Celebrating Our Ministry Together

Sunday October 17, 2021

You are invited to come & celebrate both the Installation of Pastor Karyn as the Lead Pastor of Gloria Dei Church as well as GDC's 65th Anniversary!

4PM - Installation & Anniversary Service in the Sanctuary.
This service will also be live streamed and can be viewed at

5:30 PM - Oktoberfest Dinner (BYOB) in Christian Fellowship Hall.

Please click HERE to RSVP for either:

-BOTH the Installation/Anniversary Service & the Oktoberfest Dinner (BYOB)


-the Installation/Anniversary Service ONLY

We look forward to this time of fellowship together!

Please contact the Church Office at or 215-947-8200 with any questions.
Click to watch the "Surrounded By Love" video shared during Sunday's worship service.

Words & music by Mark Miller, solo by Justin Gonzalez, orchestration & production by Mark Miller.
Thank you to our talented musicians & tech booth personnel who brought to you our 8:30AM & 10AM worship services on Sunday, October 10:

We apologize for the interruption and abrupt end to the service on Sunday. There were some technical difficulties beyond our control. Thank you for your patience & understanding!

*Cindy Clawson - tech booth
*Chris Schmer - tech booth, Praise Band Leader
*Jennifer Suit - tech booth

*Kenny Bryan (welcome!) - guitar
*Gary Burger - bass
*Vinny Feliciano - drums
*Angela DiPalantino - vocals
Ya-Jhu Yang - Music Director

Community Conversation
This Week:

Tuesday, October 12
@ 1PM

Join us for our Community Conversation
by video and/or audio.
We will share, pray, & check in
with each other.

Click to join:

Or call 1-646-558-8656 & enter:
Meeting ID# 515 677 818
Food & Fellowship
Tuesday, October 12 @ 6PM
in Christian Fellowship Hall

This is a gathering for the entire Gloria Dei Church community
and beyond.

Please come and join us! It is a time to get fed, and a time spent with both our church community and the community around us.

Doors open at 5:30PM and the meal begins at 6PM.

We need volunteers! Click HERE to help with set up, making a meal, and clean up; or call the office at 215-947-8200.

This month's meal is Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole. Recipe is in the volunteer sign up.

Upcoming Food & Fellowship date:
  • Tuesday, November 9
Men's Ministry

Wednesday, October 13
at 8:30AM

Outside of the home of Walter Deuschle
1529 Old Welsh Road; Huntingdon Valley
Look for the Mickey Mouse figure at the mailbox.

Contact Walter (215-947-3926) or Ken (215-219-8484) for more information.
Bible Study on the Book of Job

Thursdays at 1PM
via Zoom

Next Meeting:
October 14

We will be studying the Book of Job this fall beginning with Job 1 for our next gathering. We promise we'll meet this week!
Sorry for the delayed start.

Please join and be part of the conversation!

Click to join:

Or call 1-646-558-8656 & enter:
Meeting ID# 515 677 818

Photo by Avery Evans on Unsplash
Lunch & Learn Virtual Trip
Friday, October 15 at 11AM

Join us as we visit:
  • the 10 Happiest Countries in the World, &
  • the 25 Most Amazing Ruins in the World.

Each program will have a small box at the bottom of the screen with the narrative written, so you won't miss a word. Great for those of us with hearing issues!

Click to join:
Gloria Dei Church Endowment Fund

Continuing Education Scholarship

2021 Award

The Continuing Education Scholarship is dedicated to supporting all GDC members as they pursue their college education and/or continuing education.

Click HERE for the application.
Deadline is Friday, October 22, 2021
Email with any questions.
Trunk-or-Treat is back!
Saturday, October 30
Gloria Dei Church parking lot

3PM: Trunk Host cars arrive to decorate
4PM: Trunk-or-Treating begins!

Please click HERE for more information and to register to be a Trunk Host, a Trunk-or-Treater, or both!

Contact Dana Harrison at with any questions.

We look forward to seeing you all in your costumes!
Thank you for making September's Comedy Night a huge success!

Thanks to all of you, over $3,320 was raised for the production of Kirsten Michelle Cills' web series Terminally Chill!
Virtual 5K DASH 2021
October 15 – October 17

Your place, your pace!

Join Laurel House from anywhere as we run a 5K for the fight against domestic violence.

Click HERE for more information and to register.
The Hope and Help Network is a volunteer, nonprofit trauma-informed organization working with individuals seeking to improve their life and family.

Thanksgiving and Christmas is a stressful time for families and seniors who struggle with limited income.
You can ease the burden by donating to The Holiday Fund at The Hope and Help Network. Your tax-deductible donation will directly benefit your community.

Click HERE to find out more and to donate today

The Hope and Help Network is also seeking volunteers to:
  • visit home-bound seniors
  • update databases and make phone calls
  • speak with people seeking assistance

The Hope and Help Network
1501 Huntingdon Road, Abington, PA 19001
Transforming Life's Challenges into Opportunities for Growth

The GO Center is continuing to provide services to their patients using telehealth appointments.

New patients who are not yet working with a clinician, click here for the form to register.

Visit the; or call 215-947-8654, option 4 with any questions, option 5 for new patients.

Dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals and families
Lectionary Readings for Sunday, October 17

First Reading: Job 38:1-7, (34-41)
Second Reading: Hebrews 5:1-10
Gospel: Mark 10:35-45
Pastor: Karyn L. Wiseman,
Senior and Lay Ministry: Betsy Maier,
Kids and Family: Dana Harrison,
Tweens & Youth: Pastor Karyn; Dana Harrison
Music Director: Ya-Jhu Yang,
Praise Band Leader: Chris Schmer,
Office Staff: Pam Kops,; Jennifer Suit,
Property: Robert Maxwell, Manager,; Jeff DeHaven,; Keisha Wilkins,
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm; Friday: 9:30am-1:00pm
215-947-8200; 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006