Next Steps

Get Connected at Messiah!

We’d love to spend some time with you in worship, and work beside you as we serve the people in our community in God’s name.

Find ways you can serve, sign up to have yourself or your children baptized, find a class or Bible study, or register for our next new member class to learn more about us here at Messiah.

Dustin Lappe

Associate Pastor

Welcome to Messiah Class

If you're interested in learning more about who we are and what we believe, you're invited to come to a series of 3 classes. We'll tell you more about our ministries and answer all of your questions. You'll also meet others who are interested in becoming a part of the Messiah family, and be introduced to our staff.

Contact us to find out when our next class will be

Baptism

Call our office at 402.489.3024 if you have questions about baptisms for anyone of any age. If you'd like to schedule a baptism, click below to send us your info, and we'll reach out to you to schedule your baptism.

Find a Bible study

We encourage people to worship weekly, read their Bible daily, and put God first in their lives. We offer Bible studies and classes for people of all ages and life stages. Look below and contact us to help us help you find your fit!

  • Click here to find a men’s Bible study group. 
  • Click here to see what classes are currently available on Wednesday nights at Messiah. We’ve got something for children and grownups of all ages, and childcare is available in the nursery.
  • Click here to find a women’s Bible study group.
  • Click here to see what classes are currently available on Wednesday nights at Messiah. We’ve got something for children and grownups of all ages, and childcare is available in the nursery.
  • Click here to see what classes are currently available on Wednesday nights at Messiah. We’ve got something for children and grownups of all ages, and childcare is available in the nursery.

Serve

We encourage everyone at Messiah to find the areas where God is leading them to serve. Please check out the lists below, and connect with the leaders of the areas you're interested in. Click the button below to help us help you find your fit.

We love to help people in need. To find out about ways you can help people in Lincoln area and around the world, click the links below.
  • Orphan Grain Train – Volunteer at the Lincoln donation center, or donate clothing and medical supplies. You may bring items to Messiah any time Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00, or Sundays when you come for worship. Our Messiah team sorts and packs donations the first Tuesday of every month from 1:00p-3:30p at the warehouse. Contact Jim Carter, manager 402.202.2427 for more info.
  • Angel Tree and Mitten Tree – Each December and January, we collect gifts to give to people in need, as well as scarves, hats and mittens for the cold winter months.
  • Thanksgiving Baskets – Help to assemble and deliver baskets of food to families that could use some assistance around Thanksgiving.
  • Baby Item Donations – We have drives to collect items for parents and their children. We partner with the Pregnancy Center in Lincoln to get donations to the people who need them the most.
  • Donate items, money, and time to support our outreach ministries. We have permanent, dedicated donation bins in the Great Hall for Home in a Box, Orphan Grain Train, Common Threads, and Immanuel Lutheran Food Pantry. You may bring donations to Messiah any time 8:00-4:00 Monday-Friday, or when you come for worship on Sundays and Wednesdays.
Here are some ways you can help everyone feel welcome and at home, worshiping with us:
  • Usher – serve one month per quarter
  • Altar Care – prepares Communion elements and tidies up the altar area.
  • Greeter – welcome everyone with a smile 
  • Scripture Reader – read assigned scripture during worship
  • Café Crew – help with coffee and donuts, and  tidy up the café 
  • Van Drivers – transport guests to worship for 9:30a Sunday worship 
  • AV Room – assist with cameras for livestream, help the livestream run smoothly, or change slides during worship.
  • Outdoor hospitality (orange vests) – help guests in lot
  • Welcome Desk – direct people where to go, take info, answer questions 
To find out more about any of these ways to serve, just click the links above.
There are a few ways to get involved with our children’s ministry at Messiah:
  • VBS Helper – During one exciting week in June, we need over 100 adults to help serve more than 300 children that come to Messiah for Vacation Bible School.
  • Wednesday Night Assistant – Wednesday evening volunteers help in a variety of ways with the children’s portion of our Wednesday nights at Messiah.
If you sing and/or play any instrument including drums, bass, piano, acoustic or electric guitar, violin, tuba, kazoo, or any other instrument, apply for the music team!