The Weekly

Albany:

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”
Matthew 5:9 ESV

UPCOMING EVENTS:

8/20
All Campus Leader’s Meeting – Updated!
We will be having a small group leader’s meeting This Sunday, August 20th at the Elmore’s home @ 3pm. We will enjoy some food and fun together as we grow as a leadership team. There will be an hour of fellowship, followed by some teaching and vision casting. Our heart as a church is to pour into you as the front line leaders at our campus. If you are able to come, please bring a dessert or beverage to pass (we will be catering the food) and RSVP to Mary Elmore at mary@benelmore.com. 

8/23
Backpack Giveaway – New!
We need help on Wednesday, August 23rd at 6:30pm to organize and pack the balance of backpacks for our City of Albany Outreach. For further details, please contact Rachel Skiff at rcskiff@gmail.com. We also are looking for a few volunteers to help deliver the backpacks on the morning of Tuesday, August 29th. We will be meeting at the church at 9am. You can connect with Pastor Scott about helping this day at scott@myredeemerchurch.com.

8/27
Sunday Service Volunteer Vision Meeting/BBQ 
Hey Volunteers! Sunday, August 27th @ 1pm, the church will be hosting a volunteer meeting/BBQ for anyone who is currently volunteering during our Sunday services. You and your family are invited to come and enjoy fellowship and Brook’s BBQ! After we eat, we are going to be talking about some big and exciting changes coming in the Fall, so I want to encourage everyone to come out for this. Due to the amount of people, please RSVP to Michelle at michelle@myredeemerchurch.com the total number you are bringing with you from your family.

9/3
Growth Track
 – New!
On Sunday, September 3rd, we will starting our Growth Track classes again with Essentials 101. Begin the journey of becoming a member of Redeemer Church. Explore the Gospel and the essential tools and beliefs that produce a more meaningful relationship with Christ. Class will be held at 12:15pm in the conference room after service.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REMINDERS:

ALMS – New!
Hey Church! This weekend’s ALMS will be going towards Launch camp. We really want all of our kids to experience the transformational power of God at camp!

Redeemer School Of Ministry – Updated!
RSOM classes begin September 7th and run through December 21st from 6:30pm-9:00pm  (Monday and Thursdayevenings). Mondayc night’s class will be ‘Old Testament Survey’ and Thursday night’s, ‘Know God and His Gospel’ (both via Simulcast). The cost for each class is $100. For more information, please visit www.myredeemerchurch.com/rsom/classes. To register, use the link provided: https://redeemerchurch.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=138

Baby Dedication 
The date for the next baby dedication is Saturday, September 16th at 4pm, here in the Church Cafe. If anyone is interested in having their baby dedicated, please follow the instructions in the link provided and someone will contact you once the application has been submitted: www.redeemer.tv/resources/baby-dedications/.

Small Groups
If you would like to get involved in a small group, sign up any time online at www.redeemer.tv/connect/small-groups/. Make sure to check our website often as we add new small groups as we get information.

Offering Collection Reminder 
The purple buckets are designated for tithes and offerings. The green buckets are designated for our alms or for any special offerings taken (i.e. Guest speakers). Donation envelopes are under each seat for your use. [Please note that you must use the envelopes and/or checks if you want your gift to be tax deductible.] Thank you for your generosity.

 

UTICA:

Launch Camp – New!
Our students are leaving on Sunday August 20th for Launch Camp. Please keep them in prayer. If you would like to sponsor a student it’s not too late!  This weekend the green offering bucket will be designated for our Launch camp students. To learn more about Launch Camp or to register go to myredeemerchurch.com/launch. 

Redeemer School of Ministry – New!
RSOM classes begin September 7th and run through December 21st (Monday and Thursday evenings). We will be offering classes on “Old Testament Survey,” “Knowing God & His Gospel,” and “Introduction to Biblical Preaching.” Cost for each class is $150. For more information and registration for RSOM, visit http://www.myredeemerchurch.com/rsom/.

Special Needs Listening Forum – New!
Kathy Caruso is hosting a legislative listening forum on Wednesday August 30th at 4pm at the State Office Building in Utica. Senator Griffo, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Brian Miller have agreed to hear questions and concerns regarding the treatment of special needs individuals. Please come out in number to show support. You can contact Kathy at kathyjocaruso@gmail.com
Jesus said ” What you have done unto the least of these you have done unto me”  Matthew 25:40

GriefShare Group  – New!
GriefShare will begin again on Thursday, August 31st from 6-8pm at the Utica Campus.  GriefShare is a Christ centered grief recovery group that runs for 13 weeks.  Find comfort, answers, and hope as you walk through your journey of grief with us.  For more information please contact Kourtney Cooper at 315-601-0652

Prime Time Luncheon 
Join us Monday, August 21st at 11:30am for the luncheon at the Utica Campus for anyone 55+. Bring a dish to share, invite a friend or two, and come enjoy an afternoon of informal fellowship. Contact Kim Lisi at 709-2238 with any questions.

New Opportunity for Serving at the Utica Campus
A new serving team has been created as a supplement to the ministry care that takes place in our small groups. It helps provide care for those facing a difficult time through handmade gifts, sending of cards, visits, and phone calls. If you are a member of Redeemer and would like to join the Care Ministry team, please contact Marianne Lange – mariannelange2@gmail.com; Lisa Gilberti – lgilberti@aol.com; or Melody Klar – melodyklar@gmail.com

Prayer at Utica & Rome Campus 
There is weekly prayer on Tuesday evenings at 6-7pm in the Uptown wing at our Utica Campus.  All are welcome. There will not be any prayer at the Rome Campus during the summer, July – August.

Small Groups
If you’d like to get involved in a small group, sign up any time online at http://www.redeemer.tv/connect/small-groups/.  Make sure to check our website often as we add new small groups as we get information.

Offering Collection Reminder
The purple buckets are designated for tithes and offerings.  The green buckets are designated for alms or for any special offerings taken (i.e. guest speakers).  Donation envelopes are in the back of the sanctuary for your use.  [Please note that you must use the envelopes and/or checks if you want your gift to be tax deductible.]  Thank you for your generosity.
To give now, please click here https://pushpay.com/pay/redeemerchurch