Welcome to Messiah Lutheran Church

My name is Karl Hester and I started serving as pastor here on March 3 and was officially installed on Saturday, June 1.

I have so enjoyed getting to know the loving people who are a part of this vital community of faith. I am excited to see where God leads us next.  I hope you will come and get to know this community as well.  If you are looking for a faith home I do hope you’ll consider Messiah.

We worship on Sundays at 9:30 am and have communion service. You are invited to come and fully participate. We are now in the season of Pentecost.  We have an emphasis on the arrival and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.  Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit which would remind us of everything he taught.  That the Holy Spirit would equip us to live out our lives of faith and to give testimony.  If you could use some of that inspiration please come.

We have a new Bible study beginning on June 23 at 11:00 and meeting weekly thereafter.  We will be studying the Gospel of Luke which is the source of our gospel readings in the Revised Common Lectionary this year.

As I am new to the community, I would love to make connections outside of the church as well. If you would like to meet with me somewhere to talk about life, God or whatever else please feel free to contact me.

My e-mail at the church is pastormessiahnh@gmail.com.
My cell phone is  503-953-5164.

Have a blessed day!



Messiah’s Vision is to invite people to faith, to care for each other with love, to help one another grow in faith, and to share our gifts with others.

Messiah is part of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

At Messiah…
People grow in Christ.
Relationships are built and strengthened.
God’s word is proclaimed in word and deed.
God’s love is received and shared



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