Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves. Our mission ministries serve those in need through various organizations and projects in our local community and beyond. We find that we often receive more than we give.
The Mission Board is made up of the Mission Outreach Committee (MOC) and the Mission Funding Committee (MFC). Lay leaders of mission ministries make up the MOC. The MFC is elected by the congregation and determines mission funding.
First Step Home is an organization that helps women in recovery and leads them into a more productive life. We prepare and serve dinners four times a year at their location and engage with the women and their children during dinner and activities. Other opportunities include helping with the Christmas wreath and poinsettia sale in December. We also provide Christmas gifts for t…Read More »
Social Justice and the Church:
A Visit to Our Nation's Capital
Church of the Redeemer is planning a parish wide Vision Trip to Washington, DC June 14-16. Join our choirs and Youth Group as they explore the intersection of social justice and the Church, worship at Washington National Cathedral (where our choirs will be offering their musical gifts), serve the needs of the poor in …Read More »
PWC is a non‐profit organization whose aim is to help low‐income elderly homeowners stay in their homes.
PWC sponsors two annual events — Repair Affair and Prepare Affair — during which volunteers help these homeowners with difficult seasonal chores such as yard work, storm windows, gutter cleaning, etc. Redeemer participates in these events in the spring and fall.
Rede…Read More »
As a host congregation in this national program, we are part of a network of 27 congregations in the Cincinnati area who take turns hosting homeless families during the evening and nighttime hours. Each congregation hosts for a week at a time and we have 6 hosting weeks during the year, usually about every 2 months. Hosting weeks begin on Sunday evenings and end the following Sun…Read More »
Coordinate Christmas Adopt-a-Family program!
Home Comforts (HC) consists of a group of volunteers, utilizing all of their combined talents to meet the needs of families who are leaving the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) program. HC provides a modest, yet necessary start and a new beginning in their new home.
We have the capacity to serve up to 4 families per month. We also provide Thanksgiving Baskets and participa…Read More »
Habitat for Humanity International (HFH) is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian organization dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat is founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, decent, affordable place to live in dignity and sa…Read More »
The mission of El Hogar Projects is to provide a loving home and education in a Christian environment for abandoned, orphaned and hopelessly poor children, enabling them to fulfill their ultimate potential as productive human beings in Honduras.
For more information regarding El Hogar, visit the El Hogar website.
Since 1986, the Madisonville Education and Assistance Center has been providing direct aid and education to Cincinnati residents in crisis to help them navigate out of poverty. Inquire in the office for how to be involved, and learn more about MEAC here.
Episcopal Relief & Development is an organization of the Episcopal Church that provides emergency relief work and long‐term rehabilitation and development throughout the world. Church of the Redeemer supports Episcopal Relief & Development through programs such as our "MDG Madness" basketball pool which raises funds for mosquito nets and Lenten "Hope Chests" which go towad …Read More »
The mission of Lydia’s House is to provide a supportive environment for women and their children for 6‐18 month stays. Lydia’s House will provide space for four women (guests) and up to six of their children, along with two on‐site volunteers.Each guest will be helped to move into long term housing at the end of her stay; however, housing at Lydia’s House will be as …Read More »