Worship & Music

Worship & Music

Music Monday I May 11, 2020

Music Monday One of the unexpected blessings of this time is the opportunity to collaborate with musicians no matter how far away they are. Many Redeemer friends have heard my brother and his wife at a Good Friday service, but since they are both church musicians living in Michigan, they have not been able to join us on a Sunday. This week we collaborated from afar and…

Music Monday I April 20, 2020

Music Monday Thank you to Scott and Sara Spaniol for today’s musical offering. A recording of “He’s Alive” by Don Francisco. The song tells the Easter story from Peter’s perspective. CCLI Song # 14806 Don Francisco © 1977 New Spring (Admin. by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.) For use solely with the SongSelect®. Terms of Use. All…

Redeemer Makes the News I April 16, 2020

Redeemer Makes the News this Easter Hinsdalean: Fear, isolation, hope and Holy Week The Hinsdalean asked local faith leaders (including Pr. Katie) about the experience of Holy Week amidst fear and isolation. Chicago Tribune: Remote Easter services, with homemade communion bread and virtual choirs, bring congregations together Check out this article about Redeemer and…

Music Monday I April 13, 2020

SING! A blessed Eastertide to you all! I spent much of the afternoon yesterday watching various musical offerings from friends and relatives all over the world. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so connected to the larger church, yet at a time when I feel the pain of being distanced from my local church family. I hope the virtual music, art, and worship experiences available…

Easter Sunday Online Worship I April 12, 2020

Easter Sunday Live Stream Worship 10AM https://zoom.us/j/898769940 This is the day the Lord has made! Christ is risen, and through him all creation is made new! Indeed, “God shows no partiality” (Acts 10:34): Christ’s resurrection truly brings life to everyone. We sing hymns of praise, gather around sacred words, and proclaim God’s faithfulness, power, and love in the…

Music Monday I April 6, 2020

Music Monday We are now in Holy Week, under conditions most of us never imagined a few months ago. Yesterday we celebrated Palm Sunday, not by gathering and making a processional around the outside of the church building, but by waving palms, either real or home-made, in our own homes. Through the wonder of technology, we we able to hear Redeemer’s own instruments…

Worship Kits I March 17, 2020

Worship Kits Pick up your kit this Thursday, March 19, Noon-4PM Since we will continue gathering as an on-line community for worship for at least the next few weeks your staff has prepared worship kits for you to take home.  Each kit will include: Simple Order of Worship folders for the sharing of Holy Communion at home The Holden Evening Prayer service for use on…