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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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LENT 2018. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (February 14) and concludes at the Great Vigil of Easter (March 31). Consider how the disciplines of Lent will be practiced by you this year:
Fasting (abstaining from particular foods, abstaining from particular activities)
Praying (talking to God, participating in corporate worship studying our Lord’s
Almsgiving (giving gifts to the poor and needy)
ASH WEDNESDAY LITURGIES. Ash Wednesday is February 14. We have Liturgies at 12Noon and 7:30PM.
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT. On the Wednesdays of Lent, we have Liturgies at 12Noon and 7:30PM. The theme for the midweek Liturgies this year is “Thy Will Be Done.”
HOLY WEEK 2018
Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion March 24 Liturgy at 7PM
Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion March 25 Liturgies at 8AM and 11AM
Chrism Mass March 27 Liturgy at 7:30PM
Maundy Thursday March 29 Liturgies at 12Noon and 7:30PM
Good Friday March 30 Liturgies at 12Noon and 7:30PM
Great Vigil of Easter March 31 Liturgy at 7:30PM
Resurrection of Our Lord—Easter Sunday April 1 Liturgies at 8AM, 10AM, 12Noon
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. There is no Friday Morning Bible Study on the following days during the 2017-2018 academic year:
The final session for the 2017-2018 academic year is June 15, 2018.
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.
EMPTY INK CARTRIDGES. Thank you to all who bring to Redeemer their empty ink cartridges. It saves us a lot of money. You may also drop off those cartridges at Staples and indicate “Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church” with the phone number 718.324.1288 so that Redeemer may receive the business rewards credit.
WE NEED FOOD FOR OUR FOOD PANTRY. As our food pantry continues to be used by people in our neighborhood, parishioners are asked to donate to our food pantry.
+canned vegetables and beans +canned stews
+canned soups of all kinds (chicken noodle, chunky chicken, vegetable, etc.)
+canned ravioli or spaghetti and meatballs +canned fruit
+canned solid chicken +canned tuna
+Vienna sausage +canned tomato sauce for beans
Please make sure that items you bring are in cans. The Redeemer Food Pantry is open on the second Thursday of each month from 1PM to 3PM.
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)
+ An additional Rite of Acceptance can be scheduled.
+ The Rite of Election is on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7PM and Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 8AM and 11AM.
+ Holy Baptism and Confirmation for adults is on the Great Vigil of Easter, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 7:30PM.
+ Holy Baptism for teenagers (Youth Catechumenate) is at the Vigil of Pentecost, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30PM.
LEGS BREAKFAST. The LEGS Gentlemen’s Breakfast at Redeemer is scheduled for Saturday, March 10 at 9AM sharp. Men and boys are invited to attend. The speaker is The Rev. Dr. Victor Belton, Campus Pastor and Vice-President of Concordia College New York.
LIPS LUNCHEON. The 16th anniversary LIPS Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, March 17 at 10:30AM. The theme is, “Many Seasons, One Jesus.” The speaker is Mrs. Lenore Wittrock-Ressmeyer. The color of the day is white. The cost for tickets is $35. The deadline for purchasing a ticket is March 8.
SAVE THE DATE—REDEEMER’S 90th ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND. April 14-15, 2018 is Redeemer’s 90th Anniversary Weekend, replete with celebrations. Be sure to save this weekend on your calendar.
ADS FOR THE 90th ANNIVERARY JOURNAL. You may purchase ads now for the 90th anniversary journal. The form is included in the bulletin. Be sure to do so before February 16.
SNOW SHOVELING ASSISTANCE. New York City coordinates sidewalk snow shoveling assistance if you fall under one of these three categories:
+ a senior who is 60 or over, OR
+ a disabled person, OR
+ a homebound person.
You must also be both the property owner and the person requesting assistance with shoveling your sidewalk only.
New York City cannot guarantee assistance. If you qualify, they will gather your information for future storms and try to match you with a volunteer in your zip code. The City does not accept complaints for cars and driveways blocked by snow.
Call 311 for more information.
Also found in Social Services Community Participation Community Groups and Programs.
(Thank you, Dr. Elizabeth McGee, for forwarding this information.)
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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Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church
4360 Rev. Theodore Wittrock Crossing
(Boyd and Barnes Avenues)
The Bronx, NY 10466-1804
Phone: 718.324.1288 - Fax: 718.324.2056
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