Quick Update from the Pastoral Search Committee

As you know, Redeemer said goodbye to our lead pastor, Jason Dorsey, last summer. We have taken a deliberate path towards finding a new lead pastor and I have to say, it has been a beautiful and encouraging time to be a part of this body. Last August there were a lot of conversations cast […]

Redeemer Hires a New Nursery Coordinator

It is with great pleasure that we announce Darby Chodakowski as Redeemer’s new nursery coordinator. We are very excited for Darby’s leadership in continuing the excellent care of and ministry to our littlest ones. Welcome Darby! The nursery is always in need of more volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering on Darby’s team, you can […]

Redeemer’s Communicant Process for Children

Do you have a child that is ready to take communion? There are two pathways practiced at Redeemer, both of which are intended to prepare non-communing members for the Lord’s Supper. First, when parents/guardians feel that their child is ready to worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, they may elect to receive at home study […]

Redeemer Kids’ Camp Catechism Needs Volunteers!

Redeemer Kids has a great summer planned! There’s something for kids age 3-5th grade. Keep an eye out as we post information about these programs over the next few weeks. Our preschoolers will be going to “Camp Catechism” this summer and learn about God’s character and abstract theological truths using the simple language of First Catechism. Each week will […]

Global Missions Team Meeting & Giving Update

The GMT would like to thank you for your generosity not just during last month’s Global Missions Month but throughout this entire year. So far this year, we have raised $11,663 toward our 2016 goal of $30,550. As you continue to prayerfully consider how to give toward the work of the church, we would ask […]

FS Pres Connected to Missions Partner Through Art

Fountain Square Pres member, Karyl Boring, has been working on a project for our missions partners Chris and Josephine Hatch. Pictured here, she has used her quilting talent to create something beautiful to hang in their sanctuary! These pictures show the finished product (left) and the banners hanging in Fountain Square Pres before they made […]

Discovering Redeemer Membership Class in June

Have you ever wondered what beliefs make Redeemer different from other churches, or are you interested in perhaps becoming a member at Redeemer? Then join us for our Discovering Redeemer class, which meets Friday, June 10th, 6 – 9 p.m. and continues Saturday, June 11th, 9 a.m. – noon. We will not have another Discovering Redeemer class until the […]

Fundraise for Tech YoungLife Without Even Trying!

Pictured: A group of students from Arsenal Tech talking about their experiences at YoungLife camp and thanking the congregation for supporting their trip! Have you ever wanted to donate to an organization that you care about but found your bank account just a little short that month? Uh, I believe the answer to that question […]

LYN House Comedy Night Fundraiser

LYN House, a Redeemer partner ministry that cares for the residents of the Brookside neighborhood, is hosting a night night of improv comedy played competitively with Improvisers of Comedysportz. Two teams of Improvisers will be playing games, scenes, and songs in order to with the trophy. Evening will include special guest Matt Overton of the […]

Redeemer Kids Summer Plans

We have an exciting summer (June and July) planned for Redeemer Kids! Check out the offerings below, and stay tuned for more information. Summer Children’s Worship We’re taking a break from traditional Children’s Worship and are introducing a new program with a new format focusing on missions, prayer, and giving. Each week we’ll talk about […]

Global Missions Partner Updates

Thank you to everyone who participated in last Sunday’s Global Missions Weekend activities. During CT&T we heard about Chris and Josephine Hatch’s church plant in London. They still need $1,000/month in support. If you would like to learn more about how to partner with them, please contact Chris [j.chris.hatch@gmail.com]. At lunch we learned about the […]

Global Missions Team (GMT) Offering Follow-Up

The GMT received $7,365 in last week’s special offering, which brings the total gifts received during Global Missions Month to $8,045. The team is so thankful for your generosity. These gifts will help us better support both our monthly partners as wells as Redeemer members who are hoping to participate in short-term missions. You can […]

Global Missions Lunch This Sunday

Please join us in The Underground after second service this Sunday, April 24th, for our Global Missions Lunch. We will be hearing from our global missions partner Stefan Eicher as we talks about the work he does in New Dehli, India, through the Art for Change Foundation and the Reflection Art Gallery [www.reflectionart.com]. Stefan is a gallery director and […]

Global Missions Month: Partner Highlight, Part IV

Redeemer’s GMT partners spread the name and work of Jesus around the world and engage in a cross-cultural community building (Matthew 28:19-20) partnership with Redeemer that gives us equal roles as “senders,” “givers” and “learners.” These partnerships include regular monthly financial support, prayer, and communication to our congregation. If you would like to join the […]

