+401-232-7575   office@orelc.org    54 Cedar Swamp Road  |  Smithfield  |  RI  |  02917
    Worship: 9:15 AM  |  Sunday School: 10:45 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

HE IS RISEN!

 

ASCENSION DAY - THURSDAY MAY 13, 2021

The Ascension of Our Lord commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension to heaven.  Ascension Day marks the end of the Easter season and occurs ten days before Pentecost.  Our Redeemer will celebrate it on Sunday, May 16 at 9:15AM Divine Service.  


 

 

ARMED FORCES DAY - May 15, 2021

Armed Forces Day will be celebrated on Saturday, May 15th.  It's a day to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. 


Thank you to all those who serve and have served our country!


 

 

ADOPT - A - SPOT

Our Redeemer Church is in need of your green thumb to take care of a flower bed on the church grounds. Thank you for sharing your time & talents!

The signup/property map is in the Narthex and needs some volunteers!  Ask a Trustee any question; they are here to help you!

 

2022 LCMS YOUTH GATHERING


Held every 3 years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering (Gathering) provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a community of God’s people to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity. 

During the 5 days of the Gathering, youth spend time together in God’s Word, worship, service and fellowship with others from across the synod. This event is organized by LCMS Youth Ministry in Saint Louis, MO. 


Please email Mrs. Droste at christianed@orelc.org if you are thinking about becoming a Youth Participant at the National 2022 Gathering!  


Brief meeting after Worship on Sunday, May 16 to gauge interest.

 

COUNCIL MEETING

The Church Council's monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm. 

Virtual guests are welcome. Minutes available by request to the office.

 

 

 

PENTECOST SUNDAY - May 23, 2021

Pentecost Sunday, "The Gift of the Spirit" is May 23rd. We look forward to welcoming everyone to worship on Sunday at 9:15 AM as we gather safely in the church sanctuary, or in our own vehicles (96.7FM radio station), or online to celebrate Pentecost together.

All are welcome as we celebrate the Rite of Confirmation during Divine Worship.

 

2021 GRADUATES

We would like to recognize each individual for his/her achievements and honors in the June announcements.

Please call or email the office with any family member graduating High School or College.  Deadline for publishing is May 27th.

 

TRINITY SUNDAY - MAY 30, 2021

The First Sunday after Pentecost is the Feast of the Holy Trinity, a celebration of the mystery of God, three in person, but united in substance.

 

 

 

 

MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY, MAY 31, 2021

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Thank you for your service!

 

The office will be closed on Monday May 31st in observance of this Federal holiday.


 

 

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