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“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 

August 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page –  “Perseverance, Change, and Becoming Who God Desires”
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Ministry Spotlight: Wednesday Night Dinner
  • Music and Worship –  Accompanist Still Sought, Dinner Theater set for Sep. 30
  • Youth & Faith Formation – Sunday School Resumes Aug. 6, Confirmation Class Updates, Messy Games Promotion Aug. 20 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
  • News Flashes & Click and Connect –  Rally Day Picnic Aug 6, ALZ Bake Sale Aug 13, & Much More!
  • First Communion Class is planned for Wednesday. August 30 at 6 p.m.
  • Month in Pictures – Gallery Links to June Pictures. 

July 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page –  “Follow & Grow” at Messsiah Lutheran Church
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Ministry Spotlight: Kit Packing on Sunday, July 23
  • Music and Worship –  Be proactive in volunteering.  A Greeter & Lector Coordinator are still needed.
  • Youth & Faith Formation – VBS Continues, Youth “Escape” July 22, Backpack Blessing is Sunday, July 30!
  • News Flashes –  William Strand Ordination Monday, July 10
  • Month in Pictures – Gallery Links to June Pictures and Music Camp!

June 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page –  “An Invitation to Come”
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Ministry Spotlight: Sunday Worship Coordinators
  • Music and Worship –  Music Camp information, Music Director Hired, OrganistSought
  • Youth & Faith Formation – June Schedule and Youth Dates, VBS Dates Announced
  • News Flashes –  Comforters break to July 26, Reminders & VBS link
  • Month in Pictures – Month in Picture

May 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page –  Growing in Faith – At Every Age
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Spotlight:  Kentucky Disaster Recovery Mission Trip
  • Music and Worship –  Music Camp information, Music Position still open!
  • Youth & Faith Formation – May Schedule and VBS Dates Announced
  • News Flashes –  Congregation Meeting May 7 9:45 a.m, Rush to Serve, Graduate Baskets
  • Parsonage Sale Details – Month in Pictures

April 2023 Newsletter 

  • Pastor’s Page –  “A Time for New Beginnings”  Installation Information for Pastor Kris Schroeder
  • Outreach – Life Passages,  Spotlight: History and Mission of MLC’s Rummage Sale
  • Music and Worship –  Music Director Position Open,  Music Camp information, Clear bins wanted.
  • Youth & Faith Formation – April Schedule,  SESYLO Recap,  Welcome Vicar William Strand as Interim Youth/ Faith Formation Director
  • News Flashes –  Holy Week Schedule, Easter Breakfast Information,  Handmade Mini Market, Rummage Sale 
  • Parsonage Sale Congregation Meeting April 11 – Month in Pictures

March 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page: Introducing Pastor Kris Schroeder
  • Outreach:  Life Passages, Christ Kiswahili, HAP Lenten Designees, Packing March 26
  • Youth & Education:  March schedules, Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Breakfast planned.
  • Music & Worship:  Lenten Worship, Job vacancy, & Music Camp 2023 Preview
  • MLC Newsflashes & new “Click to Connect”  section.  Just click on the graphic to get more information on the item listed.
  • Messiah’s BSA Troops, Parsonage Approved for Sale by Congregation
  • March 5 Nomination Committee Info Session, Lois Graff Thanks
  • March Calendar

February 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page – We have a Pastor! Thank you members!
  • Outreach – Life Passages, House of the Harvest & Weekend Food Program
  • Music –  Lent begins February 22nd, Music & Worship Interim Updates
  • Youth & Ed – Sunday School & Youth Schedules, Updates
  • NewsFlashes – Congregational Meeting on Parsonage Decision February 12, AARP Tax Aide Resumes, HAP Food Drive
  • Month in Pictures with links to online photo galleries.
  • February Calendar

January 2023 Newsletter

  • Pastor’s Page – Farewell from Pastor Diana, Worship Schedule
  • Outreach – Life Passages, Owens House for Women’s & Children Needs Servers
  • Music – Jan Music Updates & Message from Lois, plus YouTube link to Ring & Sing & Ring and Sing Gallery (thank you to Jack Masts for the photos)
  • Youth & Ed – Education & Youth Updates & Meeting Times
  • NewsFlashes – Parsonage & Call Committee Updates – Holy-Day Giving Tallies!
  • New Member Photos & LOTS OF PHOTOS and link to online gallery,  January Calendar