Global Missions Month Special Offering

April is Global Missions Month. This is a time of year when we focus on the work of Redeemer’s Global Missions Team (GMT). The GMT exists as an outgrowth of Redeemer’s gospel-centered missional identity. We facilitate international missions (in the U.S. and globally) and encourage a global missions movement within the church by education, communication, and international participation. We cannot […]

Global Missions Month: Partner Highlight, Part III

Redeemer’s GMT partners spread the name and work of Jesus around the world and engage in a cross-cultural community building (Matthew 28:19-20) partnership with Redeemer that gives us equal roles as “senders,” “givers” and “learners.” These partnerships include regular monthly financial support, prayer, and communication to our congregation. If you would like to join the team […]

Global Missions Month: Partner Highlight, Part II

Redeemer’s GMT partners spread the name and work of Jesus around the world and engage in a cross-cultural community building (Matthew 28:19-20) partnership with Redeemer that gives us equal roles as “senders,” “givers” and “learners.” These partnerships include regular monthly financial support, prayer, and communication to our congregation. If you would like to join the team […]

Global Missions Month: Partner Highlight, Part I

Redeemer’s GMT partners spread the name and work of Jesus around the world and engage in a cross-cultural community building (Matthew 28:19-20) partnership with Redeemer that gives us equal roles as “senders,” “givers” and “learners.” These partnerships include regular monthly financial support, prayer, and communication to our congregation. If you would like to join the team […]

Prayer for the Pastoral Search

While Redeemer remains a very busy community of people, we are very focused on the search for a new lead pastor. Since this is such a large and important task, we want all of our congregants to participate through prayer. We have set up a group on The City that you can join (not a member […]

Pastoral Search Committee Update

On Sunday, April 10, the Pastoral Search Committee gave us an update on their progress in the search for Redeemer’s new lead pastor. In case you missed it, here’s what’s going on: The group has met five times since March 1st. They are working with the session and with Terry Gyger to work out how […]

Global Missions Month: Special Offering

All month we are highlighting the work of our missions team and our missions partners around the world. We cannot fulfill our mission without the generous support of the Redeemer congregation. We receive money in Redeemer’s budget, so if you give to Redeemer, a portion of your tithe goes toward the work of the GMT. […]

Global Missions Month: What is the GMT?

April is Global Missions Month. Over the coming weeks, we will highlight the work of the Global Missions Team (GMT). WHO WE ARE The GMT exists as an outgrowth of Redeemer’s gospel-centered missional identity. We facilitate international missions and encourage a global missions movement within the church by education, communication, and participation. Redeemer seeks to […]

Young Life Trivia Night and Silent Auction

Join us as we support Arsenal Tech and Herron Young Life on for the annual trivia fundraiser and silent auction to send kids to Young Life camp. On April 22, 7-10pm, teams of 8 people will compete in rounds of trivia for a cash prize of $1,000. The cost is $240 per teams or $30 […]

Quarterly Budget Update: April 2016

We want to be more intentional about keeping you, the congregation, updated on Redeemer’s financial status. Though there are numbers in the bulletin every Sunday that will show you where our giving stands for the month and the year, we also plan to send out updates at the end of every quarter to offer a […]

Be a Community Group Leader!

During this season of transition at Redeemer, we have spent time reflecting and praying about who Redeemer is at its core. We have named themes that make us distinctive and steer our approach to ministry for God’s Kingdom in Indianapolis. Those themes are beauty, brokenness and community. Our community emphasis is primarily played out in […]

Pastoral Search Prayer

The Pastoral Search Committee has begun the process of searching for a new lead pastor. As a community, we want to be intentional about supporting their work in prayer. Please join us on Sunday, April 3 from 8:00-8:30 and/or Sunday, April 10 from 12:30-1:00 pm for a time of corporate prayer. The committee is also […]

Reformed University Fellowship Meeting April 24

On Sunday, April 24th from 4-6pm RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) will host a gathering to hear how God is at work on the campuses of Purdue and IU in Gallery 2, Room 140. Come meet with RUF if you have a potential student at one of these campuses or would like to hear about God’s […]

Connecting Singles, Marrieds, Men and Women

What is it? Stages of Life is a ministry we are developing to help folks in our community connect with others who are in the same age and/or stage of life. Our main focus will be on connecting and supporting our singles, marrieds, women and men. However, there is room for other stages of life […]

Building Tour This Sunday

Bewildered by our corridors? Baffled by our history? Bemused by our art? Learn about it all this Sunday by going on a building tour with the one-and-only Tim Lofton, Resident Redeemer History Buff. Meet in the Welcome Center at 10:10 (you can take your donut and coffee to go).

