American Red Cross Blood Drive at Redeemer
Wednesday, August 28th, 2:30-7:30
Sign-up sheet will be in the Narthex after July 1.
Having Problems with Mold?
Join the Cumberland County Long Term Recovery Group for a free 2-hour mold awareness and general safety training to help residents dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The class will educate individuals on mold identification, safe mold removal, using personal protective equipment, and proper clean-up procedures. The session will be Wednesday, June 12th, 6-8 pm at Redeemer.
Do you have a friend or family member on the Redeemer Prayer List or Gift Mailing List? Has the soldier been deployed to a different area? Please let the office know if his/her mailing address has changed. If the address is wrong, the boxes will not be forwarded.
We once again packed boxes for our soldiers. A special thank you to our membership, Walgreens and Thrivent Financial for their donations.
A special thank you to Allyson Stierle for her special donations from her 11th birthday party.
Lt. Col. Mary Gould and Rhonda Martine helping with the packing of the boxes
Contact the office with any changes in status or address for your soldier.
Welcome to our new members! James Rizzo, Carl Marinelli and Wayne & Francine Fellows and their daughters Celeste and Skye.
Our Food Pantry is getting low. Please bring non-perishables (that are still in date code) and help fill our grocery cart. Vegetables, canned meats, cereals, soup, paper towels, toilet paper, and napkins are all needed
Vacation Bible School
FAITH ALIVE – “Let all that you do be done in Love”
A Week of Fun
Redeemer’s 2013 Vacation Bible School
9 am to 2:30 pm
Volunteer are needed: Pre-K Leaders(at least 18 yrs old) and Elementary Grade Helpers(at least 15 yrs old)
Donations being accepted for lunch costs
Registration form in Sunday Bulletins or check with the office.
The next Diakonia Class has begun and continues. Sessions will continue on Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30pm in the Manor House living room.
This two year program allows anyone to enter at the beginning of any class. Courses include the Old and new Testament, Christian Ethics, Visitation, Worship and Church History. Upon completion each "student" receives a Diakonial stole which may be worn by the student when Deaconing. For more information contact Jan Stiegler at 856-691-1867 or a firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Promise has a mission to help the homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence. There are now 23 churches involved in Family Promise of Cumberland County program. Theses churches, including Redeemer, will provide financial support plus hospitality, overnight accommodations, and food for the homeless children and their families 24/7.
Thrivent Community at Redeemer
The Thrivent Community at Redeemer is continuing with the renovation of a building at the Cumberland Family Shelter. Help is needed each Saturday from 9 - noon, and continuing on each Saturday until completion, the crew will be installing, hammering, spackling and painting. Help is welcomed and encouraged. Most of the insulation, sheet rock and ceiling tiles are in place. Soon there will help needed with the spackling and painting.
Most of the building supplies have been purchased through the Thrivent Community at Redeemer. There will be, however, a need for the donation of some smaller items.
Assistance with food for the workers is also needed. There is a job for everyone! Contact Eileen in the office or Ed Morvay or Jim Clay for more details and to volunteer.
To access our E-devotionals please visit the following link: http://www.edevotionals.com/cgi-bin/edevotionals/church.pl?gid=385
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans through their Thrivent Builds Program has selected the Southeast Jersey Shore Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to participate in a Thrivent Builds Project in 2013. Funds and volunteer help will be needed to build a Habitat for Humanity House in Whitesboro, NJ, in Cape May County. Thrivent Financial provides 50% of the cost of the construction, Habitat for Humanity 40% and the local chapter 10%. If you enjoy woodworking, construction, cooking, baking, gardening or administrative organizing, Thrivent Builds has a place for you! Licensed construction workers who volunteer their time can have their total hours or work count towards the chapter’s fundraising goal of $12,000. Watch for special events and activities held by area churches and friends. Contact Wayne Grant, our Thrivent Financial Representative, at 609-567-6007, for more information or watch for progress updates in the Clippings or this website.
ELCA Disaster Response Program
The ELCA Disaster Response Program is asking for financial assistance for the victims of Hurricane Isaac and other disasters. Donations can sent to the Redeemer Office and then one check will sent. Write "US Hurricane Relief" or "Where Needed Most" on your check.
Compass Academy Charter School
The Compass Academy Charter School Board of Directors has accepted the Planning Year status offered by the State of New Jersey. Operating from the Redeemer Education Building Office, there is on-going registrations every week Tues and Thurs-9-2. Also Tues and Thurs evenings 6-8. The Academy can be contacted at telephone number 856-899-5570
As a part of its Planning Year activities, CACS will issue a monthly newsletter to parents whose children are registered for Fall 2013. The CACS Board and leadership team will remain intact and be actively involved in the development of school operations and the planning of special events for CACS families. Watch for additional information as it develops throughout the year.
There is still space for 2013 1st and 2nd graders. Kindergarten now has a wait list.
Free Health Screenings
Free Health Screeningswill continue in the future if the requests are still there. Sue Bachman, of Bayada Nurses, will conduct the screenings between the services in the small room behind the water fountain.
The Clothing Bins across from the apartment accept clean, usable and wearable men's women's and children's clothing as well as handbags and accessories. Clean household items such as bedding, curtains, tablecloths and towels plus hard toys and stuffed animals are also acceptable. Please place the items in a tied plastic bag to prevent any dirt or water damage. The Youth of Redeemer Fund receives $100 each month for the contents of these bins.
Redeemer on Facebook
Look for our new group on Facebook! This is another way to stay "connected" to Redeemer Lutheran Vineland anywhere in the world. We will post events, prayer requests and notices about our Faith Life and keep you up to date.
In addition, please be sure to visit our Facebook page and add us to your friends list!