church events

events and activities

Here’s what’s ahead at Church of the Redeemer UCC!
Dec. 13 and 14, Journey to Bethlehem 6:30-8:30 p.m. Join us in this unique, interactive telling the Christmas story. Your guide will lead you down the path to the manger, where live animals will help keep Baby Jesus warm. Now in its 21st year, Journey to Bethlehem is a family-oriented way to start off your Christmas season. Learn more.
Monthly Community Meal Join the volunteers from Church of the Redeemer UCC and Clague Road UCC at a monthly community meal on the fourth Saturday of the month at Clague, 3650 Clague Road in North Olmsted. Help is always appreciated in setting up, serving and cleaning up. Contact either church for more information: Redeemer (or 440-331-0834); Clague (or 440-734-1040).
Next up: Nov. 23!
Monday Morning Chair Yoga  11:15 a.m. every Monday. $10 a session. Join us for this refreshing hour of mindful chair yoga!
Tuesday Quilters Redeemer’s Women’s Fellowship runs a Tuesday Quilt Group from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your lunch and join in good conversation and beautiful quilting!
Tuesday Evening Sign Language Classes Redeemer Fellowship Hall. Youth and adult classes in ASL, taught by BW graduate Cory Svette, founder and director of the Sharon’s Signers community sign language choir. Youth 7-13 meet from 5-6 and will participate in the Sharon’s Youth Signers. Adults 14 and up meet from 7-8:30 p.m. and have the option of participating in the Sharon’s Adult Signers. Classes for each group are $25/month, payable on the first class of each month. Contact the church to leave a message for Cory.
Wednesday Evening Choir Rehearsals The Bell Choir meets at 7 p.m. and the Chancel Choir meets at 8 p.m. No experience necessary! Please join us! NOTE: NO REHEARSAL OCT. 30.
Thursday Evening Bay West Discussion Group  7-10 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Nov. 14 Thursday Evening Gathering at Houlihan’s in Westlake, 5:30 p.m. Join us for food, fun, and great conversation in this final meal gathering of the year! Sign up in the Gathering Room.
Nov. 17 Stewardship Sunday — Fall Annual Meeting and Potluck, following worship 
Nov. 23 Sharon’s Signers Concert, 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The Signers will present “Charlie Brown Christmas,” directed by Cory Svette. Enjoy this wonder-filled introduction to the Christmas season!
Nov. 24 Hanging of the Greens, following worship Join in to help transform our church building for the Advent and Christmas seasons!
Dec. 10 Coffee, Tea, & Pastor B Join Pastor Brooke at Blackbird Bakery in Lakewood for a cuppa and conversation!
Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Blue Christmas service Join Pastor Brooke in this quiet, contemplative service.
Dec. 22 EVERLASTING LIGHT The Promise of Christmas Cantata, 10:30 a.m. worship Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season and listen to our incredible Chancel Choir perform this wonderful cantata!
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services, 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ring in Jesus’ birth with our family service at 5:30 p.m. or our candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. The blessings of Christmas to all!

journey to bethlehem

Join us December 13 and 14 for Journey to Bethlehem!

What is Journey to Bethlehem?

Journey to Bethlehem is a live, interactive nativity. You will travel back in time and meet King Herod, angels, shepherds, wise men and visit the manger. It is an indoor/outdoor experience complete with live animals and refreshments.


When is Journey to Bethlehem?

Journey to Bethlehem takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening.

What should I expect when I arrive?

When you arrive you will enter the church sanctuary. You will register (sign-in) with our Census Taker and be assigned to a group. Sometimes you may have to wait for a bit for your tour. Parents are encouraged to bring an activity to keep their child occupied while waiting. There is music and a slide show playing as you wait.


More Information

Contact the church office for more information.