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This Sunday is the First Sunday of Advent

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Sunday, December 3rd, begins the Season of Advent, the first season in the new Church year.  The word “Advent” comes from Latin and means “to come.”  Advent is a time when the Church focuses on preparing our hearts and minds to receive the Messiah-King who not only came two thousand years ago in Bethlehem, but […]

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Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

This Sunday, November 26th, starting at 10 o’clock, Church of the Messiah will celebrate the Feast of Christ the King.  This is the Feast where we rejoice in the truth that our God is the Lord of Lords and the King of Kings, that every knee shall bow, every tongue confess, and, ultimately, every power […]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving This Wednesday Night at Church of the Messiah

Monday, November 20th, 2017

As everyone prepares for the incredible celebration that is Thanksgiving Day, let us not forget that you cannot just give thanks; you have to give thanks to someone.  Since “every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights,” (James 1:17) then let us come together and […]

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Tuesday Night Is Church of the Messiah’s All Saints’ Eve Festival!

Monday, October 30th, 2017

This Tuesday Night, October 31st, beginning at 6:30, Church of the Messiah will host our annual All Saints’ Eve Festival.   Be sure to invite your friends, family, and neighbors to a safe night of family-friendly fun for all with loads of games, candy, free food, candy, bounce houses, candy, and even cotton candy if you […]

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The All Saints Offering for Mission and Development

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Every year on the Sunday closest to All Saints’ Day, the Charismatic Episcopal Church takes a Missions and Development Offering.  This year we will take up the offering on November 5th.  CEC churches and individuals taken up the offering and then send it to the ICCEC offices in New York.  The funds are recorded online, […]

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Get Ready of Church of the Messiah’s All Saints’ Eve Festival

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Halloween is an old English way of referring to the night before All Saints’ Day, so while children all over the country are heading out to gather candy and celebrate Halloween, Church of the Messiah will be hosting our annual All Saints’ Eve Festival.  We want to provide our local children with a safe place […]

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Sunday Service Cancelled due to Hurricane Irma

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

In light of the unpredictable nature of Hurricane Irma, Fr. Looker, in consultation with the Rector’s Council, has decided to cancel services for this Sunday, September 10th.  While there is a possibility that there storm may not severely impact Jacksonville until after services would have ended, there is also the possibility that major Bridges may […]

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Bishop David Simpson to Visit Church of the Messiah this Sunday

Monday, August 21st, 2017

This Sunday, August 27th, Bishop David Simpson will visit Church of the Messiah in order to preach and celebrate, as well as Confirm and Receive eight members of the parish.  Confirmation is the Sacrament where Christians who were baptized as children make a mature profession of their faith, are strengthened by the Holy Spirit, and […]

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Fr. Alan Melanson to Preach at Church of the Messiah this Sunday

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

This Sunday, August 20th, Fr. Alan Melanson will preach at Church of the Messiah’s ten o’clock service. Fr. Alan is a Jacksonville native who graduated from Sandalwood High School and attended the University of North Florida.  In 2004, Fr. Alan moved to New York where he began serving at the Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries […]

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Join Us for a Night of Praise and Worship

Monday, August 14th, 2017

This Wednesday night, August 16th, Church of the Messiah will have a night of Praise and Worship to begin the new school year.  After a summer hiatus, we will be restarting our regular Wednesday night services and, beginning with a bang, we will start with a night of extended praise and worship. Our Wednesday night […]

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