If you have a gift for music through singing or using instruments, then we'd love to have you share that gift. If you're a self-proclaimed "geek" and love technology, worship ministry is also the place for you. Contact Lloyd at email@example.com for more info
If you have a gift for singing and want to be a part of a talented Choir then this group is for you. Contact Herb Alexander at the church for more info.
Our Youth Choir invites all children Kindergarten through 8th grade to uplift and inspire our Congregation at the 9:30am and 11am services on the 2nd Sunday of each month. (September through May)
Children as young as 3 years old come to Sunday school at 9:30 am and Kids Church at 11am. Other programs included Baptism; First Communion; Vacation Bible School; MKW; Special Children's messages at each Sunday morning service and a nursery for the babies
Kids K-5th Grade connect with the Bible and each other on Wednesdays from 6:30-8. Bring the kids and their friends and stay to help out in this fun, impactful mid-week grou
MESSIAH KIDS AT 11 on Sunday. Children enjoy the Family Life Center after they hear the Childrens Message during the 11am Service on Sunday
Kids 5 and younger from the community are invited to play in our gymnasium - no cost.
We come alongside under-served families in the community and provide them with baby and mom essentials. We are always looking for people to help at our Give Away Day Events as well as helping find ways to donate. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details more information.
Insight is various Bible Studies that meet on Sunday morning during the 9:30 am Service. If you are interested in joining us at the church, contact the church office at 815-741-4488.
Want to connect with other Christian men, share your skills and hobbies, want to be the Dad in Sunday School; do men activities such as hiking, biking, or learn to be a better dad or husband then contact Pastor Hoover. September 13 we will start our new study of The book of James by Francis Chan
Meet fellow Messiah couples and singles for fellowship and fun outside of the church walls. Contact Dave at 815-741-1488 or visit the Events page
Small groups gather in homes or at church to discuss and learn about specific topics. Some include food and fellowship. Call the church office to find out what groups are meeting. Currently the Chosen Life Group are studying the TV Series The Chosen
Join our Older Wiser Loving Seniors the 2nd Tuesday of October, December, February and April to enjoy a variety of activities such as speakers, crafts, fellowship, and more. Meet new people, make new friends, learn something new, try new recipes, visit with old friends, learn about other cultures, make a craft, get gardening tips, swap books, and any other endless things we haven’t thought of yet.
Connect with other young adults from Messiah
Contact Dave for questions about joining our very active over-55 group. Check the Events page for upcoming activities
Accept the challenge! We get together on Thursday from 9-10am to encourage and inspire each other to take care of our bodies and our faith.
Provide or Receive meals from our Messiah Meal-Train group
Calling all green thumbs to help with landscaping, gardening, planting, watering and beautifying the church grounds. Come whenever you are able! Contact Kim at 815-546-3553 for a list of things that can be done
Volunteers meet at Daybreak Shelter 611 Cass Street, Joliet the 2nd Monday of every month to prepare and serve food. 5:30-7pm. If you can volunteer or provide supplies, please submit the form below or call the church office
Join our on the fourth Tuesday at 9 AM! We sew 24-inch stuffed teddy bears out of clothing from one who has passed away to comfort those who are grieving. We also make bears to order as well as new bears we offer for sale on the 1st Sunday in May, called “Bear Sunday”. ALL proceeds are donated to children in need, such as those in the local hospice program, in our own congregation, the local homeless shelter, an orphanage and a children’s hospital. Whether or not you can sew, we need you!
Meet the third Tuesday at 9 a.m. to assemble and tie quilts that are sent to Lutheran World Relief (LWR) where they are distributed around the world to the people affected by natural disasters or war. Our quilts are used as warm bedding, simple tents or floor coverings.We also make lap robes for our local Lightways Hospice and baby quilts for our own Li’l Loves Ministry. No sewing or quilting experience needed. in and meet new friends. Contact Kathy 815-953-6601.
The team is always looking for a hand to help with preparing and serving in a most meaningful way
Join Our Secret Pals: Having a secret pal can be a very rewarding experiences you can have at Messiah. Participating in the Secret Pals program takes commitment, loyalty and a desire to have lots of fun. It is also a wonderful way to make new friends!!! Look for sign up information in the fall or contact Maureen Williams or 815-531-7250