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Sign a Letter for Voting Rights

Friends in Christ, You may have heard about recent threats to the voting rights of some of our fellow citizens. According to The Brennan Center for Justice, “Between January 1 and December 7, at least 19 states passed 34 laws restricting access to voting. More than 440 bills with provisions that restrict voting access have […]

Arise! Shine! Epiphany – Season of Light

There’s certainly been plenty of gloom lately! Shadows of uncertainty lurking in the corners of our consciousness. Even before Advent, we’ve been hoping, and waiting for, and finally, welcoming the Christ child, and the peace and joy he brings. Arise, shine! For your light has come!  Isaiah 60:1 Now, as the new year begins, our […]

Theology on Tap REBOOT!

4th Tuesday of each month, 7 PM | Reuben’s Brews, 5010 14th Ave NW Starting January 27, we will gather on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Reuben’s Brews (https://reubensbrews.com) to discuss the theological implications of current issues and topics in the news! We will be inviting folks that are knowledgeable […]

Sunday Adult Forums in January

We are continuing this popular adult class where we share our personal spiritual journeys with one another. Let Sally Parker-Henderson know if you want share or to learn more, wpainter26@yahoo.com. January 9 – Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus January 16 – Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus January 23 – Sacred Stories* start up […]

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of [those] willing to work to be co-workers with God… We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait  The Racial Justice Advocates group […]

Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus

Adult Forums, January 9 and 16, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall Over the past months, many of us have enjoyed reconnecting by listening to each other’s faith journey stories.  This month, we’ll be doing a different kind of storytelling. During adult forums on January 9 and 16, everyone is invited to come share and listen […]

2022 Auction: Boots & Pearls!

7 PM, Saturday, April 30 | Fellowship Hall Yeehaw!  Mark your calendar for April 30th! We are gathering in the fellowship hall hootenanny of epic proportions. Time to break out your cowboy hat and that fancy dress for an evening of live music, great food, and generosity! Folks of all ages and stages are welcome […]

Open Questions

There’s been a lot of “OPENING” at Our Redeemer’s this fall. Now our newly renovated building is open, and our Opening Doors generosity campaign is well on its way. And there’s more to come! What’s next? OPEN-ENDED QUESTIONS IN 2022. Open-ended questions are held open for a year and are part of answering: What big […]

Thank You to Thanksgiving Volunteers!

So many people helped make a happy Thanksgiving for those without homes this year! Thank you to givers, sleeping bag purchasers and loaders, pie-planners, pie-bakers, pie container decorators, pie deliverers, Edible Hope food and sleeping bag distributors, and Road to Housing meal preppers, servers, and cleaners! And a special thank you to Janet Woodfield who […]

Pastor Kathy Hawks’ Farewell Letter

November 23, 2021 Dear Friends,  I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will carry it on […]

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