At Messiah, we are powered by God's Grace!
God's grace comes to us as we are.
...through grains of wheat that comprise the bread of Christ we share and that gathers us into the one Body of Christ.
...through grapes that are poured out together in the Blood of Christ, as we pour ourselves out into the world.
...through water that fills the baptismal font, washes us clean, and embraces us as Children of God.
...through the Holy Spirit that lives within us as the breath of life and that inspires us to live as grace-powered throughout the world.
What We Believe
We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. We confess the Triune God — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Our theology prepares members to be witnesses in speech and in action of God’s rich mercy in Jesus Christ. This is Christ’s church. There is a place for you here. We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person – questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world.
What to Expect
Worship is held on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Our service is fairly traditional, with a mix of both traditional and modern Christian music and generally lasts about an hour. Children are a large part of our service and a children’s sermon is held prior to the reading of the gospel. On average we worship between 90 - 100 on any given Sunday and always have many new faces and guests in attendance. We invite you to come as you are and know that ALL are welcome here.
Messiah Lutheran Church, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, held its first worship service on June 7, 1970; formally becoming Messiah Lutheran in June 1971 with 25 charter members. From these humble beginnings, Messiah has grown to over 400 members. Known in the community as a 'young' church, Messiah completed a beautiful, new worship facility in 2000 to accommodate our growing congregation.
In May 2011, the congregation once again voted to move forward with a much needed building addition project (to the north and west). Groundbreaking for the new additions took place on Easter Sunday of 2013 and construction began in earnest in June of 2013. With the help of the ELCA Mission Builders plus many volunteers from the congregation: new classrooms, an enlarged narthex with hospitality area, and additional office space were added to further the mission of Messiah. On April 6, 2014 Messiah formally dedicated our new additions with thankfulness to God and all the people who gave so generously of their time, talents and money to make this project successful.