Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church
5005 McCandlish Road
Grand Blanc, MI
(810) 694-3540


Online Order of Worship: October 25

Worship adjustments at Gloria Dei


Almighty God, in this time of sickness and uncertainty, be our refuge and our strength. Remind us that you are our ever-present help in trouble. Do not let us lose courage in the face of these events. Uphold us with your love, and give us the strength we need. Help us in our confusion. Grant us patience. Guide our actions. Heal the sick. Console the bereaved and afflicted. Protect doctors, nurses, caregivers, and staff. And continue to provide us with our daily bread. We ask this confidently and boldly in the name of him who conquered death, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.


During this time of government regulations, Gloria Dei will be conducting all Sunday services with limited participants. However, we are asking the elderly, those with compromising health issues, and others to view our services on Facebook Live. Our Sunday Service is at 9:30 am. If you would like to receive an online service bulletin, complete with all readings and hymns, see above or contact Pastor Himm at Our Facebook page is

Evangelism Tools

Here is one of the evangelism presentations given in church. Use it to spread the good news to all!
STOP Evangelism Presentation

Here is another evangelism presentation that was given on Sunday:
The Handy Dandy Method!

Choir Songs

How Deep the Father's Love
The Cross
Above All with When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
I'd rather have Jesus
On That Day when He Rode into Jerusalem

Songs from Soloists

This Broken Bread - Not Bread Alone (Sophie Leng)
Holy Spirit (Abby Himm)
Lord I Lift your name on High (Brenda Bessolo and Brenna Moore)

We invite you to Gloria Dei

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Thanks for visiting us. We pray that you will be nourished, strengthened, and better informed about God’s goodness and mercy that we are privileged to share at Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church.

No matter your background or spiritual understanding, we would love to serve you with God’s living and active Word. Please check us out. Come grow in your faith so you can face the challenges of each day with new confidence. We offer uplifting worship; relevant Bible study; and enjoyable fellowship and service opportunities.

Founded in 1971, Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church has changed lives for time and for eternity by the grace of God.

GLORIA DEI = Latin for “ Glory to God. ” It reminds us that all that we do is to give God glory.

EVANGELICAL = “ Gospel Centered. ” It keeps before our eyes the reason we exist and the message we are to proclaim.

LUTHERAN = Confessing the Christian teachings of Martin Luther and the Lutheran Confessions. We stand on “ Grace alone, through Faith alone, revealed in Scripture alone. ”

CHURCH = We are a gathering of living, spiritual stones, built on the foundation of the prophets and apostles with Jesus Christ as the chief cornerstone. We assemble around God’s Word and Sacraments for spiritual growth.


Rev. Dennis Himm & Kay Himm

Pastor Dennis Himm has been serving the congregaton of Gloria Dei since October, 1988. He and his wife, Kay, have 5 daughters and 13 grandchildren. Kay serves both as the organist and choir director.

Pastor Dennis Himm