Our Pastor

img_0019 (2)Rev. Timothy Engel, a Michigan native, is a 1989 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. During his ministry he has served congregations in Minnesota and Indiana. In 2016 Pastor Engel moved from the Midwest to serve the Messiah congregation and the city of Houston.

Pastor and his wife, Kim, have been blessed with two children, Jakob and Katie. Jakob has earned a Masters in Psychology and Katie serves as an officer in the United States Air Force.

Pastor Engel invites you to visit his blog, The New Narthex.  

Our Secretary

Debbie Stallings is a lifelong member of Messiah and has served as Church Secretary since 2001.

Our Comfort Dog

Gabriel head shotGabriel is a certified Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog. He assists in the congregation’s various caring and outreach ministries.

Gabriel was placed at the Messiah congregation in Fall 2017. In addition to his work in the community, Gabriel greets people on Sunday morning before and after worship, visits the children at our Early Childhood Center, and participates in activities such as Kids Camp, Evening with Santa, “Go Texan!” Day, and Spring Fest.