Week of January 28, 2024

Messiah Lutheran Church & School

3600 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112




Connecting with God through weekly worship and spending time daily in the Word with God

Weekly Worship Service - Connections - Wednesdays - 7pm

Join us for our come-as-you-are worship service featuring all contemporary music, a short sermon, and meditation time every Wednesday evening from 7-7:45pm. Our TEAM students to join us for music and a children’s message from 7-7:20pm.

24 Hour Prayer Vigil - Be a Part - 8am, Saturday, February 10 to 8am, Sunday, February 11

Cindy Hinkle, [email protected]

Sign up in the narthex for one of the 30 minute prayer slots to pray for our church and school ministries, for the needs of our fellow members and your own needs as well! For this prayer vigil, we will be focusing on Jesus’ words “Father, forgive them...”. Prayer Vigil participants are encouraged to come up to the sanctuary for their 30 min. slot, but you can always pray from home if you prefer. Contact Cindy Hinkle for more info.

Ash Wednesday Worship - February 14 - 12:15pm & 7:00pm

All are welcome for this worship service to mark the beginning of the church season of Lent. Please contact Pastor Mark with questions.

New Member Class - February 11 through March 17 - 9:30am - South Pod

Mark [email protected], [email protected], 405-946-0681

If you are interested in joining Messiah, or just want a little refresher please plan on attending. This is a great way for Pastor to get to learn about you, and you to learn about Messiah. For more info and to sign up, please contact Pastor Muenchow. 

Sunday Worship In-Person or Live at 8:15am or 10:45am on I Heart Messiah OKC on Facebook


Connecting in the Word with other believers

 Sunday School Classes

2year olds - 5 year olds - Child Care Area

Kingdom Kids (1st - 5th Grade) - Art Room 13W

Middle School (6th, 7th & 8th Grade) - Youth Room

High School Youth (7th - 12th Grade) - Youth Room

Adult Sunday Morning Bible Classes

Interesting Characters, Pastor Myron Harms, South Pod 8E

Luke-Unique Contributions to the Gospels, Mike Marino, South Pod 4E

The Book of Acts, Linda Hinkle, Conf. Room 15E

Young Adults Bible Class, Angee Allen, Church Prayer Chapel

Sunday Morning Bible Class

Interesting Characters of the Bible - Pastor Myron Harms - South Pod 8E 

The Bible mentions hundreds of people in great detail (ex., Abraham, David, Paul) and gives others just a passing mention. In this study we will explore some of the more obscure Bible characters and learn about their story as it is shared in God’s Word.  

Women of the Word Class - The Book of Acts - Linda Hinkle - Conference Room 15E

This class is currently studying The Book of Acts. Acts covers the founding of the Church under Peter, as well as the missionary journeys of Paul. All women are welcome to participate.

Luke-Unique Contributions to the Gospels - Mike Marino - South Pod 4E

This class is studying the Book of Luke. It will explore the Gospel story as presented in Luke. All are welcome to participate.

Young Adults Bible Class - Angee Allen - Church Chapel

The Messiah Young Adults Bible Class is meeting in the chapel, just off the church lobby. All are welcome!


Weekday Bible Class Opportunities

Men with a Misson - Tuesday, February 20 - 6pm - S. Pod

Myron Harms, [email protected], 946-0681

On this night we will use this evening to review our “Chili for the Homeless” event, talk about the upcoming retreat and do a Bible Study together. Contact Pastor Myron if you are interested in helping out.

Thursday Evening Bible Class - Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament - 6pm - South Pod

Myron Harms, [email protected], 405-946-0681

Please join in on this weekly Bible Study as we dig and discuss God's Word together.  

Men's Thursday Morning Devotional Breakfast - Thursdays - 7:30 am - Scissortail Diner

Myron Harms, [email protected], 405-946-0681

This weekly event is open to any and all men. Come and join us at 50th and Portland for good food and good company.

Sisters in Christ - Starts on January 10 - South Pod

Kathy Brown, [email protected], 405-519-5049

Women, you are invited to start the new year with us and our weekly study. Contact Kathy for additional information. 


