Bring the family and come help put up our Advent and Christmas decorations in the Sanctuary and Narthex as we prepare to celebrate Advent. All bodies are needed. Contact Pastor Mark if you need more information.
Connecting with God through weekly worship and spending time daily in the Word with God
Thanksgiving Eve Worship - Wed., November 24 - 7pm
In-person or live streaming
You and your family are invited to begin your holiday weekend by joining us in grateful worship for all of the good gifts and blessings we have been given through God. All are welcome as we give thanks.
Connecting in the Word with other believers
Sunday School Classes
Nursery and Children/Youth Sunday School have resumed
High School Youth (7th - 12th Grade) - Gym/Youth Room 32E
Adult Sunday Morning Bible Classes
Let Your Light Shine, Pastor Mark Muenchow, S. Pod 8E Crossways Class - The Story, Pastor Myron Harms, S Pod 7E
Fanning the Flame Class -Apostles' Creed, Pastor Marvin Henschel, S Pod 9E
The Story, Linda Hinkle, Conf. Room 15E
Oak Room Class- Romans, Pastor Fred Muenchow, Rm 20E
Messiah Young Adults. Angee Allen
Sunday Morning Bible Class Opportunities
Let Your Light Shine - Advent Bible Study - Pastor Mark Muenchow - South Pod 8E
Each week this Bible Study will go deeper into the Sunday reading and will focus on a different aspect of the light of Christ and how we are enlightened by Him throughout our lives.
The Story - Pastor Myron Harms - South Pod 7E
The Crossways Sunday Morning Bible Class is presently following a study called The Story. This study explores the story of the Bible and shows how The Story of Scripture is also our story.
Messiah Young Adults - Angee Allen - Chapel
The Messiah Young Adults Class will be starting up this Fall and is a class for all College Age and Young Adult members and friends. Studies will cover exploring the Bible in light of life issues for young adults. This class will be starting up on Sunday, August 29 at 9:30 in the Church Chapel, just off the narthex.
The Apostles' Creed - Pastor Marvin Henschel - S Pod 9E
Pastor Henschel’s Sunday Morning class is studying the Apostles' Creed. We are presently taking a look at the 3rd article which explores who Jesus is our Savior and Redeemer.
The Book of Romans - Pastor Fred Muenchow - Rm 20E
Pastor Fred's class is presently studying the Book of Romans. All are welcome.
The Story - Linda Hinkle - Conf Room 15E
The Women’s Bible Study group is currently looking at the book The Story, which is the Bible written in the form of a novel. All women are invited to attend.
All women of Messiah, you are warmly invited to join our weekly class. We are currently studying Perseverance: Praying Through Life’s Challenges, based on the book of Nehemiah. Please contact Kathy if you plan to attend.
Our class has just started working through the video series called THE STORY, which explores God’s Word as the Master Narrative of God’s plan of Salvation for His people through the work of His Son, Jesus. We invite you to join us on Thursday evenings as we journey together through THE STORY.
Purchase your poinsettias and greenery for Christmas to decorate the church, your home or as gifts, and help support our youth at the same time. Many options available, from traditional red poinsettias, to swags to wreaths. For more information, contact Amber Runge by the November 28 deadline.
The LWML Oklaoma District is collecting men’s, women’s and children’s shoes of all types. Shoes must be clean and in good condition. To donate, please pair shoes, and band them together or tie them together with laces. There is a collection box in the Narthex to drop off your donation. If you need more info, please contact Martha Sands, Messiah Lutheran Women President.
Help Assembling Quilts Needed - No Experience Necessary - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 9am
If you can tie your shoes, you can help Messiah’s quilting ministry make quilts for distribution all over the world. New helpers, with or without experience, are needed. Sewing is not required. For more information, please contact Jan Heidorn.
Messiah Food Pantry is Running Low
Messiah's food pantry cabinets (at office door and narthex door) are running low on food. Non-perishable food items, snack foods and bottled drinks can be placed in the cabinet any time you are visiting the building. Thank you for caring for our neighbors.
Socks for the Homeless Collection - Messiah Men with a Mission
Myron Harms, firstname.lastname@example.org, 946-0681Our Messiah Men with a Mission are doing their annual collection for our Socks for the Homeless. We will be collecting hats, gloves and toiletry essentials over the next few Sundays that we will use to pass out to the homeless in our community on Saturday, December 18. Place your donations in the specially marked boxes in the church narthex no later than Dec. 12. For more info, contact Myron Harms.
Save Your Devotional Books and Magazines - Messiah Lutheran Women Collection
Jennie Airington, MLW Secretary, 405-601-5554
Our Messiah Lutheran Women (MLW) need your old Portals of Prayer or any other devotional booklets to go inside their disaster care kits. Contact Jennie to make arrangements to drop your donations off to her.
MESSIAH LUTHERAN SCHOOL & MESSIAH CHILD CARE & LEARNING CENTER
NOW HIRING: Messiah Lutheran Child Care & Learning Ctr
Caregivers Needed for Infants and Toddlers
Full & Part Time - Walk-In Interviews M-F 9am-12noon
Please share with anyone you feel might be interested. Messiah's full-time child care program is in need of dependable, energetic and loving caregivers. Benefits include an awesome team to work with, paid time-off and discounts on child care and school tuition. Walk-in interviews available daily.
Voter's Meeting Review
At our November 21 Voter's Meeting, our 2022 Budget proposal was passed and other ministry news was shared. Copies of packets and budget are available in the Narthex.
November S.O.A.R. Christmas Fellowship and Fun Event - Friday, December 17 - 11am - South Pod
Join us as we gather to sing some Christmas songs and enjoy other Christmas festivities such as a finger food luncheon. Please be sure to call the church office by 12/15 if you plan to attend.
LWML Craft Sale - Sunday, December 5 - Crafted Creations Needed
Joyce Baker, 405-751-4277 or Shirley Henschel, 405-722-5285
Our Messiah Lutheran Women are going to have a craft sale and welcome any craft donations you might have for us to sell. If you have any items to donate or have questions, please contact Joyce Baker or Shirley Henschel.