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Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church - The Bronx, New York.  A Parish of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod where “God’s People Pray.”


Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, by God’s grace, is a praying community of service that receives, teaches, celebrates and shares Christ Jesus.

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“I shall live.…” (Psalm 118:17)

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Saturday Liturgy: 7PM

Sunday Liturgies: 8AM & 11AM

Wednesday Liturgy: 7:30PM

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The Rev. Dr. Dien Ashley Taylor, Pastor

Dcs. Raquel A. Rojas, Deaconess

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Typically:  after 7PM Liturgy and 8AM Liturgy—in the narthex (where our coats are hung)

After 11AM Liturgy—in the undercroft (downstairs)


September 14 Holy Cross Day (red)    10AM and 7:30PM

September 21 St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist (red) 10AM and 7:30PM

October 18  St. Luke, Evangelist (red)   7:30PM

October 23  St. James of Jerusalem (red)   7:30PM

October 27  St. Simon and St. Jude (red)   7PM

October 28  St. Simon and St. Jude (red)   8AM and 11AM

October 31  Reformation Day (red)    12Noon and 7:30PM

November 1 All Saints’ Day (white)    12Noon and 7:30PM

November 2 All Souls’ Day (white)          10AM and 7:30PM (with EYES)

November 21 National Day of Thanksgiving (white) 7:30PM

November 22 National Day of Thanksgiving (white) 10AM

November 24 Christ the King (white)    7PM

November 25 Christ the King (white)    8AM and 11AM

November 30 St. Andrew, Apostle (red)         10AM and 7:30PM (with EYES)

December 21 St. Thomas, Apostle (red)         10AM and 7:30PM (with EYES)

December 24 ChristMass Eve (white)    3:30PM and 7:30PM

December 25 ChristMass Day (white)    10AM

December 26 St. Stephen (red)     7:30PM (Christmas Program)

December 27 St. John, Evangelist (white)   7:30PM

December 28 Holy Innocents of Bethehem (red)  10AM and 7:30PM

December 31 New Year’s Eve (white)    7:30PM (prayers at 11:30PM)

January 1  Holy Name of Jesus (white)   7:30PM


MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ROBERTO SANTIAGO II.  During the 7PM Liturgy on August 25, we shall have a special time of remembrance of the late Roberto Santiago II.  As we remember him, let us comfort each other with the hope of the resurrection of all flesh in Christ Jesus.


BREAKFAST AT A DINER FOR MALES.  LEGS is having breakfast at a diner for boys and men on September 15.   Please mark your calendars for this.  Please contact LEGS President John Swaby or the Parish Office for more information.


LIPS MEETINGS.  Redeemer LIPS (Ladies In Prayer and Service) has changed its meeting time.  Please note the following general meeting dates at 7:30PM

(No meetings in July and August)

September 10  October 1  November 5  December 3 at 7:30PM


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.  Vacation Bible School 2018 at Redeemer is from Sunday, August 19 through Sunday, August 26 from 9AM to 12:15PM (Saturday, August 25 is from 11AM to 3PM.  The theme is “24/7: Jesus Makes a Way Every Day.”


REDEEMER RALLY WEEKEND.  Instead of “Rally Day,” this year we shall have a “Redeemer Rally” after each of our worship services on the weekend of September 8-9.  You will have a chance to explore the many auxiliaries and activities of Redeemer and have an opportunity to embrace new ways to “receive, teach, celebrate and share Christ Jesus.” Reserve the weekend and prepare for a spectacular time!


SAVE THE DATE—FEET 5K.  FEET is hosting a 5K on Saturday, October 27.  Participants start the 5K at 8:30AM at the Bronx River Parkway south of 233rd Street.  Please note the new date.


VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY MEETING FOR ST. PAUL’S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF TREMONT.  The voters of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tremont are meeting on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2PM at Redeemer.


