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Current Mask Policy at MLC – Explained

Current Mask Policy at MLC – Explained

Nov. 11, 2021 (UPDATED DEC 3) DEC 3 UPDATE: MLC Church Council approved two recommendations made by MLC's Covid-19 Task Force Food may now be consumed inside MLC EXCEPT for the Education wing and the Parish Hall on Sunday Mornings and on Wednesday evenings.All...

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Messiah Lutheran Church is Masking Up

Messiah Lutheran Church is Masking Up

MESSAGE FROM COUNCIL on WEARING MASKS AT MLC Given the rise of the Delta variant currently circulating in our community, the return of students to schools, and the unavailability of vaccines for children under the age of 12, we recommend the use of masks for ALL...

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New Mask Policies Announced

New Mask Policies Announced

WORSHIP, MASKS, ETC. at MLC What is New?O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come…LBW #320Dear Members and Friends of MLC, The following recommendations from the MLC Covid Taskforce were approved by the Church Council on June 10:1.)  Beginning...

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Past Editions


“The Messiah Messenger”

The Official  Monthly Newsletter of Messiah Lutheran Church

If you have an article you’d like to submit please email: newsletter@mlutheran.org  Deadline is typically the 3rd Sunday of each month.
Newsletter Editor:  Rebecca Mast
Communications Director: Meredith Kilby 

November 2021 Messenger

  • Pator’s Page: “God’s Story – Your Story” Bible Class: 22 Sessions on both the Old & New Testaments
  • Outreach: Life Passages; Outreach Spotlight: Cleaning Supplies for Afghan Refugees
  • Music: Worship & Advent information; Rehearsal schedule & Hymn of the Month
  • Youth & Education: Youth events and Christmas Party date
  • News Flashes: Congregation Meeting, Sunday, Nov. 14th at Noon, Comforters Quilt Auction, One Table Huntsville
  • Electronic Sign Debt Update (Retired!)
  • Month in Pictures, calendar,  and more!

October 2021 Messenger

  • Pastor’s Message: “Whose Job is it to ‘Sell’ God’s Good News to Others?”
  • Outreach:  Life Passages, One Table Huntsville
  • Music:  Worship and Music Rehearsal Schedule
  • Youth: Youth news,  Message from Deacon Sara
  • News Flashes: Giving Sunday is October 3 – Handmade Market October 30
  • Council Listing & More! 

September 2021 Messenger

  • Pastor’s Message: I had a stroke. God takes bad things and turns them into very good things!
  • Outreach:  Life Passages, CASA Workday on September 11
  • Music:  Worship and Music Rehearsal Schedule
  • Youth: Youth news,  Volunteer Training,  Rally Day Recap
  • News Flashes: Sara Galyon approved for ordination, Flower Guild Update, Sign Debt Shrinking

August 2021 Messenger 

  • Pastor’s Message: Activities Coming Back to MLC
  • Outreach:  Life Passages, Southeastern Synod Assembly Highlights
  • Music:  Worship and Music Rehearsal Schedule
  • Youth: Youth news,  Volunteer Training,  Confirmation & More
  • News Flashes ALZ Bake Sale, Bishop Strickland Visit, & Nursery Attendant Job Opening
  • Update from Vicar William and Kayla Strand

July 2021 Messenger

  • Pastor’s Message: Love One Another
  • Outreach:  Life Passages, Owen’s House Update
  • Music:  Worship Updates for July
  • Youth: VBS Details and  July Youth Events
  • Month in Pictures

June 2021 Messenger

  • Pastor’s Message:  “Listen to the Questions”
  • Outreach:  Life Passages  Spotlight: House of the Harvest deck project
  • Worship and Music:  MLC Worship Schedule in transition, Choir rehearsals resume
  • Faith Formation:  Family Tie Dye Party June 6, VBS July 12-14 with St. Matthews
  • News flashes,  Document Storage, Chancel Flowers, Stream Team Training
  • William Strand Minnesota Bound.   Blessing and Sending on June 27 with Reception for William and Kayla at Noon on MLC’s terrace
  • Why Masks?
  • Online Photo Gallery, and More!

May 2021 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Message:  “Look around you. What a fertile mission field! 
  • Outreach:  Life Passages  Spotlight: Disaster Relief Mission Trip Planned
  • Worship and Music:  Changes to worship schedule coming May 23. 
  • Faith Formation:  Family Tie Dye Party June 6
  • Graduate Blessing (and Baskets) set for May 16
  • New Online Giving Portal with Vanco announced.
  • Newsflashes, Pictures

April  2021 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Message – “Anxious for Easter?”
  • Outreach-  LIfe Passages,  Spotlight: On Eagle’s Wings Update
  • Music Notes –  MLC Virtual Choir
  • Faith Formation & Youth –  Meeting Schedules
  • News Flashes, Council Updates, Pictures, and More! 

March 2021 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Highlights: “Mission Opportunities are Overflowing!”
  • Outreach: Life Passages, Outreach Spotlight: Davidson Farms – Cottage Community
  • Faith Formation: Youth meeting dates and Faith Formation updates
  • News Flashes: Thank you from Nelson family.  JAM-PACK Jumbo Sat.  Mar. 27
  • Council update and contact details
  • Restroom Facelift Report

February 2021 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page – “Love is the Way”
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Lunches for Learning Update
  • Music Notes – Music schedules, Live Streamed Lenten Services, and “Hymn of the Month”
  • Faith Formation – Update from Vicar Sara, Lenten Activity Boxes, YALL Lenten Study
  • Newsflashes – CASA Valentine Project
  • Month in Pictures – Bathroom Renovations nearly complete

January 2021 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page – “What Big Hard Things Can We Do in 2021?” 
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Survivor Support Group Forming,  Owens House Update
  • Worship and Music –  Zoom rehearsals and hymn of the month
  • Faith Formation – Vicar Sara Galyon explains her internship
  • News flashes, Holy-Day Giving Recap for 2020, & more!


Messiah Messenger Archive

Click each year to see each year’s archive.  If you happen to encounter a broken link. Please report it to communications@mlutheran.org  Thank you! 

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