Our Redeemer's Blog

Wear Red for Pentecost – Sunday, May 23, 11 AM

The liturgical color for the Day of Pentecost is the red of fire, one of the day’s symbols for the Holy Spirit. The Bible often portrays God’s transforming presence through the symbol of fire: Moses and the burning bush, the pillar of fire that led the people of Israel through the wilderness, the fires of […]

Good Friday 24-Hour Prayer Vigil

Noon, April 2 to Noon, April 3 by Kari Guddal Sign up for a spot Imagine. Imagine keeping vigil as Christ hung on the cross. What sorrow it must have brought to those who loved Jesus, to see him suffer so. How scary and what does it all mean? I do believe it brought Jesus […]

Congregational Meeting – March 7

Congregational Meeting to Vote on Capital Campaign Consultants  March 7, 12:30 PM  Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/822691346 Join by Phone Call: +1 (206) 337-9723 Meeting ID: 822 691 346 At our July 2020 annual meeting, Our Redeemer’s voted to take out a loan of $800,000 to cover the remaining cost of our vision-aligned building renovation. When our […]

Congregational Meeting – March 7, 2021

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING TO VOTE ON CAPITAL CAMPAIGN CONSULTANTS Sunday, March 7 at 12:30pm | Zoom At our July 2020 annual meeting, Our Redeemer’s voted to take out a loan of $800,000 to cover the remaining cost of our vision-aligned building renovation. When our building is complete (scheduled for mid-August), whatever portion of that loan we have […]

From the Pastor: February 2021

by Pastor Gretchen Mertes Community Engagement – what does this mean? Have you started wondering and dreaming about the potential for our newly remodeled building? What’s it going to be like for worship? For education? For special events? I sure hope you have.  I have been envisioning all kinds of amazing ways of being church […]

A Lenten Journey for Your Fridge

This Lent graphic features daily lenten initiatives from Ash Wednesday to Easter. It’s especially great for families to print out and put up on your fridge for Lent. We invite you to renew your commitment to follow the way of the cross! Download and print the PDF:

Madonna’s Book Group

Sunday, January 17, 4pm (contact Lynne McNeill for Zoom link or with questions) In December the book group spent most of the time catching up on each other’s lives. We also discussed Christmas books and other interesting books we have read, and heard the group’s ideas about books to add to our Books to Read […]

Ways to Give Before Year-End

by Pastor Kathy and Karie Stearns Let’s end well to start 2021 strong.  GIVING OPTIONS Unique CARES Act 2020 Giving Opportunity: Through the Cares Act, those who do not itemize deductions are allowed a deduction for up to $300 in charitable giving in 2020 ($600 for married filing jointly). In 2020, this deduction is available […]

From the Pastor – January 2021

by Pastor Kathy Hawks I remember long, mid-western winters in my childhood, looking out onto the frozen white from my bedroom at night. The snow and dark were beautiful and serene.  But, this year? Winter is just SO tiring! Doesn’t it take extra energy just to keep your spirits up and keep going?  At Christmas, […]

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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