January 9, 2020
Worship With Us
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Laura
Presiding This Weekend
"Crown of Glory: Our Home"
Baptism of Our Lord
Stewardship Week Two
Together in Faith this Sunday! Together we will explore themes of baptism to create mosaic stepping stones to be set into a prayer path labyrinth at CoG! All ages are welcome to participate in this inter-generational experience! 
Engaging Faith: Caring for Our Neighbors, Ending Homelessness
Building Home: What it Takes
January 16, 6:00-8:30 p.m., St. John's Lutheran in Shakopee. Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative (Families Moving Forward) is hosting a workshop to learn reasons people are homeless, what affordable housing means and what it takes to get affordable housing funded and built.There will be specifics about steps to take to secure land use and funding for Prairie Pointe, a proposed development for family supportive housing to serve Scott and Carver county families. 

Beacon Congregation Convening
January 30, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran in Prior Lake. 
Gather with other Beacon congregations to celebrate, invigorate and support each other as we move forward on Prairie Pointe and rental assistance campaign.  
New Sanctuary Chairs Special Project Committee
The Council has authorized a new initiative in 2020 to evaluate and decide on new chairs for the sanctuary. Bob Chinnock and Steve Tinker have been appointed as co-chairs of the committee. We are looking for up to four people that are interested in helping evaluate suppliers and select chair options. Please call or leave a note at the office and let Kellie know of your interest in helping. We will inform the congregation as soon as we have details about chair options and costs.
January is a Great Time to Join Chancel Choir!
We are working on all new music for Epiphany and Lent, rehearse Wednesdays from 6:45-8:00 p.m., sing three Sundays a month, and two Saturdays a year. Beginning in February we will be working on a special cantata for Good Friday. See Tom Paulson for information on how to join. TPaulson@CrownofGlory.org .
Lunch & Learn: An Evening Special
Mark your calendars for our January “Lunch & Learn: An Evening Special” event on Tuesday, January 21 from 5:30-7:00 p.m . Join us for dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation from 6:00-7:00 p.m. by Officer Julie Janke on the impact of opioids, the pitfalls, as well as the increasing popularity of vaping in our community. Officer Julie will also be talking about the importance of recycling old prescriptions. Join us for this informative and important discussion! RSVP to crownofglorychaska@gmail.com or call the church office at 952-448-3230.
Switching to Electronic Giving Soon?
Help us reduce the cost of offering envelopes in 2020 by moving to electronic giving. If you would like to have your name removed from the offering envelope mailing list because you send your offerings in other ways, please email Kellie Bokusky by end of day on January 23, 2020. 
A popular way to give electronically is through Give + Text. Make one-time or recurring offerings by simply sending a text to 833-497-3991. It’s a convenient solution when you can’t attend services or don’t have cash or checks with you. 

We also offer Simply Giving. Please contact Ashley Pederson to request a form to setup an account.

Please scan our QR code to be taken to our giving page or
Worship Bag Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to freshen the Worship Bags with items for quiet play for our youngest members. Please contact  Gretchen Pierskalla  for more information.
Vacation Bible School
Join us June 15 -19 for VBS at CoG!
Children ages 3 years old - grade 5 are invited to participate. Youth and adult volunteers are needed for this event. Please contact  Gretchen Pierskalla  for more information.
Wednesday Dinner
January 15
Scalloped Potatoes with Ham, Broccoli and Salad Bar 

January 22
Mac & Cheese, Chicken Fingers and Salad Bar   

January 29
Chinese New Year! Chicken, Egg Rolls, Fried Rice and Salad Bar. 

All dinners are served with assorted desserts.
Worship Attendance Last Week
In Our Prayers
January 4
5:00 p.m.: 34
January 5
9:00 a.m.: 103
10:30 a.m.: 74

January 20
Office Closed
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Prayer Requests
Please E-mail
January 30
Fare For All and Shoe Bus
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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