Weekly Announcements 03.20.2016

March 20, 2016 by Lawrence Chen

Order of Worship March 20, 2016

Call to Worship – Jason Park
Responsive Reading – All
Songs of Praise – All
Confession of Faith: Apostle’s Creed – All
Pastoral Prayer – Jason Cheng
Redemption No Borders – Eunice Son
Offering – All
Offertory Prayer – Chris Yoon
Sermon – Rev. Jong Park
Song of Response – All
Benediction – Rev. Jong Park
Announcements – Jun Kim

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) [No TPM this week due to Maundy Thursday Service.]

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.

Passion week is upon us!  Please join us for the many meetings we will have during this year’s Passion Week as we seek to follow the Lord through Christ’s death and victorious resurrection. The time and location of this year’s Passion Week meetings are as follows:

Monday (3/21) 7:30pm – Passion Week Prayer Meeting at Jeff Ma’s Home (2316 Ridgewood Dr. Lisle)
Tuesday (3/22) 7:30pm – Passion Week Prayer Meeting at David An’s Home (397 Alles Street, Unit #3 Des Plaines)
Wednesday (3/23) 7:30pm – Passion Week Prayer Meeting at Jeff Ma’s Home (2316 Ridgewood Dr. Lisle)
Thursday (3/24) 7:30pm – Maundy Thursday Service at National Louis University
Friday (3/25) 7:30pm – Good Friday Service at National Louis University
Sunday (3/27) 10:30am – Easter Baptism Service at National Louis University

Please note that both the Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be communion services.  Please also join us for our annual Easter Luncheon after Easter Baptism Service!  Come enjoy a delicious family meal together as we continue the Easter celebration!

We will be rebooting the church directory this year, and a photo booth will be set up outside the main worship room on Sundays 3/27 and 4/3.  Stop by to have your photo taken for the directory!  Through the directory, we hope to promote greater unity and prayer as we are more aware of the different people who attend our church.

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 next week, March 27.

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.

The TRC basketball league is back!  Games will start in April and the teams have been formed.  If you did not get a chance to sign up, reach out to the Commissioner Joe Park (

We will also be having a time of open gym today at Naperville Presbyterian Church from 2-4:30pm.  Come enjoy a time of basketball fellowship!

After a few weeks hiatus due to membership class, the church lunch is back!  This week we will be gathering at Portillo’s at 950 E. Ogden Ave. in Naperville.  We usually gather around 12:45pm or so, hope to see you there!

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