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Messiah Lutheran Church
7740 Hwy 72 West
Madison, Alabama 35758
Contact Us:
(256) 721-0041  | office@mlutheran.org
Office Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. – Noon


Sunday Services of Worship
8:30 a.m.  & 11:00 a.m.
 All are Welcome to Worship at Messiah
Professionally Staffed Nursery
Handicapped Accessible | Audio Assist Devices
Rev. Scott Peterson, Pastor

An ELCA Affiliated Congregation
Established 1990




RSS Daily Bible Verse

  • Job 38:1-11 June 24, 2018
    ​Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind: "Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up your loins like a man, I will question you, and you shall declare to me. "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.

Directory Photos

Members, click the link below to upload your household’s preferred portrait for the upcoming MLC Photo Directory.
Photo Upload Form



Messiah "Messenger" Blog

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Financial Peace University Concludes: Four Graduate

Financial Peace University Concludes at MLC Karl Starkloff coordinated another 9-week Dave Ramsey...

June 3 2018 Sunday Recap

William Strand Preaches, Erin McDaniels Sings, Fellowship Gathers, and Youth Get Messy! Not only...

Pentecost Sunday – May 20, 2018

Highlights and pictures from Pentecost Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Messiah Lutheran Church

Inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser

Messiah Members and youth gathered on Sunday, May 6th for the first-ever “Trivia Fundraisers Night.” Here’s a fun recap of the event. Future Trivia Nights are being planned. The event raised $825 dollars for the Sr. Youth trip to Houston, TX this summer for the ELCA Youth Gathering.

Messiah Men Enjoy Fellowship, “MoMs” Nickname

Men of Messiah is a Fellowship group that meets once a month on the fourth Tuesday. Locations vary.

Explore Messiah’s  Ministries

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Gathering around God’s Word is central to the church community at Messiah.  Services are mostly traditional, though contemporary settings and worship are offered. 


Music is a treasured gift from God. Messiah offers a range of music ministries for singers, musicians, and bell-ringers throughout the year for all ages.  Rehearsal times vary.

Youth Programs

Faith enriching learning and fellowship activities for upper elementary (MOES), Junior, and Senior High Youth are offered throughout the year. Get your youth involved today.  


Sunday School builds a foundation for faith!  Messiah offers Sunday School and Bible Studies for all ages as well as First Communion instruction and Confirmation classes.

Outreach and Mission

We are a community-facing church! Messiah members are active and engaged in outreach activities that respond to the real-life needs of our friends and neighbors, near and far. 


Stewardship is more than annual pledge drives.   It’s using the gifts of time, talent, and treasure, which God has given every one of us to be active in the Church body.


We enjoy being together! Messiah offers fellowship groups for men, women, young adults, seniors and more! Fellowship is an essential part of getting to know your church family!

Music Camp

Messiah’s week-long music and drama summer camp will return in 2019 to foster a love of singing and acting through learning and presenting an all original musical.  
Open to all children in the community! 

Church Resources, Tools, and Links

Online Resources

Third-party online resources that support member giving,  volunteer coordination and one very active church family! 

Members can choose to automate their monthly  contributions through an online, third-party payment service.  The service allows members full management of their giving as needed.
“Sign-Up Genius” is an online, website tool we use to help coordinate volunteers for our Services of Worship, ministries, and other various other activities.

View our facility calendar and resource page.  Looking for a space to host a small gathering?  Start here!

Pass the Peace!