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LiVE Retreat @ Our Redeemer’s

Saturday December 3, 9 AM -3 pm at Our Redeemer’s – 2400 NW 85th, Ballard REGISTER How will we wait? The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker invites unique ways for us to explore the contours of waiting and community interaction. Come and experience practical tips for how you and your communities of faith can […]

What is a Chrismon?

by Marie Nordquist, Liturgical Arts Team Every year our sanctuary tree is decorated with white lights and some strange looking white and gold ornaments. What are they? They’re Chrismons, shaped in the forms of ancient Christian symbols. Chrismons, or Christ + Monogram, are the creation of Frances Kipps Spencer of Ascension Lutheran Church (ELCA) in […]

The LiVE Project: Upcoming Offerings

The LiVE Project is a networked lay learning community discerning God’s call; theologically thoughtful, culturally responsive, and communally engaged; connecting churches and forming Christian public leaders; a flexible, hybrid model of learning: Zoom and face to face. You’re invited to these upcoming offerings: Engaging Younger Generations: Monday 6:30-8pm, Nov. 5 Acts Bible Study: Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm, Nov. […]

Thanksgiving Community Meal for All 

Thursday, November 24, 12 – 1 PM | Fellowship Hall Please help out: https://rb.gy/abjktk Each year, the good folks of Our Redeemer’s host anybody and everybody for a no-cost Thanksgiving meal from 12 – 1pm on Thanksgiving Day.  It takes about 108 (or more!) volunteers to pull Thanksgiving off, and it’s an amazing gift not only […]

November Events – Text Version

November 1, Tuesday 1 PM – Psalms for Autumn Bible Study | Our Redeemer’s (preceded  by 12:45 PM Centering Prayer) 6:30 PM – LiVE – Synod-Wide Weekly Bible Study | Online   November 2, Wednesday 10:30 AM – Bible Study | Zoom 6:30 PM – LiVE – Intro to Womanist Interpretation | Online 6:30 PM – […]

From the Pastor – November 2022

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body […]

Luciafest Returns! December 11 – 5 PM

written by Marie Nordquist December 11, 5 PM | Our Redeemer’s Luciafest returns to Our Redeemer’s Sunday, December 11th! The Lucia Team are happy to be “back in action”. Our traditional Swedish celebration of Saint Lucia’s Day will have all the traditional trappings: Sankta Lucia, her attendants, star boys, Scandinavian goodies and dancing around the […]

Native American Heritage Day (aka Indigenous People’s Day)

written by Lars Sveum-Hanson Native American Heritage Day, also know as Indigenous People’s Day, is the 4th Friday of September or the 2nd Monday of October depending on which state is observing!  (Canada has a First Nations day on June 21st, Summer Solstice.) This special day is designated to appreciate native cultures and help heal […]

The Mystery of the Exodus – This Wednesday

This Week, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon on Zoom (contact Carolyn for Zoom link: cdkswan@gmail.com) The Mystery of the Exodus – It’s really good stuff, folks. We have an expert leading us in archeologist and historian Jeanne-Pierre Isbouts. Don’t miss out.   Grasp how the biblical story of the turning of the […]

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