About us

Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church is a community of faith, striving to live life in Christ. We love it when others join us in this effort. We love it so much that we welcome everyone to come along, inclusive of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family structure, political affiliation, physical or mental ability or disability, varied life and faith experience, as well as anyone who may have been told they don't belong.

We invite everyone to join us in this common life, fully sharing in the worship, rites, and sacraments of this church.

An excellent time to visit would be in worship on Sunday mornings, currently held at 10:00 am both on Facebook Live and in person.  In worship, you can expect a relaxed, but “traditional” liturgy. Feel free to wear your favorite jeans or your best suit or Sunday dress. You’ll find folks dressed either way and every way in between.

If you have any questions about who we are as a community of faith in this place, please feel free to contact us. We thank you for visiting with us here and hope you’ll visit us in person soon!

our staff:
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Pastor Susan Thisell

Senior Pastor

pastorsusan@messiahknoxville.org

(865) 588-9753 ext 101

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Kristin Kennedy

Office Administrator

office@messiahknoxville.org

(865) 588-9753 ext 100

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Mary Phillips

Organist & Director of Music

music@messiahknoxville.org

(865) 588-9753 ext 103

Pastor Laura Henrik

Youth Minister

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Mary Sophia Hawks

Parish Nurse

parishnurse@messiahknoxville.org

(865) 588-9753 ext 102

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