"I know that my Redeemer lives" Job 19:25

Whoever you are and wherever you are on your spiritual journey, you are welcome at Redeemer

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Pulpit Swap this Sunday!

This Sunday, I will be preaching and presiding at the St. Francis chapel at the San Francisco Towers, one of five fabulous Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the greater Bay Area, run by Episcopal Senior Communities. Our friend, the Rev. Wendy Cliff, who serves as the Interfaith Chaplain at San Francisco Towers, will be worshipping with you all at Redeemer. Wendy also works as a Team Facilitator for Braid Mission, a ministry of the diocese that reaches out to youth in foster care. After Eucharist this Sunday, she will share more information about Braid and let us know ways that we can support the ministry. Apparently, one of the most effective ways to combat homelessness in the US is to support and mentor children and youth in foster care. I look forward to hearing from you all about how we can collaborate with Braid!  

Because I won't be with you this Sunday and because today is the Feast Day of St. Michael and All Angels, I recorded a sermon for you from my living room this morning, which you can watch and read here. And next Sunday (Oct 8), we will convert the Glenwood Outdoor Labyrinth into our very own St. Francis chapel as we celebrate his feast day and bless the many animals of Glenwood and beyond!

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Upcoming Worship

Readings for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (October 1): Exodus 17:1-17; Psalm 78:1-4,12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32

Lay Eucharistic Minister and Reader of First Reading: Paula Zand (Exodus 17:1-17)

ALL LECTORS: PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO AND PLEASE REVIEW AND PRACTICE READINGS BEFOREHAND

Communion Bread: Carol Ann Falk

Altar Guild: Barbara Smilie

Prayers of the People and Second Reading: Cindy Smith (Philippians 2:1-13)

Coffee Hour: Ann Zolezzi

Service Host: Cindy Smith

Preacher and Presider: The Rev. Wendy Cliff

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The Rev. Wendy Cliff guest preaching and presiding at Redeemer on Sunday October 1 at 10 AM followed by a discussion of Braid Mission 

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Full Moon Labyrinth Walk on Thursday Oct 5 at sunset

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Blessing of the Animals on the Feast Day of St. Francis Sunday October 8 at 10 AM

 

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Compline at Redeemer on Sundays at 7 PM

The Marin Episcopal Youth Group will is meeting at Redeemer next Sunday at 6 PM. They will lead Compline prayer at 7 PM, which will be open to everyone. All are welcome! 

Check out this new logo for the Marin Episcopal Youth Group designed by Eleanor, an MEYG student. T-shirts with the design will be available this Sunday. 

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Basic Discipleship Small Groups Continue

As Christians, we are all "Disciples of Jesus Christ," but how do we live into that on a daily basis? What are the basic disciplines of a Christian disciple? The Basic Discipleship Small Group class will offer answers to these questions by teaching the basic spiritual disciplines of prayer, worship and service; and inviting members to share their personal encounters with the divine.  

Joan, Carol Ann, Roy, Paula and Ellis have signed up for the Basic Discipleship Small Group which will meet at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Sunday Oct 8.

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Redeemer Preschool is looking for a new teacher!

The job involves working with an excellent team of teachers in planting seeds of love and compassion in the hearts of children. Dental, Medical and Vision insurance provided as well as an excellent retirement plan. If you know anyone who might be a good fit, check out the job description here and spread the news!

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Redeemer is a sacred space for sharing individual gifts and diverse views as we seek to embody the love of God in San Rafael and the world. Inspired by intellectual curiosity and radical hospitality, we strive to provide a welcoming place where all can deepen their understanding and experience of God’s liberating love through prayer, worship and service.