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Giving Tree 2020

There are three ways to be involved in the Giving Tree this year. Two are on your own, and one is through our Road to Housing program. They are all 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 […]

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 […]

Social Justice – August 2017

Interested in Social Justice? Check it out! Sunday, August 13th at 11:30am All-call: if you have an interest in social justice issues in our community and worldwide, please save the date for the next Social Justice Quarterly Meeting & Brunch Potluck on Sunday, August 13th at 11:30am (after the 10am Summer worship). We will be […]

The 5 W’s on Ballard Sunday Dinner

What?: Ballard Sunday Dinner is a neighborhood effort we’re proud to be a part of, organized by five area churches along with Sustainable Ballard, with each church taking responsibility for one Sunday a month. Ballard Sunday Dinner provides a hot, wholesome meal every Sunday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Ballard First Lutheran […]

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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