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Palmira’s Testimony

(The following is Palmira Guardia’s testimony.) One day in the summer of 2003, I was at a park with my son in Aurora. Two ladies greeted me and handed me a card inviting me to their church, Sovereign Grace Church. These ladies were Sung Trainor and Lora Frey. We found out that Lora and I were neighbors. She lived across from me, and we became friends and so did our…

Child Dedications

This Sunday, Nov. 17, we will have a time for Child Dedications during the service. We as a church family will joyfully express the following commitments and response to our friends and their children. Questions for Church: Church, will you commit to walk alongside these parents with the goal that these children may be raised with the truth of God’s Word? Will you commit…

None Like Him, Supplements for Ch. 3

All Redeemer ladies are invited to join us as we read and discuss Jen Wilkin’s book, None Like Him, during our fellowship group meetings this year. In each of the book’s ten chapters, Jen explains and highlights one of God’s incommunicable attributes, like His Sovereignty and Self-Existence. Jen’s hope and prayer in writing the book is that as we learn more about our…

None Like Him, Chapter 2

All Redeemer ladies are invited to join us as we read and discuss Jen Wilkin’s book, None Like Him, during our fellowship group meetings this year. In each of the book’s ten chapters, Jen explains and highlights one of God’s incommunicable attributes, like His Sovereignty and Self-Existence. Jen’s hope and prayer in writing the book is that as we learn more about our…

Cambodia Update and Video Link

God continues to move in Sobahn! We learned this week that children have started attending the Wednesday night Bible study. Last week, three children went and this past Wednesday, seven attended! Our friends there now plan to have a time of worship, preaching, and Bible story for kids on Sunday! “But Jesus called them to Him, saying, ‘Let the little children…

None Like Him, Chapter 1

None Like Him, Supplements for Chapter 1,  “Infinite” These suggestions are entirely optional and mainly for the purpose of personal study, meditation, and reflection. Fellowship group leaders may choose to use a supplemental question or Scripture passage  during group discussion, in addition to the questions presented at the end of each chapter. Take 1 or more days to…

RCC Women’s Opportunities

Opportunities to serve/ TGC Women’s Conference Info At the Redeemer Women’s Fall Gathering, we mentioned a few opportunities coming up: LIFESPRING MINISTRIES www.waysidecross.org/lifespringwomenshelter/ We have an open door to serve the women at Lifespring, in just about any way you might imagine. You can email Jody Cantey at Lifespring (jcantey@waysidecross.org) with…

None Like Him, Introduction

None Like Him, by Jen Wilkin Introduction, pages 9-14 Here are a few additional options for personal study and/or fellowship discussions: Scripture Readings: Psalm 111, 112, Hebrews 12 Reflection Questions: As you consider the past few days/weeks, do you need the Spirit’s help to grow more in taking sin seriously/repenting, OR in seeing God’s grace and forgiveness through…

Women’s Ministry Recap

On Thursday evening, September 26, the women of Redeemer enjoyed a wonderful gathering at the home of Lindsey Hunt. The evening began with yummy food and warm conversations. We then came together to consider the greatness of God through singing and worship, and through a clip of Louie Giglio’s video, “How Great Is Our God.” We also heard faith-building testimonies from…

Cambodia Debrief

A couple weeks ago, we were privileged to be part of a fourteen-member team from Redeemer that traveled to Cambodia. Through Tim and Jodi Tatum, Redeemer has a long-standing relationship with Jumpah, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to transform the lives of rural Cambodians through the love of Christ, education, and practical training and assistance. We went to…

Women’s Fall Gathering 2019

“To whom then will you compare Me, that I should be like him? says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens: Who created all these? He brings out the starry host one by one, calling them all by name; by the greatness of His might and because He is strong in power, not one is missing.” Isaiah 40:25-26 Women of Redeemer Fall Gathering “NONE LIKE HIM”…

Cambodia Trip Itinerary

Greeting, RCC! Here’s a rough schedule of how we will spend our time in Cambodia. FYI: Cambodia is 12 hours ahead of Chicago; Seoul is 14 hrs ahead. For the Kids Camp, we have been told to expect 200-250 kids, who speak Khmer. There will be 15 of us, who don’t speak Khmer! Haha. Prayers appreciated and needed! Monday, Sept 9 12:25 p.m. Depart Chicago.   Korean Air…

Cambodia Prayer Points

As we get ready to embark on our Cambodian adventure, we covet your prayers for the following: – That God would speak and shine through our teachings We will be teaching 200+ kids along with the staff of teachers at the school. – Seeds planted among the youth and teachers – Smooth and effective translation We will have translators but we need God’s…