Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS)
JOIN US AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH
We at Lutheran Church and School of Messiah invite you to join our community in worship, Bible study, fellowship and service in order to reinforce the truth of God’s word and proclaim God’s love for all people through His son, Jesus Christ.
** CURRENT EVENTS **
holiday worship schedule
Advent Midweek Services: November 30, December 7, & 14 @ 7pm
Christmas Eve @ 4pm & 7pm
Christmas Day (Sunday) @ 10am
NO WEDNESDAY SERVICE DECEMBER 28
New Year’s Day (Sunday) @ 10am
Soup Suppers: November 30, December 7, & 14 @ 5:30pm
Craft Fair ‘2022’ – Save the date for the Annual Christmas Craft Fair and Lunch, which will be Dec. 3rd, 2022. All Crafters who would like to reserve a space, please send the registration form and check to the Messiah office. These spaces fill-up quickly, so reserve your space soon. Thank you, Lois.
Cookie Walk– The youth group will once again be hosting a cookie walk December 3rd during Messiah’s craft fair. This year with schedules and the craft fair being held earlier in the month we are looking for cookie donations. If you would be willing to donate some homemade cookies to help this amazing fundraiser, please let Glacia 970-201-0038 or Stephanie 970-985-5757 know. Cookies need to be delivered by noon on Friday December 2nd. The youth will also be serving soup for lunch during the craft fair. Thank you for all your support!
School News – At the School’s Christmas party, the students will be packing bags for the Homeless Teens living at The House. In order to make these toiletries/snack bags happen we make and sell items at the Craft Fair. If you have anything you’ve made that we can sell it would be greatly appreciated. Our goal is to raise around $1,800. Thank you, Karen Mead.
WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS MONTH ?
- Adult Choir is back Introducing– Seth Walley as Music Coordinator. Choir rehearsals will be from 7-9 pm on Tuesdays (11/29, 12/6, 12/13 – no rehearsal 12/20). Rehearsal on Sunday afternoon, 12/18 – time TBD, and a final rehearsal on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day before the service, time TBD
- Other musical opportunities (solos, duets, trios, instrumental pieces, etc.) – I will have dedicated time from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm on Fridays (12/2, 12/9, 12/16) available to rehearse/coach smaller special music pieces. I will be as flexible as I reasonably can to find a time that works best for everyone involved, but I will have that hour and a half dedicated specifically to that. I can be reach at firstname.lastname@example.org
- School Spirit Days – Our students are participating in Spirit Days (fun dress up days) each month on Prayer Partner Lunch days. Please join in if you’re coming to school. Dec. 16th is Ugly Sweater Day!
- ORNAMENTS/GIVING TREE – Once again this year, we will have a giving tree with items to donate to needy families at Christmas Time. The tree will again be located in the West Entry foyer and will be up November 30th. Please prayerfully consider helping needy families to better enjoy their Christmas. All you need to do is select an item on the tree, purchase the gift, wrap it, and bring it back to church. IF YOU KNOW A FAMILY IN NEED, we have ornaments ready to put up so PLEASE let the office know and we will place them on the tree. Thank you! If you have questions, contact the Church office at 970-245-2838.
YOUTH GROUP LOCK IN
Youth Group Lock in Dec. 9th!!! Junior & Senior youth groups will meet at the Church @ 5:30pm for games, food, and lessons. Junior youth will NOT be staying the night, they will be picked up @ 9:30pm. Pick up for Senior High students will be @ 11:00am on Saturday morning. For any questions, please contact Chris Hayes. Text 970-730-1348 or Email email@example.com. Donations make these events possible, so feel free to donate though the Church offering specified “Youth Group”. Thank You!
LUKE2Project- Our mission is to start Christ-centered conversations during the Christmas season. Wear your LUKE2 shirt and remind everyone what we are celebrating. We have invitations to hand out available in the narthex, they point people to the LUKE2Project website that has Messiah’s information also. firstname.lastname@example.org questions? Call Arliss at 970-270-3517
LWML Socks, Mittens, & Beanie’s Drive Update- Thank you, Messiah for helping us provide new socks, mittens, & beanies for men, women, & Children for the chilly winter months. The baskets are still located by both entrances underneath a sign marked for your donations. The last day for donations will be Nov. 30th. Thank you, Messiah members, for being so generous with your gifts to others!
LWML MITES- Mite boxes are used for the collection of money for missions. Twenty-five per cent of the mite offering is sent to international LMWL for mission projects. Mite Money is used to further God’s Kingdom through the mission projects selected by delegates at district and international conventions. Place your mite box wherever you can feed it: dressing table, office desk, laundry room, car, kitchen counter, etc. You mite want to give your mite box to family members and friends.
*Scholarship Pledges Need* for 22/23 School Year will be $4,500 per month August through May. An anonymous signup sheet will be on the top right side of the bulletin board in the narthex for donors to pledge an amount of their choice. Please use your offering envelopes marking Scholarship or a plain envelope. You may place it in the offering, mail or drop at the office. There are pledge cards available to remind you of your monthly pledge. Thank you for helping to provide a Christian Education for these students.
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PARTNERS IN YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION
Messiah Lutheran School is a private school with a preschool and grades kindergarten through 8th grade, centrally located in Grand Junction, CO. We offer your family the finest Christian education opportunity available anywhere. We aid the home in its primary responsibility of training its children in Christ-centered life. We provide opportunity all day long to come to know the Savior in a close and personal way. We educate our children not only for life, but also for the life to come.
Messiah Offers: Accelerated Curriculum, Religious Instruction, Sign Language, Music for All Grades, Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Art Heritage, and Girls on the Run.
Our project-based learning program prepares your child for Kindergarten and beyond! Your child will be encouraged to be a problem solver, an investigator, a scientist, an explorer and a self-confident leader through hands on learning activities, projects and experiments, music and movement, beginning reading and writing skills and so much more!
Our program offers a multi-age learning environment in which you may select the number of days that would best meet your child’s needs. Register for 2, 3, or 5 morning a week. Sessions are from 8am to 11am.
Christian Challenge is a campus ministry whose goal is to prepare the way for the King on the CMU campus. We meet Thursday nights in Dominguez Hall, room 214, for dinner at 6:00pm, followed by Bible study/discussion. All college students and college age people are welcome! If you have any questions you can contact Chris Hayes!
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Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS)