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Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church - The Bronx, New York.  A Parish of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod where “God’s People Pray.”

 

REDEEMER’S 90TH ANNIVERSARY JOURNAL

 

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Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, by God’s grace, is a praying community of service that receives, teaches, celebrates and shares Christ Jesus.

Mission Statement

Advent is a time of great expectations.

PASTOR'S PAGE

“I shall not die…” (Psalm 118:17)

“I shall not die.…” These rebellious, reformation words sung...

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DEACONESS' PAGE

“I shall live.…” (Psalm 118:17)

Every waking moment of our lives and every breath we take...

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WORSHIP SERVICES

Saturday Liturgy: 7PM

Sunday Liturgies: 8AM & 11AM

Wednesday Liturgy: 7:30PM

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The Rev. Dr. Dien Ashley Taylor, Pastor

Dcs. Raquel A. Rojas, Deaconess

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Announcements

BAPTIZED INTO CHRIST THIS EASTER:

Dinesh Harinath (Great Vigil of Easter)

Varsha Seelall (Great Vigil of Easter)

Ari Vincent Law (child of Robert Louis Law III and Chantel Lee Natalia Law)

(Great Vigil of Easter)

Zoey S’Niya Shannel Rhoden (child of Kevin Rhoden and Nicolette Swaby), (The

Resurrection of Our Lord—Easter Sunday)

Let us give thanks for these newest members of the Body of Christ.

 

RECEIVING THE LORD’S SUPPER FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS EASTER:

Dinesh Harinath (Great Vigil of Easter)

Paulette Delores McCarthy (Great Vigil of Easter)

Melissa Louise Mitchell-Martin (Great Vigil of Easter)

Adelaide Morales (Great Vigil of Easter)

Varsha Seelall (Great Vigil of Easter)

Let us give thanks as we eat our Lord’s Body and drink His precious Blood together, receiving forgiveness, life and salvation in Christ Jesus.

 

CONFIRMED IN CHRIST JESUS AND BECOMING CONFIRMED MEMBERS OF REDEEMER THIS EASTER:

Dinesh Harinath (Great Vigil of Easter)

Paulette Delores McCarthy (Great Vigil of Easter)

Lauren Millin-Moore (Great Vigil of Easter)

Melissa Louise Mitchell-Martin (Great Vigil of Easter)

Adelaide Morales (Great Vigil of Easter)

Varsha Seelall (Great Vigil of Easter)

Jean Rosemarie Taylor (Great Vigil of Easter)

Let us give thanks for these newest members of this “praying community of service” as we “receive, teach, celebrate and share Christ Jesus” together.

 

ASSISTING FIRE VICTIMS.  We continue to collect funds to assist our sister—Jeanette Daure—as her apartment building suffered a fire.  Thank you to those who have contributed.  If you wish to contribute, you may make your check payable to “Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church” and put “fire” on the envelope and/or on the memo line so that we may get the funds to Jeanette and her family.

 

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY.  Redeemer is having a Holocaust Remembrance Day Liturgy on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30PM.  The colors of the day are white and purple.  Let us remember the atrocities of the past as we work together diligently for a better future for all people everywhere.

 

EXTENDED CARE SEMINAR.  WRISTS is hosting an Extended Care Insurance seminar on Saturday, April 14 at 10AM in the undercroft.  Mr. Felix London will lead this.

 

REDEEMER’S 90th ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND.  April 14-15, 2018 is Redeemer’s 90th Anniversary Weekend, replete with celebrations after each Liturgy.  We shall have a special meal with dancing and fellowship after our 8AM and 11AM Liturgies on April 15.   Be sure to invite everyone you know to come to the celebration.

 

REDEEMER’S ANNIVERSARY JOURNAL.  Redeemer’s Anniversary Journal will be available on April 14-15, 2018 during our 90th anniversary weekend.  If you purchased an advertisement of any size, your complimentary journal will be available for you for pick up that weekend.  If you would like or an additional journal or if you did not purchase an advertisement for the journal, journals will be available at $20 a piece.

