* The A/C in the Sanctuary is fixed!

* Don’t forget to bring your socks for Operation School Bell.

Sunday, October 15th – Sock Sunday

9:30 a.m. – Rev. Dr. Bau Dang’s sermon will be “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” using the Scripture Exodus 32:1-14.

Don’t forget to brings socks for the Garden Grove Assistance League’s Operation School Bell! Pastor Bau will bless the socks during this morning’s worship.

11:30 a.m. – Vietnamese Worship in the Chapel.

5:00 p.m. – All-Church Harvest Potluck Dinner in Acker Hall sponsored by Congregations Coordinating Council (CCC) with entertainment by each of our worshiping groups and the pre-school. Everyone, please bring a main dish. If your last name begins with A-L, please also bring a dessert; if it begins with M-Z, please also bring a salad or appetizer. Tableware and drinks will be provided. Questions? Please contact Jackie Gonzales, Mary Lou Ball, Crystal Collino, Binh Dang, Susan Mammen, Ellen Park, or Barbara Tosi.

7:30 p.m. – Vietnamese Worship in the Chapel.

Coming Events

Saturday, December 9th, Garden Grove United Methodist Church Chancel Choir’s 39th Annual Christmas Dinner and Concert. Doors open 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:00 p.m. Adults $16, Children $8. If you are unable to attend the dinner you can still attend the Concert for a freewill donation at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Watch for more information.


The deadline for the November issue (to be mailed Thursday, October 26th) of Expectations is 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 17th. Any events occurring in November and December should be in this issue. You may E-mail articles to exp@ggumc.net, bring them to the Church Office, mail them, or (if they are short) call them in, on or before the deadline. Janine Ryder, Editor

Do you sing? Play an instrument? Have a trio, quartet, or other musical group you perform with? Then we are looking for you! Pastor Bau would like to continue having Special Music year round, so if you or someone you know would like to provide music for our Worship service please contact Janine Ryder, exp@ggumc.net or 714-534-1070, to sign up. We have professional accompaniment available by Norberto. We will have the Children and Yout
h Choirs singing on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays November through May so those Sundays are already covered.

To help support aid to those impacted by hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria (U. S. Territories only), give to United States Disaster Response Advance #901670 and/or International Response Advance #982450 to help other countries in the Caribbean affected by hurricanes, earthquake victims in Mexico, and other disasters around the world. Your gifts to UMCOR United States Disaster Response make it possible for UMCOR to respond quickly to emergency situations. You can write a check to the church with United States Disaster Response Advance #901670 and/or International Response Advance #982450 written in the memo section or you can give online at www.umcor.org/.

Remember to look for the clipboard, on the counter in the office next to the Flower Calendar book, to sign up to be a Sunday Greeter! Greeters for November are needed. Signup in the office on the counter clipboard, or call the office at 714-534-1070.

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, October 18th, 5:30 p.m. – United Methodist Women General Meeting in the Lounge.

Wednesday, October 18th, 7:00 p.m. – Finance Committee Meeting in the Conference Room.

Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30 p.m. – Charge Conference Meeting in Acker Hall (note change of date). See page 2 of Expectations for more information.

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