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Advent

Advent

From darkness to light, we wait, we anticipate, we pray. We invite you to begin this Advent season with an evening of food, preparation, fellowship, and prayer as we gather around the cross (as we did for Lent in 2014). On Wednesday,  December 2nd, you are invited to join your Messiah family at 6:00 pm for a light soup and …

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Christmas Worship Service Schedule

Christmas Worship Service Schedule

Christmas Eve  December 24th: 3:30 pm  Christmas Family Worship 5:30 pm  Christmas Family Worship 7:30 pm  Lessons & Carols

10:30 pm Christ Mass

Christmas Day December 25th: 10:00 am  Worship Service  

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Pastor Greg's continuing sermon on Israel Trip: "The Footsteps of Jesus Experience"

Pastor Greg's continuing sermon on Israel Trip: "The Footsteps of Jesus Experience"

  December 13th – “Jesus in Jerusalem” For those who have never been, hopefully this will give you a better sense of the land and world Jesus grew up in, did ministry in and changed the world from. For those of you who have also traveled to the Holy Land, I look forward to hearing your perspectives and observations! Either …

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Gifts for Staff

Gifts for Staff

The Council invites you to join us in pausing for a moment to thank the staff at Messiah Church this Christmas Season.   The Christmas season is the perfect time to show them that we appreciate their efforts. The work they do throughout the year is a true calling, and we are blessed because they have chosen to share their gifts …

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Inclement Weather Policy

Inclement Weather Policy

Reminder:  If Ralston Schools are closed due to inclement weather,  the Church office will be closed.

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Senior High Youth December Schedule

Senior High Youth December Schedule

Come and join other families at Messiah for our Advent Fair! Help decorate the sanctuary, do crafts with the kids, and enjoy the reason for the season! December 2nd, 6:30PM!

  Senior High Youth Schedule December 6: Truth Lesson 4, Christmas Cards for Shut-Ins

December 13: Christmas Program 

December 20: Christmas Lesson

December 27: New Year, New You!

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Defy Gravity

Defy Gravity

Calling all junior high and high schoolers! Want to jump all your cares away with friends??? Join us for Messiah’s youth outing to Defy Gravity! Jump and have fun with friends through Christ!

WHO: Junior High and High School Students! Grades 6th-12th!

WHAT: DEFY GRAVITY!

WHEN: December 5th, 1:15-3:30PM

WHERE: MEET AT MESSIAH, carpool to Defy Gravity and back to …

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Connected Kids through Christ

Connected Kids through Christ

WHEN:  DECEMBER 6, 2015 from 2:30PM to 5:00PM

WHO: Kindergarten-6th Grade WHERE: MESSIAH, Fellowship Hall

WHAT: Time for friendship, games, crafts, snacks, and devotions with the children of Christ! Elementary kids can join us for a fun time with other Messiah kids, and strengthen their relationship with Christ and others!

WHY: To build faith and strengthen relationships through Christ! Sign-Up …

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Sunday School Christmas Program

Sunday School Christmas Program

Join us for Messiah’s annual Sunday School Christmas program on December 20th. Between services the Sunday School kids will present a Christmas program for the Messiah congregation! Be sure to support our Sunday school program and children on the 20th, after the 8:30AM service!

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Parish Nurse News

Parish Nurse News

Glaucoma is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. The loss of vision occurs as a result of fluid build up in the eyeball that slowly rises and damages the optic nerve. In the healthy eyes ,fluid is normally circulating throughout the eye and then drained into the bloodstream through a drain in the …

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

The next Blood Drive is Sunday, December 13th,  7:30am-12:30pm. Signup sheet in hallway to fellowship hall.

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M.A.R.s (Messiah Active Retirees)

M.A.R.s (Messiah Active Retirees)

will meet Tuesday, December 1st at Noon here at Messiah for a Christmas Fellowship Potluck!  Chicken will be provided.  Entertainment will be provided by the Hometowners Singers!  Please bring your favorite side dish to share. We ask that you please sign up (sheet is in lobby) so that we may plan accordingly.

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Congregational Meeting

Congregational Meeting

A Congregational Meeting will be held Sunday, December 6th at 9:31am to establish the 2016 Mission Plan.

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Thank you

Thank you

I want to thank all of my Messiah family for the visits, calls, cards and prayers during my recent knee surgery. All have helped me so much already and will continue to help during the physical therapy. God Bless You All. Marlene Ruhga

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Community Christmas Carol Concert

Community Christmas Carol Concert

Our Messiah Choir participates in a Community Christmas Carol concert on Sunday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at St Paul's Methodist Church, 324 S. Jackson Street in Papillion.   You are invited!   Come enjoy wonderful Advent music!  Refreshments & Fellowship will follow.  There will be a shuttle service running from the Papillion/LaVista Central Office parking lot to St. Paul's 40 minutes before …

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Treasurer's Corner

Treasurer's Corner

This month the General Fund balance decreased to $40,426 as expenses exceeded income by about $5.4K. The Imagine Balance is $23,386. Our Mission Share is current at 10% of Current Expense offerings. The graph below shows the Income, Expenses and General Fund balance by month for the past 13 months.     Oct-15 Fund Starting Balance Income Expenses Ending Balance …

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Calendar of Events

Take a look at the event calendar at http://messiahfamily.com/events/

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