 

EASTER EGG HUNT.  On April 15 at 9:45AM, our religious education hour will include First Communion Classes, High School class, younger Sunday School in the Parish House and Sunday School Grades 1-6 in the Wittrock Room (Our adults will enjoy fellowship after the 8AM Liturgy in the undercroft, celebrating the parish’s 90th anniversary).  At 10:30AM, Parish House and Wittrock Room students will gather for an Easter Egg Hunt at the benches on the Prayer Path.  Be sure to be here.  @Thrivent @livegenerously

 

HEARTS PAINT NIGHT.  HEARTS is hosting a Paint Night on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30PM.  If you are interested in participating, please communicate with Deaconess Rojas since there are a limited number of seats available for this event.

 

EYES “WHO IS MY NEIGHBOR-HOOD?” CLEAN UP EVENING.    It is being done by EYES (youth group) as we clean our neighborhood and give thanks to our Lord for the planet Earth and for all God's creation.  This event is on April 20 at 6PM and is sponsored through Thrivent Financial.  @Thrivent @livegenerously

 

“AND SOME FELL ON GOOD SOIL IN THE BRONX” SUNDAY SCHOOL EVENT.  Ms Kirstin Sandblom is leading an outdoor exploration event giving thanks for the planet Earth and for all God's creation.  Be sure to come out and enjoy this religious education event on Sunday, April 22 at 9:45AM that is sponsored through Thrivent Financial.

 

FEAST OF ST. MARK.  Our Liturgy for the Feast of St. Mark is on Wednesday, April 25 at 7:30PM.  Thankful for St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Yonkers that founded Redeemer 90 years ago, we give thanks for St. Mark the Evangelist who has written the words that we have heard throughout this liturgical year as we are “saints who bear up in patience looking for a resurrection word of hope and freedom.”

 

DESSERT THEATRE.  The WRISTS Dessert Theatre 2018 is on Sunday, May 6 at 2PM.  It features Redeemer’s own Sean Taylor performing.  Be sure to reserve the date and purchase your $20 ticket from a member of WRISTS by April 30 as you will not want to miss this event.  Tickets will not be available at the door.

 

ASCENSION DAY.  Our Ascension Day Liturgies are on Thursday, May 10 at 12Noon and 7:30PM.  As we do each Ascension Day, we shall have a special blessing for children and teenagers, so please plan now to come out for this special day.

 

MOTHERS’ DAY.  Our Mothers’ Day Liturgies are on Saturday, May 12 at 7PM and Sunday, May 13 at 8AM and 11AM.  As we do each Mothers’ Day, we shall have a special blessing for all girls and women.  Plan now to be here for this.

 

VIGIL OF PENTECOST.  The Vigil of Pentecost is on Saturday, May 19 at 7:30PM.  Be sure to come to this special worship service as we celebrate the sevenfold gifts of the Holy Spirit and have the baptisms and confirmations of our youth.  Please come and support our young people as they confess the faith of the Church.  The color of the day is red.

 

FESTIVAL OF PENTECOST.   Our Liturgies for the Festival of Penteocst are on Sunday, May 20 at 8AM and 11AM.  The color of the day is red.  Be sure to come to this third great festival of the Church’s year as we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit who call us to faith in Christ who brings us back to our Father.

 

FAMILY FUN NIGHT.  HEARTS is hosting Family Fun Night on Friday, May 25 at 7PM.  It will include the bouncy house, inside games, outside games, food and more.  Fun activities will be available for all ages.  The rain date is June 1.

 

FEAST OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY.  Our Liturgies for the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity are on Saturday, May 26 at 7PM and Sunday, May 27 at 8AM and 11AM.  The color for this feast is white.

 

CHICKEN LEG SALE.  LEGS is hosting a Chicken Leg Sale on May 26 and May 27 following the Liturgies.  Rice and peas are being included in the meals in addition to curry chicken/chicken curry and barbecued chicken.  Please support our gentlemen in this fundraiser.

