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Advent Encouragement and Prayer-Week 1

As we approach Christmas, it seems like things get busier and our attention can easily shift from the joy of celebrating Christ's birth to a long "to-do" list and a heavy load of expectations. If we're not careful this season can rush past us (or run right over us!) One way we try, as a church, to anchor our hearts in this season is through intentionally observing Advent. ...

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Advent Resources for You

Are you interested in making the Advent season a part of your daily life this December? If so, here are some resourcesthat may help you in that experience. Of course you may already have some traditions and resources you like to use. But if you're at all like me, you have discovered Advent a bit later in life and are still learning how one goes about participating in it. T...

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Advent Encouragement and Prayer-Week 2

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.-1 John 3:1Advent Week 2: LoveSince the dawn of creation God's love has been on display. Out of nothing, God spoke everything into existence. He separated the light from the darkness, the land from the water. He created the sun, moon, and stars and all the creatures of...

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Advent Encouragement and Prayer - Week 3

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. -Isaiah 9:6 Week Three: Peace The word peace can be found throughout the Christmas season, strung on garland and sung by choirs. It can be used so much that we can grow numb to t...

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Advent Encouragement and Prayer - Week 4

Joy to the world the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King! Week Four: Joy What is joy? So often we use the words joy and happiness interchangeably. While they are both wonderful feelings, they are quite different. Happiness tends to be a feeling tied to external things while joy is not reliant on our circumstances. As Christians our joy is not based on who we are or ...

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Temporary Mask Requirement Starting Jan 16

We received news on Jan 11 that the South Washington Co school district has implemented a temporary face mask requirement for all of their renters which include us.Given our rental agreement, we will now need to wear face masks during our time inside ERHS on Sundays for the next few weeks. As of now, this will only impact the next three Sundays (Jan 16, 23, 30). That could...

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Instructions for Live Streaming our Services

We are preparing to livestream our services starting this Sunday. Who would have ever thought that this is where we would be on such short notice! It may not be ideal, but I am thankful that we have a way to be "together" during this strange and difficult time. I am also thankful for the simple truth that God is with us wherever we are. We may not be able tofullygather tog...

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From Pastor Brett

Dear Christ Redeemer Family, I hope and pray this email finds you healthy and resting in our Father's sovereign control of all things. It is so good to remember that, for those who trust in Christ, nothing comes our way in this life that has not first passed through the hands of a God who loves us, a God who is always, in all situations, working for the eternal good of Hi...

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No Service THIS Sunday, March 15

Due to precautionary measures put in place today by South Washington County Schools, we will need to cancel our Sunday gathering planned for this coming Sunday, March 15. We received word today from the district saying that they are “taking steps to limit crowds or other large gatherings in [their] schools.” Those steps include our use of the building on Sunday. ...

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Bible Reading Plans for 2020

For your convenience, we've compiled a list of Bible reading plans for you to choose from. Maybe in 2020 you will read more of the Bible each day. Perhaps you'll slow down your reading and instead spend more time considering what you read. Whatever it is you're looking for in a reading plan, you should find itbelow: Keep Reading...

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