Tag: Stewardship

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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Jun 2020
GivePlus Text is Here!

Messiah Lutheran Church can now receive your contribution via text message.   Simply dial : 833-751-0311 (This is a dedicated number for Messiah) Getting Started:   Enter the 10-digit GivePlus Text number above and the amount you wish to donate, then press send. Register… You will receive a Vanco registration link. Click the link and enter your contact and payment information. Tap “Process” Give… After registration is complete you will receive a verification text as well as a receipt via email. Repeat… For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give,......

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Jul 2018
Green Piggy Bank on top of a calculator

When my eldest granddaughter was about 4 years old we were exploring the sanctuary of the church I was serving, and she said, “Let’s play church!” I said OK and she directed me to the first pew. “You be the people.” She said. Again, I agreed. I sat down, and she approached the altar. Facing the altar, she chanted, “La, La, La, La, La, La.” Then she turned to me, held her hands out in front of her, and said, “Gimme money.” And that comes close to describing what many people think......

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