 

SAVE THE DATE—KNITTED TOGETHER EVENING.  Knitted Together is meeting on May 31 at 7PM for an evening of crocheting items to help people in need.  Please communicate with Deaconess if you have any questions.

 

TAG SALE.  The WRISTS Tag Sale is on Saturday, June 16 from 11AM to 4PM.  Be sure to come out and purchase things for yourselves or for people you know.  The items are nice and the prices are just right.  Some food goodies will be available for purchase as well.

 

FATHERS’ DAY.  Our Fathers’ Day Liturgies are on Saturday, June 16 at 7PM and Sunday, June 17 at 8AM and 11AM.  As we do each Fathers’ Day, we shall have a special blessing for all boys and men.  Plan now to be here for this.

 

HOT DOG SALE.  WRISTS is hosting a hot dog sale on the weekend of June 16-17 after the Liturgies.  As it is Father’s Day, all males will receive one free hot dog; additional hot dogs for males and any hot dogs for females will be for sale at a nominal cost.  Please support our Women Rejoicing In Service To Society with this pre-summer fundraiser.

 

PRAYER WALKS.  FEET is sponsoring Prayer Walks in our neighborhood on the following Mondays in July at 7PM:

July 2  July 9  July 16 July 23 July 30

Please come with your Redeemer T-shirts.  If you need one, please communicate with Deaconess Rojas.

 

MUSIC CONCERT—SAVE THE DATE.  July 8 at 2:30PM is our tentative date for our Redeemer Music Concert.  Please mark your calendar now.

 

FISH FRY AND TAG SALE.  The LIPS Fish Fry is on Saturday, July 14 at 11AM.  At the same time, “Part Two” of the WRISTS Tag Sale is on July 14 at 11AM.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.  Vacation Bible School 2018 at Redeemer is from Sunday, August 19 through Sunday, August 26 from 9AM to 12:15PM (Saturday, August 25 is from 11AM to 3PM.  The theme is “24/7: Jesus Makes a Way Every Day.”

 

SAVE THE DATE—FEET 5K.  FEET is hosting a 5K on Saturday, September 22.  Participants start the 5K at 8:30AM at the Bronx River Parkway south of 233rd Street.

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION HOUR is every Sunday at 9:45AM.  Age-appropriate sessions are offered for all ages.  Please participate and grow in your understanding and appreciation of the Word of the Lord.

 

FRIDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY meets at 10AM during the academic year (September through May) as volunteers bring breakfast food to share.  The session usually concludes by 11:45AM or 12Noon.   There is no Friday Morning Bible Study on the following days during the 2017-2018 academic year:

April 27

June 8

The final session for the 2017-2018 academic year is on June 15, 2018.

 

THE ADULT CATECHUMENATE meets on Sundays at 9:45AM. If you are not yet baptized, not yet confirmed, want to join this congregation or want to learn more about this congregation or the Christian faith, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor.

 

THE YOUTH CATECHUMENATE meets on Wednesdays at 5PM and Fridays at 7PM.  If you are in grades 7-12 are not baptized, confirmed, or receiving the Lord’s Supper or if you want to join the Church, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor.

 

IT IS TIME TO DO IT.  If you would like to join this parish, explore the Christian faith, get baptized or start receiving the Lord’s Supper, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor so that you may participate in the Catechumenate.  Learning sessions are ordinarily on Sundays at 9:45AM for adults (Adult Catechumenate) and on Wednesdays at 5PM for teenagers (Youth Catechumenate)

+ Holy Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation for teenagers (Youth Catechumenate) is at the Vigil of Pentecost, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30PM.

A Brief History

By the mercy of Almighty God, Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Bronx, New York, was founded in 1928.

 

Members of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Yonkers who lived in the Wakefield section of the Bronx in...

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Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

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The Bronx, NY 10466-1804

Phone: 718.324.1288  -  Fax: 718.324.2056

 

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