+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


We welcome Rev. Dr. Zwernemann to Our Redeemer.  Thank you Pastor for leading us in worship and bringing us the Lord's Supper.



Step into the courtroom each week in Lent with the Convicted worship series. Each service puts a different biblical person from the story of Christ’s passion and death on trial, accused of an actual crime. Please join us each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for this Lenten Worship series.



Join your church family at Our Redeemer's Wednesday Lenten suppers anytime after 5:30 pm, Lenten Service begins at 6:30 pm. 

Joyfully sponsored by the Mark group on MARCH 20th. By the Luke group on MARCH 27th. By the John group on APRIL 3rd. By the Romans group on APRIL 10th.



Altar Guild is having its annual Palm Sunday and Easter lily flower sale, beginning March 24th. The flowers provide such beauty to the altar to enhance these beautiful services.  Order forms coming soon. Thank you for your support.  Flowers are yours to take home on Palm Sunday and Easter.



With a hope to provide needy families with Easter food baskets, the Board of Missions and Service asks for your help in purchasing food items to make this drive successful again this year.  Thank you for signing up and for your generous returns by Sunday, April 7th



Saturday, April 13, starting at 9:00 am

It's time to spring clean the church with pizza lunch to follow.  We would love to have you volunteer!  Please use sign-up sheet. 



Easter Sunday, April 21 immediately following Service

All children up to 5th grade are invited to hunt! Older children can hide eggs or help with an activity! No education hour this day. Outdoors weather permitting.



Start your day. End your day. Take a break in the middle.  No matter when you need it, Portals of Prayer inspires you to live each day in Jesus' name.  Your complimentary 'April. - June' copy can be found in the narthex.




Palm Sunday, April 14

8:45 am Breakfast ~  10:00 am Service ~ No Education Hour

Service begins in narthex ~ First Communion 


Holy Monday

Holy Tuesday

Holy Wednesday


Maundy Thursday, April 18, 6:30 pm

Stripping of the Altar


Good Friday, April 19, 6:30 pm

Service of the Cross


Holy Saturday


Easter Sunday, April 21

10:00 am Service ~ Egg Hunt immediately follow

Baptism ~ No Education Hour



In Memory of Cassandra Grace Duncan, 8th Annual Rainbow Race to Mental Wellness on May 11, 2019 at 9 am.  Running to bring awareness and hope to those living with mental illness.  Register for this beautiful 5K run/ walk through the scenic town of Richmond RI.  

Registration & Info 

Who are we?

Our Redeemer is a beacon of faith, hope and love in Jesus Christ.

What is our purpose?

Leading with the Gospel, Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church is a family of faith, built by God's Grace, fed by His Word, sharing the saving love of Christ.

What is our mission?

What impact will we have?

Anchored in Christ, we will be a congregation known for shining His light into the world, joyfully speaking of our love for Him, and enfolding people in all stages of life into the household of faith.

What are our core values?

Steadfastness - Firm, Fixed, Steady
Compassion - To suffer along side another
Prayer - An act of worship wherein we bring our petitions before God with our hearts and lips and offer up praise and thanksgiving to Him.
Joy - A response of gladness to the work of God