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.
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
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 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.
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.
- Home in a box – Help collect home furnishings and deliver them to families who are breaking out of homelessness and moving into their first home that they’ve enjoyed for a time.
- Orphan Grain Train – Volunteer at the Lincoln donation center, or donate clothing and medical supplies. You may bring those items to Messiah any time Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00, or Sundays when you come for worship.
- Common Threads – Create human care items such as: pillowcases and bedding for missions, infant care kits, and Days for Girls items, which are shipped all over the world.
- Days for Girls – Create beautiful, washable, reusable menstrual care kits for girls and women who have no access to what they need—girls and women who would otherwise have to miss school or work, just because it’s “that time of month.”
- King Lake Flood Relief – In March of 2019, a large portion of Eastern Nebraska suffered through devastating floods. Messiah has partnered with residents of the King Lake area to help rebuild their homes. Most Saturdays, a group of dedicated volunteers goes there for a day of work on various projects.
- 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.
- Messiah Ministries & Outreach – Give us a call 402.489.3024 and ask about more ways to connect and serve.
- 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, Lutheran Food Pantry, and Homeless Care Kits. 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!
- Contact Natalie Heidtbrink, our Director of Worship Arts, to learn more about Sunday music opportunities
- Contact Denise Tewes, our choral director, for information about our adult choir