Stewardship Kick-Off Sunday: THIS SUNDAY
Redeemer Lutheran Church’s mission is to serve as a beacon of hope in the Harrison neighborhood of North Minneapolis. How can you use your gifts to help Redeemer keep shining bright in the community? Join us for a Stewardship Kick-off Worship Service and Community Meal Sunday, February 19th where we can connect as a community to grow our many ministries: Worship, Advocacy, Financial Support, Youth, Property, Outreach/Communications, Fellowship and more. Let’s imagine how we can support one another to shine our brightest in the Harrison community!
H-Cubed: "Historical Identity: Living Black History"
H-Cubed is a monthly family-friendly open mic community space where we share art, poetry, music, and conversation around systemic issues. Our next H-cubed event will be on February 24th, beginning at 7:30pm. We’ll be celebrating Black History Month, hope to see you there! All are welcome!
Do you enjoy our monthly H-Cubed Open Mic events? If so, please apply for a Thrivent Action Team and receive $250 to purchase supplies for these great community arts events. If you are not a Thrivent Member, we can help you can become an Associate Member who can apply for an Action Team. We need a Team for March’s H-Cubed. For assistance and/or to notify us of your application, please contact Mary Simonson Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.636.5104.
Singers Needed for “Northside Celebration”
Redeemer singers were recently asked to sing in a massive gospel choir with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Sanford Moore (Missionary Baptist Church/Penumbra Theater), and the Capri Theater. The celebration is called "Northside Celebration," and will take place IN NORTH MINNEAPOLIS on March 18-19!!! This is a great opportunity for Redeemer to join other northsiders to celebrate music and community. We would like to get as many people from Redeemer to join this as possible. Please contact Kent at email@example.com for more information and for a rehearsal schedule!
North Community Theater presents Shrek The Musical
North Community Theater is seeking singers, dancers, & actors of all ages to audition for Shrek: The Musical. No experience is necessary and there is no need to prepare anything for the audition, all are welcome! Open Call Auditions will take place on Tuesday, February 14th and Wednesday, February 15th from 6:00-9:00pm. Callbacks will be on Thursday, February 16th from 6:00-9:00pm. All of the events will be held at North Community High School Auditorium (Door 18, Irving Side). They are also seeking volunteers for lights, sets, costumes, pit band, box office, etc. Contact if interested in helping out. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The performance of Shrek: The Musical will take place April 20th-23rd at North Community High School auditorium.
March ‘Race and’ Forum
Our next ‘Race and' forum will be held on March 14th at Redeemer. The event will be focused on Race and Healthcare, featuring Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio. The ongoing series is a partnership between Edina Community Lutheran Church, Westwood Lutheran Church and Redeemer Lutheran Church. See the Facebook event here!
Giving Envelopes are here!
For those who haven’t yet, a reminder that you can pick up your box of envelopes at the back of the sanctuary on Sunday.
2016 Giving Statements have been distributed. Electronic copies were sent out between January 24-30. Paper copies were mailed on January 30. If you have questions about your statement, or didn’t receive one, contact Laurie at email@example.com or by phone at the church office. If you got a paper copy and are willing to receive your statement electronically, send an email to Laurie so she has your info for next time!
Did you know, in 2016 our receipts from Simply Giving automated giving averaged $3,500 - $4,000 per month? That’s an increase of 28% over 2015! You can make your contributions electronically at any time using your credit card or checking/savings account or you can set up weekly or monthly contributions to happen automatically so you never have to worry about remembering to write a check! Follow this link to set up your regular donations today.
Staying in the Loop with Redeemer Happenings
Wanting to stay in the loop about everything that’s happening at Redeemer? In addition to these weekly emails and the monthly newsletter, we publicize upcoming events on our website and facebook page. Want to see pictures or learn about a past events? Check out our blog. You may also be interested in checking out our affiliated websites and facebook pages:
Redeemer Center for Life (website)
Redeemer Center for Life (facebook)
Venture North (NEW website)
Venture North (facebook)
Redeemer BLM Coalition (facebook)
Northside Leadership Project (facebook)
Weekly Announcements of activities and events around Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Redeemer community.