Christmas Eve Service, Ladies' Retreat, etc

•  Gift Cards: Leigh Ellen will continue to collect gift cards/money to help a couple of people in our congregation this Christmas season. If you wish to contribute please deliver your gift to Leigh Ellen or Vicky by Dec 17. Thank you to everyone who has already generously contributed.

•  Children’s Ministry: Can you help just one Sunday a month in our nursery or children’s ministry? For more info or to sign up to volunteer, contact Vicky Manning: [email protected] A background check is required for all who serve.

•  Redeemer Adult Christmas Party: Save the Date! THIS Fri, Dec 11 at 6:30pm. Hosted by the Hindmans. Please bring a side dish and a white elephant gift for each person attending (valued at $10 or less). 

•  Arsenal Youth Christmas Party: Fri, Dec 18. 6:30-8:30 at the Mannings’ home;  Bring a white elephant gift ($10 or less) and a snack to share. Dress in warm clothes for the fire pit!

•  Redeemer Ladies’ Retreat: Save the date: February 26-28. Location: Sandbridge. Sign-ups coming soon

•  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: Dec 24, 5:00pm. Invite a friend to come as we worship and celebrate the birth of our Savior.

ONGOING STUDIES/MINISTRIES:

•  The Upper Room - Redeemer Singles Gathering Meets every other Friday from 7-8:30pm (see online calendar for specific meeting dates) at the Virginia Garden Organic Grocery 3640 Dam Neck Rd. Topic: The Pilgrim's Progress: A Guided Tour by Derek Thomas. Questions? Contact Shawn Myers: 757-652-4022 or [email protected]

•  Care Ministry: If anyone would like to prepare meals to freeze that can be used for needs in our church, contact Erin Strickland. She has a freezer in her garage just for this purpose. [email protected] Laura Heisler is our new Care Coordinator. If you know of someone in our church with a need, please contact Laura: [email protected]

•  FLOW (Family Living Out the Word): Meets weekly for fellowship and prayer. Don't feel like you have to become a "regular" to join us! We meet every Wednesday from 7-8 PM at the Sitterding home (1218 Meadow Lake Road). Join us when you can!

• Online Church Calendar: Check out our up to date church calendar to stay informed of Redeemer events. Located on our website: www.RedeemerVB.com

• Facebook: Like us on FB to increase our visibility! Facebook.com/redeemervb.
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Sunday School (meets following the service at 11:00) (NO SUNDAY SCHOOL THIS WEEK—Dec 6)
Adult and High School:
Arsenal Middle: Flyte: faith.life.together—what the Bible says about tough questions preteens have about God, themselves, & others. Topics related to worldview, health, & school.
DiscipleShip Cove Youth (2nd-5th): “God’s Servants”: learning about some of the lesser known people in the Bible who did great things for God’s kingdom.

Dinner Groups: If you are not part of one of Redeemer’s Dinner Groups and would like to participate, contact Vicky Manning: [email protected] These groups meet approximately once per month and it’s a time of fun, food, and fellowship.

Redeemer Men: Next meeting is Dec 17 (meeting takes place at church fellowship hall). When: Every other Thursday at 6:30AM. 136 S. Lynnhaven Rd. Contact Scott Manning if you have questions. 757-575-9331 [email protected]

The Arsenal: Redeemer's youth group for 6th - 12th graders. Meets following the Sunday Service. High School students will join the adult Sunday School Class. Youth group also schedules regular events. Please check the calendar for details. Questions? Contact David or Katie Clark [email protected] Arsenal Youth: Rooftop Study for High School Students: Sunday nights 6-8:00pm

DiscipleShip Cove: Children’s Ministry. Ages post-nursery thru 1st and 2nd through 5th. Meets during the Sunday Service. The Sunday school class (for 2nd through 5th) following the service. The current topic is “God’s Servants—learning about some of the lesser known people in the Bible who did great things for God’s kingdom.

The Gathering: "When we work, we work. But when we PRAY, God works!" Morning Prayer Group – all are welcome. Come study the Bible, and give and receive prayer. Meets every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the church office