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 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, we invite you to worship and recharge in this place.


Your talents and treasure are requested now more than ever as we serve those in need and weather this difficult time together.

Offerings may be mailed to the church, or you may click the “Give Online” button to contribute electronically .


UPDATE COVID-19 3/28/2020


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Bishop Collins’ Recommendations Regarding
Holy Week and Easter Gatherings and Services


Upper Susquehanna Synod Bishop Barbara J. Collins has recorded two videos regarding Holy Week and Easter gatherings and worship services.  You can view these videos by clicking on the links below. 

The first video is her recommendations to congregations about the upcoming Holy Week and Easter season.  You can view that here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFGCE9oa_48

The second video brings greetings to congregations from the bishop.  You can view that here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhLwvoGO-L8

For all the latest information from the synod and resources on COVID-19, visit https://www.uss-elca.org/coronavirus/
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Daily Bible Readings
Sunday           Mar. 29 Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45
Monday          Mar. 30 Psalm 143; 1 Kings 17:17-24; Acts 20:7-12
Tuesday          Mar. 31 Psalm 143; 2 Kings 4:18-37; Ephesians 2:1-10
Wednesday    Apr. 01  Psalm 143; Jeremiah 32:1-9, 36-41; Matthew 22:23-33
Thursday       Apr. 02  Psalm 31:9-16; 1 Samuel 16:11-13; Philippians 1:1-11
Friday             Apr. 03  Psalm 31:9-16; Job 13:13-19; Philippians 1:21-30
Saturday        Apr. 04  Psalm 31:9-16; Lamentations 3:55-66; Mark 10:32-34
Sunday           Apr. 05  Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66
Monday          Apr. 06  Psalm 36:5-11; Isaiah 42:1-9; Hebrews 9:11-15
Tuesday          Apr. 07  Psalm 71:1-14; Isaiah 49:1-7; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Wednesday    Apr. 08  Psalm 70; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Hebrews 12:1-3
Thursday       Apr. 09  Exodus 12:1-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Friday             Apr. 10  Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42
Saturday        Apr. 11  Romans 6:3-11; John 20:1-18
Did you know . .

That Camp Mount Luther offers a daily devotional on their web site?  Click the link below!


A congregation of the Upper Susquehanna Synod (ELCA)



Lent 5A – March 29, 2020

Mid-Week Lenten Devotion

COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Greg Frailey

Upcoming Events

Pastoral Emergency

Rev. Joshua L. Reinsburrow, Senior Pastor

Emergency Number: During regular business hours, please call the office at 570-326-9171. In a pastoral emergency outside of office hours, please call Pastor Josh at 570-854-0945.

Non-emergent items: email prjosh@comcast.net