Gingerbread Nativity - Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1, 3, or 5 p.m.

We know that families can often find themselves caught up in the busyness of the holiday season. This event is designed to give your family the opportunity to slow down and begin your Christmas festivities together as you create a gingerbread nativity and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas! 

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Small Group Study: Learning to Lament 

Get plugged in this October to a Small Group for a 6-week commitment to study Lamentations, following along with the sermon series entitled Learning to Lament. To help us match you with a group that fits your schedule, click here and fill out the form!

Newcomers Brunch - Sunday, October 28, 11 a.m., Fellowship Hall

If you are new to South Park, we would love for you to come to Newcomers Brunch and learn about who we are, including our history and mission. You'll also have the opportunity to meet other newcomers! Childcare is available in Wonderland for ages 0-5. 

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Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Donations

Shop now for cheap school supplies and summer clearance items to pack in your OCC shoeboxes and donate items starting today in the marked bin located by the Welcome Center! Items will be used in the Women's THRIVE Packing Party in November. 

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THRIVE OCC "Make Our Own Items Night"! - Thursday, Nov. 1, 7-9 p.m., Fellowship Hall. 

Ladies, come and make items to pack in OCC shoeboxes. No special skills required. Gals of all ages welcome. Just show up with hands ready to work and a heart to serve!

THRIVE OCC Packing Party - Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m., Fellowship Hall. 

All gals are welcome to the THRIVE OCC Packing Party! Bring items, items, items! Bring friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, daughters, nieces, granddaughters, etc. Bring hands ready to pack and a heart ready to pray so that we can bless children galore with good news and great joy! 

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Safe Families Volunteer Training - Saturday, Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Willow Creek North Shore

Offered as an alternative to online training, this free event is designed to equip you to welcome a child into your home (Host Family) or support a host or placing parent (Family Friend) and move you through the training process efficiently. The training will be in two parts. The first 2.5 hours will be for all volunteers and the second 1.5 hours will be only for Host Families. A light breakfast and lunch is included.

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Discord: Roughhewn People - Saturday, Nov. 10, 6-8 p.m., South Park Church

Curated Gallery, Live Dance, Music and Poetry, Communal Art Projects, and Space for Reflection. Free Admission. All are welcome.

An event for those who want to be honest about the broken people and broken systems around us, to wrestle with the “why’s" of daily anger, indifference and death. Through art, dance, poetry, music, and community, join us as we dream beyond the brokenness, lamenting, mourning where needed. In spite of, and because of, that brokenness we work towards harmony instead of discord.

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