Redeemer Weekly – 9/2/2018

Redeemer Weekly: September 2, 2018 — CM launch! — September Elder Meet & Greets — Servant Shoutout: Gay Brown  

Good morning! Please join us tomorrow morning at 10am for coffee and donuts at 716 S. Glebe Rd – and happy Labor Day holiday weekend!

Tomorrow in Children’s Ministry (CM): IT IS happening! From the Beginning! We are starting our NEW 2018-2019 Children’s Ministry year TOMORROW. We are SO excited to kickoff Genesis 1 – “In the Beginning” for our new CM year and for children to reset and resettle into hearing and knowing the Bible in the three year, chronological, Redemptive historical cycle with Gospel Project!

Redeemer Parents! Your kiddos should reflect the accurate grade and class BUT please check when you check-in your kiddos tomorrow that technology and Jackie were accurate in classroom assignment – as always let Jackie know of any questions or feedback!

NO Men’s Group! The men’s group is on break and resume on Sunday, September 30th after preparing, planning, and praying over the upcoming session!

NEXT Sunday, Newcomer Lunch! For those new, or have not yet attended, our monthly newcomer lunch will be hosted next Sunday, September 9 immediately after service. You can RSVP to Jen!

Elder Meet & Greets: Jim Riordan was nominated by the elders on June 24 for elder and per constitutionally, elders will host meet and greet opportunities! On Sundays, September 9 & 16, immediately after service, Jim and elders will be available for members to meet and get to know Jim!  

Core Seminar: For those interested in pursuing membership with Redeemer, our final 2018 core seminar will be September 28-29. You can register here or get more information at the Connect Table!

Redeemer Member Led Events

Fall 2018 Financial Peace University (FPU): The Kaskos and Dimases invite you to participate in Financial Peace University, a nine-week course from Dave Ramsey about ways to wisely steward money. The class will start on Monday, September 10 at 6:30pm at the Dimas’ house, and dinner will be provided. Additional information is on Facebook, or you can email Graym Kasko.

ReWind Resumes! Ladies, Redeemer Women in Discipleship (ReWinD) returns for the fall semester Monday, September 10 at 7 pm! The fall and spring semester will focus on the Old Testament: Joshua and Nehemiah (respectively). Cost for dinner and the fall Joshua studybook is $20 – but please do not let cost deter you! If you are new to Redeemer and want to connect with other women through God’s Word…and food…and talking…or if you have been at Redeemer since the beginning and are longing for deeper connections, there is a place for you in our ReWinD circle!  Please consider joining us! Any questions – about schedule or such can be directed to Gay Brown OR if ready you can register HERE for the upcoming semester!  

Redeemer Service Area Needs:

ESL Ministry: Is kicking off NEXT Monday for registration! They are still looking for THREE teacher assistant volunteers and a few extra hands for the set up, general administration for the Fall 2018 semester. English classes are held Mondays 7-9 pm and Thursdays 7-8:30 pm from September 17 to December 6. This is a great way to serve and build relationships with people in our community! To hear about short or long term opportunities, you can email

Servant Shoutout by Jackie Black: Throughout August, every Sunday had a children’s ministry training and subsequently a superhero fashion show has occurred (both DC and Marvel!) – with the tradition Batman shirt showing tomorrow!

However, a true children’s ministry superhero is Gay Brown. Her superhero ability include invisibility with impact, long distance coordination and speed, and musical strength and planning. Although on summer break and at sabbatical house in North Carolina, Gay has kept me sane, and all GPTV Explorer on track including recruiting and script planning!, and also vision planning for our new updated, old, updated space! Her gifts have ripple effect for leaders, parents, volunteers, and most richly: kiddos! Thank you, Gay for being my favorite superhero and – yes, I do want to be you when (if) I grow up!

We look forward to the season premiere  and return of GPTV Explorer on Sunday, September 9!  

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