+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

WELCOME!

We welcome Rev. Cullen Duke and Deaconess Jacqueline Duke back to Our Redeemer!. We thank Pastor for leading us in worship and bringing us the Lord's Supper this Sunday.

 

FAMILY PHOTOS

Photographing as many church members as possible for a refresh of our kiosk family photos!  Youth Group members will take your photo right after service or send a digital copy to the office.  Say "Cheese!"

 

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH

Meeting together during the Sunday School hour, please join us for great discussions, activity planning and goal setting.  See you then!

 

OKTOBERFEST

Join us for Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 6th at 5:30 pm with a free will offering. No tickets needed.  Menu includes Sauerbraten (German marinated pot roast), Roast pork w/sauerkraut, Bratwurst (German sausages), potato salad, green beans with bacon & onion, carrots, drinks and desserts.

 

LWML SUNDAY

The theme chosen for LWML Sunday 2018 is “Our Rest in a Changing World”. Come celebrate LWML Sunday on October 7th!  FALL RALLY Luncheon to follow, donation $10, devotions start at 1:00 pm. Speaker - Pastor Greg Dwyer speaking on authentic communication with God, self and others which is the key to a healthy congregation and a blessed life. All ladies of Our Redeemer are invited.

 

OFFICE CLOSED

 In observation of  the Federal holiday, the church office will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, 2018.

 

CARENET RI BANQUET

BELIEVE that you can make a difference: JOIN the Our Redeemer table at the CareNet banquet dinner being held on Friday, October 12th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza, Warwick, RI. Please support their important ministry by registering with Kate, our group host. Signups also on bulletin board in narthex.

Casting a WIDE Net Banquet 

FOOD BASKETS

Volunteer Coordinator(s) needed to be the point person for one/both the Thanksgiving Baskets and the Giving Tree project.  Please help these two service projects continue by contacting the church office.  Planning begins very soon.

 

LIVING NATIVITY

We need a lead person to run this year's Living Nativity!  This person would coordinate all aspects of the project.  Please contact the office if you are interested in this key position.  Thank you.

 

PORTALS OF PRAYER

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 'Oct.-Dec'.copy can be found in the narthex.

 

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