Our Redeemer's Blog

Press Release: Ballard P-Patch Property Sale Finalized

For Immediate Release September 14, 2020 Ballard P-Patch Property Sale Finalized: Our Redeemer’s – Ballard P-Patch Partnership Saves the Garden Seattle 9/14/2020 – GROW and the Ballard P-Patch officially purchased the Ballard P-Patch property from Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church on August 31st. This milestone ensures that the property will continue to be used as a […]

Fall Faith Formation For Kids – Starting Sept. 20, 2020

Hello Families of Our Redeemer’s! We miss you all so much! We are praying that school has started without too much chaos, and that you’re settling in to a great routine.  After much conversation and thoughtfulness about what we’re trying to offer programmatically for kids this fall, and given that so much of their lives […]

Honoring Our Sanctuary Before Construction Starts

Here are some ways to honor memories of our sanctuary before construction starts in October: Preserve your memories of Our Redeemer’s sanctuary by sending your photos and written memories to Pastor Gretchen. They will be used as part of a special video recording in the sanctuary. Please send your memories to pastor.gretchen@ourredeemers.net. Sign up to […]

Church Renovation Update – 8/13/2020

In preparation for the church renovation Our Redeemer’s held a free “Buy Nothing” yard sale on Saturday, August 8. We gave away unneeded furniture, books, craft and office supplies, pianos, and more! We even collected $265.00 in donations. A HUGE THANK YOU to all the volunteers who brought their muscle, helpful attitudes, and dogged determination […]

Moving Out (For Now) FAQs

We’re getting the church facilities ready for construction work on the building renovation. Here are some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about the move: Q. Is the move moving ahead? A. Yep. Staff and helpful others have already begun the tetris-like spring cleaning exercise of pulling everything out of all the offices, storage rooms, and other […]

Holden Week – @Home

Holden at Home – Ways to be Involved: Holden Evening Prayer Variety Show and Ice Cream Online Social Podcasts with Alan Storey Bread Making Sharing Photos and Stories Nature Hike Scroll Down for all the details!   Holden Evening Prayer LINK TO HOLDEN EVENING PRAYER BOOK Monday July 6th – Friday July 10th at 7:00pm […]

Please Help with Ballard Food Bank Food Drive

Thank you for helping us secure crucial food items for Ballard Food Bank! When you drop your items off, please enter through our front gate and follow guidelines around social distancing. Donations can also be made through their Amazon wishlist. It couldn’t be done without the generous support of caring neighbors. https://www.ballardfoodbank.org/food-drive Most-needed items right now: […]

Strength to Love Discussions – Mondays, 7pm

Strength to Love is a collection of Martin Luther King Jr.’s written words and the most influential book in our Outreach Coordinator Shannon Beck’s library. On Mondays, 7pm, we will discuss the writings of MLK and bring your thoughts and wonderings to the discussion. The evening will be facilitated by Shannon Beck via Zoom. Contact […]

How to Help: Food Security & Compass House

During this time of crisis, we still want to support our neighbors, especially those who are having trouble obtaining healthy food on a regular basis.  We have an opportunity to partner with the downtown Seattle Compass House a 75-unit housing program for formerly homeless and low-income men, women and children to help feed their residents.  There are two ways to do […]

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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