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Thanksgiving Community Meal for All 

Thursday, November 24, 12 – 1 PM | Fellowship Hall Please help out: https://rb.gy/abjktk Each year, the good folks of Our Redeemer’s host anybody and everybody for a no-cost Thanksgiving meal from 12 – 1pm on Thanksgiving Day.  It takes about 108 (or more!) volunteers to pull Thanksgiving off, and it’s an amazing gift not only […]

Native American Heritage Day (aka Indigenous People’s Day)

written by Lars Sveum-Hanson Native American Heritage Day, also know as Indigenous People’s Day, is the 4th Friday of September or the 2nd Monday of October depending on which state is observing!  (Canada has a First Nations day on June 21st, Summer Solstice.) This special day is designated to appreciate native cultures and help heal […]

Becoming a More Welcoming Community

by Mandy Neill Did you know we’ve had a steady trickle of new visitors coming to check out Our Redeemers lately? Visitors often come looking for spiritual encouragement, but also a welcoming community in which to belong. So, this year we’re going to be particularly focused on fostering a more welcoming atmosphere at Our Redeemer’s […]

Shop Back-to-School Sales for Neighbors Around the World!

Let’s create 100 school kits for Lutheran World Relief again this summer/fall! A basket will be available in the narthex starting in August for you to bring in school supplies. Then in September we will assemble them to share with children around the world. None of these should have a religious symbol, US flag or […]

Reflections on Service from Sonja Braasch

By Sonja Braash During Social Justice Storytelling in the fall, Sonja Braasch inspired us with her reflections on acts of service she has been involved in, and how they connected to her faith. We share her words here. Her reflections begin with: “In the past, I have had the pleasure to be involved in the […]

Summer Book Read

Summer Book Read: See No Stranger by Valerie Kaur  ZOOM LINK This summer as a congregation we read Valarie Kaur’s See No Stranger: A memoir and manifesto of revolutionary love. You can find this book at the library or any bookstore in print or audiobook. In a world that is being fragmented and shattered by animosity […]

A Farewell from Elizabeth

Dear Our Redeemers friends, It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that I will be leaving the Social Justice Coordinator position. I had anticipated a longer time with you all, but significant family needs are limiting my capacity to focus and do all that is needed to support your many service and […]

Celebrate Pride Month at the Pride Parade!

Sunday, June 26  We look forward to the return of the Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2022! This will be its 48th year! Our Redeemer’s is signed up to walk with at least 24 other Lutheran congregations from around our synod to show God’s love and our support for all those among us […]

New Bike Racks at Our Redeemer’s

Celebrate Our New Bike Racks and Biker Beverly! by Elizabeth Dickinson Our Redeemer’s just became a whole lot more bike friendly! A new bike rack was installed directly to the left of our front doors by Tad Anderson. The bike racks are a gift from Beverly (Bev) Anderson – Tad’s mom, friend of Our Redeemer’s […]

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