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Arise! Shine! Epiphany – Season of Light

There’s certainly been plenty of gloom lately! Shadows of uncertainty lurking in the corners of our consciousness. Even before Advent, we’ve been hoping, and waiting for, and finally, welcoming the Christ child, and the peace and joy he brings. Arise, shine! For your light has come!  Isaiah 60:1 Now, as the new year begins, our […]

Christmas with Our Redeemer’s

LINK FOR A “HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN SERVICES ONLINE” INSTRUCTIONS Christmas Eve Candlelight Services Friday, December 24, 4 PM & 10 PM Our Advent Season of Hope culminates in rejoicing at the birth of Jesus the Christ, our Prince of Peace. We will celebrate both in person and online with great joy and love. https://ourredeemers.net/virtual-worship/ […]

Centering Prayer – 4 PM Wednesdays

Centering Prayer Returns Wednesdays, 4:00-4:30PM – In Person Be still and know that I am God.  -Psalm 46:10 When was the last time you felt deeply peaceful? In touch with yourself? Or open to God? Centering prayer is simply a way we seek to open ourselves to God, whom we know by faith is within […]

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 […]

Experience our New Sanctuary

Experience and become familiar with our new sanctuary space, and sense God’s presence within it during pre-opening quiet times.* Tuesday, August 31, 6 – 7:30 PM Wednesday, September 1, 10:30 AM – 3 PM Thursday, September 2, 10:30 AM – 3 PM Friday, September 3, 10:30 AM – 3 PM *Our beautiful sanctuary renovation is now […]

The Healing Ministry of Our Redeemer’s

God’s will for all is wholeness and health in body, mind and spirit. So we pray for healing of physical ailments, as well as for healing in the midst of conflicts, emotional stress and struggle. THE HEALING MINISTRY OF OUR REDEEMER’S is based on the following convictions: God’s intentional will for all persons is wholeness […]

Sunday Outdoor Services in August

August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 – 11 AM Join us IN-PERSON at Pastor Gretchen’s home for worship in August! On August 29, we welcome Pastor Chris Boerger. Chris was our Northwest Washington Synod Bishop for 12 years, and then became an officer of our national church, serving as Secretary of our national church […]

Coming Back Together Plans

You are invited to Come CELEBRATE the completion of our renovation, worshiping TOGETHER safely, and God’s EXTRAORDINARY GRACE and goodness! OpenHouse-Dedication Invite Saturday, September 11 10 AM – Guided Tour of the Renovation 11:00 -11:30 AM – September 11th Commemoration 11:30 AM  -noon – Quiet Time in the Sanctuary Sunday, September 12th Come! Reunite, dedicate […]

Pandemic Transition Team Update

Your Pandemic Transition Team met on May 17th to discuss the new guidelines from CDC regarding mask wearing, as well as to discuss the governor’s anticipated lifting of COVID restrictions.  We are so hopeful that the pandemic is coming to an end. As a congregation, we all miss being in church together, singing and praising […]

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 […]

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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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