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Pastor's Page

Pastor's Page

God for Us! “Do over!” How many times have you called for or really wanted a do over? A clean start? A Fresh Start? A chance to just stop and begin again – even in relationships? That is what Lent is really about. It is a Fresh Start in your relationship with The One who created you, loved you back …

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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  

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Inclement Weather Policy

Inclement Weather Policy

A reminder: if Ralston schools are closed due to inclement weather, the church office will be closed.

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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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Safe & Secure!

Safe & Secure!

We all can agree safety and security are important for anyone who comes to a function at Messiah. To assure we are acting responsibly toward this goal, our ministry council has appointed a safety and security team to review risk, create a plan of action and inform and train members. The safety and security team invites you to an informative …

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Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring is coming up soon! More than 25 years ago, the Souper Bowl of Caring began with a simple prayer from a single youth group: "Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those without a bowl of soup to eat."  Be a part of this movement that is sharing …

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Senior Youth Spaghetti Dinner

Senior Youth Spaghetti Dinner

Join us Sunday,February 11th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for the Senior High Youth annual Spaghetti Dinner, “Dinner at the Messiah Corral”.  We hope you and your family will join us for a night of fun!  All proceeds to go towards National Youth Gathering and other Senior High Youth projects.  The cost is $8 per individual and $30 for a family of …

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Men's Bible Study

Men's Bible Study

You are invited to join the Men's Bible Study on Sunday mornings, at 9:45am in the lounge. On January 7th they will begin a discussion about the book, "Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church, by Rachel Held Evans.    "Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn't want to go to church anymore. The hypocrisy, the politics, the gargantuan building budgets, the scandals--church culture …

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

February is National Heart Disease Month. Let’s learn about a Heart Attack. This occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart is reduced or completely stopped. The cells of the heart, without the supply of oxygen within the blood, begin to die. The more time that passes without treatment to restore blood flow, the greater the damage …

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Next Blood Drive will be, Sunday, February 25th.                   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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WELCA NEWS

WELCA NEWS

Circle Meetings in February: Phoebe Circle:    Will meet Saturday, February 3rd, 10:00am at Messiah. Rebecca Circle:   Will meet Monday, February 19th, 1:00pm at Messiah. Hostess: Margaret Benson, Leader: Lois Thies Marytha Circle:  Will meet Tuesday, February 20th, 10:00am at Messiah.  Hostess & Leader: Mylet Swanson

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

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

February MARS Gathering Messiah's Active RetireeS will meet Tuesday, February 6th from 10:00 – 11:30 am. Light refreshments will be served and A Time for Burning will be shown. It is the 1966 American documentary film which explores the attempts of the minister of Augustana Lutheran Church here in Omaha, to persuade his all-white congregation to reach out to "negro" Lutherans in the city's north side. The film was nominated as Best …

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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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Tanzania Vision Trips 2018

Tanzania Vision Trips 2018

Visit our friends in Tanzania!  Space is available for the July 24 - Aug. 8, 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 is for Feb. 4-19. Marty Malley will be leading these trips for the Nebraska Synod.  Bring friends and relatives, …

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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 increased to $50,200 aided by Christmas giving and a 5-week month. Income for the year was $5K over budget and expenses were about $13K under budget. Overall our financial position is solid but we are still $30K short of the Contingency Reserve Fund target balance of $80K. The mortgage loan balance is $184,585. The …

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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

February 4th 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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