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From Pastor Greg...

From Pastor Greg...

Life Groups Are Coming! Last month we told you about the opportunity to join with others in a faith journey of growing deeper into a Jesus shaped life. We hope to have sign ups for the groups ready by the end of October and groups meeting early in November. Be watching for more information on the website and on Sunday …

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Worship Hours

Worship Hours

Sunday Mornings: 8:30 am Traditional Worship 9:45 am Education Hour 11:00 am Contemporary Worship

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Stewardship

Stewardship

A Story To Tell! Have you ever noticed how much Jesus loved a good story? He especially loved to tell stories. Stories that included drama, mystery, humor and always a lesson that pointed to God and God’s love, mercy, grace, provision and generosity, or God’s expectations. Jesus seem to always have a story to tell – and so do we! …

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Transformational Ministries Update

Transformational Ministries Update

We STILL want to hear from you! Members of Messiah, trained to listen and engage you in conversation about our life together at Messiah, are reaching out to visit with you! It is important as we plan for the future to listen to God through listening to one another. These will simply be informal, but intentional, conversations centered around questions …

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Facing Issues That Divide

Facing Issues That Divide

Abundant life in a difficult world… We have been experiencing a divided society that is struggling to find purpose, peace and perspective.  In October we continue a five-part series, “Facing Issues That Divide.” This series is based on Pastor and author Adam Hamilton’s sermon and study series. As Pastor Hamilton makes clear, this study is not designed to “solve” the …

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Messiah Patio Re-dedication

Messiah Patio Re-dedication

Please join us for a re-dedication of Messiah’s Patio to the memory of Hal Eric Kronberg and the addition of Landon’s Garden, in memory of Landon Scott Muller on Sunday, Oct. 16th, 9:45am on the patio. Refreshments following.  (In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the fellowship hall.)

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Messiah Family Outing at Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Messiah Family Outing at Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Messiah's annual trek to Vala's Pumpkin Patch will be Sunday, October 16th. Enjoy the pumpkin patch anytime between 9:00am –9:00pm then join us at Messiah's campfires #70 & #71 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm for hot dogs, chips, s’mores and drinks! We have available discounted tickets ($11.00 per person) through the church. Please purchase your tickets anytime Sunday mornings or stop …

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

October is always Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Early detection by Mammograms is always more effective in treating Breast Cancer. There has been much in the news lately about women not needing mammograms so often or not until such an age, so it is best to discuss this with your Doctor and keep in mind your family history of Breast Cancer …

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Next Blood Drive will be, Sunday, October 23rd                    7:30am-12:30pm. Signup sheet in hallway to fellowship hall.      

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Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Worship Thursday October 20th 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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WELCA

WELCA

Circle Meetings in October: Phoebe Circle:   Saturday, October 1, 10:00 am at Messiah, Hostess: Shirley Cloyd  Leader: Marilyn Moessner Rebecca Circle:   Monday,  October 17, 7:00 pm, Hostess: Nadine Weberg  Leader: Ane Abraham Marytha Circle:  Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 am at Messiah, Hostess & Leader: Joyce McDonald

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Tanzania Vision Trip

Tanzania Vision Trip

Become involved in Messiah’s Nkuu Kati partnership while seeing some of the most amazing wildlife and scenery on the planet.  Synod-sponsored Vision Trips are a tremendous opportunity to gain an understanding of what life is like for our friends in Tanzania. We will worship in modest churches and visit villages, hospitals, schools, and homes. We will learn about the economy …

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Golf Outing Thank You

Golf Outing Thank You

On behalf of Messiah’s Outreach Committee, we want to extend a very sincere thank you to our dedicated golf event volunteers, to all who played, to the hole sponsors, and to all who bought and/or donated auction/raffle items or purchased raffle tickets!    YOU raised approximately $10,000 after expenses!  Thanks also to individuals in the congregation who have made designated gifts …

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Happy Birthday to Eloise Foy

Happy Birthday to Eloise Foy

Eloise Foy will be celebrating her 90th birthday Saturday, October 8th with an open house at Papillion Manor from 1:00pm to 3:00pm!  Her family would also like people to send her birthday wishes with a card shower.  Please send your cards to: Eloise Foy, Papillion Manor, 610 S. Polk Street, #403, Papillion, NE  68046.

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Thank You Notes

Thank You Notes

Dear Messiah Lutheran, Thank you so much for allowing the attendees of the St. Gerald Festival to park in your parking lot on Sunday, September 11th.  It was convenient for people to park so close and be able to walk to the festival.  Thanks again, St. Gerald Parish Festival Committee

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Community News

Community News

Annual Lutheran Service Corps Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6430 N. 3th Street, 5:00pm-7:00pm.  Bring your family and friends!  Adults: $7; Children 5-12: $4, Children under 5: $2; Families: $20.  All proceeds to help support the social ministry of Lutheran Service Corps.  For more information, call 402-45-5890.

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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

October 2nd is Messiah Sunday at Don & Millie’s Restaurant located at 84th & Q St.  Dine in or drive thru anytime between 11am and 9pm and let the cashier know you are from Messiah and we will receive 20% of the receipts back to Messiah to bless our ministries. The first Sunday of the Month is always Messiah Sunday …

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Treasurer's Report

Treasurer's Report

This month the General Fund balance decreased to $71.8K as expenses exceeded income by $2,529.  For the year to date expenses are less than income by $15.4K mostly due to the staff vacancy. Our Mission Share is current at 10% of General Fund offerings. The graph shows the Income & Expenses for the General Fund year-to-date.   Aug-16 Fund Starting …

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October Cartoon
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Worship Leaders for the Month

                          Click here for a list of the Worship Leaders for the month

 

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Calendar of Events

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

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