November 28, 2019
Worship With Us
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Reggie
Preaching This Weekend
"Waiting in the Moment"
First Weekend of Advent
SPARK News
No SPARK lesson this week. Join us on December 7 th for a lesson from Isaiah 11:1-10.
Connect
CONNECT News
Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy time with your family and give thanks! Connect classes will resume on December 4 th at   our usual meeting time 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
 
Next Weekend: Installation of Rev. Laura Laughlin as Associate Pastor of Faith Formation
Please join us Saturday, December 7 th and Sunday, December 8 th  for the installation of Rev. Laura Laughlin as the new Associate Pastor of Faith Formation. Pastor Laura's installation will be celebrated at all three services this weekend with a special hospitality treats following each worship. We give thanks to God for calling Pastor Laura to Crown of Glory and for her sharing her gifts in this community of faith.
Help Needed on December 8 th and 15 th  
After 10:30 a.m. worship on December 8 th , volunteer help is needed to move the choir risers in front of the worship wall to prepare for Cantata and Christmas Narrative on the 15 th . Estimated time is 30 minutes or less to do the set up. We will need help to reset the risers back to the choir loft after worship on December 15 th . Thank you for your help! 
He Came Down That We...
Please join us for carols, scriptures and reflection at this year's Christmas Cantata, which will be presented at both Sunday morning services on December 15 th .
'Tis the Season for Lefse!
2019 Lefse & Bake Sale Fundraiser
On Sunday, December 15, 2019, Crown of Glory will host our 12 th  annual Lefse and Bake Sale! You can pre-order your lefse by contacting the church office or by signing up following worship services. Cost is $20/dozen. Fresh lefse will also be for sale by the slice following each service that weekend -- $2 for full lefse and $1 for a half lefse. Bake Sale proceeds will support our senior high youth ministry who are travelling to Navajo Nation in Summer 2020.
Seeking All Lefse Makers
Seeking volunteers to help make lefse and other baked goods; there is no experience needed! The lefse baking will take place on  Saturday, December 14 from 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Join this festive baking experience by signing up at the Lefse Table in the gathering area, contacting the church office, or by emailing Pastor Reggie .
Donate a Baked Good for the Fundraiser
Seeking baked goods for the December Bake Sale! All baked goods will be sold to help raise funds for Crown of Glory’s senior high youth mission trip. To donate an item for this sale, please sign-up at the Lefse Table or contact the church office; please indicate what baked good you are donating. All baked goods need to be delivered to the church kitchen by  Saturday, December 14 th by 12:00 p.m
 
*Please refrain from using nuts
New Women's Bible Study
COMING SOON! Join with women of all walks of life and faith as we dive deeper into God’s Word and enjoy rich conversation, and maybe even a little laughter! We will gather once a month on Saturday mornings from 9:00-10:15 at Crown of Glory. Our first gathering will be on Saturday, January 11 th , 2020. Contact Pastor Laura to sign-up (by email: pastorlaura@crownofglory.org or by phone: 952-448-3230), or watch for a sign-up sheet in the North Lobby at CoG!
CoG Women's Advent Tea
Crown of Glory’s second annual Women’s Advent Tea by Candlelight will be held on Sunday, December 8 th at 4:30 p.m.
Invite your family members, friends and neighbors for a women’s night of Christ-centered preparation for the wonderful - and busy - holiday season. Festivities include meditative time followed a lovely high tea, lively entertainment, and a raffle for some very special prizes including a Holiday lap quilt donated by our very own CoG Faithful Knotters! 

Only 12 Advent Tea Tickets remaining . Tickets are $20 each; proceeds benefit the CoG Décor Fund and Youth Mission Trip. 

Please consider bringing a personal care item like shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and razors to donate to the Hawk Haul for students in need at Chaska High School. 

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to prepare your heart for the wonderful - and busy - Advent Season
Two Table Hostesses Needed
Do you love creating a beautiful table setting?

Please consider a role as a table hostess for our Women’s Advent Tea by Candlelight! Hostesses provide table settings for six people, holiday table decorations, candles and offer the lead on Holiday fellowship. You can co-hostess a table too. It will be amazing to enter our Sun Hall and see the creativity and variety of beautiful table arrangements. This role is lots of fun. For more details, email Kirsten Segar at kirstenlsegar@gmail.com or Deb Trebiatowski at debtreb@protonmail.com .
Raffle Items Needed
Donated items may be dropped off at the church office. Please leave a note on the item with your name and specify "Advent Tea Raffle Donation." Thank you!
Children's Ministry
December 14 th
9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Narrative Dress Rehearsal
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Birthday Party for Jesus

December 15 th
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Children present Christmas Narrative
between worship services

June 15 th -19 th  2020
Vacation Bible School for ages 3 years old - 5 th grade  
Invite your friends!  
Wednesday Dinner Menu
December 4 th
Pizza and Salad Bar 

December 11 th
 Meatball Subs, Chips, Green Beans and Salad Bar 

December 18 th
 Wednesday Wings, Wedges, and Salad Bar

All Dinners Served with Assorted Desserts. 

Worship Attendance Last Week
In Our Prayers
November 23
5:00 p.m.: 59
November 24
9:00 a.m.: 160
SPARK: 33
10:30 a.m.: 104
Office Closed
November 28 & 29
Happy Thanksgiving!
Prayer Requests
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First Communion
First Communion
December 1

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