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Resurrection Sunday, April 1st

Resurrection Sunday, April 1st

Whoever heard of a god dying?  You’ve got to be joking! Whoever heard of someone being killed and then coming back to life? Ridiculous! Foolishness! Resurrection Sunday, April 1st 6:30, 8:30, and 11:00 am Come and celebrate with us God’s unmatched sense of humor, whose greatest April Fool’s joke is, “He has been raised; he is not here.” (Mark 16:6) …

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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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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Messiah will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10AM. We will meet in the fellowship hall, and then go outside for the Easter Egg Hunt. This is open to all kids 5th grade and down. Please bring a basket or bag for the kids to collect their eggs. We hope to see …

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Easter Breakfast

Easter Breakfast

Breakfast will be served by our Senior High Youth on Easter Sunday, April 1st, 7:00am to 10:30am. All proceeds will go towards our youth attending National Youth Gathering in Houston this summer.

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Easter Photo Booth

Easter Photo Booth

Family Photo Booth Easter Sunday! We will take a picture for our church/facebook album and have a volunteer available to take a picture with your camera/cell phone.  What a great opportunity to have a family picture!

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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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Right Now Media

Right Now Media

A Great Opportunity for You! We are excited to share that our church now has access to an extensive, new video library called RightNow Media! It’s like the “Netflix of Video Bible Studies and Children’s Videos” and has a HUGE library of faith-based videos that you can access whenever and wherever you want—on your phone, iPad, computer, or at home …

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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 9:45 am in the lounge to discuss this book, "Messy Spirituality" by Mike Yaconelli.

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

April is National Donate Month and centers on the need for everyone to consider donating their organs after death. The need for donated organs is very great; much, much more than the number of people that are willing to donate their organs. The last recorded number of people waiting on the list needing any transplanted organ is as of July …

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Next Blood Drive will be, Sunday, April 29th.                   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 April: Phoebe Circle:    Will meet Saturday, April 7th, 10:00am at Messiah. Hostess: Mae Petersen/Helen Sinnett, Leader: Marlene Rugha Rebecca Circle:   Will meet Monday, April 16th, 1:00pm at Messiah. Hostess: Joyce Godberson,  Leader: Marilyn Peterson Marytha Circle:  Will meet Tuesday, April 17th, 10:00am at Messiah.  Hostess & Leader: Ann Anderson This summer, at Camp Carol Joy Holling, …

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Bible Jeopardy

Bible Jeopardy

Confirmands, Parents, & Prayer Partners, mark your calendars!  Final Confirmation class will be Wednesday, April 4th.  Parents, Prayer Partners and Students will team up for a friendly game of Bible Jeopardy.  Snacks & drinks will be provided.  Questions? Contact the church office or Erin Kampschnieder at 402-330-3192 or email her at erin.messiahfamily.com

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Youth Group News

Youth Group News

Our Youth Group is doing World Vision's 30 Hour Famine on April 13th -15th.  This is to raise funds for the hungry!  Our goal is to raise $1,000.  To donate, please leave a check with "30 Hour Famine" in the memo and put in Erin Kampschnieder's mailbox. Thank you!  Proceeds will go to the Backpack Program at Wanblee, on the …

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Wanblee Visitors & Potluck Lunch

Wanblee Visitors & Potluck Lunch

To Celebrate Jerome & Teresa High Horse’s and Bob & Mary Epp’s visit from Wanblee, we are hosting a Congregational Potluck Lunch, at Messiah, Sunday April 15th following 11:00 am worship. Bring your favorite salad or dessert to share! Chicken, drinks and tableware will be provided. Please sign up on sheet in lobby if you can come! A reminder, please …

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Graduates

Graduates

Are you a parent of a 2018 high school graduate? Make sure the church office gets your child’s information including their graduating high school, honors and awards, and future plans so it can be used in the bulletin. Also, include a billfold size senior picture as well as 6-7 pictures of your child through the years to add to the …

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Congregational Meeting

Congregational Meeting

Please plan on attending the Congregational Meeting, Sunday April 22nd, 9:31am in the sanctuary. Meeting Agenda:   Approve minutes for April 2, 2017 & December 3, 2017 meetings                                   Action on proposed amendment to Messiah Lutheran Church Bylaws Action on proposed amendment to Messiah Lutheran …

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Thank You

Thank You

Thanks again to all the Interaction Teams that served and provided food for the Lent Soup/Sandwich suppers. Special thanks to the people that provided the homemade soups.  Blessings to you all for sharing your gifts of hospitality!  Ane Abraham

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Chancel Choir

Chancel Choir

Join us Sunday, May 6th, 8:30 am for a “Southern Gospel Music Service” led by the Messiah Lutheran Chancel Choir!

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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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Contact Information

Contact Information

If you have disconnected your land line, please call the church office at 402-331-5510 to give us your new contact information or write your new information on an attendance card. Thank you for helping us keep our records current!

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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 $61,340 as expenses exceeded income by $8,877.  This is somewhat offset by the pledge prepayments that were posted in January. Mission Share is current at 10% of General Fund receipts. Income and Expenses for the past 13 months are shown in the graph. The mortgage loan balance is $180,901. The Contingency Reserve …

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Don & Millie Sunday

Don & Millie Sunday

Please note that the next Don & Millie’s Sunday will be on Sunday, April 8th the second Sunday of the month due to Don & Millie’s being closed on Easter, April 1st. Don & Millie’s Restaurant is located at 84th & Q St.  Dine in or drive thru anytime between 11am and 9pm and let the cashier know you are …

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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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