Join us THIS SUNDAY, AUGUST 19th for a

Back-to-School Blessing

Teachers & students will receive a Back to School Blessing - as well as BACKPACKS!!

  • Quilts & Kits will meet after worship on Sunday, August 19th! Back to School sales have started - we need A LOT of 70 page, single subject spiral notebooks for the School Kits - be on the lookout!  Meijer, Staples & Walmart often have them for 25 cents each.  Plus Walgreens has the blunt edge kid scissors we need for 49 cents!  We also need bars of 4-oz soap for the Personal Care Kits! Please help us shop!!




Will hold its Open House for the start of school on Monday, August 20th with the fall schedule starting on Tuesday, August 21st!

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Sunday, August 26th immediately following worship service

Coming September 9th

Day of Service: God's Work, Our Hands

Plan to come and help with an "inside" job (assembling kits for Lutheran World Relief) or an "outside" job (collecting food in the neighborhood). We begin with a short service at 9:00 a.m., followed by our service and then lunch!










Quick Links

This Month's MESSENGER

Messiah CALENDAR of Events

Manna Order (Updated via MannaGroup website)

2017 Annual Report


ELCA Links 

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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!




1605 Vernon Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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