The Spirit of Redeemer:
To Answer God’s Call
We, the Catholic Church of the Redeemer, nurture the spiritual growth of all our members through vibrant celebrations of the sacraments, daily prayer, lifelong study of our faith, hospitality, and compassionate service to each other and to the world beyond our doors.
Ashland Harvest Run/Walk Church Challenge
Calling all runners and walkers (fast, slow, and somewhere in between). Join the Redeemer team - in the 1 mile fun walk, 5k or 10k - to raise funds for Hanover Safe Place ACES. Sign up in the Worship Commons or click here to register on line.
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WeShare Online Giving
Wine and Design Returns!
Wine and Design of Richmond back!
Have you always wanted to try your hand at creating your own masterpiece?
Well, here's your chance. On Friday, October 16 at 6:30 pm, you will have an opportunity to create a painting that will be worthy to hang on your wall. No experience is necessary.
The canvas, paints and supplies are included and the instructor will walk you through it step by step.
All ages are welcome and seats are limited. The deadline is October 11 to sign up and pay the $37.50 fee.
Join us for an evening of fun….you'll be so happy with your creation!
Register and pay online by clicking http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/richmond
Contact Nancy Crosby in the church office or Lisa Rider at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We now have the option to pay through our new e-giving website- click on the "give online" link above!
32nd Annual Red Mass
2015 Red Mass
The Most Reverend Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond, and The Saint Thomas More Society invite everyone in the Richmond Diocese to join in worship and fellowship at the 32nd Annual Red Mass and Dinner on Wednesday, November 4. Rev. Msgr. R. Francis Muench, J.C.L., Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of Richmond, will celebrate the Red Mass. Mass is at 5:30pm at Saint Benedict Catholic Church, 300 North Sheppard Street, Richmond. The Dinner will follow in the Halsey Lecture Hall at the Virginia Historical Society, across the street from Saint Benedict Catholic Church. The keynote address will be given by Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation who researches and writes on marriage ad religious liberty. Dinner tickets are $50 each. The Saint Thomas More Society is an education, fraternal, and service organization of Catholic lawyers. Further information can be obtained from Society President, James Schliessmann, email@example.com or 804-873-1035.
8th Annual No Room at the Inn
No Room at the Inn Exhibit and Fundraiser
December 4 - 6, 2015
A display of Nativities from around our world celebrating the true meaning of Christmas by focusing on the humble birth of the blessed baby Jesus and by helping those for whom there is also "no room at the inn" - those who are experiencing homelessness.
New this year - unique, hand crafted Nativity sets from World Nativity supporting artisans in third world and developing countries.
Click the image below for additional information. Please join us!
2016 Summer Work Camps
Church of the Redeemer
(all work camp experiences)
All Youth and adults** (chaperones) interested in participating in a summer work camp experience in the summer of 2016 need to attend an informational meeting. Click here for those dates. Please direct all questions to LeRoy Orie.
**The Catholic Diocese of Richmond requires background checks (Volunteer Screening Form) for everyone over the age of 16 plus VIRTUS training for everyone over the age of 18 volunteering for this ministry.
Diocesan Appeal Video
Church of the Redeemer will once again be participating in the Diocesan Annual Appeal in October. For more information please click on the link below.
It's Time To Re-Register Kroger Plus Card
Thank you to all of you who have registered your Kroger Plus Card in the past year. August is the month to Re-Register your Kroger Plus Card. Go to (or click) www.kroger.com and click on the orange "Sign In" button. Once you sign in, click on the blue "Community" menu tab and choose Community Rewards. Once there, click "View Your Rewards Details" orange button. From there, you can edit the Community rewards information at the bottom of the page.
Our Redeemer ID number is 82069.
If you have not registered or do not have an email address, you may speak to a customer service person by calling 800-576-4377 and choose option 3. MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE YOUR KROGER CARD AVAILABLE BEFORE YOU CALL. A costumer representative will take all of your information and get you started.
We will continue to receive a percentage of sales recorded from our parishioners every quarter. This is the only fundraiser for Youth Ministry that we do at Redeemer. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU for all of your financial support but most importantly, your prayers.
Recent Weekly Bulletin
Ordinary Synod of Bishops: October 14, 2015
In October, the 14th Ordinary Synod of Bishops will convene to discuss the topic of “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World.” In preparation for this, the Synod Fathers have asked the People of God to respond to a series of questions that will help inform their discussions and conclusions.
Visit www.vatican.va for more information on the Synod from the Vatican.
Visit www.usccb.org for more information on the Synod from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Visit www.cdrcmfl.org for more information on the Synod from the Diocese of Richmond.
Diocese of Richmond - Joy of the Gospel
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A Prayer for Evangelization
EVER PRESENT GOD,
we give You thanks for the gift of Your Son, Jesus.
We thank You for the unity we find in Him.
We ask You to send Your Holy Spirit upon us
...that we might boldly proclaim Your love,
...that we might courageously speak Your truth,
...that we might humbly live as Jesus did,
ever faithful to You, ever joyful in Your service, ever hopeful that Your Kingdom will burst forth in this moment.
Send us valiantly forth with the Good News that in this place, in this parish, Jesus is alive, welcoming the lost and leading us all to lives of merciful compassion!
Virginia Catholic Conference
The Virginia Catholic Conference is the public policy advocacy organization representing Virginia's two Catholic Bishops, Francis DiLorenzo, Diocese of Richmond, and Paul Loverde, Diocese of Arlington, and their dioceses in matters before the Virginia General Assembly, the U.S. Congress, and the state and federal administrations and their agencies.
- Fr. Jay Wagner, Pastor
- Rev. Mr. Ron Reger, Deacon
- Rev. Dr. Chris Colville, Deacon
- Ms. Sharon Phillips, Dir. of Parish Admin
- Ms. Kate Chittum, Parish Secretary
- Ms. Nancy Crosby, Faith Formation Secretary
- Ms. Erin Woods, Music Minister
- Ms. Terry Colville, Faith Formation Minister
- Ms. Loraine Tracy, Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation
- Mr. LeRoy Orie, Youth Ministry & Young Adult Ministry
- Ms. Diane Atkins, Human Concerns Minister
- Mr. Mike Ryan, Sexton
- Mr. Mike Adamo, Sexton
Saturday Vigil 5:30 pm
Sunday 8:00 am & 10:00 am
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 am
at Memorial Regional Medical Center Chapel
9:30 am & 7:00 pm
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm