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. Philip DeVaul
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.
Becoming Beloved Community
at Church of the Redeemer
During Lent 2019 the Rev. Philip DeVaul and Megan Johnson introduced us to the Becoming Beloved Community initiative of the Episcopal Church. And Church of the Redeemer was invited to begin the work of racial reconciliation and justice.
As we discovered Becoming Beloved Community is more of a journey than a program. We invite…Read More »
Church of the Redeemer offers a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and queer people, as well as their friends and relatives, whether committed Christians, curious inquirers, skeptical but seeking, recovering from past toxic church experiences, or anywhere in between. The LGBTQ+ Fellowship welcomes participation by singles and couples, of all ages! …Read More »
Adult Forum meets weekly on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am services and ends at 12:00 noon (September – May) in the Great Hall. The forum includes speakers, discussions, and presentations on a variety of different topics of Christian faith and life.
This fall, the Rev. Philip DeVaul will offer a version of his Engaging Scriptures: An Episcopal Approach to the Bible course. We wil…Read More »
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 August – June). 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. These classes serve as preparation for adult confirmation or reception in The Episcopal Church and are led by our clergy.
The classes typically run for four evening sessions or one Saturday session, twice a year. Our next session will begin Sunday, Apri…Read More »
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.
Wednesdays, beginning March 13 through April 10
6:30 pm, Great Hall
During Lent 2019, we welcome Beth Bojarski as our guest speaker. Beth is the author of the adult curriculum To Serve and Guard the Ear…Read More »
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.
Poetry Lovers Group gathers four times each year to read and discuss poetry. For more information contact Jim Votaw.
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.
Theology Circle is reading Barbara Brown Taylor's book, "Holy Envy," with their next meeting on Sunday, November 24 at 6:00 pm in the Library.
At their November meet…Read More »
Thursday Morning Bible Study meets in the parlor from 10:00 to 11:30 am on Thursdays (September through May). Led by clergy.
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.