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Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight savings time begins at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 13th.  Remember to "spring forward" and set your clocks ahead one hour.

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Pastor Greg's Letter

Pastor Greg's Letter

Aaahhh! The season of Lent! A season where we experience the transformation from winter to spring – gathering in cold and darkness to watching the sun set and shedding coats for jackets. A season of somberness – no Hallelujahs, now! A time for soup and sandwiches, welcoming old favorites and trying a bit of something new. Additional worship with a …

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Lenten Season Sundays

Lenten Season Sundays

From the beginning of time, humanity has sought to be and to understand what it means to be a spiritual person.   Jesus was a spiritual person and I think it is safe to assume he was a master. So what were his disciplines? How did he understand what it meant to be in communion with God?  Remember, Jesus was a …

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Lenten Midweek Season Schedule

Lenten Midweek Season Schedule

During Lent, as a student of Jesus, you are invited to explore the Jesus Creed and the Lord’s Prayer in a fresh way. Through devotions, physical disciplines, service and worship, we will seek deeper spiritual formation. Our Lenten journey will give you and your family a number of avenues for study and growth.  Midweek Lenten worship will lead us on our …

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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Join us Easter Sunday, March 27th to celebrate the Risen Christ! 7:00am Sunrise Service (Located at Ralston Middle School Practice Field, 81st and Lakeview.  Bring chairs or blankets to sit on.) 7:30am- 10:30am Easter Breakfast served by Messiah Youth Group at Messiah Lutheran Church 8:30am Traditional Easter Worship Service 11:00am Contemporary Easter Worship Service Invite your family, friends, neighbors, and …

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Kids Connected Through Christ

Kids Connected Through Christ

WHEN: MARCH 20TH, 2016 from 2:30PM to 4:30PM WHO: Kindergarten-6th Grade WHERE: MESSIAH, Fellowship Hall WHAT: Time for friendship, games, crafts, snacks, and devotions with the children of Christ! Elementary kids can join us for a fun time with other Messiah kids, and strengthen their relationship with Christ and others! WHY: To build faith and strengthen relationships through Christ! Please …

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Youth Group News

Youth Group News

Throughout each Sunday in March, we will be following 40Acts Material for Lent. Special Dates to keep in mind: March 26th— Easter egg Hunt and Set-up for Easter Breakfast @10AM March 27th—Easter Breakfast Served by Youth from 6AM-11:30AM April 8th-10th—30 Hour Famine **If you are needing Community Service hours you are more than welcome to contact Erin to set something …

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Messiah will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 10AM. We will meet in the fellowship hall, and then go outside for the Easter Egg Hunt. This is open to all kids through elementary school, and we will have bags for the kids to collect their eggs. We hope to see you there!

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Pete James Concert

Pete James Concert

Save the Date What: "An Evening With Pete James" Family Friendly Concert When:  Saturday April 9th @ 7pm Where:  Messiah Lutheran Church Doors open at 6:30pm Admission:  Free Pete James is a Christian Singer/Song Writer and Worship Leader in Eastbourne, England.  Pete has been a part of our extended Messiah family since 2008.  Pete is excited to return to Messiah …

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Messiah Lutheran Church 60th Anniversary

Messiah Lutheran Church 60th Anniversary

Save the Date Sunday April 10th at 10am Messiah’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Service Potluck Picnic following service Theme:  “Family Reunion”

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60th Anniversary Cake Walk

60th Anniversary Cake Walk

Sign up now to donate cakes and/or cupcakes for our "Amazing Cakes" Cake Walk As part of our 60th Anniversary Celebration, we are going to do an old-fashioned 'Cake Walk' following our picnic lunch.  The money collected will go towards our 60th Anniversary Outreach Challenge. We need donations of 30 'amazing cakes' and 30 'amazing cupcakes' to use for the …

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Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather

Reminder:  If Ralston Schools are closed due to inclement weather,  the Church office will be closed.

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

March is Cancer of the Colon Awareness Month. It is most often found in people over 50 years of age. If everyone over 50 years of age had regular screening tests,  at least 60% of deaths from Colon Cancer could be avoided. Screening tests find polyps which often turn into cancer, or they find colon cancer early. When it is …

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Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Worship Thursday March 17th at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary, Messiah is offering a service of healing and communion. We invite everyone to come and share in prayers for healing for all those in need as well as to receive prayers for personal healing.

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First Communion Class

First Communion Class

In Holy Communion, we celebrate the gift of God’s love and forgiveness for us through the receiving of Jesus in the bread and wine. What a joy it is to know God’s presence and love through this Sacrament! At Messiah, we offer first communion instruction to children, beginning in the first grade. However, when a child begins to commune is …

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Thank You

Thank You

Thank you to all our brothers & sisters in Christ at Messiah for the cards and gifts in memory of our mother Katherine Thies.  Special thanks to the Rebecca Circle sisters who provided food for our large family. Your kindness and generosity will not be forgotten. Yours in Christ, David & Lois Thies

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Letter from Tanzania Student

Letter from Tanzania Student

It is with a warm heart that I am sending this letter to our friends in Christ on behalf of my colleagues and community in general here at Nkuu. We wish to convey our gratitude on the following major areas that you have impacted our community so tremendously: Book Donations: Truly, on behalf of the community, school and students I …

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Mosaic

Mosaic

Mosaic - Embracing God's call to serve in the world, Mosaic advocates for people with intellectual disabilities and provides opportunities for them to enjoy a full life.  Through the Omaha agency we serve approximately 215 people with intellectual disabilities by providing personalized and residential services.  We are a 102 year old serving arm of the Lutheran church, started by Reverend …

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Treasurer's Corner

Treasurer's Corner

This month the General Fund balance increased to $58K aided by a 5 Sunday month.   The year is off to a healthy start. Our Mission Share is current at 10% of General Fund offerings. The graph below shows the Income, Expenses and General Fund balance by month for the past 13 months.   Jan-16 Fund Starting Balance Income Expenses Ending …

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Calendar of Events

Take a look at the event calendar at http://messiahfamily.com/events/

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