2nd Annual Roger Turek Chili & Soup Cook Off Sunday, January 27th Following Worship Service in the Friendship Place. 

For the Cooks: Please sign up in the Narthex if you plan to bring a chili or soup (or both). Please bring your entry in a slow cooker so it will stay warm throughout the tasting. Remember to bring a ladle for serving, and please submit your recipe to the office prior to the 27th.  

For the tasters: Come and taste all of the entries then vote for your favorite! The cost to be a taster is $10 and all of the money raised will go to the ministries of Messiah! 


This Week at Messiah:

  • Assistance Ministry will be held every Monday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

  • The Executive Committee will be meeting Monday, January, 21st in the Library.  

  • Gloria Dei Choir rehearsal will be held Tuesday, January, 22nd at 7:30 pm.

  • Pack 105 will hold their Pinewood Derby Saturday, January, 26th in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to cheer on your favorite racer! 

  • Worship with Holy Communion will begin Sunday, January 27th at 10:15 am. 

Looking Ahead

  • February 3rd - Souper Bowl for Caring ends
  • February 3rd - Scout Sunday and Blue & Gold Ceremony
  • February 9th - Brotherhood Breakfast
  • February 12th - CCC Board Meeting
  • February 16th - Spaghetti Dinner 
  • February 21st - Messiah Book Club meeting











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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.

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