Basic Lutheran Teachings

Basic Lutheran Teachings is a 12-week adult instruction course on the basic teachings of Christianity taught by Pastor Mankin. This is a safe, non-threatening environment to learn about the meaning and importance of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Christian church. Questions are encouraged. Here is the opportunity to have your questions answered concerning the spiritual/religious aspects of life. There is no obligation to join Messiah Lutheran Church. Pastor Mankin promises an enjoyable and beneficial learning experience.

Next Course Starts

To Be Announced

Class Times

3:00 pm
(every week for 12 sessions)


Messiah Lutheran Church Seattle
1st floor in the Fellowship Hall


Click here to Register on-line.

To register, you may call the church office between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm at (206) 524-0024, or e-mail the office at We will need your name, address, phone number and any childcare requirements you may need.

More Details

»Cost of class is fully subsidized by Messiah Lutheran Church as a service to our community
»Materials are provided free of charge at the first class
»Refreshments are provided
»Childcare is available at the church on request


To watch the Adult Information Class videos by former Pastor Lassman click here.

Course Outline

Week One – Jesus and the Bible
Who is was this guy?

Week Two – God and Creation
Who am I?

Week Three – Angles and Sin.
What happened to this place?

Week Four – The Ten Commandments (Pt 1)
What does God expect from me?

Week Five – The Ten Commandments (PT 2)
What more does God expect from me?

Week Six – Jesus Christ 
Can you tell me more about Him?

Week Seven – The Holy Spirit/ Forgivenss
I'm haunted?

Week Eight – Baptism and Confession
Incorporation and forgiveness.

Week Nine – The Lord's Supper
Dinner with sinners.

Week Ten – Church/Prayer
How do I live as a Christian?

Week Eleven - The Last Things
Its the end of the world as we know it.