Be Rich 2022: A BIG movement of generosity

"Charge them… to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share." - 1 Timothy 6:17-18  

Our annual generosity campaign makes a big difference as we give to, serve and love our community.

BE RICH 2023 Guide



    Every penny goes to great projects with great nonprofits. This year we are supporting Good Shepherd Center with a one-time gift of $25.00.

    PAY TO:     Messiah Lutheran Church (in the memo write Be Rich)

    MAIL TO:  Messiah Lutheran Church          Attn: Be Rich

                       3302 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28412

  • serving through donating

    Every hour served makes an impact. Our goal is Serving Made Simple. We are looking for 100% participation - everyone to serve in one opportunity. Download the Be Rich Guide HERE, choose your service opportunity, and then visit our Be Rich table (red balloons) at church to sign-up and receive more information.

  • love your neighbor

    Do something thoughtful for someone. We've made it easy for you to love others. Download the Be Rich Guide HERE and pick some ways on the last two pages where you can Be Rich by loving others who won't expect it.


Below is a preview of the great nonprofits we will be supporting this year through our combined time and gifts. Take a moment to click on each link and see the big impact these organizations are making to support people in our local communities.

  • SERVE at Eden Village.                                                                                               Visit their WEBSITE.                                                                             Watch their VIDEO
  • SERVE at Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC.                                                         Visit their website.
  • SERVE at Good Shepherd Center, Ashley Center.                                              Visit their website.
  • SERVE at Salvation Army Toy Distribution Center.                                                    Visit their website.

It takes each of you to help our local nonprofit partners accomplish BIG things by donating your time to support their important work.