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Press Release: Ballard P-Patch Property Sale Finalized

For Immediate Release September 14, 2020 Ballard P-Patch Property Sale Finalized: Our Redeemer’s – Ballard P-Patch Partnership Saves the Garden Seattle 9/14/2020 – GROW and the Ballard P-Patch officially purchased the Ballard P-Patch property from Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church on August 31st. This milestone ensures that the property will continue to be used as a […]

Fall Faith Formation For Kids – Starting Sept. 20, 2020

Hello Families of Our Redeemer’s! We miss you all so much! We are praying that school has started without too much chaos, and that you’re settling in to a great routine.  After much conversation and thoughtfulness about what we’re trying to offer programmatically for kids this fall, and given that so much of their lives […]

Honoring Our Sanctuary Before Construction Starts

Here are some ways to honor memories of our sanctuary before construction starts in October: Preserve your memories of Our Redeemer’s sanctuary by sending your photos and written memories to Pastor Gretchen. They will be used as part of a special video recording in the sanctuary. Please send your memories to pastor.gretchen@ourredeemers.net. Sign up to […]

Church Renovation Update – 8/13/2020

In preparation for the church renovation Our Redeemer’s held a free “Buy Nothing” yard sale on Saturday, August 8. We gave away unneeded furniture, books, craft and office supplies, pianos, and more! We even collected $265.00 in donations. A HUGE THANK YOU to all the volunteers who brought their muscle, helpful attitudes, and dogged determination […]

Moving Out (For Now) FAQs

We’re getting the church facilities ready for construction work on the building renovation. Here are some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about the move: Q. Is the move moving ahead? A. Yep. Staff and helpful others have already begun the tetris-like spring cleaning exercise of pulling everything out of all the offices, storage rooms, and other […]

Helping with Hunger – by Paula Hlastala

We are living through a time of change. It’s overwhelming and scary and new and different. But at the same time, some of things boiling to the surface right now are as old as our existence—hurt, hatred, hunger. Feeding the hungry right now—it’s an overwhelming proposition; the need is unprecedented. Food insecurity has a huge […]

Vacation Bible School 2020

POSTPONED FOR NOW Become a Leader:  LINK to SIGN UP! Our VBS this summer is obviously a little different, but it should be loads of fun!  We are sad that we can’t be together in person, but we will still be sharing our art and our ideas.  We encourage you to register. It could just […]

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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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