The Annual Community Worship Service celebrating the life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Medina Presbyterian Church, 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd. Carla and Bob Maas (from St. Matthew!) will be sharing the story of their recent journey on the Civil Rights Trail. A free-will offering will be held to support The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship for a graduating senior at [continue reading…]
Monday, December 24 Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Eve Worship 5:00 p.m. Family 8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. Candlelight with Holy Communion
Advent Potlucks will be Wednesdays, December 5, 12 and 19 at 6:00 p.m . Please bring a dish to share. Table setting and beverages provided. Great craft every week that the whole family can enjoy. Christy Gabler and Linda Kostelnik have volunteered again to do the crafts during our Advent Potlucks. Midweek Advent Worship will be held at St. Matthew on Wednesdays December 5, 12 and 19 at 7:00 p.m.
The Annual Congregational Meeting will take place on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Please join us at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall to vote for the 2019 Mission Plan, officers, and five star ministry leaders.
NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH OBSERVED AT ST. MATTHEW Special Native American Worship Service and Education on Sunday, November 18, 2018. MEDINA, November 8, 2018. St. Matthew will observe Native American month on Sunday, November 18 at the 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services. Franchot Ballinger, a retired professor in history from the University of Cincinnati, will play the Native American flute and discuss the role of flutes in Native American culture. Native American songs and [continue reading…]
The Greatest Bread Jesus uses the image of bread to demonstrate that, even compared to all the great things God has done before, God’s greatest miracle is in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Jesus, the bread of life, is a greater miracle than the manna God sent in the dessert (Exod. 16:14), greater than the bread the angel brought to restore Elijah (1 Kings 19:4-8), greater even than the loaves Jesus had just multiplied to feed [continue reading…]
11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 9:45 AM Friendship Sunday with Holy Communion Blessing of the Animals +++ Do Not Worry…Liberated by God’s Grace “…Trusting in God is about giving up one’s own strength and accepting oneself as weak and helpless. Paradoxically, there is nothing more secure than to feel one’s own weakness; this is connected to understanding that one’s vanity is embraced by an inexplicable power. My experiences will help me to grasp that this inexplicable power [continue reading…]