Gloria Dei Kids
    Website for all the Kids related activities at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Olympia, WA)

Jesus Feeds The 5000

Bible Text: John 6:1-14
(Also in Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, and Luke 9:11-17)

Memory Verse: John 6:14 NIV After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, “Surely this is the Prophet who is to come into the world.”


Overview and Objectives

Background Information

Cross Reference of the Four Gospels

Bible Study Video

Lesson Plans

Children's Musical 2018: “Malice in the Palace: The Story of Esther”
Register now to be part of this year’s cast!
The Registration Deadline is Sunday, November 19, 2017.

The musical is open to all children in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Cast members do not need to be members of Gloria Dei to participate. Rehearsals begin January 5, 2018. This year, we will be presenting the story of Esther. All rehearsal dates, registration information, and forms may be found below. No experience is necessary and all are welcome! Contact Beth Tobin for more information.


To register, please complete and return the following to the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church office:
1515 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia, WA 98502, Attn: Beth Tobin

Information Packet

Musical Covenant Form

Attendance Commitment Plan

Volunteer Form

Participation Fee or Sponsorship Request

Rehearsal Calendar


The J.A.M. (Jesus And Me) Youth Group is open to all youth in grades 4-6. We're excited for a year of fun, service, and fellowship! Parent volunteers are always needed and appreciated! Link:

For more information or to chaperone, please contact Beth Tobin. And please RSVP to Beth so we are sure to have enough rides.

Early Childhood Education at Gloria Dei

Helping young children and their families grow in faith through developmentally appropriate events, education, and activities. 

Sunday morning classes for infants through Kindergarten begin at 10:00 a.m.  We hope that you will find Sunday School a positive and rewarding time of learning for both you and your child(ren).  All are welcome!

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Sunday School Classes for
Sun, November 19, 2017
Little Lambs: Baby Jesus is Born!
Rainbows: Baby Jesus
Sunbeams: Baby Moses
Godly Play: The Ark and the Tent/Temple
Grades 1-5: Jesus Feeds the 5,000
Sixth Grade: Beginnings: Suffering

3rd presents
the Communion Elements this Sunday!
(9:00 and 11:00 service)