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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 […]

A Road to Housing Guest’s Success Story

Hello Our Redeemer’s, I wanted to share my and my wife’s story with you as you might not hear all the success stories from your Road to Housing program. Here is our story: Deitra and I had both been employed but struggled with addiction. We had been living in our trailer on Aurora and the […]

Racial Justice Group Shares

As we focus on racial justice during this Sunday’s service, Our Redeemer’s Racial Justice Group would like to share some opportunities for you to get involved: Join our Racial Justice Advocates group. We meet every two weeks on Monday evenings, and would love to have you join us! Please contact Marie Brissette if you’re interested. Join […]

Together, We Remember the Emanuel Nine – June 13th

Together, We Remember the Emanuel Nine – Sunday, June 13 We invite you to join us in remembering the Mother Emanuel Nine, and in making a space to grieve and reflect on racism, during the June 13 worship service. We will draw from an ELCA-African Methodist Episcopal Church joint commemoration service, as well as some […]

Social Justice Report – June 2021

by Elizabeth Dickinson E-Cycling Event – Saturday, June 12th  Collect those unwanted electronics! Grab that styrofoam! Drop them off in the Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church parking lot on Saturday, June 12, 10 AM – 2 PM. Perhaps coordinate your drop-off with other members and turn it into an outside fellowship event! View the poster for […]

Social Justice Report

written by Elizabeth Dickinson It has been a whirlwind month as I have started to become acquainted with the vibrant people, worship and social justice at Our Redeemer’s! I was introduced to worship through the interview between journalist Niels Running and Bill the Donkey. I have received a thorough tech download from Katlin. I have […]

Meet Elizabeth Dickinson, Our New Social Justice Coordinator!

Our hard-working search team’s long efforts have finally been blessed with a new partner for Our Redeemer’s social justice ministries. Please come to one (or more!) social justice meetings or events in the near future, and meet Elizabeth by Zoom and eventually, in person. She brings a wealth of experience, insight, and along with love […]

Interrogating Privilege in Church and Our Lives

The Racial Justice Committee invites lay leaders of Our Redeemer’s to this 6-week course, “Interrogating Privilege in Church and Our Lives”, beginning Wednesday, April 14, 6:30-8:00pm, co-facilitated by Rev. Priscilla Austin and David Hahn. It’s a great opportunity for individual lay leaders already engaged in the conversation, as well as those who have, or are […]

Racial Justice Meeting

Monday, March 22, 7:15-8:30pm, via Zoom Are you passionate about Social Justice? How about Racial Justice? You are invited to attend our next Racial Justice Meeting on Monday, March 22nd from 7:15-8:30pm, led by Marie Brissette (Zoom link). We are currently drafting a Vision Statement for our group. For Black History Month, we hosted a […]

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 […]

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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