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Asking: Our Invitation to Give

"See What 'Yes' Can Do" Devotion for Nov. 10-11 | by the Rev. Steve Olson, Capital Campaign Consultant for Messiah | 

Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. - Matthew 7:7  

What would you rather receive in the mail – a court subpoena or an invitation to a joyful celebration? Most of us would prefer the latter. A court order suggests something we are obligated to do, while an invitation provides an opportunity. See What 'Yes' Can Do is not about giving orders.No one is told what they "have" to do or give. Rather, this is an opportunity as you are invited:

  • To ponder what it means to be created in the image of our gracious and generous God
  • To examine where you are on your faith journey
  • To reflect on the blessings in your life
  • To be mindful of a community and world who so desperately needs to experience the good news of Christ
  • To consider how the goals of this Campaign will further our Mission & Ministry

And then ... you are invited to bring your gifts, commitments, and prayers—along with joy and thanksgiving—to worship on Commitment Weekend this coming Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18!

Pray: To respond with joy and thanksgiving.

Commitment Weekend
At worship, we will offer our commitments, gifts, and prayers with thanksgiving. If you can't be at worship, please mail your pledges, or respond online. Every gift and commitment matters!

THANK YOU to the 40 households who have already pledged over $419,000 for this campaign, over and above their annual ministry support. This is over 41% of our $1 million challenge goal!
Together, let us See What 'Yes' Can Do!

Watch these Messiah members share why they've decided to say 'yes.'

Theresa Zimmer

Joel Hinck

Hope Quinn

Steve Friebel

Kara Legler

You may make your operating fund and capital campaign pledges online. Click here

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