Worship Schedule


Saturday Contemporary Worship
    5:30 p.m.
Sunday Worship Services
    8:30 and 9:45 a.m.
Sunday School (pre-5th grades)
    9:30 a.m.

Sunday Contemporary Worship
    10:00 a.m.
  • A Video Intro To Messiah Lutheran Church

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  • Children’s Ministries

    Children are the church at Messiah and Vacation Bible School is a huge enterprise for the whole congregation every year. No matter what time of year it is, whenever kids are part of the mix, there is no shortage of fun to be had.

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  • Sharing Your Gifts

    Everyone is invited to share his or her gifts at Messiah. We strive for excellence, knowing that perfection belongs to God. Kaitlyn and Heidi are two of Messiah’s excellent worship leaders.

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  • Outdoor Ministries

    Messiah’s outdoor ministries program includes an annual high altitude backpacking adventure into the Wallowa mountain range of northeastern Oregon.

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  • Messiah Family

    It’s not often that 540 people gather to celebrate and remember one man’s life, but the Messiah community did for Freeman Cockram. With candles raised and voices that would not be silenced in grief, this community celebrated Christ’s victory over sin, death, and the devil.

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  • Youth Ministries

    Part of the magic of Messiah is the inter-generational nature of many of its ministries. This college student had as much fun leading his group of VBS campers as the kids did participating in the weeklong experience.

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  • New Orleans Mission Trip

    On a mission trip to New Orleans following hurricane Katrina, a Messiah member listens to the story of a Katrina survivor.

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  • Stephen Ministry of Care

    Messiah’s Stephen Ministry team are men and women who are trained in providing quality one-to-one care to people experiencing loss due to grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, relocation, or separation due to military deployment.

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Come visit Messiah Lutheran in person, meet our pastors, and join in the Messiah community for worship. Who knows, you may decide to stay!

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Messiah Preschool provides a Christian community where children can acquire a strong foundation in the knowledge and skills needed for school success.

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Messiah Preschool offers these 3 and 4-day options for 4 and 5-year-old pre-kindergarten students:

4 Year Class 01 for WebMonday-Wednesday - 8:45-11:30a.m.
Monday-Wednesday - 12:30-3:15p.m.
Monday-Thursday - 8:45-11:30a.m.
Monday-Thursday - 12:30-3:15p.m.

KariLynn Bogart, 3-day class Teacher

Tina Van Buskirk, 4-day class Teacher

Thematic curriculum builds on the lessons of the Beginner program. The class is also excellent for students starting school for the first time.

  • Uppercase and lowercase letter recognition, sounds, numbers and counting, colors and shapes.
  • Name recognition and writing skills continue throughout the year. Numbers and counting leading to simple math concepts are practiced in both group and center time.
  • Fine motor development activities including cutting, coloring, early writing, and some math skills. D’Nealian penmanship is practiced throughout the class.
  • Socialization skills development to learn how to interact with others, use words to communicate feelings, be kind and considerate, and be comfortable speaking to others in a small group setting.
  • Creative opportunities through exploratory center play and art.
  • Field Trips and cooking are also a part of the class experience.
  • Class ratio is 2 adults and 14 children per classroom.

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2015-16 tuition rates
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  • Age: Student must be 4 years of age by August 31
  • Payments due on the first of each month September through May
  • Annual payment option, due September; Bi-annual payments option, due September and mid-January
  • Offered classes subject to adequate enrollment
  • Multi-student family tuition discount
  • Refund: A two-week notice is required; Refund paid out for unattended month(s) following notice
  • Tuition fees cover all administrative and supply costs. There are very few additional costs during the school year (i.e. optional fall class photos & book clubs).
Advent Festival for Children and Families this Sunday, 11.29.2015
11:00am-noon Hazel Dell campus gymnasium ... to this! Other projects too! Nativity Silhouette art project will go from this ... All childre...
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Financial Peace Classes begin January 24
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will begin Sunday evenings, January 24, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm and run through March 20, 2016. This life-ch...
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Tuesday Morning Small Group to read daily Advent reflections by C.S. Lewis alongside a thematic Bible study keyed to the season
Starting Tuesday, December 1, Messiah’s Prayer Breakfast Bible Study Group will begin reading two texts in preparation for Christmas. You are invite...
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Returning Veterans Project - An Opportunity to Give this Season
Over that past three years, members and friends of Messiah have been generous supporters of the Returning Veterans Project (RVP). Our gifts and thos...
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Expanded Front Office Hours include Sundays and Wednesday Evenings
In order to better serve Messiah’s members and friends (especially those who work daytime jobs), the front office at the Hazel Dell campus will now be...
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Something New
Jessica Potts, Youth Director
The start of fall always feels kind of like New Year’s Eve to me... a time when I can reset and start a new routine. I get back into a familiar rhythm...
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A New Fall Beginning
Kaitlyn Roth, Assistant Worship Leader
This is the season where I can start living into the new beginnings that resulted from summer’s uncomfortable changes and begin to realize that withou...
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Opening New Doors
Joyce Handran, Preschool Administrator
Will I be liked? Will I fit in? Will I know where to go? Will I remember everyone’s names? What will I do if someone is mean to me? Will I be able to ...
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Greetings and Thanks from former Interns Kristen & Ben
Pastoral Interns
Meister Eckhart, German theologian and mystic from the 13th century, famously claimed, "If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank y...
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Messiah Campuses

  • 905 NW 94th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98665
  • 1701 NW 299th Street
    Ridgefield, WA 98642
    (Tri-Mountain Golf Course)
Sun. 8:00am – 11:15am
Mon. 8:00am – 4:00pm
Tues. 8:00am – 4:00pm
Wed. 8:00am – 7:00pm
Thurs. 8:00am – 4:00pm
Fri. 8:30am – 11:30am


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