Our mission is to share the love of Jesus by growing our own faith and encourage our fellow disciples to come together as one body in Christ as we minister to all people so that they are nurtured in faith, grow in knowledge and experience, and are inspired and empowered to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.
SEE (Spiritual Enrichment for Everyone) Bible Study: Meets every Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM, September to June. Online sermons by pastors of Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, IA, are viewed and discussed.
Men’s Bible Study: Meets Thursdays at 7:00 AM for breakfast at Happy Chef on Hwy 169 to discuss the scripture texts that will be preached on in upcoming Sundays.
Thursday Night Bible Study: Meets Thursdays at 5:00 PM. The group uses a video study called "Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight". Each week they watch a 30 minute video focusing on one of the books of the Bible and follow that up with another 30 minutes of discussion.
Quilting: The quilting team is dedicated to making quilts and donating them to Lutheran World Relief as well as locally to the Salvation Army, CADA House, House of Hope, Teresa House and people in need. They meet every second and fourth Tuesday from January to April at 9:30 AM, come and make (or learn how to make!) quilts.
Prayer Shawls: This is an ongoing ministry that makes and blesses shawls for members, relatives and friends of Messiah; as well as to some at the local hospital. Those interested may join at any time. If you do not know how to knit or crochet, someone will be happy to teach you! Supplies are furnished.
Anti-Racism Team: The anti-racism team is planning a focus on indigenous culture in the coming months. We'll read Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. We’re meeting the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30. We are also planning a trip for a Sacred Sites Tour next spring and a visit to the Pow Wow next September.