...and the greatest of these is love

Worship will be in the Zoom room for Dec. 5th and 12th.
Also our Advent services on Dec. 1st and 8th.

Please read the letter below.
Please read (or re-read) the new letter from our reopening committee and from the church council below to make yourself aware of our guidelines and precautions.

If you are looking for an online experience we commend to you:

Christ the King's Sunday worship service at 9:30 which you can
find at:

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Letter from Messiah reopening committee and the Messiah church council dated November 30, 2021:

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Pastor Karl Hester
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You are welcome here. I hope I get the chance to meet you in person soon. Have a blessed day.

Worship Bulletin

2nd Sunday of Advent

December 5, 2021
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Pastor Karl is out of the office November 18 - December15 for vacation and continuing education.  Please see the e-mail newsletter or a worship bulletin for who is on call.  Or you can reach out to Joanne in the church office.
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Our constitution has been updated including bringing it into compliance with the ELCA model constitution and adjusting the meeting quorum 20% of the voting members.  The final step of updating this constitution is a 2/3 majority ratification vote on the unaltered constitution which will occur at our 2022 annual meeting in January.

You can see the constitution under consideration here:

Messiah Virtual Choir and Chimes Choir info
Please contact Linnea
To keep abreast of the latest developments here at Messiah please check:

  • On this web site

  • On Facebook (MessiahNH)

  • On Twitter (@MessiahNH)

  • Through our weekly newsletter (you can sign up below

Link to Zoom Room:
541 282 7735
You can click blue button or link above for access without the password.  You can also type in ZOOM ID and PASSWORD (which is how you access by phone by calling:
and following the prompts).


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Asylum Project Forms 


If you are interested in sharing your interest and intent in supporting our efforts to sponsor an asylum family you can use the following forms.Please return these forms at your earliest convenience.




Areas of Accompaniment











Intent to Support

The LOVE team is ready to accept applications for our second round of funding requests if you are interested, the forms are below:






Our Vision


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.


Our sermons are best experienced live and in person here in worship.  Please do come worship with us whenever you are so inclined.

If you missed a service or would like to experience it again you can find them on YouTube (www.tinyurl.com/MessiahNHYouTube) or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Messiahnh/videos).




We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

We are a congregation of the New England Synod of the ELCA.

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