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Sarasota News Leader September 28, 2012 LOGOS, a once-a week, after-school program especially for children in grades K-5, providing Bible study and games, as well as exposure to worship through art and music. The LOGOS program is particularly focused on connecting young children with older mem- bers of the parish, Redeemer parish leaders say. Each week's program ends with a themed dinner, when conversation across generations yields rewards for all ages. The Episcopal Youth Community program of- fers youth in grades six through 12 the oppor- tunity to gather weekly in a variety of events The church is easily accessible on South Palm Avenue. Photo by Norman Schimmel and classes. Offerings include before-school Bible study on Friday mornings, community service activities and projects, mission trips, and weekly group meetings with Youth Minis- ter Chris Wood to discuss and work through the challenges and opportunities of life as young Christian adults. For college-age, working and retired adults, Redeemer offers a wide range of fellowship and educational offerings designed to deepen an understanding of faith and provide thought- ful context for lifelong spiritual journeys. Be- ginning this month, Redeemer's Gillespie Hall is the site of multiple morning and evening classes covering topics such as "Christian Leadership Concepts," "Raising a Modern-Day Knight," "Strong Fathers-Strong Daughters," "Connecting with Computers," a study of The Book of Daniel, and an in-depth look at The Gospel According to St. Luke and The Acts of the Apostles, among many other courses, prayer groups and Bible studies. Children at the Church of the Redeemer in downtown Sarasota participate in the recent "trust walk" — learning to trust that God will lead them, during LOGOS after-school activi- ties. Courtesy photo To learn more about Redeemer's offerings for children, youth and adults visit www.redeem- A complete listing of offerings and online registration forms for adults are found on the website; print brochures are also available at the Parish Office at 222, S. Palm Ave., or by calling 941-955-4263. Page 86

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