The Youth Gathering is doing a service project to collect books to combat illiteracy in their host city. There is a list of requested books attached.  Please consider a book donation for our group to contribute!  Books are needed no later than Sunday, June 24th!

             JOIN US SUNDAY, JUNE 17th FOR SOME SPECIAL TREATS!!                  It's Father's Day!  We'll have special music by Roger Turek and his quartet, ChordFusion and its the last Youth Bake Sale before they go to Houston!! Buy some treats for Father's Day!!


W O W!!

Wednesday Outdoor Worship

Wednesday, June 20th

6:00 dinner      7:00 for worship

This month will include a fundraising opportunity where you can purchase a sub dinner (order form inserted in bulletins or get one from church office). Proceeds will go to support Messiah Ministries!



Parking passes are available in the church office.

A suggested donation of $15 secures a spot in Messiah’s east lot.

Proceeds go to support Messiah Ministries!


Seeking New Office Manager!

 Position Description Summary

Reporting to the Pastor, the office manager manages effective church office operations in collaboration with church staff, members, and child care center staff and families according to Church policies and procedures;  works with the Worship Planning Team to prepare and distribute all worship materials;  collects, organizes and maintains records pertaining to the church; and performs effective written and verbal communication functions to inform and notify appropriate parties.

Position Qualifications

●Ability to communicate in a welcoming, positive manner in such a way as to serve as an effective representative of the church staff and congregation.

●Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

●Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point.

●Capable of learning church specific software such as Shepherd’s Staff.

●Ability to use and connect with congregants over social media.

●Good written communication skills.

●Ability to multi-task, set priorities and adjust focus as needed.

●Ability to work independently and make decisions based on church policies and procedures.

●Ability to effectively manage multiple pieces of information and apply to the great success of the congregation.

Hours & Compensation:

The office manager position is a part-time hourly employee who will work an average of 25 hours per week, preferably from 9-2 on weekdays, with the ability to flex time up or down according to church activities. Position pay starts at $15.00/hour with possible adjustment commensurate with experience. The position will receive 10 days paid time off and sick days their first year, 15 after five years, and 20 after ten years.If you know of anyone who has the qualifications outlined on the back of this sheet – please pass along the following contact information:

For more information and/or to submit an application & resume:

Contact Tryg Jensen at

or the church office at

Messiah is a lively, interesting and rewarding environment – maybe you know someone who would be a great fit!! 



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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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