Altar Guild is a volunteer group of the church whose ministry is to care for the preparation of Holy Communion, the altar, vestments, vessels, and altar linens of the church. Altar Guild members prepare the altar for services, and clean up afterwards. Altar Guild members frequently supervise the decoration of the sanctuary.
Our Redeemer has multiple Bible Study opportunities:
All women of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church are invited to join the Charity Guild. We meet the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Church Solarium. We have programs and speakers monthly, refreshments and a short business meeting. We do not meet during the months of June and July.
Our mission is to enable every woman of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) to use her gifts in the ministry of the people of the world. We have a mite offering at each meeting to support the LWML of Iowa and nationally.
Wednesday evenings beginning in late August through early May, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm,
Confirmation classes are held for 4th - 8th grades.
Our Redeemer Email Prayer Chain
"In these days he went out the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God." Luke 6:12 ESV
If you have a prayer request, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org. All prayer requestst are confidential.
Our Redeemer's email prayer chain always needs more prayer warriors! Please send your email address to: email@example.com or talk to Joyce (Schmidt) Johnson to join us in prayer.
Are you in need of a ride Sunday Service and Bible class? Contact Joyce (Schmidt) Johnson or Tom Greenawalt via the church office to make arrangements. We will do our best to accommodate you!
Are you available to drive a fellow member in Christ to church? Please consider volunteering for this important ministry! Contact Joyce (Schmidt) Johnson via the church office to volunteer. Your services are needed!
The Welcome Committee is in need of friendly greeters who like to make visitors feel comfortable and make them aware of the ministry opportunities that Our Redeemer has to offer. Greeters will introduce visitors to the pastors and others and offer to take the visitors on a tour of our building.
Please consider donating non - expired, non - perishable items including macaroni & cheese, pasta, pasta sauce, soup, canned veggies, baked beans, canned fruit, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, etc. We also accept household items such as soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, & paper goods. All donations can be left in the shopping cart in the hall. We appreciate your generosity!
Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) meet on the third Thursday of each month during the day.
The mission of the LWML is to promote a greater awareness of Mission Service among the women at Our Redeemer Congregation and support of the National Lutheran Women's Missionary League. Their focus is to spread the mission of the Church locally, nationally and internationally.
We have 3 choirs at Our Redeemer. They practice and sing or play from September through May. In addition if you, or a group would like to share your musical talent during church services, anytime but especially during the summer months when the choirs are on break we are always looking for volunteers.
Contact the church office or any of the choir directors listed below directly if you are interested in participating or have questions.
SENIOR CHOIR Senior Choir is always open for new singers, High School age & up. We meet Wednesday at 6 pm, in the Sanctuary to practice, we sing twice per month at both services and also at special services. RoseMarie Wallace is Sr Choir Director.
JUNIOR CHOIR - PLEASE NOTE JUNIOR CHOIR IS NOT MEETING THIS FALL 2021
Junior Choir is normally held every Wednesday evening from 5:25 - 5:55 pm, Sept - May. We sing one Sunday a month. We practice before early church at 7:35 am & for the 2nd service we sing the Call to Worship so that your child may leave without staying for 2 services. Children of reading age - 8th grade are encouraged to join us. Alice Klinkhammer is Jr Choir Director.
TONE CHIMES CHOIR Tone Chimes Choir practices on Monday, from 4:30 - 5:15 pm, just 45 minutes weekly. Being able to read music is not required to join. We play one Sunday a month at both services. Kathy Kramer is Tone Chimes Choir director.
Our Redeemer Preschool is dedicated to providing children with Early Childhood experiences to supplement those learned at home. Our Preschool offers young children (ages 3-5) a Christian setting in which to grow, to learn, and to develop physically, spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and socially.
Our Redeemer Preschool offers four sessions to best accommodate each individual child. 2-day programs for 3-yr-old preschoolers & 4-day programs for 4 or 5-yr-old preschoolers
Our Redeemer Preschool is a non-profit Christian preschool licensed by the State of Iowa. It complies with all the standards set forth by the Department of Human Services, Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards, and Iowa Quality Rating Scale (Level 4).
Contact Pre-school director Amy Kruse at 563-588-1247 x 110, firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our website https://www.orlpreschool.org
9:15 - 10:00 am
Each summer Our Redeemer holds a themed Vacation Bible School in July.
Classes for students age 3 by January 1 of the current year through those just finished with 5th grade are held Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm
Opening and closing devotions, a Bible story based class time with a new Bible story each day and correlating crafts, snacks and skits every day.
There is no charge, all are welcome to attend.
LYF is for students 6th grade - 12th grade.