SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
May 22, 2022
Revelations 21:10, 22–22:5
John 14:23-29 or 5:1-9
NEWS & EVENTS
From Barbara Bohner: “This past Sunday was our turn to serve meals at Our Daily Bread. We were welcomed by some hungry folks. We served a total of 105 meals, down from our usual numbers. We had a good time and felt blessed to have been there.”
From left to right: Barbara Bohner, Heather Freet, Jean Ellingson, Bruce Freet, Tom Beacham, and Bill Sand.
Our new spring book group is just underway and newcomers are still welcome. We meet Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM via Zoom. Our book is the ancient Chinese religious and philosophy classic, the Tao Te Ching. Speak with Pastor Doug if you have questions. The Zoom connection information is below:
Meeting ID: 891 3764 2098
Or sign in automatically by clicking this link:
Donnis Casey is now recuperating after successful back surgery and will soon transfer to a rehab facility.
Coanne Johnson fell at home and broke a hip. She is doing well and recovering after surgery at Manatee Hospital.
We received the following note from our musician, Elena Zamolodchikova:
OUR PANDEMIC PRACTICES
Sunday communion worship is held at 9:30 AM in the sanctuary. Various aspects of the service have been modified for public health reasons. Also, all our HVAC systems have been enhanced for improved air quality. Those wishing to wear masks are welcome to do so.
Worship services are also being broadcast online via Facebook on Sundays at 9:30 AM. You do NOT need to be a Facebook member to watch our services or other videos. Our Facebook page can be found by clicking here:
Tricia Murphy, our office administrator, is at the church Monday through Thursday from 9 to 3. You can contact her at:
Feel free to contact Pastor Doug at:
When the preschool is in session, only staff and children are allowed in the building. Extra efforts are being made to clean and sanitize spaces used by the preschool on a regular basis.
Thanks to everyone who continue to make contributions to Gloria Dei your continued support is greatly appreciated. You can mail your offerings, but we also have an easy-to-use online giving option.
In addition to using a credit card, you can make one-time or repeating contributions as direct withdrawals from a bank account. When you go to the site, you have the option of creating a profile to save your information and avoid needing to reenter it later. Click on the link below to make a contribution:
Gloria Dei is a Reconciling in Christ congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE!