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Pastor's Page

Pastor's Page

500 years ago, a common man was seeking a meaningful life and peace with God. But his searching wasn’t always successful. At one point, his life threatened in a storm, he made the decision to leave law school and become a monk. But the career change didn’t bring him the sought after meaning or peace. Instead, he continued to struggle, …

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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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Office Hours

Office Hours

Church Office Hours are: 8:00am - 3:00pm Monday thru Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm Friday The church office will be closed Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Daylight Savings Time Ends

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Daylight savings time ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 5th.  Remember to "fall back" and set your clocks back one hour.

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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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Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

If you served in the military or are currently serving, we want to honor you this coming Veteran’s Day! Please bring a picture of yourself along with a note with your name and your branch of service! It will be displayed in the church! Please turn these into Erin or the church office by November 10th. Thank you!

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Mission Plan Forums

Mission Plan Forums

Please plan to attend the Mission Plan Forums to be held, Sunday November 12th & 19th at 9:45am between services.  The 2018 Mission Plan will be discussed.

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All Age Sunday School

All Age Sunday School

On Sunday, November 5th at 9:45am, all Sunday School age kids will meet in the fellowship hall to assemble "Operation Christmas Boxes".  Anyone from the congregation is welcome to help also.

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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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Arts for All

Arts for All

Interested in learning the Arts? Registration for Arts for All Winter/Spring classes starts Nov. 6th.  Classes start on January 18th and run through April 18th. Classes are held all during the week, throughout the Metro area and on Thursday evenings here at Messiah. Sign up by going to their website at artsforallinc.com to learn more and register! Contact Erin Kampschnieder with …

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Fall Yard/Property Cleanup

Fall Yard/Property Cleanup

Messiah is planning the annual Fall Yard/Property Cleanup for Saturday, November 4th, 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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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

November is the month to raise awareness on Alzheimer's. Sometimes it is hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of dementia . Memory loss  that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.  Here is 10 signs of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: 1- Memory loss that disrupts your daily life 2- Challenges in …

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WELCA NEWS

WELCA NEWS

Circle Meetings in November: Phoebe Circle:    Will not meet Nov. 4th due to Women's Luncheon on that day. Rebecca Circle:   Will meet Monday, November 20th, 1:00pm at Messiah.  Hostess: Nadine Weberg, Leader: Connie Turek Marytha Circle:  Will meet Tuesday, November 21st, 10:00am at Messiah.  Hostess & Leader: Helen Allen

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

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

Join us Tuesday, November 7th at 10AM to celebrate Veteran’s Day! We will honor those people and their families’ that served and are currently serving! After, join us for soup and pie at Trinity United Methodist Church! Details below: The United Methodist Women (UMW) of Trinity United Methodist Church will serve their Annual Election Day Soup and Pie Meal on …

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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. 29 (Pr. Silas Rumisha Preaching) -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 …

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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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Lay Leadership Academy

Lay Leadership Academy

The Nebraska Synod - ELCA, is hosting the 2017 Lay Leadership Academy, November 18-19 at Camp Carol Joy Holling in Ashland. This year’s event will focus on “Leadership is Living (Your Christian Vocation)” and will feature the Rev. Dr. Dave Daubert, ELCA pastor, congregational consultant, and former Nebraska Synod Assistant to the Bishop. The Lay Academy is for any layperson …

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Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

RALSTON COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE Sunday, November 19, 2017 – 4:00 PM Ralston United Church of Christ (with pie to follow after the service)

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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 $42,455 as expenses exceeded giving by $1.7K. Income for the year is running near budget and expenses are about $18K under budget. The mortgage loan balance is $192,080. The Contingency Reserve Fund balance is $50,000. Endowment fund balances total $103,661. Other special funds total $89,062.

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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

November 5th 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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