Posts from March 2021

Posts from March 2021

Lenten Devotional Week 4

Lenten Devotional Week 4 We have been invited, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent: by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and alms-giving; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy word.This week we continue our examination of what a life of faith in Jesus Christ looks like and what changes it will bring about in our hearts. In particular, we will consider Paul’s exhortation to “… be imitators of God, as beloved children. And…

Lenten Devotional Week 3

Lenten Devotional Week 3 We have been invited, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent: by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and alms-giving; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy word.We have considered what it means to be baptized into the Body of Christ and how prayer is essential to maintaining our life of faith. We now begin to examine what that life should look like, both inwardly and outwardly. Day 1Where is the…

Lenten Devotional Week 2

Lenten Devotional Week 2 We have been invited, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent: by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and alms-giving; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy word.Last week we began our Lenten journey reflecting on our baptism and what it means to live in newness of life as a member of the Body of Christ. This week we will consider how that life is sustained, examining three metaphors and how they become real…

Lenten Week 1 Devotionals

Lenten Devotional Week 1 We have been invited, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent: by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and alms-giving; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy word.We begin our Lenten journey with a reflection on baptism. Day 1:What does my baptism mean to me?What responsibilities does it bring about in my life?Even if I feel alienated sometimes, what makes me return to these roots ofmy existence as a child of God? Day…

Holy Week is Here! (Rector’s Letter for 3/29)

Dear Redeemer Family: As our Palm Sunday liturgy declared, you are all invited this Holy Week to follow our Lord Jesus and walk with him through his final days, his suffering and death, to the glory of his resurrection. I pray that you will enter with joy upon the contemplation of his mighty acts, whereby he has opened to us new life and immortality.Your Anglican Prayer Book is a wonderful resource to be used every day, but especially during this Holy…

Re-Launch for Redeemer (Rector’s Letter for 3/22)

Dear Redeemer Family:We have now entered the second to last week of Lent. We will celebrate Jesus’ final and triumphal arrival at Jerusalem this Sunday, and then begin our Holy Week journey into Jesus’ passion. I hope you will take time during this 5th week of Lent to engage my challenge from Sunday: to reflect on your life in light of Jesus’ invitation to follow him into his death (click HERE if you missed my sermon).As announced yesterday, Redeemer is entering into…

Feast of the Annunciation

Feast of the Annunciation The Word was made flesh from the body of the Virgin Mary. When the angel Gabriel announced that this was to be so, events were being set in motion that would shape the history of the entire world.This Wednesday we will gather together to celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation in eucharistic remembrance of that day. Join us Wednesday at 12:00 at Church of the Redeemer or on Facebook Live as we give thanks for this…

Family Discipleship Training Program

Family Discipleship Training Program As Christian parents, we desire to see our children grow up to be men and women of God who will pass the faith on to the next generation. However, many of us feel unequipped to share our faith with our children.The Family Discipleship training program is designed to help you turn your home into fertile soil for planting seeds of faith. Christopher Klukas, the Rector of Good Samaritan Anglican Church in Middleburg, FL, is a doctoral…

Feast of Saint Joseph

Feast of Saint Joseph Saint Joseph was the husband of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. He was the guardian of both.This Wednesday we will celebrate and give thanks for his holy life and work in the life and ministry of Christ. Join us Wednesday, March 17th, as we gather together for a Noonday Eucharist. 

Walk for Domestic Awareness (Rector’s Letter for 3/14)

Dear Redeemer Family: Every Sunday we conclude our services with a corporate declaration of our mission statement. Before you read it below… do you remember it? The Lord calls us……To make followers who: Know Christ, Grow Together, and Go into the world. We are then invited by the leader: Let us go forth in the name of Christ (and we answer, “thanks be to God.”).   On Saturday March 27th at 9AM, we have an opportunity to practice our participation in Christ’s…

Racial Reconciliation Discussion Group

Racial Reconciliation Discussion Group Join us for an open discussion on racial reconciliation on Monday nights at 8pm on Zoom starting March 15. We will be working our way through Be the Bridge by Latasha Morrison, and using the end of chapter questions as a guide for group discussions. If you have any questions please contact Andrea McCullough at 904.302.3960, or andirose84@hotmail.com.

Easter Week Schedule (Rector’s Letter for 3/08)

Dear Redeemer Family,This is the third week of the season of Lent, and Easter Sunday is just 27 days away. I am grateful that we will be able to do what we could not do last year, and meet together for our Holy Week services. Thursday April 1 we will have a Maundy Thursday service at 7PM. Good Friday we will have a traditional service at Noon, and a Tenebrae service at 7PM. Holy Saturday’s service will be live-stream only at…
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