+401-232-7575   office@orelc.org    54 Cedar Swamp Road  |  Smithfield  |  RI  |  02917
    Worship: 9:15 AM  |  Sunday School: 10:30 AM   

Welcome to Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church! We organize our thinking and doing into four basic areas of focus: Home, Church, Groups and Others. We call it Forward To Basics and these four areas are interconnected and work together motivated by the love of Christ.

Upcoming Events

CELTIC REVIVAL - THE SKY FAMILY

All are welcome to join us for a fantastic evening production of the Sky Family's Celtic Revival! This high energy, music, dance and Gospel production has been touring for more than a decade all over Canada and the U.S. bringing a clear message of revival and the Gospel.  Join us on Wednesday, November 20th at 6:30 pm! A love offering will be collected. Doors open at 6pm. The Sky Family Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE

Thanksgiving Worship Service will be on Tuesday, November 26th at 6:30 pm with Rev. Emmanuel Nyema.  The church office will be closed Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 28, 2019.

 

 

 

FLOWER SALES

The Altar Guild's annual poinsettia flower sale will run from November 24th through December 1st.. Orders can be placed in the narthex with the Altar guild. Prices range from $7 - $60 and come in several colors.  Memorial and honorary messages will be printed in the Christmas services with your family name and message. Thank you for your support.

 

 

YOUTH GROUP

Bring your friends to Youth Group “MOVIE NIGHT” to watch Home Alone 2, Friday, November 29th at 6:30 pm. Join the fellowship in Martin Hall! Come at 6:30 pm to enjoy some pizza and bring a comfy chair/blanket to enjoy snacks and the movie. Please RSVP (via text) to Kristi so we can get enough pizza.

 

HANGING OF THE GREENS

It is always a joy to work together to prepare the church for the Advent Season and for the many days of Christmas. Please join us for the Greening of the Church on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 30th at 9:00am. Pizza lunch provided.

 

 

 

BAGS OF HOPE

Our Redeemer is again supporting His Providence Church (now in Swansea, MA) with their Bags of Hope project, which provides monogrammed duffle bag filled with comfort items to local children in foster care. ORELC volunteers can help wrap gifts and pack duffle bags on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm.  Signup on the OTHERS board.  The below link will open an Amazon Wishlist for Bags of Hope. 

BOH Amazon Wishlist 

ADVENT SERVICES & MEALS

Advent meal by Luke & Romans Groups on Wednesday, December 4th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm

Advent meal by John & Mark Groups on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm

Advent meal by Matthew Group on Wednesday, December 20th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm.


  

HAND BELL CHOIR

Our Redeemer Hand Bell Choir Ringers will hold rehearsals on Wednesday evenings after Advent services at 7:15 pm on December 4, 11 and 18. Practices are for Advent and Christmas Eve performances. Please contact Mr. Jenei for questions or call the church office for details.

 

 

 

CHURCH CHRISTMS PARTY

SAVE THE DATE: ORELC will celebrate together on Saturday, December 7th at 6:00 pm at Emmily's Family Style Restaurant, 103 Putnam Pike, Johnston.  Social Board is taking payment with your meal choice in the narthex. $15pp.

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS CAROLING

Come and bring some Christmas cheer to our senior neighbors on Sunday, December 8th! Lunch will be served after Divine Service and Education Hour. Lunch will be provided before we begin our travels to the location sites. Everyone is welcome! Sign ups in narthex. 

 

 

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT