Class on Urban Hospitality

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The diaconate invites you to join this 2-week section of the Mercy and Justice CT&T class. Phil will share about how relationships with folks from a variety of socio-economic and/or racial backgrounds can play a role in our calling as Christ followers to Mercy and Justice. These classes meet at 10 a.m. in Gallery 2 on April 26 […]

Attention Trivia Night Challengers! Is This the Team to Beat?


 With Young Life Trivia night just around the corner (next week, Friday, April 24th!), one tough team is throwing a little shade! This team, claiming to be able to beat all other teams “in their sleep”, is made up of Redeemer’s Don and Kathy Matthews, Mas and Joan Sato, Aaron and Sarah Kamer, Michelle Wallace, […]

Volunteer Tuesday: Welcome Team

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As Redeemer expands and more newcomers come through our doors, there is a growing need for a larger welcome team. You probably see them passing out bulletins and greeting you when you walk through the doors, but you might not know some of the other things that our welcome team does on a Sunday morning! The […]

Discovering Redeemer this Weekend!

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Whether you’re considering membership at Redeemer, or simply wish to explore our beliefs and vision, this class is a great way to learn more about us! The next Discovering Redeemer class meets April 10-11, Friday evening 6-9 p.m., continuing Saturday morning 9-12 noon. That’s this weekend! Both meetings include a light meal. Contact Kate Ghormley […]

Volunteer Tuesday – Hidden Talents Wanted!

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Do you have a hidden artistic or construction talent that you would like to use to serve the church? This might involve a background in anything from construction, welding, or electric, to painting, sewing, or knitting – we want to know about you! Whether your interest is one time or continuous, please email Kyle at […]

Good Friday Service Tonight

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Redeemer’s Good Friday service is tonight, beginning at 7:00. Doors open at 6:30. Please enter quietly through the Delaware Street doors. The courtyard doors will be open for those that need handicap accessibility. See you tonight.

Redeemer’s Urban Dictionary: Co-op Church

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One of our mantras as a community at Redeemer is that we are a place where you can belong before you believe. We really want everyone who comes through our doors to feel like Redeemer can be a safe home for them no matter if you have professed faith for years or are just exploring the idea […]

Redeemer Classifieds: Roommate Wanted

Are you a single woman or group of single women looking for an additional roommate starting this summer or early fall? Please contact for more information on a young woman coming to Redeemer around then, looking for roommates. She is looking to live close to the church for work commute reasons, so the closer you […]

Need a Work Project Done? Use FOM Mentoring Program!


There are many people in Indianapolis who are unemployed or underemployed, who struggle to get and keep work for a variety of reasons. These people need spiritual encouragement, relational mentoring, and workplace opportunities that will allow them to mature as individuals and step with confidence into their callings of personal, work, family and community responsibility.  […]

Redeemer’s SpringSwing Dance!

The Redeemer youth group is hosting a SPRINGSWING DANCE for the entire church! All are welcome, including kids! However, we will not have childcare. Don’t know how to swing dance? No problem! We will have lessons and skilled dancers there to help throughout the evening. The dance is free but we would appreciate your food contribution.  If your last […]

Volunteer Tuesday: Easter Brunch!

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Our Easter Brunch celebration is just five days away and we are so looking forward to celebrating that the Lord has rise with our sweet church family. Thank you to everyone who has already signed up to pitch in for this great event! We are so close to reaching our food and volunteer goals! Here’s what […]

Worship Guide: March 30 – April 4, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on mercy. Use these Scriptures to meditate on God’s mercy and His call on us, His children, to be merciful.   Monday, March 30th Scripture: Psalm 103, meditate on vs. 8. Song: Psalm 96 vs. 1 pg. 4 Prayer: Praise God that he is rich in mercy forgiving […]

Add Your Contact Info on the City (And Set Your Privacy)

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If you are a member of our online community, The City, you have the option of including your contact information and choosing who can see it. We encourage you to update it, but update it wisely! Let’s walk you through it now. By the way, if you are not a member of The City, get your […]

Volunteer with the Exciting Ministry of Redeemer Kids!

