Worship Times: Saturday 5:00 p.m. | Sunday 9:00 and 10:30 a.m.

Pastor Reggie Preaching

"When Was the Last Time..."
No Spark Lesson This Weekend
Next week we begin preparation for the Christmas Narrative.
Third graders who are interested in speaking parts, see Gretchen. 
Connect and Confirmation Family Night a Big Success
Thank you to Rachel Kurtz and Agape for sharing their gifts of energizing song and inspiring faith with our Connect and Confirmation families and guests last week. It was a night to remember! Gretchen has music from both artists if you wanna listen!
Fare For All October 25
The next Fare For All will be Thursday, October 25, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to take advantage of this opportunity to purchase fresh vegetables and meat for less than retail prices. This is a community program, tell friends and family.
Men's Pub Ministry Gathers Thursday,
October 25, 6:30 p.m.
Let's gather together! The fall season is here so join us this week as we head to Steel Toe Brewing in St. Louis Park! Bring a friend! Enjoy a brew together!
Quilt Sale To Benefit
Floor Fund Challenge
The Failthful Knotters will be displaying and selling quilts the last weekend in October. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the Floor Fund Challenge. A minimum donation of $50 per quilt is suggested.

These beautifully made quilts make great gifts for anyone. Christmas is just around the corner, shop early and get a gift for that special someone now while helping reach our floor fund goal.
Information Night: Senior High Mission Trip to San Francisco, November 5
All 8 th -12 th grade students and their parents are welcome to attend our Mission Trip Information Night on Monday, November 5 from 7pm-8pm in the church Sanctuary. Come and find out what it’s like to serve on a Mission Trip! We’ll hear from students and adult leaders who attended past mission trips. Come find out about the cost per student, how we serve, and how a Mission Trip can impact your life and faith, while we serve others! There is no requirement to “sign-up” - just come, listen, and learn! 
Senior High Youth Headed to San Francisco in Summer 2019!
It's official! We are headed to sunny San Francisco, CA for our 2019 summer Mission Trip. All 8 th – 12 th grade youth are eligible to attend. Official sign-up DEADLINE is December 3, 2018. All students who are interested, please contact Pastor Reggie. Official Mission Trip service days are June 15 - June 21, 2019. Our FIRST meeting will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday Dinner, October 24, 5:00 p.m.
Baked Potato Buffet
Baked Potato Potluck Saturday,
October 27
A baked potato potluck will be held after the 5:00 service on Saturday, October 27. Chili and shredded cheese toppings will be provided. Please bring and share one of your other favorite toppings. All are welcome.
Operation Christmas Shoeboxes Due by November 4
Return your Operation Christmas shoeboxes no later than November 4. Thank you to everyone who is filling a box and making a difference in a child's life.
First Communion Registration Due by November 12
First Communion instruction is November 18 at 1:30. This is for 4th grade or older, sign up by November 12.
First Communion
Floor Fund Campaign Challenge Is Above the Half-Way Mark
The Floor Fund Campaign has gotten off to a great start and we have raised over half of the $25,000 needed to receive the additional gift of $15,000 in 2019. We are now at 14,380!!

Thank you to all who have given to the fund. Together we are making a difference. Our deadline to raise the total amount is December 31.

Watch the progress on our Floor Fund thermometer at church.
Sun Hall Flooring Installation Begins October 29
At last, our beautiful Sun Hall will be even more warm, beautiful and inviting with new flooring. Floor sample #2 received the highest number of votes; thank you for weighing in on the selection. Installation will begin October 29 and could take 5-7 business days. Thank you for your patience as Phase II of our flooring plan begins. Exciting!
Choir Rehearsals for Christmas Cantata Begin November 28
Choir rehearsals for the Christmas Cantata begin Wednesday November 28, 6:45-8:15 in the Choir Room. Chancel Choir invites all singers in the congregation to join them for this annual festive celebration of Jesus’s birth. We’ll sing for worship on Sunday December 16 at 9:00 and 10:30, and use the music we’ve learned throughout the Christmas season. Rehearsal schedule Wednesdays 11/28, 12/5, 12/12. Dress rehearsal Saturday December 15, 12:00-2:00 p.m. See Tom Paulson, Tpaulson@CrownofGlory.org to reserve your music.
Leadership Opportunities
Nursery Coordinator & Sunday 9:00 Hospitality Leader
See Gretchen or Pastor Reggie for details. 
Confirmation Service Project
Seeking a team to refresh the supplies in the worship bags for our preschool folk in worship. Contact Gretchen for details!
Green Team Meeting
October 23, 6:00 p.m.
Kitchen Essentials Ministry
Drop Off Donations at Church
November 1, 5:00
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