Worship at Sugar Hollow Park, Sunday, August 20

We will have a Lutheran gathering along with St. John of Abingdon at Sugar Hollow Park on Sunday, August 20, at 10:30am. We will come together to worship God, share in the Lord’s Supper, and sing praises to our Creator. Please bring a covered dish to share as we will have a meal together after […]

Redeemer CURRENTS Plants Garden to Feed the Hungry

Continuing our church’s mission to provide food for the hungry, the CURRENTS group at Redeemer recently planted a community garden on the church grounds in order to provide fresh produce for the Bristol Emergency Food Pantry. Redeemer Church has long supported the food pantry, supplying volunteers to staff the pantry on the first Friday of […]

Join Us for Holy Week Services

This Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week — the pinnacle of the church year. The week begins with Jesus’ triumphant return to Jerusalem which was celebrated on Palm Sunday (April 9) at the 10:30 service of worship. This time of triumph is then juxtaposed with the solemnity of Maundy Thursday and the sorrow of […]

Children’s Message with Pastor Austin

“Let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder them! For the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” -Matthew 19:14

An Ash Wednesday Letter to God

Dear God,

I remember that in the beginning you created the heavens and the earth, you created everything, all that there is, seen and unseen. You even created me, for which I feel eternally special; that you would get down on your knees and formed me from the dust of the earth. I know […]

Ash Wednesday


Service of Holy Communion & Imposition of Ashes

Wednesday, March 1 at 7pm

All Are Welcome to join us as we begin our Lenten journey to the Cross.

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber in Bristol, VA

Founding pastor of House of All Sinner and Saints in Denver CO, will be speaking at Central Presbyterian at 7pm on February 16. She is a gifted speaker whose theology is grounded in the Lutheran tradition. She will not disappoint. This is a free event put on by King University’s Institute for Faith & Culture. […]

A letter from Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

ELCA presiding bishop addresses President Trump’s refugee executive order

CHICAGO (Jan. 30, 2017) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued a pastoral message addressing President Trump’s executive order to restrict entry by refugees and visitors into the United States from seven predominately Muslim countries.


Remember Your Baptism

I received a letter from someone that was a member here at Redeemer beginning in the 1940’s until her family left the area many years later. In her letter, she was interested in finding out her baptismal date. It turns out that she was baptized on March 29, 1942. Amazingly, this was the same […]

Advent Vespers Begin Wednesday November 30

The season of Advent begins this Sunday, November 27, and our traditional Advent Vespers Services will be held on Wednesdays November 30, December 7, 14, and 21.

A soup and sandwich meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, and the Vespers Service will begin at 6:45 in the sanctuary. You can […]