Category Archive: Weekly Update

Week of December 10, 2017

Dear Friends, As our Advent Season continues, we draw ever closer to our Christmas celebrations and the hope-filled prospects of 2018! I encourage all of us to deepen our longings for the fullness of the Kingdom by committing ourselves to the rhythms and practices of Advent. Speaking of which, here are some of the things …

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Week of December 3, 2017

This Week at Christ the Redeemer: The New Year is fast approaching! Here are some of the things you need to know as we prepare for a wonderful Advent: Saturday, December 2, 8:30 am  to Noon—Our Second DEMOLITION DAY takes place. We hope to expand our Fellowship Hall space by taking down the walls on …

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Week of November 19, 2017

Please take the time to read fully, as there is much important information! As the end of the Church’s year approaches, there are a number of dates and events that you need to place on your calendars: First, this Sunday, November 19 we celebrate our ‘Connection with Rwanda’ in multiple ways. We welcome the Rev. Joey …

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Week of November 12, 2017

Dear Friends As the days shorten and the nights lengthen, we know we are fast approaching the changing of the year. Here are some things to note as we travel this road together: First, ‘Celebration of Our Rwandan Connection’  is Sunday—November 19.  By the grace of God, Christ the Redeemer has been intimately connected with …

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Week of November 5, 2017

This Week at Christ the Redeemer: With the coming of November, we know that the current year is speeding to its close as a new one eagerly awaits!  Here are some of the things you need to know this week as we live into that reality: First, Remember to TURN YOUR CLOCKS BACK this Saturday! …

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Week of October 29, 2017

Here is what is happening in and around Christ the Redeemer this week: First, DISCIPLESHIP HOUR:  We begin a new session of our two classes on Stewardship on Sunday, October 29 starting at 9:00 am. You can participate either in Bishop John Guernsey’s teaching on Biblical Stewardship Principles or Joshua Matlack’s Discovery of our Own …

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Week of October 15, 2017

Dear Friends, The Weekly Update is being sent out early this week, because there are two important events to be aware of before Thursday: TONIGHT, Tuesday, October 17th at 6pm, we have a wonderful opportunity to interact with two Egyptian missionaries coming to speak to us about their work mobilizing the Egyptian Church to reach …

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Week of October 15, 2017

Dear Friends, there are several upcoming opportunities for enrichment and service: Discipleship Hour classes will return this Sunday at 9 am. Wednesday, October 18th is the deadline to sign up to provide a  Thanksgiving food basket for Ghent Area Ministry. If we are to meet our goal, we still need five more baskets. They are …

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Week of October 8, 2017

Dear Friends, Our annual time with our Bishop is fast approaching, and I am anticipating a wonderful weekend. Let me share with you the frame for the weekend: On Friday night, Bishop Steve will have dinner at our home and spend the evening with Janis and myself (It is a great kindness to me at …

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Week of October 1, 2017

There are several things to be aware of this week: The CtR Men’s Ministry is hosting a night of football (Virginia Tech v. Clemson) and fun for the whole church family at 5:30 pm THIS Saturday, September 30th at Miles Smith’s house in Ghent Square. Burgers, dogs and drinks will be provided for the adults; the …

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