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. These four areas are interconnected and work together motivated by the love of Christ.

Announcements, Updates and Upcoming Events


Start your day. End your day. Take a break in the middle.  No matter when you need it, Portals of Prayer inspire you to live each day in Jesus' name. 

Your complimentary 'January - March 2023' copy can be mailed to you by calling the church office (232-7575) or find one in the narthex literature case.

Two sizes available: Pocket and Digest.



The flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The Lutheran Witness is a monthly publication (11 issues/year) that offers synodical news, features, columns, Q&A's, and more.

CPH offers a subscription rate through the church of $19.20 delivered to your home.

Sign up with through the church office (232-7575) to take advantage of this special rate by January 29.




LWML Valentine Candy Fundraiser in support of Missionary Rev. Eric Stinnett: Please support Missionary Pastor Eric Stinnett in Africa, where he continues his work as a professor in a Lutheran Seminary in Ethiopia.

Valentine’s Day Candy sales are sponsored by the LWML Women’s Group. Selling Lindt dark, milk, and assorted chocolates for $5.00 each gift bag. On sale Sundays January 29, Feb. 5 and Feb 12 in the narthex, or until sold out! Thank you for your support! 

Read more about Rev. Eric on www.lcms.org/stinnett or www.facebook.com/stinnettsinethiopia.



Attention Our Redeemer Members: Tax Day Deadline for 2022 returns is Tuesday, April 18, 2023, due to Tax Day falling on a weekend.   

For your convenience, your ORELC Year-End Donation Summaries for the 2022 Tax Season will be placed in your church mailbox. They will be there through Monday, January 30 at which time they will be mailed to your home address.


If you have any questions, please call the church office for assistance at 401-232-7575.



Altar flower memorials and thanksgivings are a lovely way to remember loved ones or mark a special occasion.

The 2023 chart is open to reserve your request of the two arrangements ($48).

Please call the church office for assistance. 232-7575. Thank you.



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