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A Couple Notes of Gratitude

“Hi, Thank you so much for the opportunity to give back to the community. I can’t wait to cook and co-host in future years, you can count on my contribution as long as I live in Seattle. I had so much fun, I can’t think of a better way to spend my holiday. I’m an atheist but I had such a wonderful time last year, I’m devoted to altruism and caring for the most vulnerable members of our society, its … Continued

SEEKING: Social Justice Coordinator

Role: Social Justice Coordinator   About Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church We are a thriving community of faith where we welcome all on the journey of life. We experience and celebrate the unconditional love of God for people of every race, ethnic background, social status, physical condition, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We have become a “Reconciling In Christ” congregation so that we may be shaped by the wide variety of gifts that God’s people bring to our community. Join us … Continued

Family Movie Night: The Little Prince

Join us for a fun family evening!* “The Little Prince” will be shown in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, November 19th @ 6:30pm. “The Little Prince” is a family-friendly movie based on the classic children’s book. Pizza, popcorn, and a movie! What a great way to spend an evening with family and other in our community. Kids are welcome to be comfy in their PJs and bring sleeping bags to snuggle in during the flick. Bring friends – neighbors – extended family … Continued

Thanksgiving Community Meal 2016

Our Thanksgiving Community Meal is set for Thanksgiving Day at noon. So far we have filled 86 of the 108 volunteer positions — wow! You can still be a part of this community celebration: Donate to the Sleeping Bag Fund. Each year we purchase 200 sleeping bags (cost: about $18 each), to give to those of our neighbors who are un-housed. Your contribution to this fund will make a real difference! Donation envelopes are on the worship clipboards.  Participate in the meal. Volunteer … Continued

Food Bank Sunday / Ballard Food Bank

Food Bank Sunday is November 13th! The need is great and you can help. Please bring non-perishable food items to worship with you and place them in the big soup can in the Narthex. Here is a partial list of needed items: canned soup (low sodium) canned fruit & vegetables applesauce (no sugar added) dried fruit / rainsins 100% fruit leather low sugar fruit jams and jellies oats or oatmeal granola bars brown or white rice Your financial support is … Continued

Reflect and Pray: Build the Vision… Share the Vision!

Generosity Sunday, November 6 Theme: All Saints Reflect: Beyond the basic lesson of sharing, others model generosity for us. Who are some of those people in your life? How will you model generosity for others through this Campaign? Pray: Give thanks for the saints in your life who taught you to share and modeled generosity for you. Monday, November 7 Theme: Creation – Our Need to Give Reflect: What does it mean to be created in God’s image? God is … Continued

Vision-Aligned Building SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

10:15am, Sunday, August 28 HEAR about the findings of the recently conducted Capital Campaign Feasibility/Implementation Study VOTE to hire a consultant and proceed with a VAB Capital Campaign Capital Campaign Feasibility Study Completed! Pastor Steve Olson, of Olson Advancement, presented his final Capital Campaign Feasibility / Implementation Study report to the Church Council and VAB Team at the July 19th council meeting. The purpose of the study was to solicit feedback on the VAB plan concept and then provide recommendations … Continued

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