REDEEMER Church Announcements:
Easter Weekend Services // Please join us Tonight (Friday, March 30th) at Redeemer for our Good Friday worship at 7pm. Sunday morning, April 1st, you're invited to our Sunrise Easter Celebration at 7am, Annual Easter Breakfast served up by the Redeemer Men from 8-9:30am, Easter Celebration at 10am (note our time change!), and Children's Easter Egg Hunt following worship.
The Dream Continues: A Worship Service Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: April 3rd, 7pm at St. Mary’s Basilica // Convened by the leaders of the Historic Black Church in Minnesota, this hope-filled community service will pay tribute to the work and vision of Dr. King. On April 3, 1968, King gave his famous, final sermon, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” Fifty years later, we gather under the leadership of the Historic Black Church to worship, witness, and declare that The Dream Continues. Learn more on their Facebook event page.
WELCOME ADA JANE CANNIFF-KESECKER! // Congratulations to Aubrey, Vicar Matt, and Nora Canniff-Kesecker on the birth of Ada Jane on March 21, 2018 at 6:40pm! She was 9lbs, 22 inches long, and is absolutely perfect. We’ve set up a Meal Train to bring them meals for the next month as they adjust to becoming a four-person family, and you can sign up to take them a meal here: https://mealtrain.com/k7z8k0
PROPHETIC: Amplifying Queer & Colorful Voices with Jennifer Knapp coming May 18-19, 2018 // Mark your calendars! May 18 & 19, 2018, Redeemer and four of our partner congregations are hosting queer Christian artist Jennifer Knapp for a Queer & Colorful weekend of free concerts, workshops, and discussions featuring local queer artists and activists of color to explore through art & community what it means for Redeemer to live faithfully and fully at the intersections of Racial and LGBTQIA+ justice and equity. Think of this as Redeemer’s official “coming out” as a queer-affirming congregation. Stay tuned for more information to come!
Thrivent Members: Give Your Thrivent Choice Dollars to RCFL TODAY! // Thrivent Financial provides a myriad of accessible avenues for Living Generously and making contributions with the intent of strengthening communities and congregations. If you are an eligible member of Thrivent Financial you get to direct just where Thrivent donates some of their charitable outreach dollars, and we appreciate every recommendation! THIS is an opportunity to direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars to Redeemer Center for Life and/or Redeemer Lutheran Church today! Thrivent Choice Dollars not directed BY TOMORROW, March 31st, will expire. For additional information and/or direction visit www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice, or call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt. Thank you for taking the time and investing in RCFL!
Redeemer Women’s Fellowship & Meal Making Postponed to April 7th // Due to the March for Our Lives, Redeemer’s Women’s gathering has been moved to Saturday, April 7th from 9am-1pm. We will gather together in the church kitchen and fellowship hall to prepare freezer meals for Bertha McKinney and family. Women, mark your calendar and plan to join us! For more information, please contact Mali Jensen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Beth Heinly-Munk (email@example.com).
What seed do you plant? // Plant the $250 of seed money given to a Thrivent Action Team and grow education, service, or fundraising. Contact Mary at 612-636-5104 or firstname.lastname@example.org about applying for an Action Team.
REDEEMER CENTER FOR LIFE Community Announcements:
NEW HOURS! Health Commons at The Living Room is now closed on Mondays starting. Massage at Cora McCorvey is now hosted the 1st and 3rd Friday’s 9am-12pm -- please call 612-344-2221 for an appointment. We continue to host Health Commons at the Living Room on Tuesdays from 3-6pm, Health Commons Zumba on Thursdays at Redeemer, and Health Commons Yoga at the Living Room on Fridays. For any questions please call Bertha 763-843-9988 or visit our Facebook Page.
Don’t let the weather fool you! // It really is spring! It’s time to get your bike tuned up at Venture North Bike and Coffee Shop. While you’re there, greet the new bike shop staff members, Simon and Austin, and grab a cup o' joe to go!
Weekly Announcements of activities and events around Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Redeemer community.