Artist Talk: Kate Oberreich, Dreams About Flying


This Sunday, local artist Kate Oberreich will be giving an artist talk on her show, Dreams About Flying. Don’t miss a chance to experience Oberreich’s show through her own eyes – lunch will be twice as delicious over a conversation full of her whymsical paintings! Please support Kate by joining us after second service in the welcome center for […]

Save The Date: Young Life Trivia Night


Save the date! Arsenal Tech and Herron Young Life Trivia Night and Silent Auction is Friday, April 24, 7-10 pm. All proceeds go towards YL camp scholarships. Want to join us? Contact Todd Dawkins at

Volunteer Tuesday: Welcome Team

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Do you have a heart for making people feel welcome at Redeemer? For making people feel like they fit in and get plugged in? The welcome team is expanding its vision and we have a role for you to play on our team. As our vision expands, we have a great need for more man […]

Worship Guide: March 2 – March 7, 2015

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Our household worship over the next few weeks will be focused on growing in our capacity to mourn. To do this we will journey with David through the Psalms listening to his mourning and grieving, and learning from him how to mourn, grieve, and lament. The following Scripture’s are meant to guide you into godly […]

Lost and Found!


Lost & Found Items Have you recently lost an item at church? Please phone the Church Office at 317-238-5487 to reclaim your item. We have coats, glasses, bibles, and nice coffee mugs!

Spotlight on Jayhon

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Jayhon never knew his dad and his mom died when he was four. As a middle schooler he would walk the streets in the middle of the night and cry. He cried because he didn’t want to be a drug dealer. He didn’t want to kill people. He didn’t want to have to use his […]

Peacemakers Seminar Feedback – Part 2

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On Monday we posted some feedback from the Peacemakers Seminar held in January meant to encourage our congregation to continue towards peacemaking in their lives. We’ve had so much that we’ve had to write it up in two installations! Here is part 2. If you missed part 1, you can see it here. “One of […]

High School Dinner & Worship


Redeemer’s High Schoolers are having Dinner and Worship March 1 at 6:30 at the home of Mike and Julie Berend (1335 N Park). Invite your friends!

Volunteer Tuesday: Sound Techs Needed

Are you musical and want to serve in the church? Have you ever thought about running sound? The Sound Tech team is a great place to get involved and we are in need of a few more sound technicians. No experience with sound technology is needed but it is important to have a musical ear […]

Worship Guide: February 23 – 28, 2015

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Our household worship over the next few weeks will be focused on growing in our capacity to mourn. To do this we will journey with David through the Psalms listening to his mourning and grieving, and learning from him how to mourn, grieve, and lament. The following Scripture’s are meant to guide you into godly mourning. Monday, […]

Peacemakers Seminar Feedback – Part 1

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We want to take some time to share some of the feedback we’ve received after the Peacemaker’s Seminar. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive – it’s clear to us that the topics covered really touched on things close to our congregation’s heart. Here are some of the things people have been saying: “I really appreciate […]

Spotlight on New Member: Miranda Jordan


Meet Miranda Jordan. Miranda is a really cool new addition to Redeemer’s membership roster. One of the things that makes Miranda so cool is her view on membership at Redeemer. She in her early 20s, she just recently moved to Indianapolis, she knows she’s moving away soon to practice medicine elsewhere, but she just took […]

4th Annual St Vincent Family Medicine Global Health

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On Thursday March 5th, 2015 from 12:30pm-5:00pm, St Vincent is hosting the 4th Annual St Vincent Family Medicine Global Health Conference where Redeemer’s own Mo Henein and Mike Berend will be speaking! The conference will be held in Cooling Auditorium at St Vincent 86th street.  There is also a live streaming option. Please see the registration page for more information […]

Volunteer Tuesday: LYN House Neighborhood Breakfasts

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LYN House demonstrates Christ’s love through compassionate hospitality and transformational care.  During the year (March – October) LYN House offers our Second Saturday Breakfasts to help establish relationships with our neighbors and work together to make our neighborhood a more beautiful place to live. We are looking for teams of individuals of 5 – 10 people willing […]

Life At Redeemer Mini Class

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You might have seen this annoucement in Sunday’s bulletin…. “Today in the Welcome Center: Mini Class on Membership Join us in the Welcome Center at 10:10 a.m. We are starting a mini-class called “Life@Redeemer” that will meet and last about 15 minutes. Topics will range from CT&T classes to Community Groups to the way Redeemer […]

