Dine & Donate TODAY 10/29 at Angelo's Italian Kitchen!

Hope you will join us today for some great food and fellowship! Angelo’s Italian Kitchen 4pm – 10pm 1144 Horsham Road Ambler, PA 19002 (215) 654-1300 Present this flyer to your server and 10% of your food and non-alcoholic beverage will be donated to Messiah (tax and alcohol not included) Reservations are strongly encouraged Dine-in or Take-out

Confidence Wrapped in Humility

PROPER 25 / C Joel 2:23-32; 2 Tim 4:6-8,16-18; Lk 18:9-14 20 October 2019 Over the course of the past week, I ran across a quote attributed to the 16th century German church reformer, Martin Luther: He who has but a single word of Scripture and is unable to make from it an entire sermon, ought never to be a preacher. Quite a challenge to anyone standing in this spot on a Sunday morning! Now, Pastor Luther, was, by all accounts, an extremely confident individual – some of his contemporaries even said arrogant! – and I have no doubt that he could do just that: one word from the Bible . . . then, presto! . . . full-blown, two-hour sermon! And being one who always likes a good challenge (even fr

Persistence in the Face of Injustice

8:00 ONLY - 20 October 2019 Proper 24 / Year C Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8 I am willing to bet that every last one of us has had an experience like the persistent widow in this morning’s Gospel. If you have ever had to deal with an insurance company or a government agency, like Social Security or the DMV or the dreaded IRS, or even a child’s school or a hospital or the justice system, you can understand and empathize with the poor widow in the parable, for you too will know how it feels to wonder if anyone is even listening to your pleas for help or willing to respond to your needs. At one time or another, we all experience the exasperation and frus

Too busy to say "Thank You"

October 13, 2019 PROPER 23 / C Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” That’s a good prayer to know. Indeed, if you’re only going to learn one prayer or memorize one scripture verse, this is a good one to know by heart. You may be surprised to learn that there are several resurrection stories in the Bible, this morning’s Gospel being one of them. The story of Jesus and the ten lepers is really a resurrection story about life - and death - and then, invitation into a new life. It is really a story about our lives, about our deaths, and about our prospects for new life. It is about the choices we have, and the choices we make. It’s

CROP WALK 2019 - Sunday Oct 6th

You can help make a difference in local AND global hunger by walking in our CROP Hunger Walk this year on 10/06. To sign up to be a Walker, see Diana Mulroy to get more information. If you can't walk, please sponsor a walker. There is a sign up poster in the Narthex on Sunday or check out the team web page by going to: https://www.crophungerwalk.org/lansdalepa/Team/View/116965/Church-of-the-Messiah We hope you can walk with us this year. It is a really fun opportunity to hang out with your Messiah friends while helping stop world hunger. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me dimulroy@yahoo.com Ending hunger one step at a time, The CWS/CROP Hunger Walk Online Te

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