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Blog Archives: February 2018

Talking to Children About Lent

February 22, 2018
Sarah Beaugh
Lent can offer parents a rich opportunity to bring the Gospel home to our children’s hearts. My kids love and look forward to Christian holidays, but this year I realized that although they are familiar with the rhythms of the church calendar, sometimes I am taking for granted that they fully grasp the deeper meanings of the seasons. This year, we were able to further discuss the symbols and story of Lent. Sometimes the best way to start is to talk about the joy and glory of Easter. Starting with Easter, you can discuss Jesus’ death and ...

Mentors Needed

February 20, 2018
Haley Wachdorf
In 2017, Redeemer embarked on a new ministry partnership with San Antonio non-profit Communities in Schools to connect male mentors from our congregation with young men in San Antonio’s public high schools who are at risk of dropping out before completing their high school degree. Seven men from Redeemer have been part of the program this school year, primarily mentoring students at Lanier High School, less than two miles from Redeemer. Chris Allen, whose family has attended Redeemer since 2015, says it has been a gradual road to build ...

2017 Ministry Report

February 10, 2018
Tom Gibbs
View the full ministry report here. Dear Redeemer Members and Friends, This year, we celebrate Redeemer’s 15th anniversary of ministry. It is remarkable to look back and reflect on all the ways God has shown His faithfulness to us. From our small beginning as a home-based Bible Study of ten families in 2002, we have grown into a congregation of more than 800 members with a permanent home in the heart of Downtown San Antonio. As you will see in the pages of this document, 2017 was an especially rich expression of God’s faithfulness to ...

Ash Wednesday 2018

February 08, 2018
Almighty God, you have created us out of the dust of the earth. May these ashes be a sign of our mortality and penitence, and a reminder that only by your gracious gift are we given everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen. - Ash Wednesday prayer Redeemer will hold an Ash Wednesday service to mark the start of Lent at noon on Wednesday, February 14th. The Redeemer nursery will be open for children ages 3 months to 4 years old. We encourage you to come and join us for this beautiful service in the life of the church. Ash ...