Join us for Sunday worship at 8:30am, 10am, and 5pm.
Sunday school is offered for children ages preschool-5th grade at both Sunday morning services. (Children leave after Children’s Message and return at Holy Communion.) You are always very welcome!
For more details about what to expect, click here.
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Easter is more than a day, but a season. We celebrate the world’s greatest act of love – the cross and resurrection! Here are few of many happenings:
Good Shepherd Sunday with a petting zoo.
Cinco de Magico – Fellowship Event
Ordination of Deacon Daneeen Pysz
Mother’s Day Celebration and Brunch
For all the details, click here and join your neighbors!
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church is uniquely designed for worship inside and outside because we have the largest front door! Worship wherever you feel comfortable  – inside, outside (courtyard), and virtually via our youtube channel. Just join us!
You can watch worship live by clicking here – you’ll go to Gloria Dei’s youtube channel. You can also watch it as a recording at any time.


There are many wonderful youth ministry events taking place all year long.
A larger summer trip is taken by both our  Confirmation (Junior High) and High School youth. In 2024, the High School group will be attending the National Youth Gathering, along with 30,000 others in New Orleans. Contact Youth Director Paige –
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is for preschool-5th graders. June 17-21. Click here for all the details!


Recently, the Mission Investment Fund of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America filmed the Gloria Dei campus, highlighting the new sanctuary and other recent improvements.
Thanks to all the members and friends of Gloria Dei for making it all possible! Thanks be to God!


2nd Friday/6:30pm in Bankson Hall
For all artists and creatives at any experience level (including art enthusiasts!). Come connect!
At monthly gatherings – a variety of things will take place from artist talks to working on upcoming art projects together.

Questions/details – contact Arts and Outreach Minister Michelle Lum (


Gloria Dei regularly has many different types of musical concerts and offerings.
Watch the bulletin or newsletter for all the details.
To see who has performed at Gloria Dei in the past and what groups are on the calendar, click here.
You are always welcome and invite a friend to join you!


For 2024, Gloria Dei will focus on reading through the Bible following this popular devotional book. Call the church office for more information and take up this wonderful opportunity.

On Sundays, the pastors will preach on the scripture passages.

On Thursdays at 6:30pm, a class will be offered. This will take place in Bankson Hall. To see the lessons, click here. To learn more about the author, click here to learn more and hear from the author.

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