Posts from April 2021

Posts from April 2021

Feast of St Mark the Evangelist

Feast of St Mark the EvangelistThe “Gospel according to Mark” is the second gospel book in the New Testament. It is also the shortest. Much of what we find in Mark’s gospel is cryptic. The Christ who we meet there is constantly hushing those around him about his “messianic secret.” Ultimately, though, the gospel that Mark delivers to us is news too big to remain hidden. Through the gospel, Jesus is shown to be the God of Israel, and the…

Coming Up May 16th: Redeemer 101

Coming Up May 16th: Redeemer 101We invite anyone who is interested in learning more about Redeemer to this 5-week introductory class led by Fr. Bill and others on the leadership team. We’ll be meeting each Sunday at 9:10 in person and also via Zoom. Come get to know us, how we do life together as a church, and how to get involved, and let us get to know you. Questions may be directed to Doris Cheshire at dscheshire@comcast.net.

Visioning & The S.H.A.P.E. Assessment

Visioning & The S.H.A.P.E. AssessmentCompleting your SHAPE assessment is still important to the visioning process underway here at Redeemer. Many thanks to those who completed it for use this past week. We’ve heard that the results have been helpful personally, and many of us have seen how it’s been helpful so far corporately. If you haven’t, please do complete yours as soon as you are able, and be sure to send your results to RedeemerSHAPE@gmail.com. Thank you!

Continuing Redeemer’s Visioning Process (Rector’s Letter for 4/25)

Dear Redeemer Family,This past Saturday more than 60 members met together (in-person and Zoom) to begin Redeemer’s visioning process. It was great to be working together with so many, as we seek to understand who we are as a church and where the Lord is leading us in mission and ministry. If you were not able to attend, I encourage you to take time to view or listen to the recording of the meeting. See below in this email to…

Future Vision Committee Meeting THIS Saturday (Rector’s Letter for 4/19)

Dear Redeemer Family,  The Easter Season continues, and I rejoice to see the power of Jesus’s resurrection at work in our midst in the ways we serve and support one another, in our ministry to the surrounding community, and in our earnest desire to discern the Lord’s direction and call to us for the next phase of our life together. Please be praying for this revisioning process, and participate as much as you are able. Each one of you has a…

Future Vision Committee and S.H.A.PE (Rector’s Letter for 4/12)

Dear Redeemer Family,It is a blessing to be in the midst of this Easter Season with you. I am so encouraged by the strong leadership from our Vestry, our Future Vision Committee, and the Children’s Ministry Future Planning Committee. There are really great things happening in our midst, as the Lord works in and through His people at Redeemer.This Easter Season is a season of rebirth and revisioning for Redeemer. We are preparing for the expiration of our current lease…

Missions First: Prisoners of Christ (Rector’s Letter for 4/05)

Dear Redeemer Family:Alleluia Christ is Risen! It was wonderful to celebrate Jesus’ Resurrection with so many of you who were online and in person yesterday! If you missed our services click here for videos of our Sunrise, 8AM, & 10AM gatherings, or for an audio link to my sermon click here.At 6:30PM Wednesday evening, we will hear from Jeff Witt about the ministry of Prisoners of Christ. This is an incredible organization that disciples and equips recently released prison inmates for their new lives.…