Wednesday Night Stories: Moments that Shaped Our Faith (June 13–August 29)—Our faith journeys have been marked by challenging pits as well as mountaintop experiences. If not for those highs and lows, we would not be the people we are today. Come to hear several of our family members share stories about the most pivotal moments in their faith formation, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Place. Hope to see you there!
The Explore! class series continues Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Take the opportunity to Explore! a topic that most interests you; there are several great topics from which to choose. This is also a great way to get to know others at Glenwood not in your regular Sunday morning class. For more information on class topics, view the brochure.
This Sunday, join us for a brown bag lunch with the Koonce family. Grab your lunch after church and bring it back to the Gathering Place for an informal time of food and fellowship. The Koonce family will be with us for a few days before leaving town on Tuesday, July 24. Come wish them well before they go!
Glenwood has been asked by TISD to provide some specific items for students in need at Rice Elementary. Due to re-zoning, Rice Elementary will be picking up eight more apartment complexes in addition to their current 20. This is a great opportunity to show our neighborhood how much we care about families and children. Donations are due Sunday, August 12.
- Camp Praise: August 6–9, 9:00–11:45 a.m. (Kindergarten through 7th grade)
- Children-Led Worship: August 12
SUMMIT: July 24–31, in the backcountry of Colorado—We will spend four nights and five days backpacking in Colorado. Everything you need for the week will be carried on your back. We will camp alongside pristine alpine lakes, summit a 13,000-foot mountain, and learn what it means to be alone with God in a quiet place. Open to incoming 9th graders through recent grads. Cost is $150.
For more details on upcoming events, visit risestudentministry.com.
Our next opportunity to serve will be July 30 at the Benevolence Center. We need help with setting up tables beginning at 4:30 p.m. and serving/ cleaning beginning at 5:45 p.m. We welcome all who would like to reach out to the Tyler community in such a needed ministry to join us. For details, contact Pat Gerth at (903) 312-8441.
Camp Deer Run is making a picture-video history movie. May we borrow and make copies of your Camp pictures and Camp home movies? Especially in the 1950’s and 1960’s. We will keep them for about 4 months. Contact Billy Ray Dean at (903) 312-1491. Thank you!