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From Pastor Greg...

From Pastor Greg...

To check out the latest from Pastor Greg, click on the link for his most current blog: https://gregtherev.wordpress.com        

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Worship Hours

Worship Hours

  Worship and Faith Formation Hours are: 8:30 am Traditional Worship 9:45am Educational Hour 11:00 am Contemporary Worship

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Stewardship 2017

Stewardship 2017

"Giving in the Church - 1967 called and your offering envelopes are in" In the church, we like to reminisce about the good old days when we grew churches by having Lutheran babies and people gave because it was their duty.  As much as we might long for such days, 1967 won't be coming back anytime soon.  So how and …

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation Opportunities

500th Anniversary of the Reformation Opportunities

  Reformation Commemoration Service The Nebraska and Western Iowa Synods are partnering in a joint Reformation Commemoration Service at St. John’s Parish on the Creighton University Campus in Omaha on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Because seating is limited, we encourage you to register for this free event ahead of time if you  plan to attend in person. …

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Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 5:30pm at Thanksgiving! Lutheran Church, 3702 370 Plaza, Bellevue NE. Since 1979 Pastor Johan and Sonja Hinderlie have portrayed the roles of Martin Luther and his wife Katy. They present the testimony in full costume with the flavor of the reformation during the time in Germany. Their inspirational message portrays the story of Martin & Katy …

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Life Groups

Life Groups

Where Do I Belong? Are you looking for something more? Do you want to know what God’s plan is for you? Are you searching for more of a sense of purpose, direction in your life? As followers of Christ and people of God, our life really boils down to two questions: “What is God saying to me?” and, “What am …

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Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Join us Sunday, October 1st at Valas!. Come out anytime that day. Tickets are $13 per person (discounted price!), with 2 and under free. Tickets include Valas' general admission, campfire, hotdog meal, and s'mores. The campfire and meal will be available after 5 pm at campsite #33. Tickets available on Sunday mornings or through the church office.

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Elevate Retreat

Elevate Retreat

CONFIRMATION AND HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH: Who is ready for Elevate? Middle and high school students are invited to Camp Rivercrest in Fremont, October 6-8 for a youth faith retreat! We hope you’ll consider joining us in worship, games and fellowship with the youth of Messiah and around the metro! The cost of this event is $80 for high schoolers, and …

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Trunk or Treat Event

Trunk or Treat Event

Families and kid are invited to Messiah on October 29th from 3PM-5PM for Trunk or Treat! We will be providing time to trick or treat, and then head into the fellowship hall for crafts, games and goodies! If you are interested in providing a trunk and candy, please contact Erin Kampschnieder! See you there!

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A Season of Giving

A Season of Giving

The holidays are around the corner, and Messiah needs your help giving to the following ministries along with deadlines to be at church: Personal Care Items for Mobile Food Pantry: We will be collecting personal care items for the people that visit the November Mobile Food Pantry. Confirmation and Senior High Youth will be packing these items on Wednesday November …

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Bette Grant's Birthday

Bette Grant's Birthday

Help celebrate Bette Grant’s 90th birthday by attending the open house in her honor at Messiah on Sunday, October 15th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

October is always Breast Cancer awareness month. Breast Cancer is when cancerous cells develop in the breast tissue and form a tumor. These cells may then break away and enter the blood stream, traveling to different areas of the body or invading nearby lymph glands. Although it is more common in women, men are also diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Risk …

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Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be here at Messiah Lutheran Church on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 offering safe, painless, non-invasive preventive health screenings that are typically not a part of a routine physical.  To be more proactive about your health and to live longer for yourself, your family and your community, please register for these potentially life-saving tests today.  Please refer to the attached flyer to …

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Next Blood Drive will be, Sunday, October 22nd.                   7:30am-12:30pm. Signup sheet in hallway to fellowship hall, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or go to redcrossblood.org and enter MessiahLutheranRalstonNE to schedule an appointment.      

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Heart & Sole Walking Program

Heart & Sole Walking Program

Our Church is participating with the CHI Heart and Sole 8 week physical activity program. This began on Sunday, September 24 and ends Sunday, November 18th. All this tracks is physical activities MINUTES in a very convenient way and you will be eligible for incentives as well!    Each week you will be sent an email with a health tip, and a link …

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WELCA NEWS

WELCA NEWS

Circle Meetings in October: Phoebe Circle:    Will meet Saturday, October 7th, 10:00am at Messiah.  Hostess & Leader: Shirley Cloyd Rebecca Circle:   Will meet Monday, October 16th, 1:00pm at Messiah.  Hostess: Glenda Bachmann, Leader: Louise Kvasnicka Marytha Circle:  Will meet Tuesday, October 17th, 10:00am at Messiah.  Hostess & Leader: Joyce McDonald

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M.A.R.s (MESSIAH ACTIVE RETIREES)

M.A.R.s (MESSIAH ACTIVE RETIREES)

Please join us Tuesday, October 3rd, at 10AM for M.A.R.s movie day! We will be showing the movie, Courageous. Please consider joining us for this event! Courageous (2011) When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their …

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Tanzania School Scholarships

Tanzania School Scholarships

As we celebrate the 8th year of our partnership with Nkuu Kati, we have been so blessed for the wonderful relationships that have been formed.  One of those relationships is that between the Nkuu Kati students and the members of Messiah.  Currently 73 students are receiving an education in the four parish primary schools and the one secondary school thanks …

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Nkuu Kati Guests

Nkuu Kati Guests

Help us welcome guests from Nkuu Kati! The following are opportunities to meet Faith Lema, Grace Kwayu and Pr. Silas Rumisha during their visit. Welcome at church services Sunday, Oct. 29th Campfire with Men in Mission Oct. 29th 5:00pm Women’s Luncheon at Messiah Sat. Nov. 4th 11:00am-2:00pm Potluck Lunch after services (Pastor Silas preaching) Nov. 5th 12:00pm. Messiah will provide …

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Tanzania Vision Trips 2018

Tanzania Vision Trips 2018

Tanzania Vision Trips 2018 Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word about the Jan/Feb. 2018 Vision Trip. The trip is now full. There is space available for the July 23 - Aug. 7, 2018 trip which will include the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the partnership between the Nebraska Synod, ELCA and ELCT Northern Diocese. The 2019 trip …

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Giving App for iPhone Users

Giving App for iPhone Users

We are excited to share with you a way to give to the church through your iPhone. Give+ Church enables you to make one-time or recurring gifts from any Apple device using your credit card or debit card. Visit the App Store and search for “give plus church” to download the app for free and start donating today! Thank you …

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Treasurer Report

Treasurer Report

This month the General Fund balance declined to $44,177 as expenses exceeded giving by $2.6K. Income for the year is running slightly above the budget and expenses are about $18K under budget. The Property Fund has been fully consumed by the recent bills for parking lot and roof work.  A summary of income and expenses in the General Fund for …

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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

October 1st 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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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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