Our Redeemer's Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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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