Community Group Training – Aug 15 & 22

Over the last few weeks we’ve been announcing a community group leader training. Redeemer is growing and therefore in need of more and more community groups, a place for us to continually connect to Jesus beyond our Sunday worship together through studying his Word, sharing our lives and serving our neighborhoods. This training will take […]

Encounter Indy VBS

Our Summer Youth Ministry Intern, Luke Livingston, helped us plan a VBS as part of Encounter Indy 2015. In the pictures below, Next Generation Leader Todd Dawkins helps lead the kids in the story of David and Goliath (with some intriguing costumes!). The kids had a great time and Luke did a great job planning! […]

Volunteer Tuesday!

The Babies Need You! In August Redeemer will be expanding our Nursery Care to three rooms: < 15 months, Crawlers (Infant) < 30 months, Walkers (Toddler) < 4 years, Jumpers (Pre-School) We are still in need of several volunteers to staff all three rooms for both services.  No experience necessary!  You can volunteer on a […]

Building Tour this Sunday!

New to Redeemer? Been around but still confused or intrigued by it’s layout? Love old buildings and their history? All of these are great reasons to join Andrew Christenberry as he gives a tour of Redeemer’s building this Sunday following first service. Andrew will tell you about the history of the building, it’s many current […]

Oct 3 & 10: Financial Counseling Course

The Deacon Team will be offering a two-part financial counseling course on Saturday, Oct 3rd and Saturday, Oct 10th, from 9 to Noon both days using new materials from Redeemer New York. This course covers gospel theology and practical wisdom – both of which are vital for healthy financial stewardship. People often need to grow […]

Worship Guide | July 27 – Aug 1, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on seeing, submitting to, resting in and building our lives upon Jesus as the Rock. Please take time to meditate on and pray through these passages. Monday, July 27th Scripture: Matthew 7:13-29 Song: Come Thou Fount vs. 1-2 pg. 3 Prayer: Ask the Holy Spirit to help you see […]

Fall Creek Parish Social

The Fall Creek Parish hosted a social this past Sunday with swimming and a cookout! Here’s a couple photos from the great time they had. A few other parishes will be hosting socials this summer and we’ll be posting about them! Keep an eye out for yours!

Spotlight on our Interns!

 Luke Livingston is finishing up his summer internship at Redeemer. He has been here as a youth ministry intern. During his internship, Luke planned and lead Encounter Indy and lead worship and devotionals during Encounter Indy. He also lead the high school boys in a group called Veritas Group where he challenged them to articulate their […]

Young Life in Need of Monthly Donors

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Over the past two Sundays we’ve been hearing from Herron and Arsenal Tech YoungLife leaders and students about their experiences at YoungLife camp at Timberwolf Lake in Lake City, MI. Students and staff expressed their thanks to the congregation for their prayers and financial support leading up to the week away at camp. In both […]

Worship Guide | July 20 – July 25, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on growing in clarity of the difference between a religious mindset and a mindset that has been transformed by following Jesus, by listening to and obeying His Word, and by the humility that comes from His cross. We will review Christ’s teaching from the standpoint of the division He […]

Young Life in Need of Supporting Donors

Herron and Arsenal Tech Young Life, Redeemer Partner Ministries, are in need of monthly donors to support its programming and staff. This past Sunday, Jed Dorsey and a group of Arsenal Tech Students shared about their experiences of Young Life camp from this summer. Many of them described camp as life changing or the best week […]

Help Under-Served kKids Start the School Year Right: Sponsor a Backpack!

We have 45 backpacks still waiting for sponsors for Shepherd Community Center’s annual Back to School blast. The event is this Sunday — if you were waiting for the last minute, the last minute IS HERE! The 22nd Annual Back-to-School Blast is a joint effort throughout the city to provide young boys and girls in Indianapolis with backpacks […]

Poem and Prayer for the Hinkles

by Cindy Ragsdale, 6/2015 (“Scoop Up, Scatter, Sing Praise” — a list-ish poem on the occasion of the Hinkle family following God’s call to Australia . . .that is, to just the far side of God’s palm . . . that is, hardly any distance at all) Scoop Up, Scatter, Sing Praise Scoop up into […]

Redeemer Block Party!

