Timeline


Roll over the dates in the timeline below to see Redeemer's accomplishments and goals for our vision.

1989
1998
2005
2010
2015
2020

Redeemer is founded in Sept. '89 by a group of 20 people

No ministries, fellowship groups or staff

The Redeemer Church Planting Center is launched

The Diaconate and HFNY begin their ministries

Congregation meets at Hunter 4x a week with 3000 regular attenders

The Center for Faith & Work, launched in 2002, has 10 vocational groups

Redeemer is a multi-site congregation with 4200 regular attenders

The Redeemer Church Planting Center has planted 100 new churches worldwide

Redeemer owns one community center with worship space for 1000 people and is searching for a second one

We help plant our 70th church in NYC

Affordable, high-quality day-care and after-school programs available to Redeemer families

Dozens of university graduates receive training & mentoring in integrating faith and work

Redeemer develops its third community center, with space for 1800 people

A Cultural Center impacts NYC arts world with hope and beauty

More Christian families choose to stay in the city

We have helped plant 125 churches in NYC area and have recruited 200 more into a stategic alliance

Thousands of urban churches use evangelistic resources from Redeemer

Redeemer-led movement of long-term community development transforms 10 poor communities into prospering mixed-income neighborhoods

Christian playwrights acclaimed in NY theater world

Every neighborhood welcomes the presence of its Christian churches

Some major world-influencing art and entertainment is gospel-inspired

City-wide network of churches led by Redeemer grows to 400

75,000 gospel-centered Christians are living and working in center-city New York

All churches are resourced by world-class experts from agencies in faith & work, social justice, evangelism and community-building

Many thousands of new professions of faith in our NYC network churches every year