October 17, 2019
Worship With Us
Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Laura
Preaching This Weekend
" Can You Hear Me Now? "
19th Weekend After Pentecost
SPARK News
What fun we had at Together in Faith this past weekend! Thank you to Peter Potter for leading the game of 10! Thank you for the participants who helped generate our list of ways to show our thanks! Join us next time for an inter-generational SPARK lesson on November 10 th .

No SPARK lesson on October 20 th . Enjoy worship with your family!

SPARK Lesson next Sunday: Zacchaeus! Luke 19:1-10. Meeting Jesus Changes our Lives! Jesus Shows us how to serve God and others.  
Connect
CONNECT Lesson
The Connect lesson on October 23 rd  is on Jesus’ Parables.


Looking for CONNECT Guides
Confirmed youth and adults are invited to participate in small group activity with 4 th – 5 th grade girls or boys on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please contact Gretchen Pierskalla if you are interested in being a guide. Thank you!
At CoG, We Protect Our Water: A reminder from Creation Care to Sweep Up! Rake Up! Pick Up!
Creation Care has adopted two storm drains along Cardinal St. through Hamline University’s Adopt-a-drain program. To learn more about the program, visit www.adopt-a-drain.org/

Sunday, October 20 th from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in the foyer, we invite you to meet Madeline Seveland from Carver County Water Management Organization to learn more about the program. You can also learn how both natural (grass, leaves, soil) and other debris (trash, pet waste, chemicals) enter storm drains and how you can help protect the health of our waterways.
Welcome Wartburg College Castle Singers to Worship
THIS Sunday, October 20 th at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.
The Wartburg College Castle Singers, a 25-voice chamber choir will sing for worship on Sunday, October 20 th . The choir is on a tour of Minnesota; Crown of Glory member Hanna Peterson signs with them.
The Singers have been hailed as a model of musicianship since their inception in 1950. Under the baton of several diverse directors, this select ensemble has garnered a noteworthy reputation for its performances of vocal jazz. Today, under the direction of Dr. Nicki Toliver, this chamber ensemble continues to prepare a wide variety of repertoire from Byrd to The Beatles and beyond.
For a sneak preview, follow this YouTube link!
First Annual Pub Ministry Sponsored
Vikings Tailgate & Chili Cook-off Party!
Sunday, October 20 th   11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Wear your Vikings gear and join us on the Patio as the Vikings face off against the Lions.

During the game, enjoy some delicious chili and vote for your favorite. All chili fixings will be provided. Please bring your own beverages. Beer and wine are welcome.
RSVP to  crownofglorychaska@gmail.com  if you plan to attend. Please indicate the number attending and if you want to participate in the chili cook-off. SKOL Vikings!
Kitchen Hospitality Coordinator Needed
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We are seeking a Kitchen Hospitality Coordinator who will be responsible for scheduling and overseeing all Sunday morning hospitality volunteers. The volunteers will be responsible for making coffee and organizing treats for fellowship after each worship service. If you are interested in coordinating hospitality please contact Pastor Reggie.
Senior High Mission Trip Registration 
Attention all 8 th – 12 th  graders! Registration for the Summer 2020 mission trip is now open. We are heading to the Navajo Nation in Arizona to serve June 14 th - 19 th . Our actual travel days will depend on flight availability. Check out this powerpoint for more information.

We have space for 17 students reserved until October 28 th , at which time we will release any unused spots. Currently the Youthworks site does not list any extra availability, but other groups may release their unused spots, which may mean we can take more students. If you know that you want to go, please reserve your spot here  (works best on a computer) and bring your $50 non-refundable deposit to the Mission Trip mailbox at Crown of Glory. 

We're looking forward to traveling with a great group of students and getting to know everyone through fundraisers and team building activities throughout the school year!

Thank you,
Senior High Youth Ministry Team 
Join us for Part 2 of a 4-Part Lunch & Learn Series: "The Art of Aging: Plan Your Roadmap"
Our second Lunch & Learn will be Tuesday, October 29 th   from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Our topic is "Does the Thought of Downsizing or Moving Overwhelm You?", presented by Jill Freeman. Learn tips that will help if you are considering an upcoming move or simply want to declutter for the future. Lunch & Learn sessions are free and open to everyone. Please RSVP to crownofglorychaska@gmail.com or call the church office at 952-448-3230.
Second Annual Women's Advent Tea Event
If you would like to help with coordinating Advent Tea, please call Debbie Trebiatowski at 952-994-7264 or e-mail Debbie@preschoolplace.net  for more information. 
Please watch for sign-up details in November.

Advent Tea is on December 8 th   from 4:30 p.m -7:00 p.m.
New Member Dinner and Orientation
Sunday, November 3 rd
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, November 3 rd 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 worship as we welcome New Member families on Saturday, November 9 th and Sunday, November 10 th   during each of our worship services. Families will be introduced and following worship, all will share in fellowship in the Sun Hall!  
Please make note of the new dates.
Care Packages for College and Military Youth
We will be gathering on Sunday, November 10 th at 10:15 a.m. after the first service to assemble care packages for our college and military youth.
Please submit the name and mailing address for your child to the church office or by email to peters_deb@hotmail.com or dndquaas@gmail.com by Friday, November 8 th .
If you can join us, please bring a snack/treat to be shared among the packages (approximately 25-30) and/or money to help defer the cost of postage.
We are excited to reach out to the youth and help them feel connected with the congregation at Crown of Glory.
Thank you,
Donna Quaas 952-443-5652 and Deb Peters 612-325-6410
New Signs Coming Soon
This fall you will start to see new signs going up in and around the church. This project has been made possible by your generous donations to the Stacey Ryan Memorial Fund. Thank you again for your benevolence.   
Wednesday Dinner Menu for October
October 23 rd :
Baked Potato Bar & Salad Bar. 

October 30 th :
Pasta Bar with Marinara or Alfredo sauce, Bread Sticks & Cesar Salad. 

All meals are served with assorted desserts.
Worship Attendance Last Week
In Our Prayers
October 12
5:00 p.m.: 40
October 13
9:00 a.m.: 138
Together in Faith: 36
10:30 a.m.: 102
October 24
4:00 p.m- 6:00 pm
Prayer Requests

November 7
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Crooked Pint, Chaska

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Grow Together in Faith"