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Messiah Lutheran Church of Weatherford, Texas, is thrilled to announce a special celebration worship service on September 10, 2023 to mark its 20th anniversary.

Over the past two decades, Messiah Lutheran Church has remained committed to its mission of worship, fellowship, and service to the community. Since its establishment in 2003, Messiah Lutheran Church has been an enduring beacon of faith, inclusion, and love in Weatherford and beyond.

The Rev. Franz Schemmel, Messiah Lutheran Church Pastor, said, "At Messiah, we understand ourselves as a community of acceptance, hope, and welcome, living God's grace. We seek to live out the inclusive love the God has for everything and everyone in this world. I am deeply grateful that for more than 20 years the Holy Spirit has helped us carry out this mission from Christ."

The anniversary worship celebration, scheduled for September 10 at 10:30 a.m. will include The Rev. Kris Totzke, Bishop’s Assistant, who will bring greetings from the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

"We want to extend an open invitation to everyone in our community. Whether you've been with us from the start, have joined us along the way, or even if you've never set foot in our church before, we want you to be part of this special occasion," Gladys Spaulding, Congregation President.