Community Service

Messiah doesn't get involved in the community just for the sake of getting involved because that would be pointless. Messiah doesn't get involved in the community just to provide something for church members to do, or to give our members a way to feel better about themselves. Messiah is involved in the community to better represent Jesus, and to make His name known. 

 

In addition to those listed we are always on the lookout for ways to reach out to our community and share God's love. 

Abundant Harvest

The Third Thursday each month we assist in serving the evening meal at Abundant Harvest from 5:15 to approximately 6:30 p.m. 

For November this falls on November 15th, if you would like to volunteer, there is a sign up sheet on the clip board in the fellowship hall or call the church office (620-342-8181) 

If you would like more information click the link:  Abundant Harvest

Family Promise of the Flint Hills

The mission of Family Promise of the Flint Hills is to help families achieve self-sufficiency through volunteer-based mentoring. We strive to alleviate the trauma of homelessness and assist families in securing a stable home for their family.  Messiah provides a day house for use by the families as a residence while they are in the program.  We also work with other churches in Emporia to host those families for one week at a time 4-5 times a year.  If you would like to help with Family Promise call the church office at (620) 642-8181

Harvest Home Festival

The Harvest Home Festival is held annually on the Saturday just before Thanksgiving.  This once a year event includes an auction, flea market, food counters selling various homemade jams, jellies, deserts, etc and is used support the mission and ministry of the congregation as well as support various organization in the community.  Every year 50% of all of the proceeds are given back to community in support of various groups and organizations in Emporia. Click the here for more information.

If you would like to help or have any question all the church office at (620) 342-8181

Loving Hands Ministry

This ministry was designed to reach out to the Foster care Community in and around Emporia, KS.  The goal of this ministry is to ease the anxiety of the 1st 24-48 hours of the arrival of a new child.  Backpacks containing age specific toiletries and other items are provided for the child and are theirs to keep.  If you have questions or would like donate to this ministry call the the church office at (620) 342-8181.  

Messiah Lutheran Church

1101 Neosho St

Emporia, KS 66801

 

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