Redeemer Kids Needs Teachers and Assistants!

If you’ve ever said to yourself, “I would just really love to get involved at Redeemer” and also “kids are just great” boy, do I have just the opportunity for you! Hidi Gardner, Elementary Coordinator for Redeemer Kids, is in search of a number of volunteers to join her Redeemer Kids team. Redeemer kids is […]

Worship Guide | August 31 – Sept 5, 2015

Our household worship this week takes time to reflect on the Bible’s many descriptions of Heaven as our home. Take time to reflect on these, and turn your heart toward pilgrimage towards heaven.   Monday, August 31st   Scripture: Psalm 16 Song: I Will Sing of My Redeemer vs. 1-2 pg. 3 Prayer: Thank God […]

Sunday, September 6 – Congregational Meeting

As part of our church government, the members of Redeemer must vote to officially release Jason Dorsey from his call as our Lead Pastor as he moves to Redmond, WA. We will have a congregational meeting on Sunday, September 6th at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary to vote to release Jason. If you normally attend second […]

September Discover Redeemer Class

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 September 11-12, Friday evening 6-9 p.m., continuing Saturday morning 9-12 noon.  If you are interested, contact Kate Ghormley at for more details.

Officer Elections Coming this Fall

This fall, Redeemer members will be able to vote to elect candidates for the roles of elder, deacon and deaconess who were nominated in January and have been going through training ever since. These are important roles in the church, and we encourage all of our members to spend deliberate time in prayer about the election process. […]

Central Indiana Presbytery Youth Retreat

All middle school and high school students from Fountain Square Presbyterian and Redeemer Presbyterian are invited to join other youth groups from the Central Indiana Presbytery for a weekend retreat in late September. We will be departing from Redeemer Friday, September 25th , 5:30 pm and returning to Redeemer at noon on Sunday, September 17th. The […]

Community Group Training – CT&T Course

In July we made a series of announcements about a community group leader training. As Redeemer grows, we need more community groups. Community Groups are an integral part of our community’s spiritual growth and forming relationships with one another. Community Groups are the way we carry our worship and the teaching we receive on Sunday mornings into […]

Redeemer Kids Needs Volunteers!

It’s an exciting time to be involved in Redeemer Kids! We’re gearing up for another great year of preschool and elementary offerings, and are looking for more people to help us share the Gospel with our kids. We’re looking to grow our team in the following areas: Children’s Worship: 1-2 storytellers and 3-4 greeters/assistants (commitment: […]

New Hope 2016 Counseling Groups

Redeemer’s counseling ministry, New Hope offers confidential, counseling groups for men and women every January-May. In 2016, these groups will be Storied Lives (for women) and Redeeming Sexuality (for men).These groups are made up of 6-8 participants and are co-lead by professional Christian counselors. If you are stuck in patterns that you want to see changed, please ask one of […]

Kate Ghormley Stars in Othello

Opening this weekend, our very own Kate Ghormley stars in Garfield Shakespeare Company’s “Othello” as Desdemona, a tragic Venetian beauty. Admission is free and the play begins at 8:00 each night it runs (August 21, 22, 28, 29, September 4 & 5). Please congratulate Kate for her role next time you see her and support both […]

Sing HO!: A Song by Tom Peck

Tom Peck performed a set of songs for us at the Dorsey going away party, including an original song he wrote for Jason. The lyrics are both touching and laugh-out-loud funny so we couldn’t wait to share them with you!   Sing HO! for dear Jason—the man of the minute, He loves Redeemer and all […]

Youth Parent Meeting

Todd and Caroline will be hosting a youth parent meeting August 31st from 7:30 -8:30 pm in the youth room at Redeemer. We will introduce the fall calendar, talk through events, and pray for the ministry and the kids.  Please RSVP to Caroline [] by the 28th.

Worship Guide | Aug 17 – 22, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on the Gospel of God from Romans. Take time to read these passages and reflect on the message of Romans as good news to you.   Monday, August 17th Scripture: Romans 1 Song: Praise to the Lord vs. 1-2 pg. 2 Prayer: Thank God for His Word, accept before […]

New Hope: 2016 Counseling Groups

Redeemer’s counseling ministry, New Hope, offers confidential counseling groups for men and women every January-May. In 2016, these groups will be Storied Lives (for women) and Redeeming Sexuality (for men). Registration for these groups is open September 1-30, 2015. These groups are made up of 6-8 participants and are co-lead by professional Christian counselors. If you […]

Counseling Intern Seeks Stephen Ministry Certification

This coming week, counseling intern Kaylin Vincz will be traveling to Pittsburg to seek a Stephen Ministry Certification. The Stephen Ministry is a care giving ministry that equips and empowers congregants in the church to provide Christ-centered care to people who are hurting. We are people who are well acquainted with the hardships of life, and yet we often don’t know what […]

Redeemer Hires New Kitchen Manager

Please join us in welcoming Paul Crimmins to his new role as Kitchen Manager! He will be taking over for Emily Johnson as she takes on a new grad school adventure in Seattle. Paul has a background in food buying and has already jumped into his new role with both feet. Paul is always in search […]

Worship Guide | August 10 – 15, 2015

Our household worship this week focuses on God as our shepherd. As we walk through this time of uncertainty with pastor Dorsey leaving, it is important to be reminded that Jesus Christ is our ultimate shepherd; that God will shepherd us through all of life and brings us to our Heavenly Home.   Monday, August […]

Dorsey Going Away Party

The Dorsey family is heading back out west. The only way we can send them out is with the biggest party our old church gym has ever seen. Please join us on Sunday, August 16th after second service (12:30 – 3:30 p.m.) for “Westward Ho! – Saying Goodbye to the Dorseys.” Please RSVP and sign-up to bring […]

New Hires in Redeemer Kids Ministry

I am excited to announce that we have hired two women to lead the Redeemer Kids ministry. Nikki Reed will serve in the capacity of lead coordinator while Hidi Gardner will take the role of elementary coordinator. Whereas this has been one job in the past, we have decided to split the job into two […]

Make Sure You’re Getting our Emails!

Yesterday morning Nathan announced that we have been sending out some communication about the Dorsey’s transition to Redmond, WA. Some of you haven’t gotten the email. The culprit here is either that the emails are going to your spam folder or promotions tab (for gmail users) or that you’re not on our email list. Please […]

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


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


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


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

Pentecost Picture

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

Pentecost Picture

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!


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 […]