The session of SGOPC has met to discuss our church activities in the light of the coronavirus pandemic and limits on social gatherings. Effective immediately, we have suspended post-service fellowship snacks, Sunday evening study, Wednesday evening study, and Saturday morning prayer until further notice. We have not cancelled Sunday morning worship this Sunday, but we anticipate much lower attendance and will be live streaming the service with both audio and video. We encourage members to follow guidelines from health authorities,…
The signup sheet for adopt-a-missionary Sunday (March 8) is here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mZDW7hOYXGCEacZPeqMEm_XcA00cf2ao-adPWY-yDyM/edit?usp=sharing Learn more about our missionaries and the countries they serve in by “adopting” a missionary family (or two). Read up about them and bring a dish to fellowship dinner which represents their mission field. Please be prepared to share a prayer request from your adopted family. Consider even giving a summary of their work and time in their respective fields. This is a fun opportunity to connect with the…
Our hymn sing and prayer time is cancelled tonight due to the Winter Storm Warning.
Due to the large number of people attending, the venue has been moved from the Mahaffy home to the Wallin reception area! The Annual SGOPC Christmas party (ages 18+) will be held on Friday, December 13 at the Wallin Funeral Center. Punchbowl at 6pm; dinner at 6:30pm. Cost is $20/person (get your check/cash to Kirsten). Dinner will be provided. If you want to participate in the white elephant gift exchange, bring a $10 max gift.
We’ll have a Christmas Litany with singing and scripture readings on Sunday, December 22nd at 6pm instead of our usual Sunday evening study.
Our annual Christmas program will take place at Harbor Tower retirement center in Oak Harbor on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2:30pm.
The annual Adults’ Christmas Party will be on Friday, December 13, 2019.
On Sunday, October 27, we will have our annual Reformation Day Celebration. This will include a German-themed potluck dinner after morning worship followed by our Reformation Day program which will be in the form of a period Faire, with different booths and vendors displaying arts, crafts, music, and politics of the period. Note that there will be no evening class on October 27.
Since we will be having a German-themed potluck meal for Reformation later in October, the regular Fellowship Meal on the second Sunday (Oct. 13) will be a simpler Soup/Sandwich/Salad meal. Please note these instructions: If your last name begins with: A-D: bring Salad and Soup E-K: bring Sandwiches and Dessert L-O: bring Salad and Dessert Q-Z: bring Soup and Sandwiches
This Wednesday we’ll be discussing Chapter 5 of Rosaria Butterfield’s Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert. The discussion questions are available in the PDF below: