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Black History Month Film and Discussion

Our Redeemer’s Racial Justice Committee (a subgroup of the Social Justice Group) invites you to a discussion of the film ‘AGAINST ALL ODDS: The Fight for a Black Middle Class’ on Sunday, February 28th at 2 PM via Zoom. You can live stream and watch the movie (either by yourself or with your family) any […]

Ballard Sunday Dinner Needs Your Help

Every third Sunday of the month members from Our Redeemer’s head over to Ballard First Lutheran Church to prepare a meal for the community’s population in need. We always need at least 6 volunteers to put together around 50 meals to go, hand them out, and then clean up after ourselves. You can sign up […]

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 […]

Giving Tree 2020

There are still several ways to be involved in the Giving Tree this year. They are programs we have supported in the past, and that very much need your support this year. Let the spirit of generosity that has flowed through our congregation in the past continue to flow this year! On Your Own:  Mary’s […]

An Election Day Word from Pastor Kathy

(by way of Rector Bill Danaher, Jr., Christ Church Cranbrook) Friends, it’s a tense day, and quite likely longer time. These words speak to me and so I share them with you: I cannot predict who will win the election today. However, our experience four years ago teaches us all an important lesson: The Christian […]

Thanksgiving 2020 – Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted by Margaret Wetter margaretwetter@comcast.net Given COVID-19 and the renovation project that currently makes space at Our Redeemer’s unavailable, we will not be hosting a Thanksgiving Community Meal this year. However, that doesn’t mean we won’t be doing anything for our un-housed neighbors!  St. Luke’s Edible Hope Meals Program is planning a meal for Thanksgiving […]

Social Justice at Our Redeemer’s – Take Action!

Contributor: Shannon Beck – Our Redeemer’s Social Justice Coordinator “In the model of Christ and for the life of the world, we are an inclusive, devoted, caring, and spiritual community that accepts challenges, takes risks and grows.”  –ORLC vision statement The recent deaths of Aumad Aubury, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and subsequent local and […]

Feed the Hungry: Ballard Sunday Dinner – August 2017

by Cara Kiggins Lack of shelter and hunger in our community are human rights issues. The best way to address this human rights issue is debatable – these are big questions, with no easy answers. As followers of Christ, we feel called to respond to the folks we see in our neighborhood streets experiencing hunger […]

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