|BAGS OF HOPE|
Our Redeemer is again supporting His Providence Church in Seekonk, MA with their Bags of Hope project, which provides monogrammed duffle bag filled with comfort items to local children in foster care. Ornaments with the name of a local foster child written on it can be purchased for $25 through October 28th. ORELC volunteers can help wrap gifts and pack duffle bags on Tuesday, November 27th from 6-9pm. Signup on the OTHERS board. The below link will open an Amazon Wishlist for Bags of Hope.
BOH Amazon Wishlist
|ACOLYTES ARE AMAZINGLY AWESOME|
Any young boy or girl, who has completed the 3rd grade or above, has a beautiful opportunity to serve on the altar as an acolyte
. Parents, please encourage your children to serve the church. Elder Jeff Carlson can be reached for more details and training.
|CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING|
The Church Council invites you to attend the next meeting scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Council meets on the third Monday of the month, all are welcome. Minutes available by request to the office secretary.
|THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE|
Thanksgiving Worship Service will be on Tuesday, November 20th at 6:30 pm with Rev. Paul Lantz. The church office will be closed Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 22, 2018.
The Altar Guild's annual poinsettia flower sale will run from December 2nd through December 9th.. Orders can be placed in the narthex with the Altar guild starting in December.
|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 24th at 9:00am. Pizza lunch provided.
Altar flower memorials and thanksgivings are a lovely way to remember loved ones or mark a special occasion. The 2018 chart is in the office with many fall and winter openings. Please write your name on the requested date, along with the intention name or occasion. Cost is $40 total for the two altar bouquets and the sponsor is welcome to bring the flowers home.
|"JOYS OF CHRISTMAS" BAZAAR|
Come join the festivites on Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Baked goods, jam, jellies, relishes, various craft items, gift items, including handmade sweaters, plus sweets, decorative touches for the holidays! Delicious breakfast and lunch items from our kitchen to eat while you shop!
|CHRISTMAS CAROLING|Come and bring some Christmas cheer to our senior neighbors on Sunday, December 2nd! Lunch will be served immediately following Divine Service and Education Hour. We will carol at local nursing homes from 1 – 4 pm, dinner will be served following caroling. Everyone is welcome! Sign ups in Narthex.
|CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY|
SAVE THE DATE: ORELC will celebrate together on Saturday, December 8th at 6:00 pm at Emmily's Family Style Restaurant, 103 Putnam Pike, Johnston. Social Board will present meal choices and sign ups soon.