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May Adult Forums – Social Justice Month

Priming Our Passion! Sundays in May*, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall May is Social Justice month at Our Redeemer’s! We will explore some exciting social justice work happening in our city and state, and how we might become involved. Adult forums happen every Sunday in May, 10:00–10:50 am. Topics: REFUGEE HOSPITALITY – MAY 1 or […]

Earth Day Adult Forum

“God’s Creation: Saving Wildlife from Trade” Sunday, April 24, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall – presented by Sarah Uhlemann* The Earth is facing an unprecedented extinction crisis: the UN predicts that a million species may go extinct in the coming decades unless we transform our relationship with nature. Habitat destruction and climate change are well-known […]

Idle Free Ballard

Sustainable Ballard has launched a new initiative called “Idle Free Ballard” to help raise awareness about unnecessary vehicle idling. Idling wastes gas, worsens climate change, and harms air quality, impacting vulnerable populations. You can save money and health by turning off your engine… whether you’re a commuter waiting at the Ballard Bridge, a parent waiting […]

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of [those] willing to work to be co-workers with God… We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait  The Racial Justice Advocates group […]

Thank You to Thanksgiving Volunteers!

So many people helped make a happy Thanksgiving for those without homes this year! Thank you to givers, sleeping bag purchasers and loaders, pie-planners, pie-bakers, pie container decorators, pie deliverers, Edible Hope food and sleeping bag distributors, and Road to Housing meal preppers, servers, and cleaners! And a special thank you to Janet Woodfield who […]

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, […]

E-Cycling Event at Our Redeemer’s

E-Cycling Event at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church 2400 NW 85th, Seattle Saturday, June 12th, 10 AM – 2 PM Collect those unwanted electronics! LINK Grab that unwanted styrofoam! Clean your closets of men and women’s clothing! It’s time to start scouring your house for the stuff you’ve accumulated during the pandemic! Bring your unwanted electronics, […]

Social Justice Report – June 2021

by Elizabeth Dickinson E-Cycling Event – Saturday, June 12th  Collect those unwanted electronics! Grab that styrofoam! Drop them off in the Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church parking lot on Saturday, June 12, 10 AM – 2 PM. Perhaps coordinate your drop-off with other members and turn it into an outside fellowship event! View the poster for […]

Meet Elizabeth Dickinson, Our New Social Justice Coordinator!

Our hard-working search team’s long efforts have finally been blessed with a new partner for Our Redeemer’s social justice ministries. Please come to one (or more!) social justice meetings or events in the near future, and meet Elizabeth by Zoom and eventually, in person. She brings a wealth of experience, insight, and along with love […]

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