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Pastor's Note

Dear Friends of Faith at Redeemer,

In a week when white self-appointed white militiamen “patrolled” subdivisions in Kenosha, some of you began a new school year.

In a week when positive COVID cases were all over the map, many of you enjoyed outdoor activities that gave you fresh air and exercise.

In a week when presidential candidates sparred over “whose America” will be more violent than the other’s, a few of you moved into new apartments or houses.

In a week when it seemed this year 2020 just couldn’t get any worse, I hope all of you found something that made you smile or laugh, even for a split second.

This is a strange, fearful, fraught existence, this 2020. So many things that have been known a long time to some of us are being revealed, now, to all of us—most of it ugly and divisive and profoundly unjust. It is a time for anger, frustration, questioning, tension, grief—and we must dwell in it, sit in it, yet keep living. I urge you to use your faith to form your words and guide your actions. I daily pray for wise and compassionate leadership; join me please. Last, take care of you so you can be useful to others.

Rev. Matt Short (aka “The Spark”) will preach on this week’s YouTube video, available Saturday evening. And I dare you to join me as I attempt to host the Sunday ZOOM time as Aaron takes a well-deserved vacation to see family. (☺️) Take a look at the latest Tidings here.

Christ is with you, Christ dwells within you, you represent Christ to your community. It’s blessing and challenge together all at once, especially in a week like this one.

Standing on the promises, kneeling in prayer—
Pastor Lisa

Sunday, September 6th Online Worship Service
led by Greater Milwaukee Synod
Coming to you by this Saturday evening on 
YoutubeFacebook and the Redeemer website.
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Sunday, September 6th Live Zoom at 10am
led by Rev. Lisa Bates-Froiland
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HOUSE OF PEACE SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
In order to break the cycle of poverty, it is important that
children are properly outfitted with school supplies. 

Can you donate supplies or funds to purchase supplies?

Please deliver supplies to Capuchin Community Services’ House of Peace site:1702 W. Walnut Street, Milwaukee, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am to Noon and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Backpacks are desperately needed.

Donate items by Friday, August 21.
 
Want to order school supplies online?

Below are links to Target and Amazon. 


You can make an online gift to the school supply drive and to sustain the ministry of the House of Peace and Capuchin Community Services.

Please mail checks to Capuchin Community Services, in support of the ministry:

1702 W. Walnut Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205

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Redeemer Family & Friends,

We need some helpful volunteers to sign up for these opportunities below this summer. It always a good time at Redeemer while doing something meaningful for our community. Sign up if you see an area where you could help or share with someone who could. Thanks so much.
REDEEMER SANDWICH BRIGADE

Join us on Fridays
10:30am-12:00pm(ish) Redeemer Dining Hall

Volunteer Tasks:

Pick up bread from Just One More Ministries
Make sandwiches to be delivered by Pastor Lisa or Aaron
Label sandwich bags
Wipe down tables before/after sandwich making
Wash trays and spreaders for next use


CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Donations for gloves, sandwich bags, and sharpie markers appreciated
631 N. 19th Street 
Miwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 933-7004
www.redeemermilwaukee.org
Email: Redeemermilw@att.net

Sunday Worship Service, 10AM
To respond to this Pastor's Note, please email redeemermilw@att.net
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