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, December 17th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please join us in serving others, and remember, we are blessed to be a blessing!

  • Child Care Center Christmas programs will be December 18th, 19th, and 20th at 4:15 pm in the Sanctuary.  

  • Candle Light Christmas Eve service will begin at 10:15 pm on Monday, December 24th. 

  • Christmas Day worship service will begin at 10:15 am on Tuesday, December 25th. 

  • December 30th will be our Hymn Sing service beginning at 10:15 am. 

Looking Ahead

  • January 3rd - Messiah Book Club
  • January 8th - CCC Board Meeting
  • January 12th - Brotherhood Breakfast
  • January 21st - EC Meeting
  • January 27th - 2nd Annual Roger Turek Chili Cook Off











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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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Park Ridge, IL 60068
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