SERVE

“Sharing God’s love with all” can happen in many ways and in many places.

Here are some of the ways we feel called to serve and would welcome others to join us—always.

Check with the church office for more information—info@redeemerluth.com or 614-237-1263.

LSS Food Pantry Staff at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

LSS Food Pantry

On the first Wednesday of the month, our volunteers help distribute food and personal items at the Lutheran Social Services food pantry from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

First English Dinner at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

First English Dinner

Every other month we serve a community dinner at First English Lutheran Church, which is located in a neighborhood where many live with homelessness and addiction. We provide the food, serve the meal, and interact with the guests.

Justice Team at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

Justice Team

This group is committed to social justice. The group members mobilize around issues or concerns in a variety of areas—wherever individual effort might make a positive difference.

LSS-MFOB Food Giveaway at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

LSS-MOFB Food Giveaway

Once a month from April through October, our volunteers hand out produce and various other foodstuffs supplied by Lutheran Social Services and Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Individuals and families who are food insecure are welcome to come and receive food.

Garden Giveaway at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

Garden Giveaway

Each Saturday morning from June through September, volunteers pick produce from Redeemer’s community garden and then give it away to anyone who stops by from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Basketball Camp at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

Basketball Camp

During the summer months, we provide a 6-week early-evening basketball camp, free of charge, for area youth. Former ABA and NBA player Larry Jones leads the camp, along with help from Redeemer members and other local basketball coaches.

Redeemer lutheran church supports the Pride Parade in Columbus Ohio

Pride Parade

We march in the annual Columbus Pride Parade, joining with other welcoming Lutheran congregations. As our banner says, “We are a church that belongs to Christ—there is a place for you here.” That’s an important message to share.

Good Neighbor Picnic at Redeemer lutheran church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, Ohio 43227

Good Neighbors Picnic

Each fall we actively participate in this annual community picnic, which was begun by one of our members to lift up the homeless community. Many individuals and groups work together to provide food, entertainment, warm jackets and blankets, and more.