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Christmas with Our Redeemer’s

LINK FOR A “HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN SERVICES ONLINE” INSTRUCTIONS Christmas Eve Candlelight Services Friday, December 24, 4 PM & 10 PM Our Advent Season of Hope culminates in rejoicing at the birth of Jesus the Christ, our Prince of Peace. We will celebrate both in person and online with great joy and love. https://ourredeemers.net/virtual-worship/ […]

November is American Indian Heritage Month

In November we honor American Indian Heritage Month. One of these heritages is the land on which we and Coast Salish peoples live and worship. The ELCA has recently declared their commitment to “strengthening our anti-oppression efforts with a greater focus on realizing justice and equity for Indigenous people.” (Learn more here.) Prairie Rose Seminole, […]

Give Thanks with a Welcome Heart

We’re sharing our abundance with our neighbors without homes this Thanksgiving. Can you help?  GIVING OPPORTUNITIES Make pumpkin tarts in our church kitchen on Sunday, November 21 after 11 AM worship. Donate wool socks. Drop off at church. Distribute pies, wool socks, and sleeping bags on Thanksgiving morning. Help make Thanksgiving dinner for our Road […]

Holden Village 2022

We are planning our congregational trip to Holden Village next summer, July 31-August 6, 2022! We hope that you can join us. Our trip is 6 nights long, and meals are included.  Based on what is currently listed on Holden’s website as of this writing, the cost is $510/person for adults, $390 for kids ages […]

Reconnecting! Through Our Sacred Stories

Sundays, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall (East) We of Our Redeemer’s are finally in a moment of time when our faith community can once again worship together. We’ve waited for this a long while as COVID attached itself locally and globally and at the same time we remodeled our old building into a better space, […]

Centering Prayer – 4 PM Wednesdays

Centering Prayer Returns Wednesdays, 4:00-4:30PM – In Person Be still and know that I am God.  -Psalm 46:10 When was the last time you felt deeply peaceful? In touch with yourself? Or open to God? Centering prayer is simply a way we seek to open ourselves to God, whom we know by faith is within […]

O-ROCK – Programs and Classes for Youth and Kids

CHILDREN ARE A GIFT FROM THE LORD. THEY ARE A REWARD FROM HIM. Psalm 127 O-ROCK is off and running!  • Newly redone rooms! • Children blessing us at the end of the service! • Robust Pre-school and Early Elementary Program! • Confirmation Class for our Teens! PLEASE JOIN US! Here is our current schedule. […]

Youth Formation October Update

by Pastor Gretchen Mertes Our classrooms are coming along downstairs! HUGE thanks to all our volunteers who cleaned, prepped, painted, carpeted, hauled furniture, and basically made a huge change in our welcoming space! Thank you: Betsy McGregor, Phillipa Dugaw, Stephanie Fowler, Kari Guddal, Kim Ward, Dana Wright, Alex Fidis, Sarah Uhlemann, Ryan Mertes, and Matt […]

Circle of Connections – Opening Doors

Our Redeemer’s continues “Circle of Connections” Zoom meetings and groups at usual times, plus a special in-person circle on Tuesdays at the church at 1pm. First week of October: “Making a Way for the Spirit’s Dance” Opening question: Have you ever been asked to do something that really surprised you? As the Bible is read, […]

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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