+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 back Pastor Lee Clark and thank him for leading us in worship and bringing us the Lord's Supper.  On August 19th, there is an infant baptism of a precious newborn boy.



Beginning July 1, 2018, please join us for One Divine Service at 9:15 am followed by Adult Bible Class (ABC) and Summer Sunday School at 10:30 am. No Wednesday Worship service is scheduled.



Preschool through 5th grade explore "Delivered, God's Gifts of Grace" through September 2nd at 10:30 am in Martin Hall.  A teacher and an assistant are needed each week.  Please call the church office with inquiries.  Thank you in advance for your assistance.



The Rhode Island Blood Center will be at ORELC for our annual blood drive on Sunday, August 19th, from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. Stop by before or after Divine Service to donate inside the Bloodmobile!



The Church Council invites you to attend the next meeting scheduled for August 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  Council meets on the third Monday of the month. 


Inviting ALL the women of Our Redeemer to gather on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 1:00pm at the LWML President's home.  We have devotion, discuss our plans for the coming year and enjoy sharing time together.  It's a great time to learn about what we do!  Please consider being our guest.  Call church office for directions.

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, September 9th at 12:30 pm.  Social Board is providing hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. Come be part of the fellowship, food and fun! Bring swimsuits for all the water activities and your pot-luck item.


Save the date! Rally Day is September 9th! Mark your calendars for the start of the Sunday School year!  Please register your preK-12th grade children on the below link.  One form per child.  Our Sunday School is for preschool (potty trained) through 6th grade, our Confirmation Class, is for grades 7 and 8, and we will now have a high school group meeting at the same time as Sunday School.  

Sunday School Registration



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