From Jake and Kelly Goins: We are so humbled and honored by everyone who joined us for our fundraiser luncheon last Sunday. Over $3300 was raised to contribute toward Jacob's ministry school expenses. We have been blessed beyond belief. Thank you again to all who came out, and to our entire church family for being the supportive and encouraging home that you are. We love you, and look forward to all that God has in store for His family here at Redeemer.
Inside/Out – This is our Thursday evening focus on discipleship, community-building, and outreach. I am now writing my fourth book, How God Changes the Human Heart. On the first two Thursdays of Sept-Dec I will teach this book. More will be announced about the third and fourth Thursdays. I invite you to study this topic with me this fall at Redeemer! In this class I will take you deep into the process of change; how it happens, what it does, the difference it makes. There will be eight class sessions on Thursdays from 6:30 - 8pm: Sept 5; Sept 12; Oct 3; Oct 10; Nov 7; Nov 14; Dec 5; and Dec 12. Sign up by sending me an email- firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Pastor John and Linda: We're inviting our marital couples to INVEST IN YOUR MARRIAGE. Like learning to play an instrument requires investing time and resources, having a growing, vibrant marriage requires the same. WHAT TO DO: 1. Purchase the book - The Good Fight: How Conflict Can Bring You Closer, by Les and Leslie Parrott. .2. Read the book together. 3. Talk about things that stand out to you. Share with one another. 4. Plan on coming to the large gathering (TBA, probably in September), where all couples who have done the book get together to eat, discuss, and pray!
Book Study Invitation—This is for Redeemer youth and those just out of high school. Purchase Kris Valotton’s book Moral Revolution: The Naked Truth About Sexual Purity. Read it. Then, some time in late August or early September, please join John and Linda for pizza and discussion about the book—date and time TBA. Some adults are reading the book. We’ll have a separate pizza and discussion evening for you, too!
OneNightMonroe 2019: Join us August 23rd at 7pm at the MBT Expo Center for this year's ONENIGHT event! This is a gathering of Christians from all across Monroe from various backgrounds, congregations, and denominations with unity in Christ and lifting up Jesus at the center! We hope to see you! Like to volunteer or donate? See OneNightMonroe.com
Encounters with the Holy Spirit, a new book edited by John Piippo and Janice Trigg is now available on Amazon. This book deals with the nature of the Holy Spirit as well as experiences and encounters with the Holy Spirit, featuring writers like Annie Dieselberg, Clay Ford, Ross Lieuallan, John Grove, Teri Nyberg, Lee Spitzer, Ed Owens, Pam Wantz, and Norelle Lutke. Cost is $11.95. Kindle edition is now available. All royalties go to Holy Spirit Renewal Ministries!
Youth Ministry meets Thursday nights, 7-8:30. The Fall Kick-off is Thursday, Sept. 12, 6-8:30 PM.
Full Life in Christ is Coming this Fall! This is our foundational discipleship class. If you have not taken this yet, or desire to go through it again, it will be on Mondays, 7-9 PM, beginning Sept. 16. The third semester class will be on Sundays, 6-8 PM, beginning on Sept. 15.
Steve and Wendy Backlund from Bethel Redding will be with us Sept 20-21-22. This is going to be an incredible, equipping, releasing weekend!
Mike Hutchings will do a weekend on Healing PTSD (and trauma in general) at Redeemer February 21-22-23. Mike spoke at this Summer’s Green Lake conference and gave the best teaching I've ever heard on healing of trauma and PTSD. Mike works with Randy Clarks Global Awakening Network and has 35 years of pastoral, church planting and pastoring pastors experience in a variety of church cultures including Baptist, Vineyard, Willow Creek, and Mennonite. In Peoria, Illinois, Mike partnered with the leadership team of a Transforming Revival Pastors’ Group where the city experienced significant transformation through the power of prayer and unity. Mike conducts his seminars throughout the country, training prayer ministers, clergy, chaplains, and counselors to utilize a healing prayer model to bring restoration to those suffering with PTSD.
2020 Green Lake—The Identity Conference: Robby Dawkins is our featured speaker. This is going to be a significant conference that will influence our culture. June 21-25. Hsrm.org.
Are You Ready to Be Baptized? Please contact Pastor John or Pastor Tim.
Redeemer Fellowship Church 5305 Evergreen Drive, Monroe Charter Township, MI 48161 (734)242-5277