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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 […]

We’re Hiring: Social Justice Coordinator – 20 hours/week

VITAL, INCLUSIVE, BLACK LIVES MATTER-SUPPORTING CHURCH SEEKS SOCIAL JUSTICE COORDINATOR Our Redeemer’s Lutheran is a healthy faith community with a track record of walking the talk. We seek someone with passion, experience and skills to deepen and expand our social justice ministries to not only serve, but invite relationships with people on the margins, and […]

MLK Celebrations

Sunday, January 17, 5:30 PM (virtual) Monday, January 18, 11AM As we approach the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Racial Justice group at Our Redeemer’s invite you to upcoming virtual events in Seattle and Everett. Through these events we join with other concerned people of faith to address the promise we share in making […]

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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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