September 2023

Register Now for Faith Formation, Confirmation and High School Classes!

The start of the 2023-2024 school year is quickly approaching! Register now at the link below. Note that we need a new registration for every child each school year.

2023-2024 Youth Registration Form

Faith Formation classes are available for Pre-K (ages 3+) through 6th graders. Our youngest members will sing, read Bible stories, play games and have open discussions with their peers as they build a strong foundation and understanding of the Christian faith.

All Faith Formation classes will resume on Sunday, September 10th at 9:45 am. Registered students will receive an email prior to Sunday with information on their classroom and teacher assignments. Contact Shelley Brennan ( with any questions.

Rising 7th and 8th graders are invited to join Pastor Josh and PSK for another year of Confirmation education, focusing on both biblical education and exploration of Lutheran doctrine and theology.

Both Confirmands and their parents are asked to attend the first class on Sunday, September 10th at 9:45 am in the Fellowship Hall. We will be going over class expectations, logistics and the schedule for the year.

Contact Pastor Josh ( with any questions.

Do you have questions about your life, God, the Bible or your Faith? Then bring your questions and we will explore what the Bible has to tell us about where God is in your life and today's world.

High schoolers will resume their search for answers on Sunday, September 17 at 9:45 am in the teen center.

Contact Kim Wenk ( with any questions.

Additional Youth and Family Opportunities

2024 ELCA National Youth Gathering Meeting

There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, September 17th at 4 pm for all 8th - 12th graders interested in attending the ELCA National Youth Gathering in New Orleans, LA that will be held July 16th - 20th, 2024.

At this meeting we will go over details about the gathering, discuss logistics, and talk about cost and fund-raising opportunities. Contact Pastor Josh with any questions.

Regular Youth Group Schedule Resumes on September 24th

The Youth Group will resume their weekly gatherings on Sunday, September 24th at 5:00 pm. Pastor Josh and youth in grades 6 - 12 will come together for a meal, games and small group discussions.  Make plans to attend and bring a friend!  Contact Pastor Josh to learn more.

Youth Group Sign-Up

New Yogadevotion Starts September 24th

Bring your mat and a towel and join members of Redeemer for Yogadevotion - a spiritually centered hour of yoga and meditation to prepare for the week ahead. Each session will be led by Jennifer Henshall, a certified instructor and member of Redeemer, and will last about an hour.

Yogadevotion will start on Sunday, September 24th at 5 pm and is open to all ages! Email Jennifer ( or Pastor Josh for more information.

Make a Joyful Noise unto the Lord!

The Redeemer Youth and Bell Choirs have just resumed rehearsals for their latest season. The Youth Choir rehearses during the school year on Sundays from 10:55 am - 11:25 am.  The Bell Choir rehearses Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm. Each group performs periodically throughout the year.

Both choirs are always open to new members. If you are interested, please contact Waka Osifchin at or click here to sign up.

Worship Schedule

The worship schedule has returned to 8:30 am, 9:45 am and 11 am on Sunday mornings. Families and youth are also invited to assist during worship as greeters, ushers, readers and acolytes. Come and join us!

Adult Opportunities

Just as we nurture the faith of our children, parents and other adults are invited to grow in their faith and biblical understanding as well. New groups for the upcoming school year are just forming now. We hope you will consider joining!

The Women's Prayer Group will be starting on Tuesday, September 5th at 9:30 am. Our focus will be on a resource entitled "Love: A Guide for Prayer". It uses the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius to guide us in Scripture to a time of reflection and prayer. Contact PSK if you are interested in joining.

The Wednesday AM Bible Study will start September 13th at 8 am. We will continue our study of “Luther and Scripture.” In the class we study the different articles of the Augsburg Confession within the framework of Luther’s teachings. We supplement our work with the places in Scripture that help define these doctrines of faith. Contact PSK for more information.

Finally, the Wednesday PM Bible Study starts on September 13 at 7 pm. We will start a new Bible study series on 1 Kings. 1 Kings offers us lessons on what it means to worship God, and God alone. We will also learn the importance of forgiveness. Contact PSK for more information.

Join Pastor Josh for the Fall Men’s Bible Study session on the Book of John. We will meet starting Thursday, September 14th at 8 am. Contact Pastor Josh for more information.

* All groups are hybrid (with members joining in-person at the church and via Zoom) except for the Wednesday PM Bible Study which meets via Zoom.

Save the Dates

  • September 10 - Faith Formation and Confirmation Classes Resume (9:45 am)
  • September 17 - High School Classes Resume (9:45 am) and Meeting for 2024 ELCA National Youth Gathering (4 pm)
  • September 24 - Start of Regular Youth Group and Yogadevotions (5:00 pm)
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