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION HOUR is every Sunday at 9:45AM.  Age-appropriate sessions are offered for all ages.  Please participate and grow in your understanding and appreciation of the Word of the Lord.


FRIDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY meets at 10AM during the academic year (September through May) as volunteers bring breakfast food to share.  The session usually concludes by 11:45AM or 12Noon.

Summer sessions will be conducted on the following days:

August 17 August 24 (Vacation Bible School)

Regular sessions resume on September 7.


SAVE THE DATE—NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME.  August 7 is the National Night Out Against Crime.  Our 47th Precinct is participating this year and so is Redeemer.  A Prayer March is scheduled to begin at 222nd Street and Laconia Avenue at 4:15PM.  Redeemer will participate with a table at the venue in front of the 47th Precinct from 3PM to approximately 8PM.


THE ADULT CATECHUMENATE meets on Sundays at 9:45AM. If you are not yet baptized, not yet confirmed, want to join this congregation or want to learn more about this congregation or the Christian faith, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor.


THE YOUTH CATECHUMENATE meets on Wednesdays at 5PM and Fridays at 7PM.  If you are in grades 7-12 are not baptized, confirmed, or receiving the Lord’s Supper or if you want to join the Church, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor.


IT IS TIME TO DO IT.  If you would like to join this parish, explore the Christian faith, get baptized or start receiving the Lord’s Supper, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor so that you may participate in the Catechumenate.  Learning sessions are ordinarily on Sundays at 9:45AM for adults (Adult Catechumenate) and on Wednesdays at 5PM for teenagers (Youth Catechumenate


SPECIAL FELLOWSHIP HOURS BEING HOSTED.  Be sure to note the following special fellowship hours being hosted by various people and auxiliaries at Redeemer:

September 16: WRISTS hosting at 8AM and 11AM

October 20-21:  LEGS Chicken Leg Sale

October 27-28:  WRISTS Bake Sale

December 2:  WRISTS hosts at 8AM and 11AM

For information about fellowship after the 7PM Liturgy, please communicate with Deaconess or Pastor.

For information about fellowship after the 8AM Liturgy, please communicate with Janet Swaby and Joan Reid.

For information about fellowship after the 11AM Liturgy, please communicate with Samantha Hewitt and Claudette Morrison.

As always, refreshments are offered after each Liturgy, providing opportunity for ongoing fellowship and sharing.


ANOINTING WITH OIL FOR HEALING.  After the 7PM, 8AM and 11AM Liturgies on the following days and before the 8AM Liturgies on these days, the anointing with oil and the laying on of hands for healing will occur.

2018:  August 4-5   September 1-2 October 6-7 November 3-4  December 1-2

Pastor will be available from 7:40AM until 7:55AM on Anointing with Oil for Healing days for those who can come before the 8AM Liturgy begins.  Coming at this time helps people to get to the Religious Education Hour activities in a timely way.



Voters’ Assembly meetings are ordinarily conducted in the undercroft at 7:45PM, unless indicated otherwise.  Here are the dates for the Voters’ Assembly meetings:

2018:  September 24

  October 21 at 9:45AM in the nave

  November 25 at 9:45AM in the nave

  December 17


JOINING THE VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY.  The Voters’ Assembly is the official voting body of our parish, making decisions especially with respect to the custody of real and personal property, temporalities, revenues and the administration of ecclesiastical affairs.  Please communicate with Pastor if you are interested in becoming a voting member of the parish.


MINISTRY AMONG GUYANESE 25TH ANNIVERSARY WORSHIP SERVICE.  Ministry Among Guyanese is having its 25th anniversary worship service at St. Paul Lutheran Church 102-28 129th Street in Richmond Hill, New York on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4PM.  St. Paul’s telephone number is 718.849.5681.

A Brief History

By the mercy of Almighty God, Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Bronx, New York, was founded in 1928.


Members of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Yonkers who lived in the Wakefield section of the Bronx in...


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