Redeemer is a vibrant, active community. Gathering for fellowship, education, music, worship, and all of the above is a hallmark of our parish. From Bible studies to retreats, men's and women's groups to poetry enthusiasts, book club members to those focused on current events, all groups invite and welcome new participants.
For information on any of the programs, contact ministry leaders or The Rev. Nancy Hopkins-Greene
Adult Formation Ministry Team is a team of lay leaders that meet quarterly with clergy to vision, plan, and guide adult formation programs throughout the year.
Adult Forum meets weekly on Sunday mornings following the 10:00 am services and ending at 12:00 noon (September – May). Includes speakers, discussions, and presentations on a variety of different topics of Christian faith and life.
Advent Quiet Day is an opportunity for quiet, reflection, and prayer in the midst of the busyness of the Advent season. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 9 am – 3 pm.
Book Group meets in the library the first Wednesday of every month to discuss works of fiction and non-fiction selected by vote at the beginning of the year. For more information contact Nancy Schulhoff.
Downtown Bible Study meets at the diocesan offices (412 Sycamore) on Wednesdays from noon to 1:00 pm September – May). Participants bring lunch to this informal study of Scripture appointed for the following Sunday. Led by clergy.
Inquirers’ Classes provide opportunities to learn more about The Episcopal Church, The Church of the Redeemer, and one another. Classes typically run for four evening sessions or one Saturday session, twice a year. Serves as preparation for adult confirmation or reception in The Episcopal Church. Led by clergy.
Labyrinth Walkers gather informally at a different labyrinth in the Cincinnati area one evening (7:00 pm) each month to walk together. Optional 6:00 pm dinner beforehand at a restaurant near the labyrinth. For more information contact Julia Joyce.
Lenten Series are weekly series that take place during Lent each year. Programs have ranged from Wednesday night programs with guest speakers to small groups in members’ homes.
Men’s Group is inspired by annual men’s retreats, and gathers monthly (usually the second Tuesday) for prayer, reflection, and discussion. All men are welcome. For more information contact Ed Ewbank.
Men’s Retreat is an opportunity for quiet, rest, and reflection facilitated by clergy or other leader. Taking place during the winter, it begins with supper on Friday and ends Saturday late afternoon. Next retreat: January 20-21, 2017.
Poetry Lovers Group gathers four times each year to read and discuss poetry. For more information contact Jim Votaw.
Rise & Shine is an adult discussion group that meets weekly on Sunday mornings from 9:00-9:45 am in the Chapel (September – May). Topics are based around current events, and include scriptural references to aid in the discussion.
Theology Circle gathers in the parlor every 4-6 weeks to read books or other texts and discuss them from a theological point of view. Periodic movie nights too. For more information contact Carol Ewbank, or Ed Ewbank.
Thursday Morning Bible Study meets in the parlor from 10:00 to 11:30 am on Thursdays (September through May). Led by clergy.
Women’s Retreat is an opportunity for quiet, rest, and reflection facilitated by clergy or other leaders. Taking place during the winter, it begins with supper on Friday and ends Saturday late afternoon. Next retreat: January 6–7, 2017, led by Pastor Mary Laymon.
Writing Circle is a small group of writers that gather and give voice to our lived experience in a welcoming, nurturing, and non-critical environment. Groups typically meet weekly in month-long series. Upcoming dates to be determined. For more information contact Naomi Gerwin or Linda Trebbi.