440 331-2405



21485 Lorain Rd
Fairview Park, Oh 44126

Phone: 440 331-2405
Fax: 440 331-1604
Email: church@messiahfp.org
Phone: 440 331-6553
Fax: 440 331-1604
Email: school@messiahfp.org


  • God's Peace for a Troubled World
    Christmas Eve, 2012
    Text: Luke 20:1-10
    The weeks and days leading up to Christmas in 2012 were punctuated with unhappy events, one of them especially horrific. Were we to assume that God was behind them, or that God had turned his back to leave us on our own? The answer this Christmas was a resounding "No!" And it came first from angels....
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Posted by: Church Office on Dec 24, 2012
  • Christian Stewardship: Our Full-time Calling
    21st Sunday after Pentecost, 2012
    Pastors John Uhle and Richard Gahl are leading the 2012 edition of Messiah's annual Fall Stewardship Emphasis. In this sermon, preached on October 21, Pr. Gahl underscores the immense scope and dignity of our calling as stewards of God's gifts,
    Posted by: Church Office on Oct 21, 2012
  • "What A Piece of Work!"
    Fourth Wednesday in Lent, 2012
    Text: Ephesians 2:1-10, with an emphasis on verse 10 and reference to Genesis 39
    Preacher: The Rev. Ronald Morgan, Visitation Pastor
    Posted by: Church Office on Mar 21, 2012
  • And They Called His Name Jesus: Another Christmas Surprise
    The Sunday after Christmas, Jan. 1, 2012
    Scripture texts: Galatians 4:4-7, Luke 2:1-21
    The Christmas story, Luke 2:1-21, is so familiar that we easily miss the astonishing surprises that fill it. Take, for instance, the matter of the angels. Really, what were they doing in the skies of Bethlehem? How did that connect with the baby named Jesus? And why is this good news for all of us today?
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Posted by: ChurchOffice on Jan 01, 2012
  • On Saying Yes to God in the Land of No
    The First Sunday in Lent, 2011 (March 13)
    Text: Romans 5:15-19, with reference to Genesis 3:1-7, Matthew. 4:1-11
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Posted by: Church Office on Mar 13, 2011
  • Jesus For Us All: A Sermon on Christmas Eve 2009
    Text: Luke 2:1-20
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Synopsis: In the news that Christmas week were stories of two young women, one heroic, the other tragic See what happened when the great Christmas story got connected to their stories, and to our stories too.
    Posted by: Church Office on Mar 15, 2010
  • The Heart of the Matter
    A sermon preached by Pr. Ramirez on the Sunday after the close of the 2009 Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The assembly had adopted a controversial social statement on human sexuality and opened the door to the blessing of same-sex unions and the ordination of persons in committed same-sex relationships.
    Posted by: Church Office on Aug 23, 2009
  • No Shame, No Fear -- Jesus Lives!
    Easter Sunday, 2006
    Text: Mark 16:1-8
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Posted by: ChurchOffice on May 02, 2006
  • The Clunker and the Porsche: A Reformation Sermon
    Reformation Sunday, 2005
    Text: Romans 3:19-28, with reference to John 8:31-36
    Preacher: Pr. Burce
    Posted by: Church Office on Nov 02, 2005
  • The Church in Time of War
    The Third Sunday in Lent, 2003 (March 23)
    Texts: Exodus 20.1-17. Psalm 19. 1 Corinthians 1.18-25, John 2.13-22
    Preacher: Pr. Ramirez
    Posted by: Church Office on Jan 24, 2005
About Messiah of Fairview Park

Founded in 1929, Messiah is a gathering of baptized people who are committed to hearing and proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ in keeping with the confessional tradition of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Numbering about 1800 members, the congregation serves Fairview Park, the western edge of Cleveland, and neighboring suburbs.

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21485 Lorain Rd
Fairview Park, Oh 44126

440 331-2405


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