Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry – November 17 and 24th
 
5 Steps to get your family engaged in serving:
  1. Pick up a box at church and share the mission with your family
  2. Pack a shoebox or plastic tote to be shipped to a need child
  3. Click HERE for more details and shipping labels
  4. Bring the box or tote to church on November 17th or 24th
  5. Send your love around the world this Christmas!
 
 
Support a Life-Redeeming Adoption Celebration
 
Trades of HopeNovember 17th 
Trades of Hope is a Fair Trade company that empowers women around the world to come out of poverty and human trafficking by selling their handmade jewelry, scarves, bags and home décor. 25% of sales will be donated to the Idjao adoption fund!  
 
Idjao Family Adoption/Pampered Chef – Chili and Bingo – November 18th 
A Fundraising event for Allan and Morgan Idjao family.  A variety of chili options will be served.  After we eat, the bingo begins.  Family participation is encouraged.  Prizes and notoriety will be awarded.    6:30PM @ The Point

 

 
 
 
Winter Wear Collection for Flandreau – November 24th 
We are partnering with Pastor Otto Garcia by collecting winter clothing for children and adults to provide warmth for new families in the Flandreau area.  Pastor Otto has been called to lead this new congregation, let’s partner with our dear brother on collecting the needed items.  

 

Sioux Falls Cares – December 1st 
Sioux Falls Cares in an organization that supports hundreds of families during the Christmas season.  Kick off the first Sunday of Advent by joining us as we combine worship and serving.  We will have a worship service that leads into a time of sorting hats and mittens for Sioux Falls Cares.  It’s a great way to welcome the Advent season.  
 
 
Salvation Army Bell Ringing December 7th
A signup sheet will be available at the Info Station to pick a one-hour slot for bell ringing at the Hy-Vee on Minnesota Avenue.  The Salvation Army remains a consistent support for families in need across our country.  
 
 
Christmas Goodie Bags – December 8th
We partner with Church of Hope to provide a Christmas treat bag to encourage women serving time in the Women’s prison in Pierre.  A financial offering will be collected for this simple gesture of love and grace.  
 
 
Salvation Army DinnersDecember 15th & January 26th
Serving a meal at Salvation Army is an encouragement to those we serve and a joyful time of serving for us.  We set up the space, serve a meal, enjoy sharing a meal and conversation with those we serve, then clean up.  Family participation is strongly encouraged.