Missions

Missions

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…

Learn More about Cambodia and Jumpah

Redeemer Community, To learn more about Cambodia and Jumpah specifically, please see the links below! Main website   jumpah.org Facebook page   facebook.com/adventurecambodia Videos from Jumpah Welcome to the Jumpah School https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Gvij9oQ100 VBS video — More Kids in School https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rozw5tvrLzU&t=7s School video with…

The Need for a Church

Written by Travis Pyykkonen Gathered together in the Poel’s living room, we had just finished planning all the activities for the Cambodia kids camp and I was filled with excitement. I was starting to imagine the joy of creating real relationships with these kids through fun songs, games, and storytelling. Confident in the good news of Jesus, I anticipated the…

Why Cambodia?

Written by Tim Tatum Dear Redeemer Community, Why are we sending a team to Cambodia? Chai lived in and was saved at the Jumpah orphanage/school. He is now crying out to God for a church! Redeemer Community, we might be God’s answer! Jodi and I met Chai more than 10 years ago (see picture) on our visit to Jumpah. Chai came to live at the Jumpah orphanage when he was…

Acts 29 Global Gathering 2019

Two weeks ago, Katie and I were at the Acts 29 Global Gathering in Orlando, along with Josh & Kimberly Anderson and Kyle & Coleen Gennicks. We came home much more excited to be involved in this church-planting network. Here are a few of the things I found energizing: 1) We saw more clearly than ever that Acts 29 truly is a diverse and global church-planting…

21 Days of Praying

As a church, we want to re-enroll in the school of prayer, and join the disciples in asking, “Lord, teach us to pray,” (Luke 11:1). We want to challenge you as a disciple to join us in 21 days of praying for 21 minutes a day. For some, that’s a stretch. But we’re absolutely certain that it will be worth it. Is there any situation in which praying…

Why Plant Churches? Five Reasons

Two weeks ago, we had a “send out Sunday” for Mission Church and Kyle & Colleen Gennicks, and the commission team.  This past week, they began their Sunday meetings! This is a good opportunity to remember why we plan to be a church-planting church. Here are a few reasons: 1) A BIBLICAL reason: Great Commission + the book of Acts = Jesus’ mandate for church…

Mission Church Baby Shower

3 quick notes: 1) To give by check on Sunday morning, you can make a check payable to Mission Church and drop it off in the back of the room at the baby shower table. 2) To give online, you can go to the Mission Church website to make an online donation today. 3) To view the “registry list” to think about how much to give, follow this link. Background: God has…

Invite to Tea and Tanzania

Here is a letter from Chris and Amy inviting you to learn more about what they are doing in Africa. “Hey RCC family! Amy and I are excited to share some big news with you – we are partnering with TeachBeyond (www.teachbeyond.org) and moving to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania this August to serve at an international Christian school, Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC)! I will be…

We Believe in Prayer

This Thursday night, we will have a church prayer & worship night at Jeff & Mary Hunt’s home. If you need an address or directions, please contact the church office. Why are we gathering to pray? Because we unapologetically believe in prayer. More precisely, we believe in God. But because we believe in the power of God and the truth of His Word, we also believe in…

End-of-Year Giving, A Building, & the Mission

As the end of the year approaches we wanted to send out a couple of notes related to end-of-year giving — a couple logistics, as well as a reminder of what you’re contributing to as you give to Redeemer. The Logistics You can give as normal this Sunday (December 18), but to keep things…

Praying about Some Priorities for the Year

Post by Josh Fenska This ministry year, as a team of elders, we have been praying that God will spread a gospel passion in our hearts, in our homes, and beyond. Under that banner vision, we’ve been pursuing a few strategic priorities: Cultivating our joy in the Lord in everything we do as a church Stirring up greater vision for discipleship at home Mobilizing…

National Refugee Sunday

post by Josh Anderson Whether we realize it or not, we are living in a pivotal moment in human history.  There are currently more than 7 million Syrians who have had to flee their homes for safety only to find much of the world unwilling to help them.  In the midst of this urgent situation, many churches throughout the US have set apart this Sunday as “National…