Yoga on Tuesdays in the Zabor Room!
Gentle Yoga at 10AM
Gentle Chair Yoga at 12PM
Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Next Sessions on August 16
NO Yoga classes on August 23

Gentle Yoga is a 60-75 minute class. Please bring your own mat. If you don't have a mat, one can be provided.

Gentle Chair Yoga is a 30-45 minute long class. No equipment or previous Yoga experience needed!

Both classes are led by JoAnne Monahan, a certified Kripalu and Chair Yoga Instructor. If you have any questions, please email either JoAnne at or Betsy at
Click to watch the "Perfect Peace" by Laura Story video shared during Sunday's worship service.
Thank you Rev. Emmanuel Philor and to our talented musicians & tech booth personnel who brought to you our August 14 worship services:
*Dave Barber - tech booth
*Mike McNulty-Bobholz - tech booth

*Angela DiPalantino - vocals
*Aidan Fell - bass
*Vinny Feliciano - drums
*Mary Jones - keyboard & vocals
*Tom Lever - piano (8:30)
*Chris Schmer - Praise Band Leader
NO Community Conversation
This Week

Next Zoom gathering will be on
Tuesday, August 23 at 1:30PM

Look for the Zoom details in next week's email
Volunteer at Caring For Friends
Tuesday, August 23
Northeast Philly location:
12271 Townsend Road

Meet us at Caring For Friends to help prepare and package meals for people in need in the greater Philadelphia area.

If you cannot arrive by 5PM, you can still join in when you arrive later.

Closed toe shoes are required. Hair nets & aprons will be provided.
Anyone ages 12 & up can volunteer!
Click HERE for the August 23 sign up.

Questions? Contact Dana at or call 215-947-8200, ext. 104.
Gloria Dei is hiring a
Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager maintains the physical property of Gloria Dei Church; oversees the cleaning service, maintenance staff, & volunteers; and closely works with staff, especially the Office Manager & the Property Committee of GDC. This is a part time position of approximately 26 hours per week.

Click HERE for the full job description and to apply.
Are you receiving Offering Envelopes you no longer use?

This is an expense the church pays for every month. Or would you like to receive offering envelopes for your donations? Either way - let us know! Contact or call 215-947-8200.

Set up an online donation! You set the frequency and select the payment method simplifying your charitable giving. Click HERE to set up a one time or recurring donation from either a credit card or bank account.

"The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed." ~Proverbs 11:25
Save the Date!
Fall Kickoff
Sunday, September 18

ONE combined 10AM service

Fun, fellowship, & food to follow in Christian Fellowship Hall

There will be a blessing of the backpacks along with a blessing for our teachers and students as they begin a new school year during
the one combined 10AM worship service.

Afterwards, we will share a meal and play some classic lawn games such as the Potato Sack Race, 3-Legged Race, & Tug of War. There will also be music and a Bounce House.

Bakers & decorators alike, get ready for the Cupcake Decorating Contest!

You won’t want to miss it! More details coming soon.
Become a volunteer tutor for the Prison Literacy Project at SCIPhoenix in Skippack Township

No teaching experience necessary, just patience and a willingness to give your student a second chance for a productive life.

Tutors are needed for assistance with basic reading, composition, and math skills.

For more information, contact Bev Cohen at or 610-584-0468.
Give today to ELCA's Lutheran Disaster Response and help those devastated by the recent severe storms that dumped record amounts of rain on eastern Kentucky.

Donations designated for “U.S. Flooding" will be used entirely (100%) to assist those affected by floods. Together, we can support those who are on the long road to recovery.

Click HERE to donate today.
Click HERE to learn more about Lutheran Disaster Response
Lectionary Readings for Sunday, August 21

First Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-10
Second Reading: Hebrews 12:18-29
Gospel: Luke 13:10-17
Lead Pastor: Karyn L. Wiseman,
Senior and Lay Ministry: Betsy Maier,
Kids and Family: Dana Harrison,
Tweens & Youth: Pastor Karyn; Dana Harrison
Praise Band Leader: Chris Schmer,
Office Staff: Cathleen Breslin,; Jennifer Suit,;
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm; Friday: 9:30am-1:00pm
215.947.8200; 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006