Redeemer Lutheran Church in Waverly announces that the Rev. Corey Smith, of Cedar Falls, has accepted its call to become Redeemer’s pastor. The congregation invites the pubic to worship with Smith and the congregation on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, at 9:30 a.m. or 4, 7, or 10 p.m.Smith began ministry in the congregation Dec. 1, following the interim ministry of the Rev. Nancy Larson. She had served the congregation since Dec. 1, 2015.