Wednesday Evening Lenten Gatherings
Join us Wednesday evenings in Lent (March 1 - March 29) at 6:30pm at Christ the River of Life for a light dinner followed by a time of meditation, prayer, and song
with Holden Evening Prayer.
Christ the River of Life | 2200 Freemont Ave N. Mpls, 55411
Sundays in Lent:This is My Body
Every Sunday in Lent we will explore how Jesus lived in his body on earth and invites us to take care of —and embrace the goodness of—our own bodies. Each week our Gospel will highlight a different story from Jesus’ life and connect it to shared human experiences—like growing up, taking naps, or drinking water. By engaging with these stories through a broad lens of embodiment, This is My Body seeks to inspire curiosity, wonder, and awe in all ages. Lent devotionals are available for families as a downloadable resource, and printed copies will be available upon request.
We are utilizing resources from Illustrated Ministry, which are written for all ages. We believe you’ll find appropriate questions and discussion topics in each devotional for your children and yourself no matter the age. At the same time, feel free to tweak content and questions to work for your family. You don’t need to do all the activities for it to be a meaningful experience. Take a look at the devotionals, see what you think will work best for your family’s schedule, and find time each week to gather together.
The God Who Sees by Karen Gonzalez
Sundays, February 26th to April 2nd
Join us on Sunday evenings at 6pm via zoom as we read The God Who Sees. Register here to receive the login link. Need a book? The first 13 people to register receive a FREE** book provided by a Thrivent grant, and Audible audiobooks are free!
Meet people who have fled their homelands. Hagar. Joseph. Ruth. Jesus. Here is a riveting story of seeking safety in another land. Here is a gripping journey of loss, alienation, and belonging. In The God Who Sees, immigration advocate Karen Gonzalez recounts her family’s migration from the instability of Guatemala to making a new life in Los Angeles and the suburbs of south Florida. In the midst of language barriers, cultural misunderstandings, and the tremendous pressure to assimilate, Gonzalez encounters Christ through a campus ministry program and begins to follow him. Here, too, is the sweeping epic of immigrants and refugees in Scripture.
**If you are able to purchase your own book please do! This allows leaves books for individuals for whom cost may be a barrier.
The First Communion Food & Faith Learning event will be hosted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 6:30 pm at Christ the River of Life. Talk to Pastor Jen to get your names on our First Communion prayers for Maundy Thursday.
This is a Celebration of Communion for those who are receiving for the first time and/or those who already receive and would like to learn more about this sacred meal. During our Lenten Wednesday time we will explore through tangible ways a renewed understanding of why we come to the table and what it means. Join to taste and see and maybe even bake as we prepare to come to Jesus’ table.
During our Maundy Thursday Service, April 6th at 7pm (following our 6pm meal) at Salem Lutheran Church, we will receive communion and mark this faith milestone in our journey, welcoming the children of God to share in Holy Communion is part of our Baptismal promise!
We acknowledge young children are capable of understanding what it means to be part of a family and share a meal together. We teach children that Holy Communion (Lord’s Supper, Eucharist) is from God and it is something that we receive together. The body and blood of Christ “for you” includes all who come to the table. We trust that as children grow in years, their understanding of the mysterious gift of the sacrament of Holy Communion will grow with them, through their elementary, tween, teen, and into adulthood. This gift of forgiveness, new life, and salvation is one that we want to give out as liberally as we can, and that all are welcome at the table. Children of all ages are welcome at the Table!
Palm to Passion Sunday
April 2, 2023 @10:30am
Kids are invited to join for a Palm processional at the opening of our worship service.
Maundy Thursday @ Salem
April 6, 2023 | 7pm
We will join the Northside Parishes at Salem ELCA for a community meal followed by Maundy Thursday worship with First Communion. 4150 Dupont Ave N. Mpls, MN
Good Friday @ Redeemer
April 7, 2023 | 7pm
During this evening service we will offer interactive stations with several spiritual practices: stories, prayer, movement, songs, candles and labyrinths. Pastor Eric Hoffer of Salem Lutheran will share a message.
Join as you are able.
Easter @ Redeemer
April 9, 2023 | 10:30am
Join us Easter morning at Redeemer for Resurrection worship!
New or Newish to Redeemer? Let's Gather!
Welcoming and building a sense of belonging is a core value we hold and strive to live into. If you are wanting to connect and widen your circle of friends in Christ. Let’s meet and gather. Whether you are a first-time visitor or you have been with us a long time, know you are loved by God and appreciated in this community of faith. We will visit, explore interests, and be curious as we meet together. Check out the gathering dates below and join in.
2.19.23 - Worship at Redeemer
Join us for coffee hour at 9am followed by worship at 10:30am
and the Baptism of Ar'rynn De Souza!
2.20.23 - Redeemer Gathering
3:00pm at Graze (Adults 18+)
2.22.23 - Ash Wednesday
12pm Drive-up ashes & Communion
7pm Ash Wednesday service @ CROL
2.24.23 - Pizza & Game Night at Pastor Jen’s
All ages, RSVP to Pr Jen
2.26.23 - The God Who Sees
Book study begins!
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