Worship Schedule

HAZEL DELL CAMPUS map
  • Saturday Contemporary Worship
    • 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday Worship Services
    • 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m.
NORTH COUNTY CAMPUS map
  • Sunday Contemporary Worship
    • 10:00 a.m.
 
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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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Preschool

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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Sun Apr 19 @ 8:30AM - 10:45AM
Youth Ensemble Performs
Sun Apr 19 @ 8:45AM - 09:45AM
NCC Worship Team Rehearsal
Sun Apr 19 @ 9:00AM - 09:45AM
High School Coffee and Conversation

Most of the holidays and vacations of the Vancouver School District are observed. The preschool school year runs from mid-September to the end of May. There is an $80 non-refundable registration fee per student and a one-time $15 fee for a 72-hour emergency kit per child—good for 5 years.

Messiah Preschool Class Information

Messiah Preschool offers a wide variety of learning opportunities. We want your student to fall in love with learning! Our small class size and teacher ratios enable us to meet the needs of the individual child while meeting the needs of the group. We strive to use developmentally appropriate practices to guide your child to acquire all necessary skills needed to be successful with a lifetime of learning and to have a positive Kindergarten experience.

Our center has three simple rules: Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Neat!

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4 and 5 year old Pre-Kindergarten

We offer a 3-day Morning or Afternoon (Monday–Wednesday 8:45–11:30 a.m. or 12:30–3:15 p.m.) and a 4-day Morning or Afternoon (Monday–Thursday 8:45–11:30 a.m. or 12:30–3:15 p.m.) as well as an Extended Pre-K class (new for 2015-16). The Extended Pre-K class runs Monday-Thursday 8:45-1:30 p.m. A great transitional class for children not quite ready for full-day kindergarten.

Our thematic curriculum builds on the lessons of the Beginner program. However it is a great program for any student just starting school, too.

  • 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 involves cutting, coloring and early writing and some math skills. D’Nealian penmanship is practiced throughout the class.
  • Socialization is learning to interact with others, using words to communicate feelings, being kind and considerate and learning to be comfortable speaking to others in a small group setting.
  • Creative opportunities are given 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.
  • Family must provide a nut-free lunch daily for the Extended Pre-K class.

Details

  • Age: Student must be this 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 unused 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).
New Bookkeeper Hired
The Church Leadership Team is pleased to announce that Olivia Stamper has been hired as Messiah’s new bookkeeper. She has a degree in Business Managem...
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Newcomers’ Orientation Upcoming - Sunday Evening, 04.26.2015
Pastoral Interns Ben & Kristen -- who are newcomers themselves -- will be leading this orientation opportunity. The Newcomers’ Orientation is an o...
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Theology on Tap - April 2015
God. Conversation. Beer. Facilitated by Pr. Peter and Intern Prs. Ben & Kristen. Click here for this month's preparatory homework. Messiah's...
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Tuesday Morning Small Group begins reading "Take this Bread" by Sara Miles
The Tuesday Morning Small Group begins a seven-week study based on the book Take this Bread (© 2008) by Sara Miles this week. The author, raised an at...
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Director of Children’s and Family Ministries Hired
The Church Leadership Team is pleased to announce that Joy Studer will serve as Messiah’s new Director of Children’s and Family Ministries. Joy comes ...
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Real Struggle Marks Us For Life
Guest
by guest blogger and Messiah member, Dr. Julie Bracken  I am the only child of northern European parents. My dad was an engineer at Boeing in S...
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Jesus with Us
Jessica Potts, Youth Director
"You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampst...
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Easter Vigil: A New Worship Experience
Pastoral Interns
Easter is coming! But sometimes it's hard to transition from Lent and Good Friday into Easter. An ancient tradition of the church is to hold vigil unt...
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Chocolate and Lent
Pastor Peter
Therefore prepare your minds for action; discipline yourselves; set all your hope on the grace that Jesus Christ will bring you when he is revealed. –...
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Weekly Bible Lessons

April 19
    • Acts 3:12-19
    • 1 John 3:1-7
    • Psalm 4
    • Gospel, Luke 24:36b-48
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Messiah Campuses

HAZEL DELL CAMPUS map
  • 905 NW 94th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98665
NORTH COUNTY CAMPUS map
  • 1701 NW 299th Street
    Ridgefield, WA 98642
    (Tri-Mountain Golf Course)
OFFICE HOURS
  • Monday–Thursday
    7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon
    P: 360.574.7081
    (Hazel Dell Campus)

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