News


23
Oct 2020
AED

What’s an AED? An AED allows a lay person to provide care to someone during a heart emergency. Use of an AED greatly increases someone’s ability to survive a heart attack. The previous AED was purchased my first year at Messiah, almost nine years ago. In August 2020, it quit working. After researching all the available AED’s, I decided on the Zoll AED 3. The AED is fully automatic, so no one has to push the shock button. This model also has video instructions right on the model plus loud voice instructions. All......

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16
Oct 2020
out of focus candles over a dark background

Dear ones, Wednesday evening, the council met in a specially called meeting to discuss expanding our worship capacity (a move to Phase 2). We are aware that the numbers are going up in Knox County and we are watching the benchmarks carefully, but based on the survey responses so far we have agreed that it is time to begin welcoming up to 50 people in worship on a Sunday morning. We will begin that experiment on October 25, Reformation Sunday.  The Five Core Actions will be required for safety (stay home if......

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12
Oct 2020
This Week at Messiah

TUESDAY, October 13 5:30 PM – DISCIPLE Team via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86055731783?pwd=TVA2NUZUZlBmVitwZS9Kd3MzU1NuZz09 WEDNESDAY, October 14 10:00 am – Pericope Bible Study via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89999226752?pwd=dlM3OTJ6bWMzWkdPcEFKNCtYT1NKUT09 THURSDAY, October 15 12:00 pm- OWLs (Older Wiser Lutherans ) Luncheon via Zoom OWLs is now offering lunches twice a month through the end of 2020. The Zoom meeting will only occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month. On Thursday, Oct. 15, we will have David’s Scratch Lasagna, farmer’s market salad, roll, and dessert. The vegetarian option substitutes Pasta Primavera for the Lasagna. Please RSVP to Mary Sophia by noon......

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12
Oct 2020
Online Survey

As we make plans to resume in-person worship, we would like your feedback and ideas.  You received an email with the link to  short survey earlier this week. If you have not already completed the survey, please take a moment to do so now.  If you need a paper copy, please contact the church office. And please join us at the Town Hall Meeting Meeting at 11:30 am on Sunday, October 18 (see details below.) Click here for the survey. Please complete the survey by October 17, so that we can review the results......

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03
Oct 2020
Piano Keyboard and sheet music

I am so very impressed with the way the Stewardship Team put this year’s packet together. It is a well-thought-out, comprehensive view of all the amazing things being accomplished here at Messiah and how your contributions of time, talent and treasure help support those ministries. Please check your snail mail and open and review the packet. All Messiah member families should receive it before this weekend. If you do not receive it, please let me know so we can figure out why.  CLICK HERE to read the packet contents online For me,......

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28
Sep 2020
Familly Outdoor Movie Event

When: October 24 at 7:30 pm Location: MLC side parking lot facing the fellowship hall  The youth groups of MLC and Erin Presbyterian invite “kids” ages 1-99 from each congregation to join us under the stars for our first ever outdoor movie event!  Drive in and watch from your car or bring your own chair and blankets to enjoy the film. Snacks will be provided. Social distancing guidelines will be followed. Click here to RSVP to Jaclyn Levy....

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13
Sep 2020
This Week at Messiah

TUESDAY, September 15 10:00 am – WELCA Bible Study Follow-Up via Zoom 6:30 pm – Congregation Council via Zoom 8:30 pm – Diversity & Justice Meeting WEDNESDAY, September 16 10:00 am – Pericope Bible Study via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89999226752?pwd=dlM3OTJ6bWMzWkdPcEFKNCtYT1NKUT09 THURSDAY, September 17 12:00 pm OWLs Luncheon via Zoom In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, Dr. Bob DuBois from UT will be our guest speaker. The subject will be “How to talk with someone who is having suicidal thoughts and how to help.”  Invitations to the Zoom meeting will be sent via email. 6:30......

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