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Upcoming Live Worship Service – May 15, 2022

John 14:23-29 – How do we prepare for Jesus to abide with or in us? By keeping Jesus’ commandments and by loving Jesus, which inevitably and inextricably means keeping his word. We prepare for Jesus to abide in us by welcoming his gift of peace and responding to his presence with faith. How are you doing in the abiding department? What’s your hospitality quotient? Have you prepared your inner life to be a hospitable home for Jesus? One in which Jesus will find faith and love and bountiful fruit?
 

Worship Service – May 8, 2022

John 10:22-30 – Once again, the Gospel presents us with people who are looking for a rational answer to the question of who Jesus is – a question that will satisfy them intellectually. We are reminded again to meet Jesus and hear His/Her words with our heart, not with our head. We ask Him/Her to help us to do so.

 

Worship Service – May 1, 2022

Jesus and the Miracle Catch of Fish – (Commentary based on John 21: 1-19)

Even though Peter had likely seen Jesus perform other miracles – he may still have had doubts about giving up his livelihood, his family, and everything he knew – to follow Jesus. Healing his mother-in-law and changing water into wine were phenomena outside Peter’s experience. But fish were different – he knew all about fish. This miracle hit home to him as others had not.

Imagine another disciple asking Peter about his impending decision, “But how can you do it?” – and Peter’s likely answer, “Just look at all those fish!”

We all need to leave things behind in order fo follow God. For some of us it is addictive behaviors, for others an emphasis on our own success or the adulation of the crowd. It helps to look not just at what we are leaving behind and what God promises us – but also at what God has shown us already.

Just look at all those fish!
 

May Monthly Newsletter Now Available

The latest issue of our monthly newsletter, “The Herald”, is available to read, download, print. Simply click on the image at left, or click on the Herald Newsletter icon on the right side of this page.
 

Latest Announcements – As of May 1, 2022

  • Pastor Aida will be in the office this Monday and Friday. From Tuesday to Thursday she will be attending Felix’s Basic Training Graduation in Fort Jackson, SC.
  • RLC Women’s Bible Study Group meets at church every 2nd Monday of the month @ noon. Bring your own lunch.
  • Hartford Community Lunch @ United Methodist Church, last Saturday of the month. To eat? Be there at 11:30am To help? Be there at 9:30am
  • RLC Adult Bible Study will resume their ZOOM meetings @ 6:30pm on Wednesdays. If interested, give Pr. Aida your email and she will send you an invite. FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME!
  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION! New audiovisual equipment is still in the process of being installed in our Sanctuary, as part of our technology upgrades. We need a small group of volunteers able to learn how to work it. No experience needed.
  • Special Giving for the month of May will be to help a family of our congregation
  • Online Sunday School – Videos are posted so the class can be experienced on Sunday or throughout the week, on our Facebook page.

 

Worship Service – April 24, 2022

John 20: 29 – Then Jesus said to Thomas, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
 

Easter Worship Service – Sunday, April 17, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, April 3, 2022

The message this Sunday is based on John 12:1-8. By anointing His feet with expensive oil, Mary shows us that Jesus is worth more than the price tag of anything we own. What matters is putting Christ first and foremost, and recognizing His value above all else.
 

Worship Service – Sunday, March 27, 2022

As told in the Parable of the Prodigal Son – It doesn’t matter how far we stray from God or how much we squander the gifts God provides, God is always delighted when we turn back to him/her. God’s unconditional love is waiting for us to return home to be greeted with open arms.
 

Worship Service – Sunday, March 13, 2022

The Fox’s Den … or The Henhouse? – From Luke 13: 31-35
 

Worship Service – Sunday, March 6, 2022

Jesus Tempted by The Devil – Luke 4:1-13
 

Ash Wednesday Worship Service – March 2, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, February 27, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, February 20, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, February 13, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, February 6, 2022

Please Note: Audio level on this video is unusually low. Please turn up the levels on the video controls and your device.
 

Worship Service – Sunday, January 30, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, January 23, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, January 16, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, January 9, 2022


 

Worship Service – Sunday, January 2, 2022


 

Redeemer’s Giving Tree

A permanent Giving Tree is located in the Narthex! It’s simple to use and benefits many worthy causes in our community and at Redeemer. Simply remove a tag from the tree, bring in the donation on the tag and place it into the proper bin at the foot of the tree. Many thanks to Matt Nettesheim for constructing this amazing work of art (including LED lighting), to Jenny Nettesheim and Sheila Bauer for managing this project, and to Thrivent for providing a grant to help get in “off the ground”. We look forward to many years of use in service to others.

Food Pantry Sunday

The third Sunday of each month has been designated as Food Pantry Sunday.  Please bring non perishable items and place them in the barrel in the Information Area.

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