Community Outreach



Messiah’s Food Pantry is in need of:  Canned tuna fish, peanut butter, jelly, pudding cups, canned soups that make a meal, chicken noodle soup, canned fruit and vegetables are currently the most needed items.  Please place only non-perishable food items in the collection bin.  Be sure to check the expiration dates on the products. 

Please place donations in the bin in the Bald Eagle Alley hallway or drop them off at the church office Monday – Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Clothing Exchange Ends: The Clothing Exchange mission has been part of Messiah for many years with many contributors and workers. However, the number of contributions and especially the number of workers has dwindled to a few. Therefore, the time has come to change and refocus our efforts and commitment to help others.

The clothes that members had previously donated and that have been stored in the Shaheen Hall closet have been distributed to Daniel’s Closet, YWCA, and the American Rescue Workers. Any future donations from members can be given directly to these organizations.

A BIG THANK YOU to all who have been part of this ministry. Let us now focus our attention to BLANKET SUNDAY, SEAFARERS SATCHELS, and CHRISTMAS WHITE GIFTS.

Carol Winter, Missional Outreach Committee

Shepherd of the Streets is in need of the following items:  baby items (shampoo, powder, lotion, soap, diapers of all sizes); regular sizes (not sample sizes) of deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, and shaving cream; toothbrushes (adult and child); disposable razors; new combs; bar soap.  Please place items in the appropriately marked bin in the elevator alcove.  Monetary donations will also be accepted by Shepherd of the Streets.



Other helpful links:

Shepherd of the Streets is just one of the ministries supported by United Churches of Lycoming County.  For more information about United Churches of Lycoming County, visit their web site at
Pack 41 of the BSA is chartered by Messiah Lutheran Church.
Boy Scouts of America Susquehanna Council

Upcoming Events

Pastoral Emergency

Emergency Number:
Please call (570) 326-9171. This number is available 24 hours a day. During working hours, office staff will assist you in contacting the Pastor. When the office is closed, you will be asked to press “3” for a Pastoral emergency. When you press “3” you will be connected to the Pastor.