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 […]

Baby Blessing for Fall Creek and Central Parishes

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The women of Fall Creek and Central Parishes are gathering to celebrate the new lives among us. Please join us for fellowship, food and a time of baby blessing on Saturday May 9th at 10AM in the home of Amy Wilson (2101 N Delaware St). We are still in need of those who are willing to […]

Lee Hinkle Preaching This Sunday

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Lee Hinkle will preach both services this Sunday (May 3rd). Redeemer is sending out the Hinkles to serve with Mission to the World (MTW) in Perth, Australia. All adults will meet in the Underground for CT&T and Ben Reed will answer the question, “Why should we care about global missions?” After 2nd service, join us […]

Grieving? Consider Joining GriefShare

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There have been number of losses in the Redeemer community lately and so we want to share with you an opportunity to process these losses – a GriefShare group being led by a member of Redeemer’s congregation, Abby Breece, Counseling Intern at Crucible Counseling Center.  Please read on for more details.  The groups starts soon – […]

Global Missions Weekend: Special Offering

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The work of the GMT cannot happen without your generous support, giving above and beyond your tithe to the work of the church around the world.  You can give to the Missions Fund at any time by writing “Missions” on your check memo or by giving online. We will have a special offering at the […]

Testimonies

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Members of our congregation have been giving their testimonies over the past few Sundays. If one has been particularly meaningful to you or you’ve missed on you’d have liked to hear, you can find them all on our website under the “sermons” tab. 

First Friday: Epiclesis Show

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Come to First Friday this Friday to see Epiclesis, a group show inspired by the liturgical calendar, celebrating through the seasons of with art that beautifies worship space and enhances contemplation. This show is a collection of art interpreting Advent, Lent, Pentecost and Ordinary Time. Art from this show is surprising and unique, unexpected and […]

Global Missions Team International Potluck

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Come to an international potluck this Saturday (May 2nd) 5:30-8:00 p.m to learn about Redeemer’s Global Missions Team (GMT), grant opportunities, our global missions partners, and Haiti trips. Please bring an international dish to share. Children (4 years-5th grade) can join a walk about in The Gospel Grows Down Under program (currently seeking additional volunteers!) The nursery will be available for ages […]

Worship Guide | April 27 – May 2, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on developing a robust theology of suffering. We will do this by reading through the book of 1st Peter which addresses suffering and the persecution of Christians. As the U.S. becomes more post-Christian and even anti-Christian, we need to grow in our understanding and expectation of persecution.   […]

Life at Redeemer This Sunday: Redeemer’s Budget

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Around this time of the year every year, Redeemer’s annual budget comes out. We want to be transparent about our finances with our congregation and allow everyone the opportunity to see, understand, and ask questions about where our money goes and what it does. The budget will be sent to each community group for discussion […]

Phil Edwards Class on Urban Hospitality

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Last week, we introduced Phil Edward’s class on Urban Hospitality  to you.  As a church, we are really looking forward to having Phil back with us to teach. Phil has been a friend of Redeemer’s for many years and it is always good to see his face around our halls once again. Phil has served […]

High School Mentoring Opportunity

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Would you consider being a mentor to a high school student? Mentoring opportunities range from giving a ride to church on Sundays to meeting with a student. If you are interested, please join us for lunch and training on April 26 from 12:30-1:30pm in the Redeemer Youth Room (Suite 204) – RSVP required for lunch.  RSVP on The […]

Worship Guide | April 20 – April 25, 2015

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Our household worship this week is focused on the specific actions of peacemaking that we find in the Sermon on the Mount. Use these Scriptures to meditate on the concrete practices of peacemaking.   Monday, April 20th Scripture: Matthew 5:21-26 Song: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing vs. 1-2 pg. 2 Prayer: Ask God […]

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?

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 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 […]