Coronavirus Updates

Here are our updates around the Coronavirus as we navigate a way forward in wisdom and faith.

Session Votes to Move into Phase 4

By Brian Gault | September 16, 2020 |

On Sept 14 the Session voted to move to Phase 4 beginning Sept 27. Here’s what you need to know: Sunday School for all ages will return, socially distanced, running from 9:45-10:30am. The Adult Sunday School class will meet in the Sanctuary. The Redeemer Explored class will meet in the Fellowship Hall and via Zoom.…

Masks Required Temporarily

By Brian Gault | July 7, 2020 |

Considering the rise of Coronavirus cases in Mississippi and a recent ordinance from the mayor of Jackson, at the July 6 Session meeting, the Session voted to require masks in our worship services until further notice. Masks will be required in all available seating (both upstairs and downstairs) for the duration of the service. This…

Evaluation of Phase 4 Set for Sept 14

By Brian Gault | July 7, 2020 |

Phase 4 of our Phase-In plan includes Auxiliary Large Group Ministries. This includes events with 20 people or more such as Growth Group, Sunday School, Upside Down, and Crossroads. As we consider how to navigate a way forward in wisdom, we are aware that the next event horizon in the COVID pandemic is the reopening…

Administering the Sacraments

By Brian Gault | July 7, 2020 |

Our return to in-person worship enables us to administer the sacraments once again. Our regular rotation is administer communion on the first Sunday of the month and baptism on the third Sunday of the month. As we work out the logistics, we will return to our regular rotation. For baptism, families will have a touchless…

Session Moves 8:00am Service to 9:00am Temporarily

By Brian Gault | June 15, 2020 |

At the June 15 Session meeting, after the testing in-person worship with one service on Saturday, June 6 and with two services on Sunday June 14, the Session continued to move forward with the plan for a limited return to in-person worship. In-person worship resumes Sunday, June 21. As we return, the Session voted to…

What about the Kids? Coming back to Worship vs. Watching the Livestream

By Zack Owens | June 10, 2020 |

Worship is starting back at Redeemer! We cannot wait to be with the whole body again. However, as we slowly get back to regular life, the children’s ministry and nursery will phased in at a later date. What’s a parent to do in the meantime? Let the Little Children Come: We want you to know…

Testing a Return to In-Person Worship with Officers and Staff goes Smoothly

By Brian Gault | June 7, 2020 |

On Saturday, June 6, the Officers and Staff tested the protocols for in-person worship. The service went smoothly, and adjustments were made to our Guidelines for a Return to In-Person Worship. We are working to make your return as safe as possible. Thanks to all who participated! Here’s what some in attendance had to say…

A Limited Return to In-Person Corporate Worship

By Brian Gault | June 3, 2020 |

Thank you so much for the overwhelming response to the Survey! Your input was incredibly helpful as we thought through these logistics. The Session and Staff are creating a dynamic and flexible plan to return to in-person corporate worship. Here’s the most recent information: Phase 3: Returning to In-Person Corporate Worship If testing all of…

A First Glimpse at a Phased-in Return to In-Person Corporate Worship

By Brian Gault | May 21, 2020 |

Moving towards a Return to In-Person Corporate Worship The Session and Staff are creating a dynamic and flexible plan to return to in-person corporate worship. Here’s some key information: Livestreaming Available. We will be moving from recording our services on Saturdays to livestreaming the 8am service. A recording will be available immediately following the 8am…

Brainstorming around Family Worship during COVID-19

By Steve Lanier | April 9, 2020 |

Maybe kids are home from school, you’re working from home, and the normal distractions and hustle and bustle of running 1000 different directions has stopped. For now. Suddenly, there’s a lot more family time. What might family worship look like in this new season and different rhythm? Here are seven ideas to help you brainstorm…