Rhythm & Blues Worship

February 25, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

The Story Behind The Blues Service Beginning with the early years of the Church and the Reformation, there has been an outpouring of composers and hymnists channeling the people’s thanks and praise of the Gospel through music. The merging of common tunes and gospel text has resulted in an ever growing choral and instruments variety of music for the Church….click here to continue reading…

Ash Wednesday is March 6, 2019

February 14, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

Please join us for Ash Wednesday worship and imposition of the ashes on March 6, 2019, at 7 p.m. Those who desire to receive ashes come forward and may stand/kneel. Ashes are applied with the minister’s thumb in the form of a small cross on the forehead of each person with the words: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” For more information, please see this ELCA resource, “Why and How [continue reading…]

Lenten Midweek Events

February 14, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

We will continue the tradition of partnering with Medina churches in the ministerial group as we journey together through Lent. A light supper will be provided at 6 p.m. followed by worship at 7 p.m.. This year’s theme: The Beatitudes. March 13: Medina Presbyterian, 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd March 20: St. Matthew Lutheran, 400 N Broadway St March 27: First Christian, 4797 Sharon Copley Rd April 3: Medina United Church of Christ Congregational, 217 E [continue reading…]

Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction

February 13, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction. Please join the Luther League this Sunday for the annual spaghetti dinner and dessert auction. Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. followed by the oh so fun and popular dessert auction. Will you be the highest bidder for your favorite dessert??? An accurate head count is important for food preparation purposes. Please sign up in the back of the narthex to let us know you will be joining us!!!  – Luther League  

Family Event This Sunday!

February 6, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

St. Matthew families please join us on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, from 5-7 p.m. at Medina Skateland. Admission is only $2.00 and skate rental is also $2.00. Feel free to bring a friend! Just mention that you are with St. Matthew at the door. We’ll see you there.  

Congregational Retreat 2019

February 4, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

Dear St. Matthew Lay Leaders and Members, At the congregational retreat this Saturday, 2/9 from 8:30 to 12, we will take some time to intentionally reflect on the vitality of our congregation with an emphasis on our relationship with God, our relationship with each other and our relationship with the community.  To assist with this reflection and facilitate a discussion that will help us refresh and renew goals for our congregation and leadership, we are [continue reading…]