Monthly Newsletter

The Messiah Messenger

The monthly “Messiah Messenger” has been a trusted source of information and inspiration for Messiah members.  You can choose to receive a printed edition of the newletter or decide to view yours online!   Scroll down to click on links to past editions.

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October 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “Top Ten Reasons to be a Lutheran”
  • Mission Spotlight: Handmade Market
  • Stewardship: “Vine, Branches, and Fruit”
  • Everyday Questions, Half Truth studies begin.
  • 500th Anniversary Weekend Oct 28 & 29
September 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “How About That Eclipse?!”
  • Mission Spotlight: Walk to End Alzheimers
  • Be and M&M (Messiah Musician)
  • Sr. Youth, Jr. Youth & Moes Plan Schedule
  • Photos,  Newsflashes and more!
August 2017
  • Pastor’s Message: “What a Summer!”
  • Ministry Spotlight:  Sunday School
  • Music Notes:Piano Replacement Update
  • Youth:  Sr. Youth to Jacksonville Florida
  • Sara Galyon hired as Director of Youth and Christian Education Ministries
July 2017
  • Pastor’s Message: FREEDOM & SERVICE FIT TOGETHER!
  • Ministry Spotlight:  Mission Updates & SS KIDS
  • Music Notes:  Photos and Pictures from Music Camp & VBS
  • Council Establishes Piano Replacement Fund
June 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “Are We Keeping Our Promise?”
  • Mission Spotlight: LEAP Academy Opens
  • Thank you – Parish Hall Painters
  • New Member Photos
May 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “Come Lord Jesus, But Not Quite Yet”
  • Mission Spotlight: Grad Sending Baskets
  • Rockin’ with the Rock! Music Camp June 5 – 9
  • Trip to Greece this October. Sign up by Aug 10
April 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “What to Give Up for Lent”
  • Mission Spotlight: Children’s Church
  • On Eagle’s Wings Director to visit
  • Photos from visits to Christ Kiswahili & CASA Ramp build
  • Photos,  Newsflashes and more!
March 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “This We Believe “
  • Mission Spotlight: Uproot Hunger this Lent
  • Welcome, Sara Galyon, to MLC Staff
  • New Members Received
  • Get to know Messiah’s Prayer Household Ministry
February 2017
  • Pastor’s Message:  “Come and See.”
  • Mission Spotlight: House of the Harvest Food Pantry and Outrun Hunger 5K
  • Thank you – Sue!
  • Photos,  Newsflashes and more!
January 2017
  • Pastor’s Message: Gifts: What did you get for Christmas?
  • Just A Thought: An Epiphany Message by Reburta Spinas
  • Welcome Messiah New Members
  • Mission Spotlight: KidstoLove – Davidson Farms / Home for Girls
  • Sue Doubleday Thank You! Reception Jan 22
  • Photos from Ring & Sing, the Children’s Christmas Carol program & more
December 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Messiah for the Multitudes
  • Ministry Spotlight: Christ Kiswahili Lutheran  & Hope Leadership Academy of Madison County
  • Music: Talent Show
  • Sr. Youth: Sr. Youth Director sought
  • Photo page, Calendar and more!
November 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: On Being Thankful
  • Ministry Spotlight: Comforters
  • Music: Talent Show, Ring & Sing Dates
  • Sr. Youth: Documentary Films, Sue Doubleday Resigns
  • Council: Church Budget focus of November Town Hall & Congregational meetings
October 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Gratitude and Contentment
  • Ministry Spotlight: Ribbons of Courage
  • Big Event & Dinner Theater Recaps
  • Brophy Sisters – November 6th
  • YALL (Young Adult Lutheran Leauge) Begins
September
2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Have You Heard the Good News?
  • Ministry Spotlight: ALS & ALZ Walks
  • Pictures from a very active August!
  • WOW! Wednesdays for Music
  • Cottage Meeting Report and more!
August 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Our relationships define us.
  • Ministry Spotlight: SS Kids Backpacks
  • Pictures from Sr. Youth Odyssey to Germany
  • Music Camp thank you & photos.
  • Council notes, photos & more
July 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Our relationships define us.
  • Ministry Spotlight: SS Kids Backpacks
  • Pictures from Sr. Youth Odyssey to German
  • Music Camp thank you & photos.
  • Council notes, photos & more
June 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Great things are Happening at MLC
  • Ministry Spotlight: Membership Outreach
  • Youth prepare for Odyssey to Germany
  • Confirmation Photos
  • Creative talents about at MLC
May 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Together in faith on a mission
  • Ministry Spotlight: Lunches for Learning Kitchen
  • Youth hold final fundraisers for Odyssey
  • Meet Messiah’s newest members.
  • Council notes, photos & more
April 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Why does God love you and me?
  • Long Range Planning Summary
  • Mission Spotlight: Kit Ministries
  • Youth Raise Funds, Support Hunger
  • Photos from March
March 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: God’s greatest work goes beyond one’s family.
  • New Members Received
  • SignUp Central announced
  • Sr. and Jr. Tween News
  • Photos from February
February 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: In terrible situations God does great work.
  • Feed the Need Lenten Campaign
  • Gifts of Love – Time and Talent Survey
  • Jr. & Sr. Youth Page
  • Photo Page
January 2016
  • Pastor’s Page: Unchartered Territory
  • New member photos
  • Sr. Youth plan Odyssey to Germany
  • Thanking volunteers
  • Christmas Eve photos
December 2015
  • Pastor’s Page: Spirit of Christmas, Past; Present; and Future
  • December Giving Mall
  • Ring and Sing December 13
  • Cheryl Byers recognized, New Members Welcomed
  • Schnitzel Dinner Pictures
November 2015
  • Pastor’s Page: Trust
  • Annual German Fellowship Dinner, Nov 22
  • Outreach: Christmas is Coming!
  • Syrian Kit Ministry
  • Youth News: Germany 2016
  • Messiah Mom’s Book Club, Nov 17
  • Lutheran Services of Alabama Fundraiser, Nov 14
Pass the Peace!