Messianic Jewish Alliance of America

Celebrating over 100 years of Jewish Revival

Messiah 2018 is the premier Messianic Jewish conference uniting Jewish and non-Jewish believers in Yeshua HaMashiach, Jesus the Messiah.

Worship and fellowship with others from across the USA, Israel and abroad. A full week of day and evening programs offers classes and sessions that are designed to appeal to all groups, including mature believers, families, singles, millennials, teens and children. Experience over 100 classes and sessions of unforgettable teaching by speakers from around the world.

Truly you will find that there is something for everyone, including a brand new state-of-the-art Fitness Center and a newly renovated swimming pool area.

Enjoy worship and praise with Miqedem from Israel, Marty Goetz and Misha, Beckah Shae Elihana Elia, Paul Wilbur and, for the first time at Messiah conference, hear Israeli singer/song-writer Sarah Liberman as well as the bluegrass and country harmonies of The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group from Tenessee.

Join us for a very special celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the modern State of Israel.


Rabbi Larry Feldman
David Chernoff
Ken Alpren
Michael Wolf
Rabbi Jonathan Cahn
Michael Stepakoff
Debra Chernoff
Joel Chernoff
Rachel Wolf
David Levine
Jeffrey Forman
Charles Kluge
Jeanne Nigro
Joel Liberman
Eric Lakatos
Lou Engle
Jeffrey Adler
Kevin Solomon
Eric Carlson
Hope Edelstein
Paul Liberman
David Schneier
Michael Weygant
Racquel Kluge


The Isaacs
Marty & Misha
Sarah Liberman
Beckah Shae
Elihana Elia
Paul Wilbur
Baht Rivka Whitten

Messiah College: Campus & Accomodations

Located in south-central Pennsylvania,the college is nestled on 471 lush scenic   acres with the picturesque Yellow Breeches Creek running through the campus. There are hiking and fitness trails, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor basketball courts. Plus, the newly renovated swimming pool area is open at no additional fee in the afternoons. The Falcon Fitness Center is an impressive 14,374 square feet filled with state-of-the art cardiovascular, strength, and group exercise equipment. A one-time fee ($20)allows access to the Falcon Fitness Center for ages 18+ only (Registration Form).


Standard housing is a double dorm room with roommate, with two bathrooms per floor. You may request a roommate. Private rooms are available for an additional charge of $20 per night.

One- and two-bedroom apartments may be requested. Availability is limited. There is an additional charge of $225 for a one-bedroomand $325 for a two-bedroom. One-bedroom apartments accommodate up to three people. Two-bedroom apartments accommodate up to five. A request for an apartment does not guarantee receipt. Notification will be sent approximately two weeks before start of conference. All dorms and apartments are air-conditioned, but only dorms are equipped with elevators.

All dorm floors have a kitchen with refrigerator and stove as well as handicapped accessible bathroom facilities. Towels, blankets and bed linens are provided. Checkout time is Sunday, July 8 at 10:00 am. 


For those staying off campus during Messiah ’18, please check out the great rates at these local hotels! They are within a 5-10 minute drive from the college campus.

Make sure to reference the “3-letter reservation code” listed below for the individual hotel. These special rates expire June 4, 2018.

4950 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA
Phone: (717) 691-1300
Reservation Code: 2MJ — $125 +tax

A Marriott Property
4915 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA
Phone: (717) 691-1400
Reservation Code: MJA — $129 +tax

A Hilton Property
5001 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA
Phone: (717) 697-4900
Reservation Code: 1MJ — $144 +tax

1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011
$87.00 + tax
Special Messiah rate ends 6/22/18

Go to  or call the Front Desk at 717-763-7117 and mention MJAA to receive the discounted rate.


The dining hall offers unlimited kosher-style dining with an extensive menu to accommodate both gluten-free and vegetarian diets. Meals begin at dinner Sunday, July 1. The last meal served is dinner Saturday, July 7. The Falcon Snack Bar is open Sunday July 1 through Sunday morning, July 8for any meals not covered through the conference meal plan. Shabbat (Friday pm) dinner will be served in two separate seatings: 4:15–5:15 pm or 5:30–6:30 pm. (Registration Form, Step 2 to choose your selected Friday dinner seating.)

For registration, housing, meals and other inquiries,contact the MJAA at 610-338-0482 or send an email to

Programs and Activities for Every Age

Nursery 1–4 Children 5–9 PreTeens 10–12

The Children’s Program is open to children ages 1–12 who are registered for the conference. There is no nursery program for children under age 1. A one-time activity fee of $10 per child applies for each age group (Registration Form, Step 2). NURSERY begins at age 1. A safe, clean environment with low staff-to-child ratio is provided, featuring special activities for three- and four- year-olds. Morning and evening babysitting is offered at no extra charge. CHILDREN’S PROGRAM: Monday–Friday 8:45 am–12:00 pm and Sunday–Saturday 7:30–9:30 pm. PRETEENS receive age-specific teaching along with times of worship and prayer to encourage and challenge them in their walk with the Lord. Preteens meet Monday– Friday morning with special evening programming Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Teens 13–17 College 18–23 Career 24–30

The YMJA has been serving young people ages 13–30 since 1967, equipping them to walk with the Lord, and helping them find their calling as the next generation of Messianic leaders. Meet new friends, reconnect with old friends, learn, grow, worship, and have fun! YMJA programming includes classes and activities geared toward teens and young adults. Conference attendees ages 13–30 are all encouraged to register, while participation for teens 13–17 is required. YMJA membership and program fees apply for ages 13–23. For more information, please visit


An MJAA/YMJA sponsored series of events and classes especially geared toward those adults generally between the ages of 25–39. For singles and married, experience times of friendship, support and encouragement.

