4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 9:45 AM Summer Worship ELW Setting Four with Holy Communion +++ The Mystery of Growth In elementary school, when children learn about plants they inevitably plant a small seed in a clear plastic cup and watch it grow. This helps as they learn the parts of plants: leaf, stem, roots. As we get older we get more sophisticated in our ability to explain the details of the plant and the growth we [continue reading…]
Lindsay’s Consecration Service & Reception at Bethel Lutheran Church. As of May 20, 2018, Lindsay Bailey, Director of LGL Ministries, has been called to serve as a Minister of Word and Service (Deacon) at St. Matthew. Lindsay will be consecrated as a Deacon in the ELCA on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 10:30AM. The service for consecration will take place at Lindsay’s home congregation: Bethel Lutheran Church, which is located at 7171 Pearl Rd. in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. A reception will [continue reading…]
New office procedure effective Monday, June 4th. Executive Council is announcing that starting June 4th, Joanne Caton-Frank, Parish Administrator or a volunteer will be in the church office routinely from 9:00am to 1:00pm weekdays, (excluding holidays). Joanne will continue to work full time, and be in the office most of the time, but afternoon access (1:00-4:00pm) may vary depending on off-site meetings or other commitments. We want to provide reliable, consistent access to the building [continue reading…]
Shipwrecked VBS is coming to St. Matthew the week of June 18-22, 2018. VBS will be held each day from 9:00 AM – Noon! We will spend the week learning that Jesus rescues us when life gets stormy! Our day will include Bible lessons snacks games songs and hands on activities. Please register children ages three (must be potty trained) through youth that have completed the 5th grade. Registrations due to Christy by May 30th. [continue reading…]
After a prayerful and deliberate time, recognizing the downward trend of camping and retreat usage, the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio (LOMO) Board of Directors has come to the realization that major change is needed. After much research, discussion, and prayer, we have made the decision to enter into an agreement with The Trust for Public Land (TPL). Through this agreement TPL will develop a land conservancy at Camp Mowana. God has enriched many lives [continue reading…]
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UPDATE: T-shirt orders are due today, Wednesday April 4th to the Luther League Mailbox. Thank you! Click to preview the announcements slide show for this Sunday, April 8, 2018.