VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
"ROAR: Life is Wild, God is Good" is happening June 17-21!
Click here for the registration form.
Sign up to help out with PADS!
Our new season of PADS--Providing Advocacy, Dignity, and Shelter--is starting up this weekend! You can sign up here to take a shift with this powerful ministry with homeless adults.
Messiah has 170 spots at Feed My Starving Children on Saturday, March 2 from 2 - 4 pm. We filled an entire session last year and we plan to do it again! A "Thank You For Serving" dinner will follow back at the church. Contact the church office for more information.
Sunday School, for children ages 3 through 5th grade, begins in worship each week at 9:30am. To register for Sunday School click here for the form. Contact our Christian Education Director, Kristin Isom for more information.
Christian Basics, a small group for seekers, people interested in membership, adults wishing to be baptized or confirmed, and parents planning to baptize a child, is back this month! This six-session group matches each participant with a sponsor and provides opportunity for asking questions, sharing faith experiences, and learning about important topics in Christian faith and life. The group will meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm starting February 27. Depending on interest, another group may meet on Sundays at 11 am starting March 10. Child care will be provided for both groups. Contact Pastor Ben for more information.
"Challenges in Christian Care" Adult Education Series will run Sundays March 3 - April 7. God calls us to love our neighbor - every neighbor - but this is not always easy. Series topics include: our unconscious bias, understanding loneliness, diversity of thought, the problem with charity, and immigration.
Calling all Middle Schoolers!
Join us for Pathway, Messiah's 3-year Confirmation program designed to prepare middle school students to affirm the promises to affirm the promises that were made for them in Baptism. Wednesday nights during the school year we enjoy Bible lessons, games, retreats, service projects, and small groups. To register for Pathway click here for the form. Contact our Youth Ministry Director, Jessica Wallwin for more information.
Calling all Almost Middle Schoolers!
5th graders are invited to come for a Taste of Pathway on Wednesday, February 20 from 7-8:30 pm as an introduction to the next step of their faith journey.
Messiah's FREE Community Meal is coming up on Wednesday, February 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. RSVP here or just show up! February's theme is "We Heart Our Neighbors" and will include an Immigration Education event after the meal.
Gala in the Garage at Smith's Central Garage in McHenry will be held on Saturday, April 6 from 7 - 10 pm! This is a fundraiser for preschool scholarships, making our building more accessible, and enhancing our nature-certified playground. We are also seeking corporate sponsors and auction donations for this event, such as gift cards, products or services, unique experiences, children's toys, etc. Contact the preschool for more information.
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