Our Redeemer's Blog

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 on our website. Her reflections begin with: “In the past, I have had the pleasure to be involved […]

Summer Book Read

Summer Book Read: See No Stranger by Valerie Kaur 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 and enmity, […]

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 […]

Social Justice Opportunities That Make a Difference!

There are many ways to volunteer and make a difference. Please contact Elizabeth at outreach@ourredeemers.net or 206-783-7900 x105. (She is more than happy to sign volunteer forms for high schoolers, too!) Recycling Roundup, Saturday, April 23, 10 AM-2 PM Volunteer beforehand to spread the word or on April 23, 10 am – 12 pm, or […]

May Adult Forums – Social Justice Month

Priming Our Passion! Sundays in May*, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall May is Social Justice month at Our Redeemer’s! We will explore some exciting social justice work happening in our city and state, and how we might become involved. Adult forums happen every Sunday in May, 10:00–10:50 am. Topics: REFUGEE HOSPITALITY – MAY 1 or […]

Earth Day Adult Forum

“God’s Creation: Saving Wildlife from Trade” Sunday, April 24, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall – presented by Sarah Uhlemann* The Earth is facing an unprecedented extinction crisis: the UN predicts that a million species may go extinct in the coming decades unless we transform our relationship with nature. Habitat destruction and climate change are well-known […]