Our Redeemer's Blog

From Pastor David – Summer 2022

Hello Everyone! I am delighted to join this amazing community at Our Redeemer’s during this transition journey!!  Let me introduce myself, and share what I’ll be up to among you. My wife and I moved to the area in 2015, from the Twin Cities, where she began her call as pastor at St. Matthews Lutheran […]

Grad Appreciation

June 5, 9 AM Worship On June 5th, Pentecost Sunday, we will be blessing these ones as our high school graduates at the 9:00 service. Can you believe it?! We hope that many will attend and help us to send these young adults on their way to college with a quilt and a prayer. Huge […]

Adult Forum – Transitions as People of Faith

Adult Forum – Transitions as People of Faith June 5 & 12, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall How does our faith inform how we handle the transitions in our lives? The first two Sundays in June, Dana Wright and members of the adult forum team will lead us in discussion, and a new process during […]

“Insight for Life” Classes for Kids & Teens

Fridays, May 13 – June 10, 7 – 8:30 PM | Our Redeemer’s presented by Phillipa Dugaw Are you looking for a powerful course where 6th-8th graders discover their unique talents and learn valuable tools, that empowers them for success at school and in life? How about a really fun Friday night class for your […]

VBS – July 11-15, 2022

Tree of Healing VBS! July 11-15, 9 AM – 12 PM | Our Redeemer’s   registration is open REGISTER Calling all kids aged 4 – 11! Vacation Bible School is July 11-15 from 9 am – 12 pm, with optional afternoon activities for kids aged 8-11. We will be partnering this year with Phinney Ridge […]

Lent Adult Forums

Sundays, 10:10 AM | Fellowship Hall Now Is the Time: A Study Guide for the ELCA Declaration to People of African Descent This Lent, we are going to take an intentional deep dive into the ELCA’s new social statement on race in America. This study guide provides an avenue for the “realization, self-examination, and accountability […]

Lenten Devotional: Give Something Up? Or… Take Something On! 

by Stephanie Running Each year we enter into the season of Lent. The tradition of Lent is to fast, give offerings, and pray excessively. Many Christians make a daily sacrifice in Lent. Some people give up eating meat, or having caffeine drinks or alcohol. The idea of self-sacrifice is meant to help people notice something […]

You Are Invited to The Journey

Ask any member of this congregation what the most formative part of their involvement at Our Redeemer’s was, and first they’ll tell you that they felt welcomed. The next thing they’ll say is, “I loved being part of The Journey.” Many folks have participated more than once!  For the five Sundays of Lent, from 4–6 […]

Arise! Shine! Epiphany – Season of Light

There’s certainly been plenty of gloom lately! Shadows of uncertainty lurking in the corners of our consciousness. Even before Advent, we’ve been hoping, and waiting for, and finally, welcoming the Christ child, and the peace and joy he brings. Arise, shine! For your light has come!  Isaiah 60:1 Now, as the new year begins, our […]

Sunday Adult Forums in January

We are continuing this popular adult class where we share our personal spiritual journeys with one another. Let Sally Parker-Henderson know if you want share or to learn more, wpainter26@yahoo.com. January 9 – Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus January 16 – Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus January 23 – Sacred Stories* start up […]