Welcome to Messiah Lutheran Church!

Located at the corner of West Southern Avenue and Howard Street in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, a small community nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Allegheny mountains, Messiah Lutheran church is a large congregation of the Upper Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Whether you live in the area, are traveling through, or planning to relocate in north central Pennsylvania, it would be our joy to have you worship with us.

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Daily Bible Readings for Lent

“Suffering Servant”

Palm Sunday                   April 13           Matthew 21:1-11

Monday                           April 14           Isaiah 53:3-6

Tuesday                           April 15           Isaiah 53:7-9

Wednesday                     April 16           Isaiah 49:5-7

Maundy Thursday       April 17           John 13:1-17

Good Friday                 April 18             Mark 10:35-45

Holy Saturday              April 19            Matthew 27:32-66

Easter Sunday        April 20          Acts 4:23-31

Waiting for the Alleluia!

An Important Message for Children and Parents:  During the Kids in Mission “Journey to Easter” event this past Saturday, children learned about Lent and Easter.  During Storytime, they “buried the Alleluia” by placing wooden letters that spell out the word in a wooden box, which will be on display in front of the altar for the remainder of Lent.  On Easter Sunday, the “Alleluia” will be removed from the box and carried into the church during the processional.  Eight children – one for each letter – will be selected for each worship service to carry the letters.

To help us choose which children will be invited to carry the Alleluia, we will keep track of attendance at all church events between now and Palm Sunday, including Sunday School, Choir Practice, BYG, etc.  Children are also encouraged to sign a slip of paper and place it in the can on the ushers’ desk on Sunday mornings when they attend a Worship Service.  The children with the highest attendance records will be invited to carry the Alleluia!  We hope to see you in church this Sunday!


God loves you . . . serve Him faithfully, serve Him well!