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Giving Tree 2020

There are three ways to be involved in the Giving Tree this year. Two are on your own, and one is through our Road to Housing program. They are all programs we have supported in the past, and that very much need your support this year. Let the spirit of generosity that has flowed through […]

Christmas Eve Orchestra – 2020 Style!

Contributed by Karen Lee, Our Redeemer’s Traditional Worship and Music Director Yes! We can still create beautiful Christmas music while we’re online, and it will be fun to collaborate on our favorite Christmas carols! Before the Our Redeemer’s renovation began, Karen recorded organ accompaniments for “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, “Angels We Have Heard on […]

An Election Day Word from Pastor Kathy

(by way of Rector Bill Danaher, Jr., Christ Church Cranbrook) Friends, it’s a tense day, and quite likely longer time. These words speak to me and so I share them with you: I cannot predict who will win the election today. However, our experience four years ago teaches us all an important lesson: The Christian […]

Consecration Sunday – November 15th

What is Consecration Sunday? (LET US KNOW YOU WILL BE THERE: Reservation LINK) Yes, it’s November 15.  Yes, it will take place in worship.  (HOW TO CONNECT TO THE WORSHIP SERVICE) Yes, we will have a special guest preacher, Pastor Anne Van Kley, from Phinney Ridge Lutheran,      And, yes, the service itself will be special. […]

Wednesday Bible Study – Silenced Harps

by Carolyn Swanson (Excerpted and adapted from the Basic Bible Atlas, available February 2020) Every Wednesday, 10:30am via Zoom  Passcode: bible Horror, shock, fear, confusion. We watch in utter disbelief as powerful ancient Near Eastern empires invade, decimate, defeat, and then deport God chosen people from the promised land. (See 2nd Kings 24) The plan […]

Thanksgiving 2020 – Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted by Margaret Wetter margaretwetter@comcast.net Given COVID-19 and the renovation project that currently makes space at Our Redeemer’s unavailable, we will not be hosting a Thanksgiving Community Meal this year. However, that doesn’t mean we won’t be doing anything for our un-housed neighbors!  St. Luke’s Edible Hope Meals Program is planning a meal for Thanksgiving […]

Circles of Connection – Digging Deeper after Sunday Morning

Submitted by Pastor Gretchen Many of you participate in our “Circles of Connection” – small groups on zoom that meet weekly to check in, study the Gospel, and pray for each other.  Pastor Kathy and I were thinking that this resource would also be great for individual devotion time.  As we are focusing on renovating […]

Q&A: What You Need to Know While We’re Under Construction

When will construction begin? On Monday, October 5. What will happen first?  Outside the building, the first activity on site will be the addition of fencing and removal of various overgrown plantings.Inside, the contractor will be working on asbestos abatement and demolition of the administration and bathroom area. What is the expected construction end date? […]

Project Groundbreaking 2pm This Sunday, October 4

This Sunday at 2pm we will be hosting our Vision Aligned Building Project groundbreaking. Due to the pandemic, we can only invite up a limited number of people, and so we will be Facebook Live Streaming the groundbreaking so everyone can participate.* This event is the symbolic ‘first dirt’ turned over on our years-long process. […]

Our Redeemer’s Blog

Along with our calendar, our blog is a great place to see what we’re up to. Read the posts below to hear musings from Pastor Kathy, ministry leaders and folks in our community. You can use a filter to read updates on our high school youth activities, Kids’ Church and much more. There’s a lot happening around here. Feel free to leave a comment, email the author, share things on facebook, and join the conversation.

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