Tasty Tidings



The start of Advent is also the start of the baking season! Do you have a favorite traditional holiday baked good? We are planning a special fellowship hour on Sunday, November 30, at 9:15 a.m. in St. Michael’s Hall where many Faith members will be sharing their favorite traditional holiday treats! If you would be interested in sharing samples of your baking talents, please contact Heather Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 240-6500 for more information.



Women Composers: Christmas Music

Songs for Womens Voices transparentSoli Deo Musica presents Women Composers: Christmas Music on Monday, December 22, at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature vocal music of many our finest women composers ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st Century – this concert will be a combined performance and lecture on an often bypassed study of classical music history – the influence and history of women composers and what they have brought, and continue to bring too classical music. The performers are all members of the Faith Lutheran Church Music Department and vocal students of Dr. David Johnson, Director of Music at Faith.

Mothers & Others - Cookies and Craft

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Join us on Friday as Stacey Shuurmann leads us through a fun, holiday craft. We will be stamping and making cute Christmas gift tags! And while we are crafting, we can discuss the holidays and snack on holiday treats. All crafting material will be supplied but please bring in a dozen of your favorite holiday treats to share!


Lessons and Carols - Let There Be Peace on Earth

wreath3 720px highFBPlease join us on Sunday, December 14, at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. for our annual Lessons and Carols. You don’t want to miss this event! Music will be provided by: Giggles and Grace Choir, Good Shepherd Choir, Alleluia Choir, Messiah Choir, Confirmation Ringers, Jubilate Ringers, Brass Consort, Winds of the Spirit Flute Choir and the Chancel Choir. Also providing music from our magnificent Dobson Organ will be Senior Organist Bev Duffy.

Meet Messiah Hall Art Gallery's Artists

Artists---Holly-and-ZoeMosaic is a Lutheran based organization that serves 190 individuals in the Des Moines area. The mission of Mosaic is to partner with individuals to create meaningful lives full of possibilities. Many of the individuals served by Mosaic find meaning in creating works of art. Holly Newvine and Zoe Niswander are two ladies served by Mosaic who truly enjoy expressing themselves through their artwork.