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Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” And he laid his hands on them and went away. Matthew […]

March 29: Congregational Prayer with the Boiler Room Prayer Team


There will be no CT&T on March 29 or April 5. In place of CT&T on March 29 (Palm Sunday), the Boiler Room Prayer Team would like to invite you to pray with them in the Prayer Room (stage right in the Underground) from 8:30 to 9:45 that morning for a special congregation-wide prayer time. […]

Worship Guide: March 23 – 28, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on Scripture’s teaching on righteousness as it is set forth in the book of Romans. Monday, March 23rd Scripture: Romans 1, meditate on 1:17 Song: Come Holy Spirit, God and Lord vs. 1-2 pg. 2 Prayer: Praise God that the gospel is about a righteousness that comes to […]

Redeemer’s Urban Dictionary: Thin Place


One of our mantras as a community at Redeemer is that we are a place where you can belong before you believe. We really want everyone who comes through our doors to feel like Redeemer can be a safe home for them no matter if you have professed faith for years or are just exploring the idea […]

March 29 – April 3: Holy Week Services


Starting Monday, March 30, 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 […]

Life at Redeemer: Building Tours!


Redeemer’s building can be an absolute labyrinth. We’re an old building with a long and interesting history and as we’ve added on over the years, builders, architects, and businesses didn’t always share the same vision. On our best days it’s a wonderful, magical place for kids to play hide-and-seek, and on our worst days, we […]

Worship Guide: March 16 – 21, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on biblical examples of meekness. We will watch different biblical characters model meekness. We will also see the ultimate example of meekness: Jesus Christ. Covered in his beauty, may we imitate his meekness. Monday, March 16th Scripture: Abraham’s meekness, Genesis 13 Song: How Firm a Foundation vs. 1-2 […]

Easter Brunch: Volunteers Needed!


Last week we posted about Redeemer’s Annual Easter Brunch and all of the “barn raising” that goes into it. Just to recap: we are asking for 40 egg casseroles, 40 fruit salads, and volunteers to be 8 provided hams! That’s a lot. Plus we need volunteers to set out food and tables and then break down […]

Weekend Events

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Just a few reminders about tomorrow: don’t forget about our Life at Redeemer mini-class right after first service in the welcome center, this time being taught by Kate Ghormley about our Adult CT&T classes. Learn what the classes are all about, who teaches them, how to get involved, and get all of your other CT&T-related […]

Redeemer’s Communicant Process for Children

Redeemer’s Communicant Process for Children What is a communicant? com·mu·ni·cant  (kəˈmyo͞onəkənt/) noun: communicant; plural noun: communicants a person who receives Holy Communion. In short, a communicant is someone who has a good working knowledge of his or her need of faith and repentance and is ready to partake of the Lord’s Supper during the worship […]

Prayer of Confession, Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

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This has been our prayer of confession on Sunday mornings while Jason has been preaching his sermon series on mourning. Blessed Jesus, you offered us all your benedictions when you announced… “Blessed are the poor in spirit” but we have been rich in pride. “Blessed are those who mourn”        but we have not […]

Calling All Medical Providers!

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The Missions Team is currently organizing our annual medical mission to Haiti.  This trip is part of a larger MTW effort to assist with the ministry of one of our partner churches by providing a primary care clinic to their community four times a year.  Our medical mission team will be leaving Sat. May 9 […]

New Star: One Year Celebration!

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Our Redeemer family is invited to celebrate one year of programming at the 16 Park community center (546 E. 17th) on March 18th at 6:00 PM. To RSVP, please email Caroline at by March 15th and plan to bring a side or a dessert. Please join us in lifting up our brothers and sisters and celebrating […]

Volunteer Tuesday: Redeemer’s Annual Easter Brunch!


One of our sweetest times of the year as a community is our celebration of Easter and our pitch-in Easter brunch. The brunch will be 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. on April 5th. A meal of this size takes a bit of a barn-raising so we are asking for people to sign up to help make […]

Discover Redeemer Class: March 2015

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Have you ever wondered, • What beliefs make Redeemer different from other churches? • How does Redeemer choose its leaders? • Why does Redeemer share its building with other organizations? • How long does it take before I actually get to know people around here? • What’s this “thin place” they’re always talking about? • […]

Worship Guide, March 9 – 14, 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 have journeyed with David through the Psalms listening to his mourning and grieving. This week we will listen and learn from the prophet Jeremiah’s lament found in Lamentations chapter 3.   Monday, March […]

First Friday: March 2015


Some of Redeemer’s friends and neighbors will be hosting First Friday events tonight! If you’re out and about looking for events to make stops at, be sure to check out the Harrison Center’s Open Studio Night featuring Kate Oberreich’s show “Dreams of Flying” in their Main Gallery. Also tonight, The Foundry is hosting live music by East […]

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 […]

Holy Week Prayer Services


This is a reminder that Holy Week services are happening this week. We are having morning prayers Monday – Friday at 7am in the Sanctuary (you can enter through the Sanctuary doors on Delaware Street). The service lasts about 25 minutes. Evening Scriptures are taking place Monday – Thursday at 6:30 in the Sanctuary (also […]

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 […]