Weekly Announcements 02.14.2016

February 14, 2016 by Lawrence Chen

Order of Worship February 14, 2016

Call to Worship – Lawrence Chen
Responsive Reading – All
Songs of Praise – All
Confession of Faith: Apostle’s Creed – All
Pastoral Prayer – Lawrence Chen
Redemption No Borders – Jason Cheng
Offering – All
Offertory Prayer – Shirley Lim
Sermon – Rev. Jong Park
Song of Response – All
Benediction – Rev. Jong Park
Announcements – Lawrence Chen

Welcome to The Redemption Church, and thank you for coming to worship with us! Please stop by the welcoming table if you are new to Redemption. We’d love to get to know you and for you to get to know us!

Life Groups: Life groups are our church’s small group ministry to study the Word, enjoy each other’s fellowship, and share life with one another. Various groups meet throughout the week: City, Lisle, Lombard, Married, Midwestern U. (Downers Grove), Friday, and the Northwest Suburbs. To join a life group, email us or sign up at the welcoming table.

Thursday Prayer Meeting: 7:3opm at National Louis University (Room 850-304)

Sunday Prayer Meeting: 9:00am at National Louis University

Sunday Service, Sunday School, and Nursery: 10:30 a.m. at National Louis University
Youth Group [second floor]: Sundays at Noon to 12:45 p.m.

There are plenty of opportunities to put your gifts to good use at TRC. If you are interested in serving in some way, please email us at or stop by the welcoming table after service.

Membership is an important aspect of church, and TRC wants to grow in our understanding of Biblical commitment through church membership.  We will be offering membership classes after service on February 28, March 6, and March 13.  Sign up at the welcoming table starting today.

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Restore Missions Conference which will take place March 4-5, 2016 with a focus on Vocational Excellence and Spiritual Conviction.  All sessions will take place at Blanchard Alliance Church at 1766 S. Blanchard St. Wheaton, with evening sessions starting at 7:30pm on March 4 and 6:30pm on March 5.  There will also be multiple seminar sessions on the afternoon of March 5.  For more information, please visit

In preparation for the conference, we will have weekly Sunday night prayer meetings from 7:30-9pm at Blanchard Alliance Church, including tonight!  All are welcome to come pray for this important conference.

The Women’s ministry will be holding a “Baking for Flint” event on Saturday February 27th at various locations. Join us for a time of service and fellowship. The bake sale will be held on February 28th, after service. All proceeds will benefit the Flint, Michigan water crisis.

Contact Alenna Park, Sue Park, Grace Hosea, Eunice Hahn, Yaeinn Park, or Shirley Lim for more details.

If you are interested in baptism or confirmation for you or your infant child, our annual Easter service on March 27 will be a baptism service.  There will be a mandatory baptism class on March 13, and let us know you are interested by signing up at the welcoming table.

We are excited to announce that we will be sending a short term missions team to join the outreach efforts of Over-the-Rhine (OTR) Living Water Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The trip will be from July 14-23 and will involve attending OTR’s School of Evangelism and assisting a yearly Kid’s Camp.  Other elements of the trip include reaching out to the community including street evangelism and building relationships.  The deadline to register will be April 3, with sign ups starting today.  An informational meeting will take place within the next few weeks to provide additional details.

The Global Medical Missions Alliance (GMMA) is an organization of Christian healthcare-oriented students and professionals committed to further the kingdom of Christ through the medical profession.  The GMMA 2016 conference will take place on June 24-25, 2016 in Irvine, CA.  Those interested in attending can find more information and register at  For students who are interested in attending, there is a possibility of travel and lodging scholarships from GMMA.  Please let us know if you are interested in attending (e-mail, so we can inquire with GMMA regarding the scholarships.

Everyone is invited for an informal lunch after service today.  We will have multiple options for this week’s lunch, including at (1) Joy-Yee Noodle located at 1163 E Ogden Ave. in Naperville and (2) Culvers’ located at 2500 Ogden Ave. in Downers Grove.  See you there!

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