Redemption Summer Schedule

We encourage you to get involved with your Head,  Hands, Heart, and in your Home of Charlotte this Summer.

Check out the information below to learn more about our classes, social events, and service opportunities.



Being Kingdom-Focused With Our Finances


Facilitator: Niko Fraser 

Tuesdays, June 4-July 23

7:00-8:00 p.m.

The Church Office


A Biblically founded program focused on helping individuals and households better manage their financial resources for both freedom and stewardship.


*Study resources will be provided.

Contact Niko with questions.

Disruptive Witness

Living for Christ in a Distracted Age

Facilitator: Shawn Stinson

Thurs. June 13 and Thurs. July 11  

*2nd Thursday of the month*

7:00-8:30 p.m.

The Church Office

How does our current culture of distraction affect people’s ability to know God? Join the church for a two-part book study to dialogue about some of the most pressing needs of our culture.

June 13th: A distracted, secular age 

July 11: Bearing a disruptive witness 

**Do not have to be able to attend both classes to register

Order the book here

Contact Pastor Shawn with questions.

What's Your Number?

Diving Deep Into The Enneagram

Facilitator: Kalle Stinson

Wed. June 19

6:00-8:00 p.m.

The Church Office

Join us as we dive into the Enneagram. We'll overview the different types and learn more about ourselves and how we interact with others. We'll dive deeper with a Q&A session.

Contact Kalle with questions.

Spiritual Gifts Inventory

What Are They & How Can You Use Them

Want to learn more about Spiritual Gifts and how you can best nurture yours? Fill out our Spiritual Gifts Survey and chat with a leader about what your gifts are and how they can best be used.

Contact Pastor Shawn to get started.

Community Garden Volunteer Day

A Time to Give Back to Our City

Facilitator: Jeanette Serena
Sat. June 29

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Christ Resurrection Church

Please join us for a morning of volunteering and giving back to our community. We hope you join us to help maintain and beautify the Christ Resurrection Church community garden. Special activities for kids will be included!

Contact Jeanette with questions.

Justice Ministries Fundraiser

Helping Put an End to Human Trafficking in Our City

Facilitator: Kaitlyn Fraser

Wed. August 7


Free Range Brewing

Join us for a fun night at Free Range Brewing to support Justice Ministries! They'll be doing a short update on their year, tell stories from some survivors, as well as have a corn hole tournament and a raffle.

This will take the place of the annual fall Gala.

Contact Kaitlyn with questions.


Bus Tour

A Bus Tour on the History & Social Challenges of Charlotte

Led By: Billy Roosenberg


All Over Charlotte

Please join us for a tour of Charlotte's center city and it's historic neighborhoods. This is a great opportunity to learn about our city's past, present and future, particularly it's current challenges and successes.   As well, to gain a broader context and understanding of how these issues interconnect to affect our everyday lives and those we seek to love and serve, primarily our neighbors.  Be on the lookout for instructions to register for this event in late July.  

Contact Billy with questions.

OMB Social

Meet Someone New Over a Brew

Sat. June 8

4:00 p.m.

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Join us as we kick summer off at OMB! This is a family friendly, casual meet up and  a great opportunity to invite friends and neighbors and enjoy a summer day in our city. 

Updates will be sent out via the General Slack Channel.

Summer Mums

Kid Friendly Meet Ups for Moms (and Dads!)

Facilitators: Elissa, Hannah, Jeanette & Melissa

Every Other Wed. (and occasional Fridays)

List of Dates Here

11:00 a.m.

Locations Will Vary

Bring the kids for a family friendly activity. Activities will include meet ups at parks, splash pads, lunch places and more. Friends and neighbors are more than welcome to join.

We will be updating meet up locations via the Redemption Families Slack Channel.

River Jam

Social Event @ The Whitewater Center


Facilitator: Daniel Pering

 June 20/ July 18/ August 22

*3rd Thursday of the month*

6:30 p.m.

The Whitewater Center


Meet someone new and enjoy live music, food and socialization at the Whitewater Center. Live bands begin playing at 7 pm but come early and enjoy food, drinks and fellowship outdoors. Parking is $5 per car but there is no admission fee. Outside drink and food is not allowed. Bring blankets/lawn chairs/ hammocks. 


We will be updating meet up locations via the General Slack Channel.

Water Safety

Important Skills That Save Lives


Beginning June 11



Safety Around Water is a free water safety outreach program provided to low-income youth living in local apartment communities. Certified YMCA Swim Instructors and YMCA Lifeguards educate young residents about water safety issues through instruction and awareness-building. Safety Around Water gives children, at the greatest risk, the opportunity to learn basic water safety and swimming skills.


More info and registration on Dowd YMCA website.

Level Up

Empower Teens to Thrive

Beginning June 21

Various YMCAs

Trained staff and volunteers (21+ years) will create an engaging environment that has structure but allows teens to socialize with friends in activities such as basketball, swimming, fitness, character development workshops, and art. Volunteers are asked to commit to a full weekend and be on-site both Friday and Saturday.

More info and registration on YMCA website.

Y Readers

You Read, They Succeed

Beginning June 11


You can help improve the academic success of kids reading below grade level by serving as a Y Readers volunteer. You choose the location and day that is convenient for you, and spend an hour each week reading with students.

More info and registration on Dowd YMCA website.

Course Monitor

Make Your Footprints Count


July 27

7:00 a.m.



 Volunteers power our road races. Give your time as a course monitor, at the finish line and more during our next race, Tri! Ballantyne, on July 27.

More info and registration on Dowd YMCA website.