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8:00 AM Holy Eucharist

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist with music

10:45 AM Coffee/Social Time

Sunday’s Forum: Community of Hope

10:45 AM Undercroft

Next Sunday’s Forum: Social Time - MEA Weekend

10:45 AM Undercroft

The Book of the Names of the Dead

At the 9:30 service on All Saints Sunday, November 5, we will read the Necrology, a listing of those we love who have died. It is fitting to do this on the day we celebrate the communion of saints, the mystical connection between the living and the dead. We invite you to place the names of those you would like remembered in the Book of the Names of the Dead, located in the All Saints Columbarium Chapel.

Music @ St. David’s October 22nd at 3:00 PM – Take Five

We are kicking off our 5th season of Music @ St. David’s with guest pianist, Garret Ross! He is joining us for Shostakovich’s famous piano quintet. Also on the program is the powerful Voces Intimae by Sibelius. Come hear these wonderful five movement quartets!

Fall Book Club Meeting October 24th

The St David's Book Club will meet on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss: The Round House. This National Book Award winner is authored by Minnesota's own Louise Erdrich. This is a fictional story told from the point of view of a teenage boy living on a reservation in North Dakota. There is a mystery wrapped in this novel backed by the multilayered community of relatives and friends. This is a compelling read that will make you cringe and laugh. The Book Club is for all parishioners and friends. No sign up. Just show up. Please direct any questions to Carol Stender at cstender51@gmail.com.

All Saints Sunday One Service Only

Please note there will be one service only at 9:30 on All Saints Sunday, November 5th.

KIDS CHOIR is BACK With BELLS on!

We will be performing on November 5th, All Saints Sunday. All kids through 5th grade are welcome. Rehearsals on Sunday following the 9:30 service from Oct 8 – Oct 29.

Fall Clean-Up Day October 28th

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sign-up in the Undercroft

Come join us to help defer maintenance costs by supplying your labor and love to St. David’s. All supplies and tools will be available at church.

Here is a sampling of some of the projects to be completed on

clean-up day include:

• sterilize the nursery toys

• vacuum smoke detectors

• clean out the bugs from the lights

• check and secure the down spouts

• tighten handrails

• wash wood railings

Community Housing Forum: The Changing Landscape Of Affordable Housing October 16th

Monday, October 16, 2017

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Childcare provided upon request made to Aaron at aaron@jewishcommunityaction.org

Affordable housing is quickly disappearing in Minnetonka. Join for a documentary and panel discussion on affordable housing challenges, and opportunities for community lead solutions.

We Will:

• Show clips from the TPT2 documentary “Sold Out: Affordable Housing At Risk”

• Discuss trends in affordable housing across the Twin Cities Metro area

• Determine issues related to the tight housing market

• Challenges for families in obtaining housing

• How the community and local organizations can address these needs

Hosted By: Adath Jeshurun Hesed Committee, Bet Shalom Social Action Committee, Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County, ICA Food Shelf, Jewish Community Action, ResourceWest, Sharei Chesed Synagogue, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Suburban Hennepin Housing Coalition, Westwood Community Church

Save the Date: November 11th 2017 Blessings and Bounty Outreach Gala

November 11, 2017 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Dinner Reservations: $50/person; $325/Table of 8

Raffle Tickets: $10/each; $90/book of 10

Casual Attire

Proceeds benefit St. David’s Outreach Programs

Our goal is to raise $10,000

You are invited to help us celebrate our Blessings and Bounty at the Outreach Gala on Saturday, November 11th. This is our major fundraising event of the year. The evening begins with appetizers and sparkling beverages in the narthex. The sanctuary will be turned into a gallery for bidding on our Silent Auction items of baskets of wine, hand-crafted items, services and elegant dinners.

The undercroft will undergo a transformation into an Italian street fair with the glow of candles and the aromas of the meal we will share. After a wonderful Italian themed dinner, the fun will continue as we work to outbid one another during the Live Auction hosted by our lively auctioneer, Dean Sather. The evening is capped off with anticipation and excitement as the four winning raffle tickets are drawn and announced. Four prizes will be awarded: $500, $250, $200 Cub gift card, and $100 Macy’s gift card. We’ll end the evening returning to our homes after celebrating the abundance of St. David’s and the outreach programs that benefit including: Reach & Restore, Loaves & Fishes, Families Moving Forward, and ICA Food Shelf.

Please join us on November 11th at this year’s Outreach Gala.

Mark Your Calendars: First Friday November Featuring Deacon Intern Rev. Allred

Are you ready for another stellar First Friday? Then you'll want to mark your calendar for Friday, November 3 at when we welcome The Rev. Jennifer Allred. Jennifer is serving St. David's as a deacon intern this year and has agreed to share her spiritual journey with us. Plus we will share another of our famous potlucks beginning at noon in the Undercroft. Sounds like an event you won't want to miss. All are welcome.

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