Fundraising Opportunity:

We have partnered with Yankee Candle Company beginning now and running through January 9th! Messiah will receive 40% from the total orders place through this link below. You are not limited to candles! The website has over 500 items to choose from including, small appliances, cooking utensils, lunch boxes, and so much more. All orders will be shipped directly to your home and to ensure Christmas delivery please have your orders placed by the week of December 7th. If you have any questions please contact Alaine in the office at 

Fundraising link: Enter group number 999988307 when placing your order and double check the group name is set as Messiah Lutheran Church. 


This Week at Messiah:

  • Assistance Ministry Monday, November 12th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please join us in serving others, and remember, we are blessed to be a blessing!

  • Gloria Dei Choir rehearsal Tuesday, November 13th at 7:30 pm

  • Messiah Book Club will be meeting Thursday, November 15th at 7:00 pm in the Friendship Place. Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. 
  • Sunday, November 18th Worship and Holy Communion will beginning at 10:15 am. 
  • Quilts & Kits will be meeting after worship Sunday, November 18th. No sewing skills are required!

Looking Ahead

  • November 19th - Executive Committee meeting 7:00 pm
  • November 20th Messenger articles due to church office
  • November 20th Gloria Dei Choir Rehearsal
  • November 20th Community Thanksgiving service at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
  • November 22nd Thanksgiving
  • November 23rd Messiah Lutheran Church and Child Care Center closed 
  • November 25th Christ the King Sunday
  • December 1st - Hanging of the Greens 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Please RSVP in the office. 
  • December 5th - Manna orders due
  • December 17th - Manna orders due. FINAL ORDER BEFORE CHRISTMAS
  • December 17th - Poinsettias orders due
  • December 24th - Candlelight service 10:00 pm
  • December 25th - Christmas Day Service at 10:15 am 











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This Month's MESSENGER

Messiah CALENDAR of Events

Manna Order (Updated via MannaGroup website)

2017 Annual Report


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Our congregation was officially organized on May 7, 1954 with 35 people present. Since then, Messiah has thrived in the community, and has strived to make Christ’s love known to all who enter our doors – through worship, through education, through our facilities, and through fellowship.

Thank you 

for your interest in us.  If you would like to learn more about us, or would like to become a part of the fellowship of Jesus Christ here at Messiah, please contact our pastor, either in person, by phone, by email, or with a letter. We look forward to hearing from you!




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