College can be a rewarding and fulfilling time of life, but it’s not without challenges. Finding a church home away from home that provides support, encouragement, and community is important for navigating the college years. 

UD Students!

One of the reasons we planted Redeemer Fellowship in Newark is because of our love for the University of Delaware!

Many in our church family are current students or professors, while others are Blue Hen alumni. College students are at the core of what we’re building at Redeemer, and we welcome you to be a part of it!



Our aim at Redeemer Fellowship is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ and help people grow in Christian maturity. 

We believe that a relationship with Jesus Christ is the only way to have peace and joy in life. We love Jesus, we love talking about Jesus, and it is our hope to make Jesus known throughout campus and all of Newark as we serve and help meet the needs of our local community.

Joel Shorey

Joel serves as the lead pastor of Redeemer Fellowship and is primarily responsible for preaching and developing new leaders. He and his wife Ashley have four children. In his free time, you can usually find Joel spending time with family and friends, reading a book, or hitting the gym.

Jason Stowell

Jason is a member of our pastoral team and is passionate about connecting with college students and helping them find a church home to grow their relationship with Jesus. He’s also pursuing further education at UD, so see if you can spot him on campus!



How do I Learn More About Redeemer Fellowship?

(we’re glad you asked)

Learn What We Believe

The Bible serves as the foundation for everything at Redeemer Fellowship. You can get an overview of our core doctrines as well as our full statement of faith here.

Grab a Coffee on Us

We would welcome the opportunity to get to know you! Come grab coffee with Joel or Jason on campus (we’ll pick up the tab) and let’s chat.

Be Our Guest

Join us at 10am for our Sunday gathering at the Independence School – just 10 minutes from campus. Need a ride? We’re happy to help setup a shuttle from campus.


There are many campus ministries at UD, but we are thankful for a particular connection to UD Cru. If you want to find out more about who they are and when they meet, check them out below.


Sunday Gathering Address:
1300 Paper Mill Rd,
Newark, DE 19711

Mailing Address:
11 Polly Drummond Shopping Center
Newark, DE 19711

Phone: 302-722-5956



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