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Our church opens its door…
          and we open our hearts to you. 

Our church opens its door…
          and we open our hearts to you.

Our church opens its door…
          and we open our hearts to you. 

Our church opens its door…
          and we open our hearts to you. 

Our church opens its doors
and we open our hearts to you.

Sunday Notes

Pastor Austin’s weekly reflection on Sunday’s message and RPC Happenings. Click here… read more

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Worship This Sunday
June 23RD, 2019

IS THERE NO ONE TO CONDEMN YOU?

John 8:2-11

10 AM Summer Worship Service

Annual Spring Congregational Meeting in Sanctuary

Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us Sunday

10020 166th Avenue N.E., Redmond, WA 98052

Upcoming Events

Jun 25
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Pastor Austin and friends at Big Block Brewery (14950 NE 95th St, Redmond, WA 98052) http://www.bigblockbrewery.com/ for an informal time together to end our day well and discuss the places where our understanding of God connect with our daily lives and current events. Anything is fair game. This time is meant to be inviting […]

Jun 26
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jun 30
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jul 07
10:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Focus on Mission: Dave and Wendy Ashenbrenner – Sunday, July 7th following our 10 a.m. worship service. David and Wendy Ashenbrenner (yep…Austin’s parents) serve and work as missionaries in Guatemala with their organization “Juntos” (Spanish for “Together”). Join us on Sunday, July 7th to hear about their work with refugees and community developers in Northern […]

Jul 13
Jul 14
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jul 21
10:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Jul 27
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Contact Director of Youth and Children Ministry, Jared Chase, jared@redmondpres.org

Jul 28
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Memorial Service for Pat Barrett will be held on Friday, June 21st at 1:00 p.m. at Overlake Park Presbyterian Church, 1836 156th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98007.
https://bellevuechurch.net/
  English Tea reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Redmond Presbyterian Church Youth Ministry

Next upcoming event for RPC Youth Group:
June 22nd – End of School Year Cookout, 3pm – 7pm (THIS SATURDAY!)
Come join us at RPC for an afternoon of food, games, and fellowship to celebrate the end of our school year

Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting – Sunday, June 23rd following our one 10 a.m. service.
Session has called a congregational meeting for Sunday, June 23rd to elect officers and nominating committee members. This meeting will follow our one 10:00 a.m. worship service that Sunday. We invite you all to join us and to celebrate the women and men that God is calling to use their gifts to lead in our congregation in the coming year. (THIS SUNDAY!)

Tuesday, June 25th, Theology on Tap @ 6:30 p.m. Join Pastor Austin and friends at Big Block Brewery (14950 NE 95th St, Redmond, WA 98052) http://www.bigblockbrewery.com/ for an informal time together to end our day well and discuss the places where our understanding of God connect with our daily lives and current events. Anything is fair game. This time is meant to be inviting and engaging as we continue to explore our faith in light of the world around us. Bring a friend, men and women are invited. We hope you join us for one of these fun times.

Focus on Mission: Dave and Wendy Ashenbrenner – Sunday, July 7th following our 10 a.m. worship service. David and Wendy Ashenbrenner (yep…Austin’s parents) serve and work as missionaries in Guatemala with their organization “Juntos” (Spanish for “Together”). Join us on Sunday, July 7th to hear about their work with refugees and community developers in Northern Guatemala. You will get a chance to learn a great deal about how God is at work in this part of the world and how we here in Redmond might be a part of this work.

Next Sermon Series:   Summer is a time for sunshine, respite, and fun! This summer, as we enjoy our days, we will be studying the many times Jesus says “stay awake” or “wake up” in scripture. What does it look like to be awake in the Spirit – when we play, work, or rest? How often do we consider what Jesus is doing in the moment? A “woke” faith means we are aware of Jesus Christ and acting in the Spirit no matter what we do. Where are the places in your life Jesus is calling you to wake up?

 

Calling all musicians and/or vocalists ~
We will begin our Summer Worship schedule next Sunday, July 7th. During our summer months we would love to invite you to bring your talents to help lead us in worship. Each service will have a space for a piece of “special music” where RPC folks can share a favorite hymn or spiritual song for the week. Please contact the office@redmondpres.org with the title of your vocal or instrumental piece you would like to share with us. We hope to hear from you as you firm up your summer travel plans. (I have July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and September 1st available at this point.)

End Summer Hunger – We are cooperating with Hopelink again this year to help provide food for children who normally receive subsidized breakfast and lunch at school. OVer 15,000 children in North and East King County receive free of reduced-cost meals each day. Hard to imagine, isn’t it?
You can help by donating food or cash. Special grocery bags and cash donation envelopes are available at the doors in the sanctuary. Please fill up the bags and bring them back to church. Your cash or check donation will provide many times more impact than food – please make your check payable to ‘Redmond Presbyterian Church’ and write ‘End Summer Hunger’ on the memo line. Thank you for your concern for our neighbors!

Worshiping Together: This Fall at RPC
At RPC, our commitment is to grow together into the community that Christ calls us to be. Gathering together in Worship has always been an essential moment of growth and community for our church. To build on our strong community, Session has discerned that when we gather for communion on the first Sunday of every month, we will hold one 10:00 a.m. worship service where we can come to the Lord’s Table together. This new schedule will begin in the Fall of 2019. After we return from our Summer schedule, we’ll make this change on the first Sunday in October and each first Sunday moving forward.
This new rhythm will give us the opportunity to all be together in worship on a regular basis. We are looking forward to the ways we will grow as we get to see each other more often and connect on a regular basis. RPC is a caring and loving community and we want to be sure to not take that reality for granted. Coming together regularly and sharing our lives with one another will help us to grow into our identity as a church.

You’ll receive lots of reminders in the weeks and months to come. Session is excited about this new opportunity and we want to invite you to begin marking your calendar now in anticipation.
Sincerely,
Pastor Austin and Session

VBS registration forms are still available on the table at the back of the Sanctuary. We will join Overlake Park children and youth as we celebrate God and his wonderful gifts to us this summer, August 5th thru August 9th.

Save the date for the following:
July 21st – Annual Summer BBQ this year being held @ Perrigo Park (details to follow)