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NEW TO THE AREA?  Welcome! One of the best ways to start in a new place is to find a church family!  We’re not meeting in person right now, but the church is far from closed. God’s work in worship, mission, youth groups, and fellowship are unbroken. If there are ways we might connect with you or provide further information about Messiah Lutheran Church,  please click here! 

ONLINE WORSHIP

Sunday Service of Worship –  Aug 2, 2020
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 

The Pre-Recorded Service of Pentecost Sunday will be available at 6 a.m. Sunday Morning. Please be sure to download an e-bulletin and e-insert so you can follow along and stay informed.

Members don’t forget the Online Fellowship Time at 10 a.m. via the ZOOM conferencing app. The ZOOM meeting ID Instructions were sent in recent e-news.

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Sunday Service of Worship –  July 26, 2020
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 

Pre-Recorded Service of Pentecost Sunday will be available at 6 a.m. Sunday Morning. Please be sure to download an e-bulletin and e-insert so you can follow along and stay informed.

Members don’t forget the Online Fellowship Time at 10 a.m. via the ZOOM conferencing app. The ZOOM meeting ID Instructions were sent in recent e-news.

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WORSHIP

UPDATE  6/11/2020 

Online Only Sunday Worship Services shall continue.    We continue to be church together in our separate places.   Please check the church calendar for upcoming events!   The church office remains staffed during office hours, yet we are keeping our doors locked to keep our church space as Covid-19 free as possible.   Thank you!  

For more information visit: 

June 5 MLC Covid-19 Response Letter
Southeastern Synod Covid-19 Page

  Please take care.  Please stay connected.

Pre-Recorded Sunday Services of Worship

ONLINE ONLY
starting at 6:00 a.m.

Rev. Scott Peterson, Pastor

Contact Us:
(256) 721-0041  | office@mlutheran.org
Office Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. - Noon
An ELCA Affiliated Congregation
Established 1990

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LOCATION

Messiah Lutheran Church 7740 Hwy 72 West Madison, Alabama 35758 _______________________________

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BIBLE READING

Jumbo School Supply Drive

JAM PACK JUMBO - SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

JAM PACK JUMBO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE SATURDAY,  AUG 1
Stores are stocked with school supplies. Our kit ministry needs some! Saturday, from 10 a.m. to Noon  Messiah will be hosting a “No Contact”  drive-thru school supply drive in Messiah’s parking lot. Claire Strand’s Ford Expedition (aka “Jumbo”) will have its lift gate open for donations of the following:

  • Black or blue ballpoint pens
  • 70 sheet spiral notebooks
  • number 2 pencils
  • 24 Ct. Crayons
  • blunt end scissors. 

Let’s fill up “Jumbo” and share with those who are struggling more than ever as this pandemic continues.  Dedicated offerings can also be made to “kit ministry.”  There will be popsicles for anyone who stops by! POC Claire Strand.

Give and Take Cart

Stop by the front entry porch of Messiah Lutheran Church during office hours (M-F 8:30 – Noon). There  are devotionals, hymnals to borrow while we are worshiping online and also bags of food if you or someone you know is food insecure. Note:  we are shifting our mask making efforts to support both international and community initiatives. 

If you have items to donate,  please call the church office at (256) 721-0041 and bring them during church office hours.  To deter theft and misuse, please do not leave anything of value outside of the church. 

To ensure the safety of our staff and key and essential volunteers, please do not enter the church without calling the office first. 

BIBLE READING

BIBLE READING

RSS Daily Bible Verse

  • Acts 17:10-15 August 6, 2020
    ​14Then the believers immediately sent Paul away to the coast, but Silas and Timothy remained behind. 15Those who conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens; and after receiving instructions to have Silas and Timothy join him as soon as possible, they left him.

Messiah "Messenger" Blog

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Service of Worship for Sunday, August 2, 2020

https://youtu.be/MQmBbGrLI4Y Sunday Service of Worship –  Aug 2, 2020Ninth Sunday after Pentecost ...

Online Service of Worship – July 26, 2020

https://youtu.be/Pn5arFm2o54 Sunday Service of Worship –  July 26, 2020Eighth Sunday after...

JAM PACK JUMBO WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES

“JAM PACK JUMBO” SCHOOL SUPPLY  DRIVE THIS SATURDAY, AUG 2 Stores are stocked with school...

Faith Formation

Faith Formation at MLCDear Parents, Did you know that you are your child(ren)’s primary...

Service of Worship – July 19, 2020

https://youtu.be/matBiB4pjxI Pre-Recorded Service of Pentecost Sunday will be available at 6 a.m....

Explore Messiah’s Ministries

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Worship

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

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.

Education

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

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.

Fellowship

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

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

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!