Pastor Reggie Preaching
"Making Peace"
SPARK Lesson: Mark 9:38-50 Come and Share God's Love!
Fare For All and Shoe Bus - Tonight
September 27, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Hot Food Buys: Bacon, 1 lb for $3.00 & Salmon Fillets, 1 lb. for $5.50
The Shoe Bus will be on site selling new and gently used shoes. Every purchase helps raise money for the "Shoe Away Hunger" program.
Adult shoes are $10 for new shoes and $5 for gently used, kids shoes are $5 for new shoes and $2 for gently used. All are welcome to shop.
Landscape Ministry Planting This Saturday, September 29, 9:00 a.m.
Join us this Saturday to help plant shrubs. The holes have already been pre-dug for you, all we need are some extra hands to do the planting. Bring your own gloves, rakes and anything else you want and join us Saturday at 9:00 at church.
Crown of Glory Celebrates the Dedication of Our Peace Pole This Sunday, Sept 30
This weekend join us for worship and a special dedication of our Peace Pole. The Peace Pole is a “post” with the inscribed message of peace, “May Peace Prevail On Earth” written in 8 different languages. Our worship theme this coming weekend focuses on God’s love for all and sharing that love through peace; Pastor Reggie’s message is titled “Making Peace.” Following our worship we will gather as a congregation at the north entrance of the church property and dedicate the Peace Pole. We look forward to sharing in this special celebration.
Over 3,600 lbs. of food plus $150 in monetary donations were collected and delivered to Bountiful Basket by our confirmation youth! Thank you for supporting our youth and community.
Wednesday Night Dinner Menus -
Good Food and Fellowship
Oct 3: Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Scalloped Potatoes, and Green Beans
Oct 10: Family Night Pizza & Breadsticks
Oct 17: No Wed Dinner or Confirmation
Oct 24: Baked Potato Buffet with Toppings
Oct 31: No Wed Dinner or Confirmation

Salad bar and dessert accompanies all meals.
Lutheran Women Gone Wild
October 4, Detello's, Chaska
Join us Thursday, October 4 for good food and fun. Catch up with old friends and make new friends. All women are welcome.

Drinks at 5:00 ~ Dinner at 5:45 p.m.
Women's Retreat, October 5-7, Contact Sherri Taylor to Register.
Autumn on the Bluff, Oct 6
Proceeds Benefiting The Justin Kukowski Foundation
Come enjoy the best of Minnesota outdoors from the Carver Highland Bluffs. Wine, beer, food trucks, music, games and plenty of family fun. Saturday, October 6, 3:00 - 9:00 p.m., Solseng Farm, 16315 Jonathan Carver Parkway, Carver. RSVP, donate and more here or call Claudine Solseng, 612-209-9428.
Choir and Servant Song Seeking Musicians
The Chancel Choir is looking for a piano accompanist to play for Wednesday evening rehearsals and Sunday worship. This is a compensated position, about 6-8 hours per week.
 
Servant Song is looking for a guitar or two as well as a second drummer. Both positions are volunteer and are on an as needed/as available schedule.

If you are interested, please contact Tom Paulson, Director of Music and Worship Tpaulson@CrownofGlory.org.
Still Accepting Resumes for Nursery Coordinator
Crown of Glory is still seeking candidates for the position of Nursery Coordinator. This is a part-time position that oversees the church nursery and nursery assistance. For more information regarding the job duties, please contact Pastor Reggie at pastorreggie@crownofglory.org or by calling the church office at 952-448-3230. 
Operation Christmas Child - Choose Boy or Girl for Your Shoebox
Thank you for the generous response to participate in Operation Christmas Child! When you fill a box, first decide if it will be filled for a boy or girl, then choose an age range of 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. For packing guidance for those age ranges, click here. Then label your box and return it. Pick up a label at the church office window, or download one from here. Return your shoebox to church no later than November 4. Thank you!
New Carpeting Was Installed This Week!
Come To Church And See The New Carpeting
The new carpeting looks wonderful, come to church this weekend and check it out.

Let the New Carpet Inspire You...Our Floor Fund Challenge, "Alongside and Forward" Continues

The recent flooring gift has an additional “Challenge Gift” for our congregation’s action. Our challenge is to raise an additional $25,000 by end of year to complete all of our flooring needs. In response, if the goal is met, the family will make an additional stock gift to Crown of Glory estimated at $15,000 in early 2019!

Gifts have been coming in - thank you. Help us reach our challenge goal of $25,000!

Read the original announcement by clicking here.
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Honoring Veterans and Military Members
On November 11, Crown of Glory will hold its special 50th anniversary service featuring Pastor Paul Oman. However, this also Veterans Day and we want to honor our veteran and military members with a photo board. CoG veterans and current service members are welcome to submit a photo (military, current or both) for our display board. Simply drop off or email photos to the church office no later than October 24.
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Kitchen Essentials Ministry Seeks New and Gently Used Kitchen Items
Crown of Glory’s Kitchen Essentials Ministry is collecting new and gently used kitchen basics such as dishes, silverware, pots and pans, toasters, coffee pots, and cooking utensils. These items are provided to families in need in Eastern Carver County. The collection area is by the west church entrance near the office. Thank you for supporting this new COG ministry.
ELCA Hurricane Florence Disaster Response
As a church, we’re ready to stand by our neighbors as they recover from the hurricanes. Lutheran Disaster Response is assessing the situation and coordinating with synods and affiliated social ministry organizations in the areas that are in the path of these storms.Your gifts designated for Hurricane Response will be used entirely (100 percent) for direct response until it is complete. Together, we can help provide immediate and long-lasting support for those in path of these hurricanes. Click on the graphic to go to the Lutheran Disaster Response Donate page.
Interior Design Committee Forming
Our Interior Design Committee is still forming. Building on our new carpeting, if you are interested in discussing and brainstorming the interior design and look of the church, please consider joining this new committee. We will be discussing things like functional use of our spaces, selecting a style (are we modern, traditional, contemporary?), how to upgrade furniture on a budget, and more. All are welcome. If interested, email Kathy Tinker.


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For a New Way of Seeing and Living