Connecting people in my life to Christ through the Word

Messiah Meal Train & Care Team - Seeking Volunteers 

Kelly Baker, [email protected], 250-9425

Have you ever wanted to serve and be of assistance to those in our Messiah who are sick, hurting, grieving or going through a challenging time? We are looking to begin to organize a Messiah Care Team to do just that. Provide meals, care and comfort to those in our Messiah community who are in need. If you are interested in serving, please let Kelly Baker know. 

Our Free Little Food Pantries in Need of Replenishment

Kelly Baker, [email protected], 250-9425

Messiah’s public food pantries - located at the church office entrance - are getting a lot of use lately and are currently running low on food. Donations can simply be placed in the cabinets whenever you are at the Messiah building. Non-perishables, snacks, easy to open foods, toiletries and bottled drinks are all needed.



Sara Cage, School Administrator, [email protected], 405-946-0462

Whether you are looking for a spot in this spring semester or for the 24-25 school year, our wonderful Messiah Lutheran School is now accepting applications for students from Preschool 3 through the 8th Grade. Take a virtual tour and meet our teachers at Or call Sara and schedule a tour today. All of your questions and need for information can be directed to our School Administrator, Sara Cage. 

Seeking Substitute Teachers & Closers - Messiah Early Childhood Center 

Linda Stark, Director, [email protected], 405-946-0605

Our Early Childhood Center is seeking loving, dependable and hard-working caregivers to care for and educate children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old. Part-time substitutes and workers that can cover the end of the day are needed. Training and benefits are provided. To set up an interview, contact Linda Stark.


Monthly Prayer Group - Thursday, February 1 - 6pm - Messiah Prayer Chapel

Myron Harms, [email protected], 405-946-0681

You are invited to join us for a time of prayer the first Thursday of every month. Have a prayer request? Send them to Pastor Myron to be included in the group’s prayers.

2023 Giving Statements Have Been Emailed

Donna Wells, [email protected], 405-833-8782

If you have an email address in Messiah’s database a link to your 2022 offering/giving statement was emailed to you on or about January 20. If you did not receive the email, please check your spam/junk folder. If you have recently changed your email address, please update it with the church office. If you prefer a printed statement be mailed, please contact Donna Wells.

S.O.A.R. Monthly Activity - Friday, February 16 - 11am - South Pod

Myron Harms, [email protected], 405-946-0681

More details on this event are coming soon. Please call the church office by Wed., February 14 if you plan to attend so that we can prepare a great meal for all.

Annual Messiah Men’s Retreat - March 1 - 3 at Camp Lutherhoma

Myron Harms, [email protected], 405-946-0681

Save the date for this a great weekend, just outside of Talequah, to get away for rest and renewal as we take time to grow in the Word of God and in relationship to one another. All men are welcome. Be watching for additional details coming soon.

Living Water Women’s Lenten Retreat - Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 10am-2pm - South Pod

Margy Muenchow, [email protected]

Save the Date to attend Messiah’s Living Water Women’s Ministry Lenten Retreat. Our theme is Journey to the Cross with Jesus. Opportunities for sign-up and further information coming soon. All women of Messiah Lutheran Church, School and Early Childhood Center are invited to be a part. Contact Margy for questions or more info.




Liturgical Worship


Blended Worship


8:15am Communion:

1st & 3rd Sundays


10:45am Communion:

2nd & 4th Sundays


(No Communion on 5th Sundays)





Pastor Mark Muenchow

Senior Pastor

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Pastor Myron Harms Assistant Pastor

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Pastor Marvin Henschel

Pastor Emeritus

Amber Runge

Youth & Children's Ministry Director

[email protected]


Ken Simon

Music Ministry Director

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Currently Vacant

Ministry Assistant

Teresa Laudermilk

Communications Director

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Sara Cage

Messiah School Administrator

[email protected]

Linda Stark

Early Childhood Center Director

[email protected]


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Oklahoma Lutheran Witness January 2024 News

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