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A Guide to Navigating Sunday Service at Church of the Redeemer in New Braunfels

Introduction to our Sunday Celebration

Church of the Redeemer is a welcoming Anglican church (ACNA) in New Braunfels designed to bring people together through prayer, songs, liturgy, teachings, and communion. Attending your first service can be an exciting experience as you get to meet new people and connect with the church family. During the service, there is a prayer time, worship through hymns and contemporary worship songs, and listen to a sermon that offers spiritual guidance, sound doctrine and Biblical teaching. It's a great opportunity to explore your faith and engage with others in a warm and inviting setting.

Location and Time of Service

If you're planning to attend Church of the Redeemer Sunday service in New Braunfels for the first time, services are currently held in the conference/meeting room at the Hilton Homewood Suites located at 620 Oxford Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130. The service time is at 10:00 AM with a short Christian education time following the service at aproximately 11:15 AM every Sunday. It's advisable to arrive a few minutes early to find parking, drink some coffee, and settle in before the service begins.

What to Wear

There’s no strict dress code for our Sunday Service. However, it's a good idea to dress respectfully and modestly. Here’s a simple guide to help you decide what to wear:

  • Opt for comfortable and neat attire

  • Avoid wearing anything too casual like shorts, tank tops, or flip-flops

  • Smart casual outfits are always a safe choice

Understanding the Order of Service

During our Sunday celebration, you can expect a sequence of events that generally follow a particular order. Here is a general overview of what to anticipate during the service:

  1. Welcome: The service will typically start with a warm welcome for all attendees.

  2. Praise and Worship: This is a time for singing songs of praise and worship, led by our music team.

  3. Prayers: There will be prayers offered, which may include prayers of thanksgiving, intercession, and personal prayer requests.

  4. Scripture Reading: Selected passages from the Bible will be read aloud, often with a brief explanation or reflection. Each Sunday, we read an Old Testament passage, a Psalm, a New Testament passage, and a reading from one of the Gospels.

  5. Sermon/Homily: Our priest or assisting priest will deliver teaching from the Scriptures based on the day's passage readings.

  6. Communion (Eucharist): Every Sunday we celebrate communion, where bread and wine symbolize the body and blood of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

  7. Closing: The service concludes with closing liturgy, a song of praise and a blessing.

Understanding this order of service can help you feel more comfortable and engaged during your first service at Church of the Redeemer New Braunfels.

The Importance of Worship

Attending worship services will help you connect with your faith community and deepen your spiritual journey. In our Sunday Service, worship plays a central role in bringing people together. It is a time to reflect, find peace, and give praise to our Lord.

Getting Acquainted with the Congregation

As you attend your first Sunday service with us, you will feel as though you are part of our family right away. Engage in conversations with those around you before and after the service. Introduce yourself and express interest in learning more about our church family. Utilize this time to connect with others who share your faith and beliefs. Enjoy the time of peace, where you will say hello and greet those around you.

Involvement Opportunities for Newcomers

If you're new to Church of the Redeemer in New Braunfels, you might be wondering about ways to get involved. Here are some opportunities for newcomers to connect and participate:

  • Join a Family Group: Family groups are a great way to meet others, study the Bible together, and be discipled in your faith.

  • Volunteer for Ministries: Whether it's helping with setup, prayer teams, hospitality, or music, there are plenty of ways to contribute your time and talents.

  • Serve the Community: Keep an eye out for service projects designed to serve and show the love of Christ to the our community.

Final Thoughts

If you're heading to your first service at Church of the Redeemer in New Braunfels, there are a few things to keep in mind. Here are some final thoughts to help you:

  • Enjoy your time.

  • Don't hesitate to ask questions or seek clarification if something isn't clear.

  • Reflect on how the Sunday service ministered to you and what resonated with you the most.

  • Consider reaching out for further engagement and connection.

Contact us:

If you have any questions or just want to talk with someone, please visit the contact page our our website:

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