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 […]

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 Shirley@Redeemindy.org 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!

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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

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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

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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 […]

March 29 – April 3: Holy Week Services

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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!

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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!

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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 […]