Additional Info for Youth & Children Attendees:

  • YMJA Program Fee of $29 is required for 13-23 year olds, optional for ages 24-30 but must be paid in order to participate in the YMJA program (For YMJA 2018 members, email for membership password)
  • Babysitting for ages 1-4,  for registered attendees is provided free of charge
  • An activity fee of $10 per child applies for each child ages 1-12
  • Photo ID Required to check in onsite
  • A minor, under age 18, cannot be registered, or attend, without an adult guardian.

Culture and Education to Lift Both Mind and Soul

Learn to praise and worship through dance! Messianic dance instruction is unique to MJAA conferences and is scheduled every afternoon for all levels of experience. These classes are taught by the most capable teachers in the Messianic movement. There is opportunity to worship in dance during every evening service, as well as the Saturday Torah service.


The Cultural Center & Marketplace is home to vendors and ministries from the US, Israel and around the world, featuring Messianic music and videos from an array of performing artists, Judaica, such as shofars, mezuzahs, yarmulkas and other traditional items, jewelry and artisan pieces, books, literature and apparel. The Afternoon Concert Series showcases new artists along with special concerts from Marty Goetz and other favorites. Meet authors of popular books at the Multi-Author Book Signing during the week. The Marketplace is open afternoons and after each evening service. Contact mjaacultural@gmail. com for more information and vendor applications. Previous vendors will be automatically contacted.

Singers and Musicians: If you would like to be considered for the Afternoon Concert Series in the Cultural Center, please

contact for more information.


International Alliance of Messianic Congregations and Synagogues (IAMCS)

Two college level courses offered Monday–Thursday afternoons for credit, audit or to begin the certificate in Messianic Jewish Studies.
Information and registration for the Yeshiva:

Dr Michael Brown

Michael L. Brown is founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry in Concord, North Carolina, and hosts the daily nationally syndicated radio show, “Line of Fire.” Dr. Brown has authored 27 books, holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University and has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at various universities.

Course 1: Monday & Tuesday
Messianic Jews, the Oral Torah, and Rabbinic Authority Is there an unbroken chain of oral tradition going back to Moses? Can we understand the written Torah without an Oral Torah? And how should Messianic Jews relate to the claims of rabbinic authority and Oral Law? We will answer these questions in depth in this class.

Dr. Sam Nadler is founder and president of Word of Messiah Ministries. In forty-five years of Jewish ministry, Sam has established and developed Messianic congregations, discipled believers, and trained effective leaders. He is an author of numerous books and video series on a variety of Messianic topics.

Course #2: Wednesday & Thursday
Transformational Talmidut
Transformational Talmidut reveals how, when both the home and the congregation share the same spiritual values, strengthening one builds up the other. Dr. Nadler addresses four critical areas in both the Messianic home and congregation that can validate your service to Adonai, and better prepare your children and your congregants to become Messianic leaders.

Pre-registration is now closed. But there is plenty of space, whether you are registering for one day or the whole week!

The onsite registration hours are as follows, in Jordan Science Center:
Sunday, July 1 8AM – 10PM
Mon-Friday, July 2-7 8- 9:30AM, 12-5PM, 9-10PM
Saturday, July 8 8-9:30AM, 12-5PM

If you are pre-registered and paid in full, and arrive after registration closes at night (10PM), go to the Dispatch desk in Eisenhower building for your keys, meal card and room assignment. Photo ID will be required.

A complimentary shuttle from Harrisburg Airport to the college is available on Sunday, July 1st, and leaves on the hour from 10 AM to 9 PM. Go to the information booth in baggage claim area. Look for Premiere Limousine 717.616.8995. Uber or a taxi can also bring you to the college.

The evening service begins at 7PM, and is open to the public free of charge. Photo ID is required, and bags will be checked. Or watch the evening program on Live Streaming at, beginning at 6:45PM.

Contact Us

For questions or more information, contact or 610-338-0482

PLEASE NOTE: Due to road construction near the main entrance to the college, please use this detour: Take Route 15 South to Lisburn Road. Turn left on Lisburn Road. At the intersection of Mill Road, turn right on Mill Road. Go to Grantham Road, and turn left on Grantham Road. Turn right at next intersection to main entrance.


Is available on-the-hour between Harrisburg International Airport and Messiah College only on Sunday, July 1 (10:00 am-9:00pm) and July 8 (7:00 am – 10:00 am). The shuttle driver will be waiting at the Information Booth in the Baggage Claim Area with a sign “ MJAA – Messiah 2018”. If you can’t locate the driver, please call Premier Limousine at 717-616-8995. Shuttle drop off is at the Jordan Science Center (Registration) on campus. For other transportation arrangements and rates, contact Premier Limousine Service at phone717-616-8995 (24 hour service), or go to

Register by May 31
& receive a $50.00 discount!

Free Membership
with each registration (+18)