Posts from September 2020

Posts from September 2020

Congratulations to Our Newest Vestry Members!

Dear Redeemer Family: I am so thankful for all of the work that led to the success of our first hybrid Congregational Meeting. While we experiences a few hiccups, I was very pleased with the merging of in-person and Zoom attendees.  Thank you to our slate of 6 Vestry candidates! Hybrid voting using in-person and on-line voting worked well. The three candidates elected to serve on Vestry from 2020-2023 are: Bob Baldwin, Joel Nichols and Molly Taunton. I encourage you to…

Celebrate Holy Michael and All Angels With Us!

Did you know that there’s a holiday coming up? Tuesday, September 29 is a holiday in the Anglican Church year called, “Holy Michael and All Angels.” The Church has come to call these days “feast” days because, on these days, Christians come together to celebrate a feast in memory of Christ’s life and the lives of his Apostles. “Holy Michael and All Angels Day” is a day where we come together to eat the Eucharist and give thanks for the work…

Announcing Our Candidates for Vestry! (Rector’s Letter for 9/20)

Dear Redeemer Family, This is the third week in our journey through Psalm 23. I have been blessed by the study, and through the conversations on Wed Evenings during our Zoom gatherings. I pray the study and sermons have blessed you as well! This Sunday is our annual Congregational meeting. Along with the election of three new Vestry members, we will be thanking Chris Penrod and Clint Combs for their service these past three years, and Kyle Gavin for filling…

2020 Vestry Election Slate Questions

Vestry Slate Questions: How long have you been at Redeemer?   What is your “day job”?    In what ways have you participated, volunteered, or served at Redeemer?   Why are you a member at Redeemer? OR, what do you love about Redeemer?Vestry Slate – 6 Candidates for 3 Vestry Positions Bob Baldwin 35 years Director of Development & Operations Elevate Jacksonville Vestry 4 times, Sr. Warden twice, LEM and Chalice Bearer, Building Campaign Chair, Home Group Leader, Pancake Breakfast, Spiritual Gifts Workshop,…

Preparing for Our Holy Spirit Study

Our all-church study on the Holy Spirit begins Sunday, October 4th. Sunday sermons, small group meetings and Wednesday nights will all be focused on this study. For those not currently attending a small group, this will be a great time to join! Call the office or email Darlene Fray at darlene.redeemer@gmail.com to get connected to one for these 7 weeks. You can also find a list of open groups and leader contact info here.

Celebrate Saint Matthew’s Day With Us!

Did you know that there’s a holiday coming up? Monday, September 21 is a holiday in the Anglican Church year called, “Saint Matthew’s Day.” The Church has come to call these days “feast” days because, on these days, Christians come together to celebrate a feast in memory of Christ’s life and the lives of his Apostles. “St. Matthew’s Day” is a day where we come together to eat the Eucharist and give thanks for the gift of the evangelist Matthew, who loved…

Annual Congregational Meeting and Vestry Election 9/27 (Rector’s Letter 9/13)

Dear Redeemer Family, I am enjoying this four-week walk through Psalm 23, especially since we are walking, learning, and growing together. Today we continue our devotional with day 7. If you do not yet have a copy of the book, When the Lord is My Shepherd, either download a PDF copy from www.redeemerlives.net or pick one up from the church office. The final Sunday of our journey through Psalm 23, September 27, will also be our annual Congregational Meeting. Your Vestry is working…

Celebrate Holy Cross Day With Us!

Did you know that there’s a holiday coming up? Monday, September 14 is a holiday in the Anglican Church year called, “Holy Cross Day.” The Church has come to call these days “feast” days because, on these days, Christians come together to celebrate a feast in memory of Christ’s life and the lives of his Apostles. “Holy Cross Day” is a day where we come together to eat the Eucharist and remember the glory and beauty of Christ’s Holy Cross,…

A Study on the Holy Spirit (Rector’s Letter for 9/8)

Dear Redeemer Family: I am very excited about our journey together into Psalm 23. This past Sunday was my first of 4 sermons on Psalm 23, and today is Day-2 of our 23 day devotional study “When the Lord is My Shepherd.” If you are a member of Redeemer, you should have received a copy of the devotional book in the mail. If you did not receive your copy, click here to download a pdf-copy of the book from Redeemer’s website, and then email Shirley…