Redeemer is hosting a block party this Friday, July 17th at the 16 Park Apartments on Delaware Street. The party starts at 5:30. We’ll be cooking out and have a bounce house, a dunk tank, and face painting, not to mention lots of great music and old and new friends! It’ll be a great time! […]

Worship Guide| July 13 – 18, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on growing in trust in our Heavenly Father’s Love for us, His sovereignty in our lives, and His personal care for us. We will also see time and time again God’s command in our life to not fear. Take time to meditate on and pray through these passages. Monday, […]

Town Hall Meeting: Sunday, July 12

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In light of the announcement about the Dorsey family’s shifting call and upcoming move, we would like to give space for you the congregation to hear more and to interact with Jason, Jenny, and some of our elders. Sunday’s CT&T Hour will be dedicated to this time of sharing and processing together. We will meet in […]

Jason’s Sermon from July 5th

Jason’s sermon yesterday focused on God’s call on his life, which is leading him and Jenny back to the Seattle area. You can listen to the sermon online or also download it. We will have a town hall meeting this Sunday, July 12th during the 10:00 a.m. CT&T hour to talk about the transition. More details will […]

Community Group Leader Training!

We’re growing! And with that, we need new community groups and leaders. Community groups are a place for us to continually connect to Jesus beyond our Sunday worship together through studying his Word, sharing our lives and serving our neighborhoods. If you are interested in leading a community group or learning more about our community […]

Fall Creek Parish Social : July 19

If you’re in the Fall Creek Parish, join us for a fun time to meet and fellowship with other Fall Creek parishioners at the home of Amy & Kevin McMullen. We’ll start hanging out around 4:00 and eat at 5:30. Bring a suit if you want to swim! RSVP here and sign up to bring […]

Worship Guide | June 29 – July 4, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on growing in the Bible’s view of money and our earthly possessions. Take time to meditate on these passages and ask the Holy Spirit to give you His view of money and your earthly treasures. Monday, June 29th Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34 Song: How Firm a Foundation vs. 1-2 pg. […]

Backpack Attack!

The 22nd Annual Back-to-School Blast is a joint effort throughout the city to provide young boys and girls in Indianapolis with backpacks filled with grade-appropriate school supplies. The 2015 Back-to School Blast aims to serve approximately 3000 children in our city. Redeemer will sponsor 60 elementary school backpacks this year. How can you help? Each […]

Spotlight on Prayer

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We’re highlighting our prayer ministries this month as we focus on praying for Young Life as they head off to camp in a few weeks and each other, as there are many needs in our congregation. Read below to find out about the various prayer ministries in our church and how you can get involved.    […]

Worship Guide | June 22 – 27, 2015

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Sometimes it is difficult to see God’s presence as the reward of prayer. Instead, we would rather have the thing prayed for — such as healing of a disease, provision of rent money, mending of a broken relationship — more than God. Our household worship this week goes through Scriptures that help us see God […]

Encounter Indy

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What is Encounter Indy? Encounter Indy is a youth event focused on training our students (6th-12th grades) to understand and embrace their role in the mission of God within the urban settings of Indianapolis. Through Encounter Indy, youth are given many opportunities to encounter their call to have a faithful presence in the city, as […]

Boiler Room Prayer Team: Join Us!

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During the month of June, we are highlighting our prayer ministries as we commit to praying for Herron and Tech Young Life as they travel to camp at the end of the month. One prayer ministry that you can get involved with is our Boiler Room Prayer team that meets during first and second service […]

Redeemer Kids Transition

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Redeemer recently received some sad news in hearing that we will be loosing our beloved Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Donna Harris. In addition to sharng this news with you, we will also be advertising for her position to be filled. This position reports to Todd Dawkins, Director of Next Generation Ministries and oversees the Redeemer Kids […]

Redeemer’s Hiring a Kitchen Manager

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As we celebrate our current kitchen manager moving on to great new things in her life, we are looking to fill the part time position with someone who is both personable and gracious, able to lead teams and develop leaders of teams, detail oriented and a strong communicator. A good kitchen manager is flexible and […]

Praying for Young Life in June

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During the month of June, Redeemer is committing to pray for Tech and Herron Young Life as they prepare to go to Young Life camp. There are still funds to be raised and prayers to be answered. Below is a letter that Jason wrote and posted to the City for those of you who haven’t seen […]

Jaywalker Record Release Show this Friday

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Come support Nathan Partain as he releases his new record, Jaywalker, this Friday, June 12 at 6:30 with a show in Redeemer’s Sanctuary. $15 at the door, all ages are welcome. Rebekah Osborne and Kenny Meeks will both be opening. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Volunteer Need: Food Team

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Back in April we posted about Redeemer’s philosophy on being a Co-op church. We really believe in keeping our staff budget low and running our services on the help of volunteers. We have been having a difficult time finding the volunteers we need in order to serve coffee and donuts after 2nd Service. We want to […]

