Friday, July 19, 2024


5  You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies;
you anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
6  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
all the days of my life,
and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

 Psalm 23:5-6




Sunday Worship Services

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – Traditional Service

Jeremiah 23:1-6

Ephesians 2:11-22

Mark 6:30-44

The ZOOM meeting ID for all hybrid services is: 485 087 170

Access the room using a smartphone, tablet or computer using this link:

You may also “listen” to the service without video by calling: +1 669 900 6833. 




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Please join us for an in-person fellowship lunch.



7/21 Menu

Choice of Cobb Salad or Prawn & Shrimp Salad.

Roll & Dessert

Email or call the office to RSVP (831)423-8330 

RSVP by Noon Today!



Half-Hour African Safari & Slide Show



Please join Ann Thiermann & Eliza Linley Sunday 7/21 during the Sunday Supper Fellowship Lunch for a presentation illustrating her trip to Africa in April.




Out of the Office

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Pastor Rice will be out of the area 

Thursday, July 25 thru Saturday, July 27.




Alcatraz Presentation


Please join us for coffee hour Sunday 7/28 as our summer visitor Dick Fisher shares his knowledge and expertise on Alcatraz.




Church Yard Sale Fundraiser

Donate items, stop by & see if there is something you can use, purchase something & donate it back for another resale. 😂

Saturday August 3, 8:00am - 2:00pm




Sauerkraut Prep

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Please mark you calendar and lend a hand cutting and prepping cabbage for Oktoberfest!

Saturday August 3, 10:00am




Thursday Morning Bible Study

Thursday at 9:30am.

Zoom meeting ID: 450 934 553

Call the office at (831)423-8330 for passcode.

You may also “listen” to the service without video by calling: 

+1 669 900 6833.

Access the room using a smartphone, tablet or computer using this link:



Thank You Darlene!

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June 2024

For the Lunch Providers who nourished our construction staff & volunteers, I extend my deep gratitude to Messiah Lutheran Church and Darlene Stumpf for your kindness and generosity.  Habitat was blessed by this gift.

With Gratitude,

Allie Wilson

Volunteer Manager



True Love Christian Music & Arts Festival

You are invited!



Agnus Day

Not to mention the generous portions!

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MLC Birthdays & Anniversaries


Pastor Li & Delia 




Preschool Update

Playing with water and learning about our amazing ocean.  

The best summer ever!

To give a donation via the Preschool’s Amazon Wish List, please click the blue button:




General Fund Donation

If you would like to donate to support the ministry of Messiah Lutheran Church, mail your offering to Messiah Lutheran Church, 801 High Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, or you can make a General Fund d40%onation by clicking below.  Please email a note of each online donation that you make so we can include it in your offering statement.