Our Redeemer's Blog


(from Faith Action Network) We lament that gun violence is the leading cause of death for children and teens in this country. There have been at least 20 mass shootings since the 19 children and two teachers were murdered at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX on May 24, 2022. We need our elected leaders […]

A Celebration of Ministry, Pastor Kathy Hawks

Join in a time of celebration to honor, thank and recognize Pastor Kathy Hawks for her 20+ years of leading, loving, and growing this congregation. She has done that with her faith, mind, heart and soul.  Saturday, February 26, 4-8 PM will be a time of fun, laughter, family, fellowship and recognition for our pastor. […]

February at Our Redeemer’s

February 3, Thursday 2 PM – Staff Meeting 7 PM – Informal Ensemble  February 5, Saturday 9 AM – Liturgical Arts Team  February 6, Sunday 9 AM – Informal Worship 10 AM – Sprouts Class | Zoom 10 AM – O-ROCK Youth Classes | Downstairs 10 AM – Confirmation | Library 10 AM – Adult […]

Pastor Kathy Hawks’ Farewell Letter

November 23, 2021 Dear Friends,  I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will carry it on […]

How Will We Do Thanksgiving During a Pandemic?

Tuesday, October 5, 7 PM | Zoom How shall we continue our traditional Thanksgiving community feast for those without homes, while also recognizing the constraints of the pandemic? Please join Elizabeth our Outreach Coordinator for a Zoom meeting this Tuesday, October 5 at 7:00 PM to plan a creative Thanksgiving outreach event! On Zoom or […]

Opening Doors in October – Sermons, Teachings & Themes

 Join us throughout October as we kick off 31 days of “Opening Doors” as we explore weekly themes through worship, teachings, and scripture that will be transformative for our congregation. “Opening Doors” asks that we open ourselves to God’s call for the church’s future. Opening Doors Themes Week 1: “Opening Doors: Making a way for […]

Social Justice Coordinator’s Report

Written by Elizabeth Dickinson July 1, 2021 BALLARD SUNDAY DINNER needs two leads for July 18. This involves planning a meal, shopping, and working with other volunteers to cook and serve 2:30-6:00. You would have a full complement of volunteers who have already signed up. Thank you for stepping up! RACIAL JUSTICE ALL-CHURCH READ. Racial Justice […]

September 12th Re-Opening & Festival Dedication

Save the Date: Sunday, September 12 Re-Opening & Festival Dedication of Our Renovated Building! All things point to a wonderful culmination of our renovation, our ability to worship safely in person, and to celebrate God’s extraordinary grace and goodness! WHAT: FESTIVAL WORSHIP and DEDICATION OF OUR FACILITY TO GOD’S WORK WHEN: Sunday, September 12 at 9AM […]

A Psalm of God’s Great Love

Stephanie Running shared the reflection below at a Thursday evening compline and we wanted to share it here. We hope you enjoy her updated version of Psalm 36:5-9 (Good News Bible and New International Version, selected). A Psalm of God’s Great Love “-Lord, your constant love reaches the heavens, your faithfulness extends to the skies. […]

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 […]