March 2014 Reminder

March 2014 Reminder Newsletter In some circles February is called the month of the love. Here at Gloria Dei we take it very seriously. This month we celebrated our traditional night for couples. This is an exclusive time for that person we love. This was a special night where around 20 couples of Gloria Dei and First Lutheran enjoyed a time of sharing a delicious dish, beautiful live music, a dance time, fun moment, etc. more…

February 2014 Reminder

February 2014 Reminder Newsletter After our wonderful annual meeting we continue our way from Epiphany to Lent. Lent is a time of new beginning and re-centering our lives on Jesus. This means praying more, giving more. The new beginning that Jesus offers to each of us is often found in the struggles of life. In the things of life big and small, we need Jesus. We need His saving presence, His healing forgiveness, and His more…

December 2013 Reminder

December 2013 Reminder Newsletter The church liturgical year is over and we are ready to a new journey starting with the season of Advent, the season of waiting. While we are living in between the now and not yet, here at Gloria Dei we are taking seriously what that means to be a good steward. During the two first weeks of December every member/friend of Gloria Dei will have the great opportunity to express in more…

November 2013 Reminder

November 2013 Reminder Newsletter We ended the month of October, the month of the Reformation. Now all of that happened nearly 500 years ago, and some may think that this is ancient history. But the Reformation is not history. Reformation is something that needs to happen over and over and over again. At the heart of the Protestant Reformation was the affirmation “ecclesia semper reformands, semper reformanda”: “the church is always reformed, always reforming.” The more…