Worship Guide | June 8 – 13, 2015

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Our household worship this week focuses on passages that remind us of how Christ walked the path of non-retaliation and positive love for us. Take time to reflect on how Christ did not exact retribution for your evil, and how he loved and prayed for you even when you were His enemy. Monday, June 8th Scripture: […]

Discover Redeemer: June 19-20

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Have you ever wondered what beliefs make Redeemer different from other churches, how long it takes to start feeling like you belong, or what some of our buzz words mean? Or, are you interested in becoming a member at Redeemer and wondering how? All of these questions are addressed in our Discover Redeemer class which […]

Hinkle Kids Goodbye Celebration

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Come celebrate all the Hinkle kids with a birthday-style goodbye party, Friday June 5th in the Redeemer gym from 6 – 8 pm. No gifts please, but bring your favorite snack to share! Kids and adults are all welcome! RSVP to our Facebook event here!

Summer Communicant Class

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Sign-up is now open for Redeemer’s Summer Communicant Class!  (Contact todd@redeemindy.org to sign-up and/or read on for more info.) So 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 […]

Last Week for Regular CT&T! Summer Classes Coming Soon

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This is the last week for regular CT&T classes. The adult summer 8-week classes will run from June 7 – July 26, and will be intentionally friendly to summer travel schedules. Look for more information in the coming week! During the weeks of May 24 and 31, when there will be no CT&T, we encourage you to […]

Deacon Team Sponsoring New Star Leaders to Urban Ministry Conference

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The Deacon Team is sponsoring Will Lutz and Caroline Tait, leaders of our partner ministry New Star Community, on a trip to Chattanooga to attend an Urban Ministry Training conference. The conference lasts one week, from May 25th to May 29th.  Will and Caroline will take classes on theology, ideology, and methodology of urban ministry […]

Deacon Team Sponsors Tara VanderWoude to Present at Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit

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Tara Vanderwoude is a member of our congregation and social worker, advocate, and educator who speaks and presents on a variety of post-adoption topics . Tara has previously worked as a social worker at an adoption agency and is a founding member of a local adoption education group and sits on the Board of Directors for Korean-Focus […]

Artist Talk this Sunday in Gallery No. 2

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Currently hanging in Gallery No. 2 is a show that represents the past few years of the artwork that was created for our worship services.  Called Epiclesis, the show includes the work of artists in our congregation who work together, pray and plan how to visually represent the different seasons of our community life. We are hosting […]

Volunteer Need: Redeemer Kids Summer Program

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We are excited to announce our Redeemer Kids summer program! This summer, our elementary kids will focus on learning about God’s promises to us… His covenant to send a savior and how God worked his plan through the lives of ordinary people. Ordinary people called by God, challenged through faith, and changed by grace. “Ordinary […]

Worship Guide | May 11 – 16, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on the significance and centrality of Scripture in our lives. We will look through the Bible at different passages that give us a window into the nature and importance of Scripture.   Monday, May 11th Scripture: Psalm 1 Song: Rejoice, The Lord is King vs. 1-2 pg. 2 […]

MOPS – Mothers of Pre Schoolers

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MOPS is an outreach ministry of Redeemer for mothers of children, pregnant through Kindergarten.  New moms often discover that this season with young babies can be a lonely and challenging time.  MOPS provides a sweet community, where young moms can build friendships, receive encouragement and advice through Mentor Moms, enjoy speakers on relevant topics as well as […]

New Star Yard Sale Fundraiser Taking Donations

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New Star, one of our partner ministries, is beginning to take donations for their annual yard sale fundraiser, June 6 & 7th. We are asking for small household items, furniture, children’s clothing, and toys. Contact Caroline Tait (caroline@redeemindy.org) if you have items you would like to donate.

Deacon Election: Don Matthews

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One of the privileges of our Presbyterian form of church governing is that you, the members of Redeemer, nominate and elect your own officers. Don Matthews was nominated a few years ago for the office of deacon and underwent training and testing at that time. However, Don’s health prohibited him from going further and with […]

YoungLife Hire-A-Kid

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Redeemer Presbyterian has long had a strong relationship with YoungLife in the area and, during the summer, kids who participate in YoungLife have the opportunity to go to YoungLife camp, often called the “best week of their lives.” They have to pay their way though, and that means raising money and working hard to do […]

Global Missions Team Special Offering

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This past Sunday we took a special offering for the Global Missions Team to help fund their ministry. If you missed the special offering, you can still prayerfully give this Sunday by writing “GMT” or “Global Missions Team” in the memo line of your check or by bringing an envelope and writing the same on […]