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Theology on Tap

Let’s get together at The Dane (8000 15th Ave NW, Seattle) on Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm for a great discussion with friends and new acquaintances. Our topic: Does everything really happen for a reason? Why do we say that when people die unexpectedly, anyway? What is implied about God in that statement? Let’s talk. […]

Blue Christmas?

Christmas for many is not just “merry and bright”.  For many the season is stressful with sad memories or expectations you no longer can meet.  This worship service honors those feelings and frustrations and offers comfort, hope, and healing. All are welcome, so please join us at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church. Refreshments following. Childcare provided. […]

Beer & Carols at The Dane!

You and all your best friends of all ages are invited to come out to The Dane (8000 15th Ave. NW) on Tuesday December 3 or 10 at 7pm. We will be singing, and laughing, and showing the community just how much fun a bunch of Lutherans can be! Members of the 9am ensemble will […]

Luciafest is in Two Weeks!

Each year the youth of Our Redeemers bring the story of Sankta Lucia to life. A beloved tradition in Sweden, Lucia’s message of light and charity is not to be missed. You’re invited to join us Sunday, December 15th for a traditional tåg (procession), music, food, dancing and beautiful costumes! For more information contact Marie […]

Summer Sundays at the Park ~ 7pm

Summer Sundays at the Park ~ 7pm All of the Sundays in July and August, Our Redeemer’s will be hosting worship in various parks around North Seattle. Featuring musicians from the informal ensemble, it will be a casual gathering at 7pm with communion, song, and story. The schedule is as follows: July 21 – Carkeek […]

How Introverts can DO PRIDE on June 30!

  Every year I find myself in a bit of a quandary about whether I will march in PRIDE. I am an introvert, and that makes large parades of thousands of people not my jam. I have never been to a Seahawks game. I don’t go to concerts in large venues unless I have front […]

Holy Week 2019: Middle. End. Beginning.

Beginning. Middle. End. That’s always the order. Of course. BEGINNINGS: Well, babies. New ventures. First day of school. So often full of hope. Excitement! Anticipation! Dreams! Though probably mixed with anxiety. Awkwardness. Trepidation. THE MIDDLE: Well, everything’s that’s not the beginning or the end. It covers a lot of ground. Ups. Downs. Sideways. The same […]

“Cancelling” Church, and Worshipping Together Anyway!

After a great deal of back and forth, Pastor Gretchen and I have decided to cancel worship services at the church tomorrow. It’s supposed to get down to 15 degrees tonight, and that means any wetness on the roads will freeze, and still be frozen tomorrow a.m. While some of us could make it if […]

Christian Advocacy 101

Advocacy: public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy (Merriam Webster Dictionary) I have a confession. I came late to Christian advocacy – or public advocacy of any kind. I certainly felt angry and moaned and complained about injustices I saw. Moreover, I was (and still am) an expert at participating in […]

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