Prayer for the Pastoral Search Committee

As you may know by now, our Pastoral Search Committee has been named, approved, and has met twice now. During their last meeting, they named some key ways that we as a congregation can be praying for them during this next year or so that they are sifting through resumes, listening to sermons, and conducting […]

New Star Birthday Celebration

New Star Community will celebrate two years of after school mentoring at 16 Park on March 17th, 2016! New Star will host a game and dessert night that evening from 7-8:30 PM at the 16 Park Community Center (546 E. 17th) for our friends at 16 Park and for the Redeemer family. New Star thanks Redeemer for loving them these […]

Discovering Redeemer | April 8-9

Our Discovering Redeemer class is a great way to get a better view of what we as a church body believe and where we are headed. The class is also required for those of you seeking membership. Whether membership is in your future or you are just looking to understand more about Redeemer Presbyterian, Discovering […]

New Hope Counseling Groups for Depression & Anxiety

Many people struggling with depression and anxiety don’t realize they are dealing with a common struggle. You might be struggling with depression if you feel there is a dark cloud constantly looming overhead, or you feel groggy and/or foggy on a constant basis. Nothing sounds appealing to you; you feel numb to life. You may […]

New Star Turns Two!

New Star Community will celebrate two years of after school mentoring at 16 Park on March 17th, 2016! New Star will host a game and dessert night that evening from 7-8:30 PM at the 16 Park Community Center (546 E. 17th) for our friends at 16 Park and for the Redeemer family. New Star thanks Redeemer for loving them these […]

New Hope Support Groups

New Hope, Redeemer Presbyterian’s counseling center, will begin offering support groups for those who may be facing depression and/or anxiety-like symptoms. There will be two separate groups– one for adult men and one for adult women. The groups begin April 9th and will meet twice a month on Saturday mornings from 10 to 11am. These two groups are for […]

Holy Week Services: March 21-25

Starting Monday, March 21, Redeemer will be open in the mornings and evenings for Holy Week prayers and services, ending in a Good Friday service. Here is the schedule for that week’s services: Morning Prayers: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. in the Sanctuary (Enter through the Sanctuary doors on Delaware Street. No childcare.) Services last […]

Congregational Meeting Summary

If you missed the congregational meeting this Sunday, here is a summary of what was discussed and accomplished: First, Amy Wilson reviewed our 2015 budget. We are thrilled and thankful that our church body was able to rally behind out budget shortfall and help us to end the year with savings. With your help we […]

Young Life Trivia Night: Camp Fundraiser

Join us as we rally around Herron and Arsenal Tech Young Life during this awesome annual fundraiser. Teams will compete in several rounds of trivia and the winning team will receive a cash prize of $1,000! This year we will also have a silent auction and a cash bar. Here’s how you get involved: Sign […]

Downtown Core Community Group

Redeemer is launching a new community group for 20-somethings and 30-somethings in the downtown core. The group will meet near Mass Ave, time TBD. If you are looking for a community group to join and live downtown*, we would love to have you join us for an interest meeting on March 6th, 2016 during the […]

Congregational Meeting Details

In advance of the congregational meeting this Sunday, February 28th at 10:00 a.m., we wanted to provide more detail about what will be discussed. Financial Overview The first portion of the meeting will be a financial update. This will be a broad overview of how we finished 2015 and what the budget looks like for […]

Easter Brunch Volunteers Needed!

Every year, the Redeemer Family gathers together for a beautiful Easter brunch. It is such a sweet time to gather as a community to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Brunch will begin in the gym at 9:30 a.m. (during the first service) and continue through until 11:30 a.m. (after 2nd service has […]

Redeemer’s Lenten Season

The Lenten Season begins with Ash Wednesday (February 10 of this year) and will culminate when we celebrate Easter Sunday on March 27. Many Christians approach Lent as a 40 day period of the year where they sacrifice in order to focus on God. Through a series of sermons that began on Ash Wednesday and will continue through the season, […]

Redeemer Prayer List

As a church body we want to be in tune with the needs of our brothers and sisters and in prayer for one another. Please take some time this week to read through this list of needs and pray for your church family. If you have a need that you would like to have included […]

Video Update from the Hinkles

Our friends the Hinkles are missionaries to Perth Australia with Mission to the World. Before going to Perth, they were members of our congregation for ten years. Redeemer Presbyterian is their sending church. The Hinkles update us with some good news and share their love in this video below. Follow the Hinkle’s journey in Perth by subscribing […]

New Deacon Team Coordinator

Please join us in welcoming Jen Maurer to the Redeemer Staff as our new Deacon Coordinator. She will be replacing Jeff Nottingham to allow Jeff to engage fully as our Pastor of Counseling. As Deacon Coordinator Jen will be the administrative lead for the team. If you have a mercy related need that you would […]