Redeeming Lives – Sexual Recovery Group for Men

If you are struggling against any of the following – sexual wounds, pornography, promiscuity, infidelity, sexual acting out, fantasy, addictive tendencies, etc. – then this group will bring you strength, courage, and healing. Together we will… Look at how we bring the Gospel to bear on these struggles, including more than “how do I stop […]

Fall 2016 CT+T Classes

CT&T (Christian Teaching and Training) Sunday classes meet weekly between Sunday services, from 10:00-10:50 a.m. They are a place for you to go deeper into God’s word in community, guided by leaders who want to help bring God’s truth to bear on every corner of your life. Our classes will not only make you think, but […]

September 9-10: Discovering Redeemer Membership Class

Do you wonder what beliefs make Redeemer different from other churches, or are you interested in perhaps becoming a member of Redeemer? Then join us for our Discovering Redeemer class, which meets Friday, Sept. 9th, 6 – 9 p.m. and continues Saturday, Sept. 10th, 9 a.m. – noon. We hold these classes roughly every other month. Contact: Kate Ghormley […]

Seminary Course Taught at Redeemer this Fall

Are you a Bible teacher, church leader, or simply a motivated Bible student? If so, please consider taking a seminary-level course at Redeemer this fall. The class is called “The Pentateuch – Books of Moses” and is a detailed study of the first five books of the Old Testament. The focus will be on introductory material, […]

Redeemer’s Volunteer Fair

Hello, Redeemerites! Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for Redeemer’s first semiannual Volunteer Fair! DATE: Sunday, August 21st TIME: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. PLACE: Redeemer Gymnasium Why are we having a Volunteer Fair? Redeemer considers itself to be a co-op church. This means that we employ relatively few staff and rely on […]

A VBS Update

Redeemer’s Vacation Bible School went great! Each morning around 25 youth ministry students prepared crafts, stories, and recreation for over 60 elementary students. Our partnership with the 16 Park Community Center was a huge benefit as there space fit us all nicely and provided access to Kennedy King Park for recreation.  Hear about how God […]

Redeeming Lives, Men’s Group for Sexual Recovery

Redeeming Lives is run by New Hope Counseling Services, our church’s counseling ministry. It is a confidential counseling group for men fighting sexual brokenness of any sort. We bond together in the strength of our Savior and by supporting each other with honesty. Eight men commit to fifteen sessions and meet on Wednesday nights between Jan-May, 2017. The group’s […]

Arsenal Tech YoungLife Returns from Camp

The Tech YoungLife crew is back from their week at camp! A big thank you to everyone who helped raise funds. Here’s a note from Tech YoungLife leader Sara Trombley: “What an incredible, life-changing week! Thank you for helping us raise over $40,000 through work days, prayers, fundraisers, and scholarships. We were able to send […]

Redeemer Needs More Community Group Leaders!

Redeemer decided early on that we don’t want to just be a church that has small groups, we want to be a small group church. Christian community has been a strong value at Redeemer since the beginning and we’ve seen it grow and change in ways we couldn’t have imagined or even dreamed of in those first […]

Half Yearly Financial Update

We are pleased to let you know that throughout the first half of 2016, your contributions to Redeemer exceeded expectations by $27,000! This puts us at 103.5% of where we needed to be for the 6-month period and is $70,000 more than what we received in the first half of 2015. This is such a […]

VBS is one week away!

Next Monday, 7/18,  over 30 Redeemer and Fountain Square youth along with adult sponsors will be hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) at the 16 Park Community Center for Redeemer and Fountain Square families, friends, and our surrounding neighborhoods. We are very excited for this week to arrive as we see VBS at the Community […]

Prayers for Herron + Tech YoungLife Camp

As you may know, Herron YL just returned from their YoungLife camp trip and Tech YoungLife is currently on their camp trip. Please be in prayer for the Herron YoungLife kids and leaders that they would be able to continue the work that God has done in their hearts during their week at camp. While […]

44th General Assembly of the PCA

The 44th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (or the PCA, the denomination to which Redeemer belongs) met June 20-24 in Mobile, AL. The assembly was comprised of commissioners from the presbyteries in the PCA. Our Associate Pastor Jamie MacGregor represented Redeemer and the Central Indiana Presbytery by serving on the Overtures Committee. This […]

Redeemer is a Small Group Church

This season of transition has brought much reflection and prayer regarding what we are about at Redeemer. In this time, we’ve established themes of what is distinctive about us and steers much of our approach to ministry for God’s Kingdom in Indianapolis. Those themes are beauty, brokenness and community. We said early on that we don’t […]

Central Parish Porch Party

On July 10, Central Parish members will be hosting porch parties all over the parish! You can join in the fun by hosting friends and neighbors on your  porch (or in your front or back yard) on that day, too.  Sometimes having people over can be something intimidating.  We all want to do it, but […]

Summer CT&T Class Offerings

Every summer at Redeemer we shake things up a little bit! Your regular CT&T classes (Sunday morning 10:00-11:00) will take a break and we will offer something a little different in its place. The last meeting of our regular classes will be this Sunday, May 22. Summer classes will begin June 5 and continue through […]

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 […]