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Sign a Letter for Voting Rights

Friends in Christ, You may have heard about recent threats to the voting rights of some of our fellow citizens. According to The Brennan Center for Justice, “Between January 1 and December 7, at least 19 states passed 34 laws restricting access to voting. More than 440 bills with provisions that restrict voting access have […]

Theology on Tap REBOOT!

4th Tuesday of each month, 7 PM | Reuben’s Brews, 5010 14th Ave NW Starting January 27, we will gather on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Reuben’s Brews (https://reubensbrews.com) to discuss the theological implications of current issues and topics in the news! We will be inviting folks that are knowledgeable […]

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 […]

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of [those] willing to work to be co-workers with God… We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait  The Racial Justice Advocates group […]

Sacred Storytelling – Social Justice Focus

Adult Forums, January 9 and 16, 10 AM | Fellowship Hall Over the past months, many of us have enjoyed reconnecting by listening to each other’s faith journey stories.  This month, we’ll be doing a different kind of storytelling. During adult forums on January 9 and 16, everyone is invited to come share and listen […]

Open Questions

There’s been a lot of “OPENING” at Our Redeemer’s this fall. Now our newly renovated building is open, and our Opening Doors generosity campaign is well on its way. And there’s more to come! What’s next? OPEN-ENDED QUESTIONS IN 2022. Open-ended questions are held open for a year and are part of answering: What big […]

Thank You to Thanksgiving Volunteers!

So many people helped make a happy Thanksgiving for those without homes this year! Thank you to givers, sleeping bag purchasers and loaders, pie-planners, pie-bakers, pie container decorators, pie deliverers, Edible Hope food and sleeping bag distributors, and Road to Housing meal preppers, servers, and cleaners! And a special thank you to Janet Woodfield who […]

November is American Indian Heritage Month

In November we honor American Indian Heritage Month. One of these heritages is the land on which we and Coast Salish peoples live and worship. The ELCA has recently declared their commitment to “strengthening our anti-oppression efforts with a greater focus on realizing justice and equity for Indigenous people.” (Learn more here.) Prairie Rose Seminole, […]

Give Thanks with a Welcome Heart

We’re sharing our abundance with our neighbors without homes this Thanksgiving. Can you help?  GIVING OPPORTUNITIES Make pumpkin tarts in our church kitchen on Sunday, November 21 after 11 AM worship. Donate wool socks. Drop off at church. Distribute pies, wool socks, and sleeping bags on Thanksgiving morning. Help make Thanksgiving dinner for our Road […]

From ELCA: Remembering the Children

“Please receive THIS LETTER from the ELCA’s American Indian Alaska Native Association. As you are aware of the horrific discoveries of mass graves for indigenous children at Canadian Residential Schools. The United States also had boarding schools, some affiliated with Lutherans. Learn more about the Association HERE and like/follow the Association on Facebook. Additionally, from […]

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