Fellowship

The Christian life is an active one, not a passive pursuit. Worship, fellowship and stewardship of the talents God has given us are all essential to our own individual spiritual growth and to the growth of our church.Each of us has a gift we can offer. As Christians, we are called to use those gifts to the glory of God.

At Messiah, we strive to provide fellowship opportunities for individuals within the church community. Each activity is meant to help its participants grow together in faith and belonging. From Bible studies to youth activities, choirs to our Supper Club, members are sure to find activities that suit their own personality, strengths and preferences.

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Upcoming Events
     
Women's Book Club All book lovers welcome!

Meeting 1 week early in October due to Halloween: We will be attending the 2017 One Book, One Community event Tuesday, October 24th at the Knutson Campus Center Centrum (901 8th Street S., Moorhead) at 7:00 p.m.   The author presentation is Jamie Ford who wrote the book “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet”.   The theme of the book is commitment and hope, the cruelty of racism and the love and friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl during WWII incarceration and relocation in 1940’s.  Contact the office for more information, 701-237-6770.

Young in Heart  
  • All people over the age of 55 are invited to join us for a potluck. Bring a dish to share and bring a friend or two! We’ll meet in the Fellowship Hall @ Messiah @ 12:00 p.m. Program details are TBD. Free-will offering for speaker fees and mission projects.
Trunk or Treat Oct 31
  • Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 –Fun for the whole family! You’re invited to join us for candy for the kids, games, crafts, a Halloween Story, and a hot dog meal. Free!!! Bring the whole family for a fun night in a safe environment.
Gift Items  
  • There are many items you can purchase @ Messiah that make great gifts and help fund a variety of ministries – Coffee & Cocoa from Lutheran World Relief Fair Trade, Note cards fund our Evangelism projects, Water bottle, coffee mugs & travel mugs fund Youth Programming. Consider giving gifts that bless the recipient and a ministry! Proceeds benefit church programming &/or missions.

 

Potato Klub Dinner Nov 4 Join us on Saturday, Nov. 4th from 4:00-7:00 PM for a delicious meal of Potato Klub, ham, vegetable, dessert & a beverage. Musical entertainment will be provided by Jim Gurney. Proceeds will benefit Churches United for the Homeless and Messiah’s Youth attending the 2018 ELCA National Youth Gathering.  Tickets are available at the church office or at the door. $10/ adult or $4/kids 12 & under. Take-out orders are available the day of the event.
A Day at the Movies! Nov 19 On Sunday, Nov. 19th @ approx. 1:30 p.m. we will head to the Theater to see the movie WONDER. This will be a great family event. The film is rated PG and is appropriate for most children, yet we hope members of all ages will join us. The theme deals with bullying. Julie Robert, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay lead the cast.  Please sign up for tickets on or before Nov 5th. If you have any questions, please call Janelle Hansen at the office 701-237-6670, ext. 110 to reserve you seat/s. or sign up at the Welcome Center.   
Advent Event Dec 3 Potluck, Devotions, & Crafts Event to mark the start of Advent leading up to Christmas. This Event is for all ages and is greatly enjoyed by families. Bring the whole clan, bring a neighbor and join us for a night of worship, crafts and dining!


Together in Christ


“Under His directions, the whole body is fitted together perfectly, and each part in its own special way helps the other parts, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.” — Ephesians 4:16(LB)

“God has given each of you some special abilities; be sure to use them to help each other, passing on to others God’s many kinds of blessings.” — I Peter 4:10 (LB)