Spotlight: Boiler Room Prayer


As you and I are sitting upstairs in the worship service, there is a group of people sitting directly below us, praying.  At Redeemer, we call this corporate prayer time “Boiler Room Prayer.” Boiler Room Prayer is named for the ministry established by Charles Spurgeon, known as the “prince of preachers” in the latter half […]

New Painting in the Nursery

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If you’ve been in the nursery recently, you will have noticed that something is a little different (and more beautiful!) about the space now.  At the end of last year, Redeemer commissioned a painting from Emma Overman to liven up the nursery. “She was a perfect fit for a commissioning for the Nursery as her work […]

High School Ski Trip


All Redeemer and Fountain Sq Pres high school students are invited to spend the day at  Perfect North Slopes (Lawrenceburg, IN) for one last chance to ski this season. The cost is $60 to cover equipment rental, ticket, and transportation. You will need to pack a lunch or bring money to buy lunch. Please note […]

Volunteer Tuesday: Community Group Leader Training


When: March 7 & 14th Time: 9:00a.m. – noon Where: Redeemer’s Conference Room Community groups are a place for us to experience and learn about God. We come to share our burdens and celebrate victories. We see our leaders as shepherds continually leading their group members back to Jesus. We’re growing! And with that, we […]

Ash Wednesday Service

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Ash Wednesday happens a little earlier than usual this year, on February 18th.  Redeemer’s service begins at 6:30pm. It isn’t uncommon for people in the Church to know of Ash Wednesday without knowing a lot about it.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a period of time on the Christian calendar that lasts for 46 […]

Sing We Now of Christmas

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We had a few requests for this song, and we’re happy to get to share it with you!  Enjoy “Sing We Now of Christmas.”

Saturday Announcements: 2|6|2015

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-If you have a child in CT&T, don’t forget to get set up with your key fob for a faster process for picking up your kids. -Contact Kate Ghormley at to sign up for the Discover Redeemer class for church membership. -CDs & Books are still on sale!  $10 for a CD, $20 for a […]

Spotlight: Jenny Maurer & Caroline Tait

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Caroline Tait and Jenny Maurer are our newest Deacon Assistants, installed on Sunday, January 25th.  We’d love for you to get to know a little bit about who they are, and maybe you’ll say “hi” to them and strike up a conversation next time you cross paths! How did you come to be at Redeemer?  How […]

Winter Banners

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    An explanation of the banners hanging in the sanctuary: “In winter, frost silently falls onto living things, appearing delicate and beautiful. However, all the while, it is killing from the inside out. Just as sin does to us. Sin can appear so beautiful and harmless, when really it is destroying us on the […]

New Key Fobs for Redeemer Kids Check-in!

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Redeemer Kids has worked hard to improve their checkin procedure and it’s working!  The new key fobs are speeding up check-in and the families that have gotten theirs already are loving the new method!If you have not received your key fob yet, you can pick them up at any check-in kiosk.  Each family will receive […]

Discover Redeemer, February 2015 Class

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Interested in become a member at Redeemer Presbyterian Church?  Everyone who is a member at Redeemer goes through a class called Discover Redeemer where they learn the ins and outs of what Redeemer believes, how we function, and what membership means to us.  Taking the class, however, does not mean you are committed to membership. […]

Volunteer Tuesday: Male Mentors for New Star

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New Star tutoring program is looking for male mentors to join our volunteer team! 80% of our youth are boys and 80% of our volunteers are women. Tyler Harrison, one of New Star’s mentors say he loves “the opportunity to hang out with kids and have a positive impact in their lives. Typically, this means […]

Another Song from Advent: Your God Reigns by Rebekah Osborn

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Here is another song from our Advent services. Rebekah wrote this for the third Sunday of Advent and many of you requested it.  Hope you enjoy!  

Worship Guide: February 2 – 7, 2015

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We are looking at Matthew’s gospel to tell us about Jesus and his Kingdom and how we can join with him to build his kingdom. Monday, February 2 Scripture: Matthew 4:23-25, 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 Song: Crown Him with Many Crowns vs. 1-2 pg. 2 Prayer: Praise the Lord Jesus for his works of word and […]

Saturday Announcements: 1|31|15


-The High School Group is having a dinner on Sunday night at the Berend’s house at 6:30 – contact Caroline ( for more details. -Don’t forget to purchase your 2014 CD or Liturgical Arts Coffee Table Book this Sunday!  They’re on sale immediately following each service in the Welcome Center.  Cards only, please.  We do […]

2014 Contribution Statements

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2014 Contribution Statements are being mailed this week.  Keep an eye out for yours in the mail! Email Amy Wilson ( with questions. You can also log onto The City to print one at any time – see the instructions below for a little help! 1. From the homepage, click on “Giving” in the menu on the […]

