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Lucia Fest 2017 –  “The Girl with Candles in her Hair”

Sunday, Dec. 10 ~ 5pm YOU are invited to join in the fun of an Our Redeemer’s tradition! Each year the youth of Our Redeemer’s bring the story of Sankta Lucia to life and continue a treasured tradition. This is a beloved tradition in Sweden and Our Redeemers is delighted to bring Lucia’s message of light and charity to the community with a traditional tåg (procession), music, food, dancing and costumes. You’ll learn a little Swedish and have a great … Continued

Worship and Music – July 2017

New! Summer Worship on the Lawn Have you ever attended concerts at the zoo and wished that church could be like that?  Jump into summer with a refreshing change in the worship schedule!  Wednesdays, bring your picnic and a blanket and head to church for worship on the lawn.  6:00 we will gather for dinner on the grass, with worship starting at 6:30.  Our informal worship band will be leading the music, as we join together for communion and prayer. … Continued

Synod Assembly Reflections 2017

On May 20, over 400 clergy and lay leaders of the Pacific Northwest Conference (ELCA) gathered at Salem Lutheran Church in Mt. Vernon for the annual Synod Assembly. The theme of this year’s assembly was RISE. Representing Our Redeemer’s were: PastorsKathy Hawks and Gretchen Mertes, Terrence Rindler, Paul Oldenkamp, and Shelbe and Chauntae Kukowski. Also part of the Our Redeemer’s contingent were Pastor John-Otto (Joshua) Liljenstolpe and Don Boelter, Parish Administrator. This year’s assembly,unlike recent years, was a one day … Continued

Summer Worship Schedule 2017

July & August Traditional Worship Sundays – 10am – Sanctuary Join us as we praise God through traditional liturgy.  Featuring the varied music gifts of our congregation, each week will bring special music from varied instruments & voices, and people of all ages. Worship on the Lawn Wednesdays – 6pm – The Front Lawn Bring your picnic dinner at 6pm, and stay for worship with our Informal Ensemble starting at 6:30.  We will be celebrating communion every week, and have … Continued

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