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Leadership Transition

East Side Leadership Transition

In April of 2021, senior pastor of Redeemer East Side, Dr. Abraham Cho, announced his decision to step down after six years of faithful service with the congregation and even longer to Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Please click here to read his letter of resignation and a letter from the East Side Session.

Announcements | Church-Wide Meeting | Common Questions | Process and Pray

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9

Introducing Pastor Charlie

Redeemer's founding Pastor Tim Keller introduces Rev. Charlie Drew on Sunday, June 6, 2021. We're excited to welcome Pastor Charlie who will serve as interim lead preacher for Redeemer East Side starting in the fall of 2021.

Congregation Announcement

Pastor Abe shares his decision in our worship service on Sunday, April 25, 2021

Church-Wide Meeting

On the evening of Pastor Abe's announcement, the East Side church gathered to process the news and ask questions.

Opportunities to Process and Pray

Q&R and Open Table

We held Sunday Q&Rs with Abe and church leaders in person after the 10:30 a.m. service and on Zoom at 7 p.m. as well as midweek Open Table forums in the early weeks of May. If you have additional questions or concerns you'd like to speak with a church leader about, please reach out to [email protected].

Noonday Prayer Meeting

Pray with East Side staff and fellow congregants every Monday to Friday from 12 to 12:20 p.m. Join the meeting at this link or dial (646) 558-8656 and use Meeting ID: 862 3357 9019 and Passcode: 057619.

Monthly Prayer Meeting

The East Side prayer team gathers every last Sunday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m. to pray for our church's ministries. Join the meeting at this link or dial (646) 558-8656 and use Meeting ID: 8849611 6978 and Passcode: 123372.