Join us for worship on Sundays! 8:30AM in the chapel & 10AM both in the Sanctuary & Online!

Click here to view online worship on Sunday, May 22, 2022 and hear Pastor Karyn’s message “Unruly Hearts!” on John 14:23-29. You may also go to our Facebook page or our YouTube page to view the 10AM live service.

 

  • Click here for the Sunday, May 15, 2022 bulletin.
  • Masks are no longer needed. Please click here to read the Mask Update. Feel free to wear one if you choose.
  • Beginning Sunday June 5, Gloria Dei Church will have an 11:30AM Cathedral Service the first Sunday of every month. This service will have Communion, traditional music, and singing. We are excited about this service coming back on a once-a-month basis!
  • Save the Date! Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 12 following ONE combined 10AM service. Boxed lunches will be served. Stay tuned for RSVP details.

MESSAGES, ACTIVITIES & ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Our neighbors in Ukraine are suffering and they need your help now. Families are leaving behind everything they own and fleeing for their safety. They need immediate aid including food, water, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Here are several ways you can donate: Lutheran Disaster Response; –Lutheran World Relief; –World Central Kitchen; International Committee of the Red Cross. “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:39
GDC Art Series: Have you ever wondered what inspires an artist to create, or what impact their art has on their life? Don’t miss your chance for fellowship & conversation with some of Gloria Dei’s own artists! First in the series: Paul Benjamin on Saturday, May 21 from 5-7PM in the Library Lounge. Paul, a creative wood turner who makes one-of-a-kind pieces, will bring some of his art & talk about his work. Light refreshments will be served. This is a BYOB event. Next in the series: Walter Deuschle on Saturday, June 11.
The New You Program: Weight Loss and Maintenance Through Behavior Modification and Accountability is starting a new group on Thursday, May 26 at 10AM at Gloria Dei Church. Reserve your spot by filling out the online application at tnyp.org or call 484-846-4079. Please indicate that you are interested in attending the Huntingdon Valley Group. Applicants must have at least 20 pounds to lose to qualify. Join New You and begin leading a healthier lifestyle today!
-Blood Drive on Monday, June 6 from 2-7PM in Christian Fellowship Hall. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800–RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767); visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter gloriadeihv; or call Rich Fell at rfell2010@yahoo.com.
Lunch & Learn Virtual Trip on Friday, June 10 at 11AM via Zoom. Stay tuned for details.
Try Someone Else’s Life On For Size on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11AM in Sacred Grounds. Join us for this intriguing series where we will watch a DVD and experience a different world for 30 days at each gathering with discussion to follow. All adults are welcome! Next up in the series: Outsourcing. Please contact Betsy Maier at betsy1344@earthlink.net for more information.
Yoga on Tuesdays in the Zabor Room. Gentle Yoga at 10AM & Gentle Chair Yoga at 12PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early. 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 jpmonahan92@gmail.com or Betsy at betsy1344@earthlink.net.
Men’s Ministry meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month at 8:30AM in Sacred Grounds. Enter the door near Sacred Grounds. We will gather for fellowship, discussion, coffee, & donuts. Contact Ken for more information at 215-219-8484.
Summer Registration for Bear Creek Camp is now open! Click here for more information, camp dates, and to register. Bear Creek Camp is a ministry of the Southeastern and Northeastern Pennsylvania Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) whose core purpose is to help individuals explore, celebrate and grow in God’s creation. Click here to watch the summer camp preview video.
-Click here to watch the Gloria Dei Church 65th Anniversary video shared during the “Celebrating Our Ministry Together” service.

Worship Information

Current Sunday Services

8:30AM in the Chapel with music, a message, & Communion served weekly.

 

10AM in the Sanctuary & online service with music, videos, & a message.*

 

11:30AM Cathedral service the first Sunday each month in the Sanctuary with traditional music, singing, & a message.*

*Communion is served on the first Sunday every month

This Sunday

Pastor Karyn will be preaching on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 8:30AM in the Chapel and at 10AM both in the Sanctuary & online with a message titled “Unruly Hearts!” on John 14:23-29. Click here to view the live streamed worship service as well as to view past services. You may also go to our Facebook page or our YouTube page to view the 10AM live service.