 - Before and after the 5:00 p.m. service
Sunday, March 15 - After the 9:00 a.m. service
Sunday, March 15 - After the 10:30 a.m. service

If you have any questions or would like to register please contact Tina Rue at tina@rues.org. Please include Girl Scout’s name, Troop #, and 1st and 2nd choice of date to sell. We will do the best we can to accommodate all cookie sellers.
First Communion
First Communion Instruction
The next First Communion class will be on Sunday, March 15 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Sun Hall!
 
We encourage all 4 th  grade students and older not yet
receiving this sacrament to attend the instruction time.
Participants will make a clay chalice to use for their
First Communion experience during Maundy Thursday Worship (Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 pm).
 
Please Note: At least one Parent/Guardian is expected to attend this important milestone instruction with their child. Contact Pastor Laura Laughlin or Gretchen to register or if you have questions.
Seeking Nursery Assistants
Care for our youngest members during worship services and congregational events. This is a paid position. Contact Jenni Payne or Gretchen Pierskalla for more information.
AV Assistants Needed
Crown of Glory is looking for a few more relatively “tech-savvy” people to help operate the projection and sound equipment during our services. Please contact Pastor Reggie , or Tom Paulson for more information or to sign up. There is also a sign-up sheet outside of the Sanctuary on a high-top table.
Vacation Bible School
VBS registration is available online! Our theme this year is Generation to Generation! Gather with friends old and new as we worship, play, craft, and share faith conversations June 15-19, 2020! Staff from Green Lake Lutheran Ministries will guide us. Full and Half Day registration available. Youth volunteers, adult volunteers, and host homes are needed. Contact Gretchen to participate or learn more.

Soup's On
Our Lenten Soup Suppers begin on February 26. 

We’ll have a “Soup of the Week” plus 2-3 "Family Favorites" provided by our members!

Volunteer to make your favorite soup and share with the congregation.

Sign-up sheets are available in the North Lobby. Look for the high-top table with the "Soup Supper Sign-Up". Thank you!
Lenten Soup Supper
February 26
Ash Wednesday
Chicken Wild Rice Soup, Garlic Toast,
Breadsticks and Salad Bar

March 4
Broccoli Cheese Soup, Ham Sliders and Salad Bar

March 11
Chicken Noodle Soup, Warm Cheese Pinwheels and Salad Bar

March 18
Cheesy Potato Soup, Sloppy Joes and Salad Bar

March 25
Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese and Salad Bar

April 1
Chicken Tortilla Soup, Nachos and Salad Bar

All dinners are served with assorted desserts.
Worship Attendance Last Weekend
In Our Prayers
2020 Total Weekend Attendance: 205

2019 Total Weekend Attendance: 256
February 15, 2020
5:00 p.m.:23

Last Weekend
One Year Ago

February 16, 2019
5:00 p.m.:59


February 16, 2020
9:00 a.m.: 106
No SPARK
10:30 a.m.: 73

Last Weekend
One Year Ago

February 17, 2019
9:00 a.m.: 97
SPARK: 21
10:30 a.m.: 79
February 26
Worship
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m
Prayer Requests
Please E-mail

February 27
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Grow Together in Faith"