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From Pastor Greg...

From Pastor Greg...

All Saints Sunday All Saints is a time in the church year when we remember all those who have died and celebrate their hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This All Saints Sunday, November 6th, at 8:30 am, we will remember and honor those members of our Messiah family who joined the Church Triumphant in the past 12 months. …

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Fall Back

Fall Back

Daylight Savings Time is November 6th.  Remember to "Fall Back" and set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Nov. 5th!

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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

We have a story to tell! …and here is the heart of that story: God sees us. God accepts us. God loves us. God brings us home. No exceptions. This is what we call “Gospel,” or Good News! Whenever we are lonely, lost, hurting – even deep, aching -- God sees us. God accepts us. God loves us. God brings …

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Staff Change

Staff Change

Staffing Change at Messiah Morgan Simmons has resigned her position as Director of Congregational Faith Life, effective immediately, as she plans to pursue other opportunities after graduation from Midland University in December. However, Morgan will continue on at Messiah through December as an intern for her degree requirements. Morgan will be working with Outreach, Confirmation and Sunday School ministries. Her …

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Facing Issues That Divide

Facing Issues That Divide

Monday, November 7th at 6:30pm will be the last class in the series.  The topic will be, "Christians and Guns."  Thank you to everyone who has joined  us over the last several weeks to discuss several controversial subjects.  Conversation was thoughtful and respectful.  We can find room in the middle to share and listen!

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Fall Yard/Property Cleanup

Fall Yard/Property Cleanup

Messiah is planning the annual Fall Yard/Property Cleanup for Saturday, November 5th, 8:00am.  Please plan to bring your rakes, work gloves etc. and join in the fun as we enjoy the outdoors while cleaning up around the church!

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Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Again this year we will be making Thanksgiving food baskets to be delivered to families in the Ralston area.  On the table out in the lounge you will find a brown sack and a list of items to purchase to make the baskets complete.  You can purchase more than what is on the list, but we ask that you do …

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Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

Join us here at Messiah on Sunday, November 20th at 4:00 pm as we celebrate Thanksgiving with our brothers and sisters of the community. The worship will be led by leaders of St. Gerald’s Catholic Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, Ralston United Church of Christ and Messiah Lutheran Church. Refreshments and fellowship will follow worship. Invite a neighbor, friend or …

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Hanging of the Greens and Advent Fair

Hanging of the Greens and Advent Fair

Join us for a family friendly evening of celebrating the beginning of the season of Advent. We will gather Wednesday, November 27th to decorate the sanctuary with greenery and chrismons. Families with young children are invited to participate in the Advent Fair where activities and crafts will center on the meaning of Advent and how we prepare for the celebration …

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

November is the month to bring awareness to Alzheimer's disease. It is the most common form of dementia and results in the loss of brain cells and function. The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are: 1- Memory changes that disrupt your daily life 2- Challenges in planning or solving problems 3- Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, work, or …

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Donate Life

Donate Life

Celebrate National Donor Sabbath Sunday, November 13th.  There is a critical need for more registered donors.  Almost 120,000 men, women and children are in desperate need of lifesaving transplants, and thousands more can be helped through tissue and cornea transplants.  Research has shown that one of the main reasons people hesitate to register is the belief that it is against …

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Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Service

Healing Prayer Worship Thursday November 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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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Help us support the Stephen Center during "Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week", November 12-20th by collecting paper products for their "Giving the Basics" Paper Drive.    You can support Stephen Center clients with donations of toilet paper, paper towels and kleenix.  Boxes will be put out in the lobby for the collection starting Nov. 13th.

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WELCA

WELCA

Circle Meetings in November: Phoebe Circle:    Saturday, Nov. 5th,Canceled due to TM2.0 meetings in fellowship hall at that time Rebecca Circle:   Monday,  November 21, 7:00 pm, Hostess: Mary VanCaster  Leader: Louise Kvasnicka Marytha Circle:  Tuesday, November 15, 10:00 am at Messiah, Hostess & Leader: Erlaine Plugge

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Thank You

Thank You

Joyce Kronberg and family wishes to thank everyone involved in the renovation of the patio!  Special thanks to Tim Schutz for coordinating the whole project and to the Muller family & Sawyer Muller for taking care of "Landon's Garden".  Thank you Pastor Berger for the rededication ceremony that was held on October 16th.  The patio/garden turned out beautiful and is …

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Thank You
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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

November 6th  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 Report

Treasurer Report

This month the General Fund balance decreased to $70.5K as expenses exceeded income by $1,200. Our Mission Share is current at 10% of General Fund offerings. The graph shows the Income & Expenses for the General Fund year-to-date.   Sep-16 Fund Starting Balance Income Expenses Ending Balance General Fund $71,807 $32,658 ($33,933) $70,531 Mortgage Loan ($218,125) $2,506   ($215,618) Restricted …

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Community News

Community News

The United Methodist Women (UMW) of Trinity United Methodist Church will serve their Annual Election Day Soup and Pie Meal on Nov. 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Johnson Community Center of Trinity United Methodist Church, 8009 ‘Q’ Street in Ralston. The cost for this event is $8.50 for an adult and $4.00 for a child …

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November 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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