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

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