Posts from 2021
Advent Resource Kits
Advent Resource Kits On Sunday Bill shared a wonderful resource for Advent that is especially suitable for families with children ages 7 to 13: the Jotham books. Sheila DelCharco has written a curriculum complete with fun crafts and recipes that will enrich your Advent season. The kit comes with the book as well as the supplies that you will need to complete the crafts. There are some additional bonus crafts that do not include the materials but are easy enough…
A Blue Christmas: A Service of Remembrance
A Blue Christmas: A Service of Remembrance Hope for those who find rejoicing hard this year Christmas can be a painful time for some. It may be a reminder of what we lack or of whatcannot be. It might be the first Christmas without a loved family member, or it may be a timethat has always been difficult. The anguish of broken relationships, the insecurity of finances orunemployment, the weariness of ill health, the pain of isolation — these things…
Two Opportunities to Spread Christmas Cheer
Two Opportunities to Spread Christmas Cheer As part of our Advent Celebration, we are continuing our support of local foster care and adoption ministries by collecting new, unwrapped board books, games, and toys for One More Child to brighten the holidays for these vulnerable children. Look for the labeled box in the main area of the Parish Hall beginning this Sunday through December 5. Don’t have time to shop or don’t know what to buy? Leave a cash donation and Andrea McCullough will do the shopping for…
“Coffee, Cocoa & Connection”
An Advent celebration on Saturday, December 4 from 2:00-4:00. This is an event for everyone, a time of gathering together and spending time with one another, and taking part in a project to bless one of our ministry partners. You won’t want to miss it!
We Are Family
We Are Family Beginning November 7, you are invited to join the conversation on how we can put our values into practice within our Redeemer family as we live into our ‘future vision.’ We’ll be considering what it means to care for one another, what it looks like to engage in intergenerational ministry, and how to expand our understanding of ‘welcoming all.’ We’ll be meeting Sunday mornings between service, from 9:10-9:50. Please join in!
Wait No More
Wait No More Chet’s Creek Church is partnering with One More Child and Focus on the Family to host a “Wait No More” one-day event to educate and empower families to get involved with foster care and adoption. Saturday, October 23rd 10:00-2:00. You can find more information here.
Follow-up to Pure Religion: Caring for the Orphan
Follow-up to Pure Religion: Caring for the Orphan We want to highlight two opportunities coming up to continue our support and interest in foster care and adoption issues. The first is a gala on November 14th for Haven Retreat Center, which provides therapeutic retreat weekends for foster and adoptive families in our community. Let Andrea McCullough know if you want to attend (firstname.lastname@example.org), and perhaps Redeemer could have a designated table at this event. Tickets can be purchased directly from Haven.…
Ministry Fair Update from 9/26/21
Ministry Fair Update from 9/26/21 If you missed our Ministry Fair, no worries! You can still sign up for the many different ministryopportunities. Email Shirley.Redeemerjax@gmail.com and let her know which ministries youwould like to hear about or join. Nursery/Children’s ministry—Altar Guild & Acolytes—Worship/Media and Tech—Prayer ministry Small groups—Office volunteers —Adult Discipleship—Mission and Outreach—UshersSunday Coffee Fellowship—Redeemer Student MinistriesGreeters: In-Person Greeters: Online on Facebook LiveSunday Morning: Scripture Readers & Leading Prayers of the People
Rector’s Letter for 9/27
Dear Redeemer family, Yesterday’s worship service gave me profound encouragement as we all worshiped together in one service. That was the largest gathering of Redeemer members in over a year, and it moved me to tears hearing 150 of your voices praying and singing in unison.If you missed attending yesterday, I encourage you to check out the whole service and the congregational meeting.I am incredibly thankful for the partnership of Redeemer’s clergy, ministry team, Vestry and lay leaders. Special thanks to…
RSM Missions Trip Update
RSM Missions Trip Update After positive feedback from our congregation, RSM has resolved to move forward with our mission trip to take place in the summer of 2022. Students in our youth ministry will be serving through an organization called Leadertreks in Atlanta, Georgia. While there, we’ll be participating in children’s ministries and serving through local service projects.This trip holds extra value for us that goes beyond service. While we’ll be adventuring to another state, Leadertreks has designed this experience…
Video Resources on Our Website
Video Resources on Our Website We now have a page on our website to access videos from previous Redeemer events. It already has our Pure Religion, Apostles’ Creed, and a few Mission Focus videos. You can find them in ‘Redeemer Videos’ under the resources tab on our website.
Ministry Fair Update
Ministry Fair Update Thank you everybody for making our Ministry Fair a huge success! We had so many wonderful conversations and signups for so many ministries. Look forward to hearing from the heads of those ministries so that you can begin using your gifts in our body to serve the Lord joyfully