Welcome

We gladly welcome you to our Christian family, trusting that if you are
seeking Christ you will find Him here, if sorrowing you will receive
comfort, if troubled you will rejoice in hope, if friendless find companionship and Christian love. We pray that these and other blessings will be yours as you join us in worship.

Our Mission

By God’s grace and the power of the Holy Spirit, the family of
Our Redeemer will strengthen ourselves spiritually to bring all people into harmony with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

Service Times

  • 8:45 am – Sunday Adult Bible Study
  • 10:00 am – Sunday Family Worship Service – children are released for Sunday School during the sermon (Special Sundays, times may change)
    (Holy Communion 1st and 3rd Sundays)
  • Advent or Lenten Wednesday services – evenings (times change)
  • 10:00 am – Tuesday Morning Bible Study – new study on the book of Hebrews
  • Various Groups & Activities: BAB – Build-A-Bag Project (sewing sleeping bags for the homeless); LWML (Lutheran Women’s Missionary League); The ORCHARD, a neighborhood garden
  • Since 1960 humbly outreaching to tristate residents in: Delaware’s New Castle County, Maryland’s Cecil County and Southeastern Pennsylvania

    Latest Posts

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      The Lord be with you We will be sharing the Lord’s Supper this coming Sunday and using the second setting of the “Divine Service.” (I still feel funny calling the Sunday morning service “Divine” and prefer the name used in The Lutheran Hymnal, “The Order of Morning Service,” or “The

    • Commemoration of Joseph, Patriarch

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    • Chrysostom on Prayer

      Prayer is no small bond of love for God, developing in us the habit of converse with him and encouraging the pursuit of wisdom. … We are, however, not as aware as we should be of the benefit of prayer, for the reason that we neither apply ourselves to it

    • Sunday Thoughts for March 24

      The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (March 24) is the Third Sunday in Lent. We will be using the second setting of the Divine Service, configured as a Service of the Word. Because we are in Lent, we will omit the Hymn of Praise and use the Verse

    • God is the God of the Humble

      Here we need statements like those which the holy fathers undoubtedly used to ponder a great deal. Though He is talking there about physical blessing, the Lord says in Deuteronomy 9:5 “Not because of your righteousness or the uprightness of your heart are you going in to possess the land

    • Sin, Promise & Justification

      Sin is sin, and by its nature it merits punishment, whether you acknowledge it or not. The acknowledgment of sin is a sort of co-requisite [for justification] in that God wishes to forgive sins to those who acknowledge them and does not wish to forgive sins to those who do