Announcements: March 10, 2017
Mid-Week Lenten Meal and Service
This Wednesday will be our first mid-week lenten service at Redeemer. The meal begins at 6:00pm but arrive when you can get there. At 7:00pm - we will sing, pray and participate in table conversation. This year we will hear from voices from within Redeemer about their faith journeys. In our table conversations we’ll reflect on our own spiritual lives; the struggles, questions and experiences that have led us to where we are now. We hope you’ll bring the honest questions and longings that are on your heart. We also hope that you will invite friends and family for these great gatherings. We hope to see you there!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and for a rehearsal schedule!
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!
2017 Holy Hoops League
Each spring, Redeemer participates in the Holy Hoops Basketball league with other area churches. The games take place each Sunday at Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton (1900 7th St NW, New Brighton, MN 55112). This week the Redeemer game will take place at 2:15PM. For more information, visit the Holy Hoops website here.
Come support the Redeemer basketball players!
H-Cubed: "Empire: Complicit or Resistance?"
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 Friday March 31st, beginning at 7:30pm. All are welcome!
NEEDED: Action Team for H-Cubed April 21
Could you please apply for a Thrivent Action Team and receive $250 for H-Cubed on April 21? If you are not a Thrivent Member, we can help you can become an Associate Member who can apply. Please contact Mary Simonson Clark at email@example.com or 612.636.5104.
REMEMBER to direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars® by March 31!
Eligible Thrivent Financial members who have available Choice Dollars® have until March 31, 2017, to direct them. Don’t miss this opportunity to recommend that Thrivent Financial provide funding to:
Redeemer Lutheran Church and/or
Redeemer Center for Life
to support youth programs
Go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more. Or call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.
In 2016, Redeemer Lutheran Church received $688 and Redeemer Center for Life received $776 in Thrivent Choice Dollars®.
Direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars® today!
Choice Dollars® not directed by March 31 expire.
Give Your Bike New Life
As you clean out your garage, please donate your used bicycles to Venture North and receive a 20% off coupon for a tasty beverage from the coffee shop. Venture North needs your tax deductible bike donations for its mechanic training and youth Earn-A-Bike programs. Once refurbished, bikes sell at reasonable prices for transportation and recreation. Please remember, Venture North, the StarTribune’s 2015 Best Bike Shop for a Cause, is a full service bike shop. Bring your bike in for a tune-up now so it’s ready for your first spring ride! For further information, contact 612-377-3029 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)
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