Welcome to Messiah


*There will not be a Parking Lot option for the service on May 2, 2021 as was stated in the newsletter calendar*

Posted Position:

Communications Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

This position is responsible for supporting and nurturing the ministry at Messiah Lutheran Church. To facilitate effective communications, committee, technology and administrative support to the Pastor, church council, church staff, committees, and volunteers.

Spread Messiah's ministry through direct oversight of the church website, FB page, newsletter, alert system, and calendar.
* Primary writer, editor, and monitor of all social media platforms, website and newsletter
*Share  resources and information to visitors, new and current members concerning Messiah's ministries
*Coordinate, manage, and maintain church calendar and member contacts, email and mail addresses
*Use all communications platforms for correspondence on a timely manner when necessary

Committee Support/Program Management:
*Attend committee meetings as needed to ensure correct messages are shared
Equip committee members and volunteers for ministry at Messiah
*Support, develop and coordinate programs that support the ministry at Messiah
*Partner with all teams and committees to enhance their involvement in Sunday morning worship and all aspects of ministry

Technology and Worship Support:
Ensure that the church services (virtual and in person) are cared for from a  technology standpoint.
*Attend Worship committee meetings and and assist Pastor with service planning
*Recruit and equip volunteers to assist technology team members with sound room and projection
*Have a complete and of the technology  equipment and its operation
*Monitor and handle other duties as needed by the pastor
*Help with funerals, church events. and other services as needed
Church Administration: 
Maintain day to day functions of the church
*Create Sunday bulletins, all other Church related reports, directories, and certifications
*Complete social and financial confidentiality
*Count and record worship offerings, as well as other monetary gifts
*Responsible for annual statements to members
*Maintain working relationship with church accounting firm/individual
*coordinate and communicate with church custodial staff
*See church "checklist" and other duties as assigned

Easter Sunday Service

Sunday April 4, 2021 9:30 AM

Messiah Lutheran Church

Parking Lot Service Option with Holy Communion


Here is the schedule for Holy Week:

Sunday, March 28 Palm Sunday 9:30 am

Thursday, April 1 Maundy Thursday 6:30 pm

on-line from Messiah

Friday, April 2 Good Friday 6:30 pm

on-line from United Elbow Lake

Sunday, April 4 Easter Service 9:30 am Messiah
Also Parking Lot Service option



Lent Service 3 tonight from Messiah at 6:30 pm. Jesus I AM statement: I AM the Door is the theme.



Lent 1 Service on Wednesday Feb 24 from First Lutheran in Kensington MN. View on their FB page. 6:30 pm


Zoom Meeting  watch for Ash Wednesday if you prefer. Download Zoom and you can watch here. Click on the link. 

Meeting ID 957 2404 4309

Password 56311


2/15 /2021

Impact Meets on Tuesday 2/16

3:30 to 5:00


Church Council Meets at 7:00 PM on Tuesday


Ash Wednesday

This Wednesday, Feb. 17th at 6:30 pm:

Please join us for the beginning of  the Lenten Season with our combined Ash Wednesday  Service from Peace Lutheran live streamed on their Face Book page: Peace Lutheran Church-Barrett, MN.

Also, You may pick up an "ashes to go" kit at Messiah for the imposition of Ashes at home or sop in between 4:30 and 5:30 at Messiah and I will be available for individual imposition.  

This is a wonderful opportunity to join with our brothers and sisters in Christ from the area churches for Lent. 

Pastor Mark


Here is the plan for Lent:

We will be participating with 5 area churches in a livestreaming of services each week from one of the churches. The link it can be accessed at will be posted both on this site and the FB page so you can watch it. 

Wed Feb 17 Ash Wednesday from Peace Lutheran 6:30

Wed Feb 24 Lent 1 "I am the Bread of Life" Pastor Irv First Lutheran Kensington

Wed March 3 Lent 2 "I am the Light of the World Pastor Eliza Peace Barrett

Wed March 10 Lent 3 "I am the Door" Pastor Mark Messiah Hoffman

Wed March 1 7Lent 3 "I am the Good Shepherd SAM Dorothy Lincoln

Wed March 24 Lent 4 "I am the Resurrection and the Life Pastor Jean United

Holy Week:

Maundy Thursday April 1    Messiah Lutheran, Hoffman

Good Friday April 2  United Lutheran , Elbow Lake

All of these service can only be viewed on-line. We will of course have an Easter celebration with possible multiple services and in-person. There might also be a Parking Lot option.

Join us for Worship

Messiah meets for worship every Sunday at 9:30 with coffee and fellowship to follow. All are welcome to join us. Or you can click here to livestream our services or use this player to watch at home or on vacation.

Missed a service?

No problem! Go to our media page to watch the latest service and download printed text of the sermons. 

Our services are also rebroadcast on the Runestone Access Channel (channel 6) on the following Wednesday and Sunday at 9:00am and 6:00pm.