Rector’s Letters

Rector’s Letters

Stewardship, and the FCWS Banquet on Oct. 29

Dear Redeemer Family, This morning, I am finding encouragement and solace from the sermon yesterday, specifically from the emphasized reality that the Holy Spirit is with me, and in me. Therefore, I can know and trust that He is with me in the midst of everything that I am feeling and everything that is before me. I praise the Lord that I am not alone, and that He shoulders my burdens with me.Yes, I am finding encouragement and solace from my…

The Upcoming Election and Hubbard House Virtual Breakfast

The Upcoming Election and Hubbard House Virtual Breakfast Dear Redeemer Family, I praise the Lord for his presence in the midst of Dan and Nicole’s wedding! Your prayers for the rain to hold off were answered – the storm missed us and the weather was perfect. I’m attaching a picture so you can see the amazing sunset the Lord created for Dan and Nicole’s first dance. This Thursday you have an opportunity to attend the Hubbard House virtual Breakfast. There have…

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…

Update from the Senior Warden

Dear Redeemer Family: While Father Bill is on vacation, I wanted to reach out to discuss a few things.God is good! Thank you for your support of Redeemer during a year we will not forget. Amid the disruption, the uncertainty and the anxiety that surrounds us, you have faithfully supportedRedeemer. Redeemer’s mission is enabled by your continued support. Thank you! Bless you! We have been in Phase-1 of our re-opening process, with limited services and activities at theChurch. Given the…

Deacon’s Letter for July 6, 2020

Dear Redeemer Family: With our rector, Fr. Bill Driscoll, away on vacation for the next 3 weeks, you will be getting updates in the Monday email from ministry leaders. Join me in praying for the Driscolls as they take time to relax, refresh, and refocus. Ministry is weighty under the best of conditions and the last few months have been particularly difficult. Fr. Bill has risen to the challenge and led with confidence and the creativity that rapidly changing circumstances…

Rector’s Letter for July 1, 2020

Dear Redeemer Family: “Unprecedented Times” does not begin to describe these past four months. Covid-19, racial unrest, political tensions, and a Sarahan dust storm. I am thankful for Jesus’ words: “Let not your hearts be troubled…Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid” (John 14:1,27). I strongly encourage you to read the entire chapter of John 14. In the midst of…

Rector’s Letter for June 22, 2020

Dear Redeemer Family: It is now week 15 since Covid-19 changed our world; over 100 days have passed in this strange new “normal” began. I know that I still have some level of anxiety and concern as I consider the summer and fall – what will happen, will things get better or worse, will I get sick and if so how sick… I am guessing that most of you have similar feelings.I have found peace in the midst of my…

An Important Note About Giving During COVID19 Crisis

Please remember to give your pledges, tithes, and offerings, using our online giving instructions (where you can give through your bank, or immediately through our link) which can be found by clicking “Online Giving” under the “Get Involved” tab. We look forward to worshiping with you through Church of the Redeemer’s Facebook page at 10AM on Sunday. It is more important than ever to support Redeemer financially. Although we are not meeting at the church, we still must maintain the building, support…