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Holy Week 2019: Middle. End. Beginning.

Beginning. Middle. End. That’s always the order. Of course. BEGINNINGS: Well, babies. New ventures. First day of school. So often full of hope. Excitement! Anticipation! Dreams! Though probably mixed with anxiety. Awkwardness. Trepidation. THE MIDDLE: Well, everything’s that’s not the beginning or the end. It covers a lot of ground. Ups. Downs. Sideways. The same […]

From the Pastor: May 2018

“But ask the animals, and they will teach you;    the birds of the air, and they will tell you; ask the plants of the earth, and they will teach you;    and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know    that the hand of the […]

Gretchen’s Article on Advent — the season, not the child.

I love Advent.  I mean, clearly – I love it enough to name my child after it – Addi is short for Advent.  Advent is my favorite season of the church year, hands down.  The name Advent shares the Latin root adventus meaning “a coming, approach, or arrival.”  It’s part of the word “adventure” – […]

From the Pastor – August 2017

Here are some responses to my recent sermon called, “Jesus Repents”, which spoke to the need, as followers of Jesus, to repent of our own distancing from the racism in our nation and ourselves, and commit ourselves to listen, learn and act with people of color. “You should have condemned Trump outright.  Spell out how […]

Book (and Music) Recommendations from the Staff

Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott Anne Lamott’s nontraditional journey to faith is unusual and inspiring as someone nontraditional myself, it’s encouraging to hear her story of transition moving through loss into a place of growth. I highly recommend this book. It’s hilarious and profane and funny and she’s an alcoholic who’s a mess and dealing […]

From the Pastor – July 2017

10 “SPIRITUAL” WAYS TO RELAX THIS SUMMER Even when you’re not on vacation! Summer — such a delicious time of year!  Even if the pace doesn’t slow as much as we’d like, the focus shifts and the weather (usually) is glorious! In keeping with our Spiritual Life Hack explorations and focus on how faith practices […]

From the Pastor – June 2017

Can a rock concert be holy?  Can it be church? On Mother’s Day, I had the honor of seeing the Irish band U2 at Century Link Field.  2017 is the 30th anniversary year of the release of their Grammy winning album ‘Joshua Tree.’  Along with 50,000 of my closest friends (and Eddy Vedder of Pearl […]

Summer Worship Schedule 2017

July & August Traditional Worship Sundays – 10am – Sanctuary Join us as we praise God through traditional liturgy.  Featuring the varied music gifts of our congregation, each week will bring special music from varied instruments & voices, and people of all ages. Worship on the Lawn Wednesdays – 6pm – The Front Lawn Bring […]

Ash Wednesday – What?

Ash Wednesday and Lent – What are they? Check out this quick video for a basic summary of what Ash Wednesday and Lent are all about:     Want to try some of this out? Engage in renewal, repentance, and community. Explore fasting, praying, and giving on Ash Wednesday, February 18. Ash Wednesday Worship Choir […]

The Voice of Our Redeemer’s

This is the voice of Our Redeemer’s. You’ll hear from Pastor Kathy, leaders of social justice programs, youth, and many other folks in our community. Use the filter to search for something specific, or browse through different posts to be surprised. Have something to say? Get in touch with Allison. “You’ve given me space to […]

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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