Redeemer’s Maintenance Men


Our maintenance team stays busy all year round, but the winter time provides a little extra work for them.  Since we’re predicting snow this weekend, let’s all take a minute to appreciate what they do and get to know the names & faces behind all the hard work!   So, tell me a little about […]

Advent Song for the Post-Advent Season

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Here is a latin hymn from the 6th century that I rewrote the music for the first Sunday of Advent. I had a few requests for an mp3 so I thought I’d post it here. Enjoy! Director of Worship and Culture Nathan Partain Musicians Drums: Brian Allee Piano/Synth: Luke Tuttle Hand Percussion: Phil Lofton Vocals: Rebekah Osborn […]

New Communion Wine

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In the past few years we have ordered our communion wine in batches. Some of which were fair and some of which tasted not so fair. We here at the hospitality ministry wanted to let you know that we have changed our communion wine. It is a much higher in quality and more consistent from bottle […]

Redeemer’s Parish Model

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Why Parishes? Part of Redeemer’s vision statement is that we exist to ignite a movement of the gospel that changes Indianapolis spiritually, socially and culturally by connecting people to Jesus. This is difficult to do on a big scale, so we’ve built a parish system to focus on something more tangible, something smaller. Through parishes, […]

The Welcome Center

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Following our services, you are often told that donuts, coffee, CDs, artist talks, and deacons can be found in the Welcome Center.  But where is the Welcome Center?  And why, if I’ve had my cup of coffee and am on a sugar-free diet, would I go there? First, where is it?  The Welcome Center is […]

Set Your Email Settings on The City

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There are a lot of moving pieces in a church the size of Redeemer Presbyterian Church.  Lots of moving pieces, lots of volunteer opportunities, lots of prayer requests: lots of reasons to send an email.  When you join a group on The City, you will have some choices about when you receive email notifications from […]

Worship Guide: January 26 – 31, 2015

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We are looking at how Matthew’s gospel tells us about Jesus and his kingdom. Monday, January 26 Scripture: Matthew 4:12-17, Luke 5:1-11 Song: The Church’s One Foundation Prayer: Thank the Lord Jesus for calling you to follow him. Reflect upon the Spirit’s work in your life and rejoice in your Christian testimony. Tuesday, January 27 […]

Saturday Announcements: 1|24|2015

-There will be a lunch for Arsenal Tech students held in the Underground immediately following second service tomorrow. -Books and CDs are now BOTH on sale in the welcome center after each service!  Books are $20 and CDs are $10.  Credit or debit only, please! -Don’t forget to sign your middle or elementary aged student […]

High School Progressive Dinner

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On January 9, 2015, Redeemer’s High Schoolers got together for a fun progressive dinner!  They got together in Fountain Square (thanks to all our hosts & hostesses!).  The event had a Shakespearean theme, so everyone dressed as a Shakespeare character (hey – it was educational AND fun!) and the group exchanged white elephant gifts.  They had […]

Liturgical Arts Coffee Table Book


This is our first year publishing a coffee table book and, it being such a new thing to us, some of you may be wondering what’s inside!  The pages of this book chronicle our spiritual journey of 2014 through art installations, bulletin cover art, and sermon series summaries.  We’ll be publishing one every year so […]

“Why The Arts?”: John Beeler

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As we start selling our 2014 Worship CD and Liturgical Arts Book, it’s a great time to take a minute to talk about Redeemer’s focus on the arts.  Just step into the sanctuary to see the art installations there that display our visually expressive nature, walk down the halls to see that we are people who value supporting artists […]

Worship Guide: January 19 – January 24, 2015

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Our household worship over the next 8 weeks will be focused on God’s fulfillment of His promise to send a Savior into the world. We will be looking at how Matthew’s good news of Jesus Christ the Messiah fulfills the prophesies and promises of the Old Testament Scriptures. Monday, January 19 Scripture: Matthew 4:12-17 and […]

Saturday Announcements: 1|17|15

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There will be a hospitality luncheon tomorrow immediately following second service in the Underground. All are welcome! There is also an artist talk by Justin Vining in the Harrison Center Main Gallery immediately following second service. If you’d like to catch the talk and the lunch, fear not! Go to the talk first, then head […]

“Why The Arts?”: Pastor Jason Dorsey


As we are selling our 2014 Worship CD and Liturgical Arts Book, it’s a great time to take a minute to talk about Redeemer’s focus on the arts.  Just step into the sanctuary to see the art installations there that display our visually expressive nature, walk down the halls to see that we are people who value supporting artists […]