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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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Fr. Robert Massey to Visit Church of the Messiah this Sunday!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

This Sunday, July 30th, Church of the Messiah is pleased to welcome Fr. Robert Massey as he comes to minister the Gospel with us. Fr. Robert was ordained to the Priesthood on May 19th of this year after ministering for two years in the Diaconate.  He currently serves as Priest-in-Residence at St. John the Divine […]

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Deacon Adrian Griffis Will Preach at Church of the Messiah this Sunday

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

This Sunday, July 16th, Church of the Messiah is proud to welcome Deacon Adrian Griffis to our Sunday morning service beginning at 10 o’clock.  Dcn. Adrian was ordained to the Diaconate  on November 18th, 2016 and has served since then as the Parish Deacon at Chapel of Divine Mercy in DeLand, Florida.  Dcn. Adrian is […]

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This Sunday is Foundation Day

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Every year on the Sunday closest to the anniversary of the consecration of our first Bishop, Archbishop Randolph Adler (26 June, 1992) we collect an special offering. While this offering was originally inteded to present Archbishop Adler with funds to help him in his own ministry, Abp. Adler instead insisted that the best use of […]

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Funeral Arrangements for Mayme Kennedy

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

This Tuesday, June 6th, Mayme Kennedy, mother of Janice Paysinger, returned to the loving arms of her Creator.  There will be a viewing Thursday evening from six to eight o’clock at George H. Hewell and Sons Funeral Home (click HERE for a map).  The Funeral will be at the same location Friday morning, at 10:00 am, with […]

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A Special Night of Fellowship and Worship

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

This Wednesday, May 31st, Church of the Messiah will host a special service as we prepare for the Outpouring the Holy Spirit on Pentecost.  We will dispense with our regular teaching and preaching for a night and have, instead, a night of worshiping the Lord through an extended time of Praise & Worship.  The service […]

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