St. Matthew COVID-19 Plan to Return to Worship Welcome Back! Brothers and sisters in Christ, we are excited to communicate that we will cautiously and gratefully reopen the church and return to in-person worship services for those who choose this option. Executive Council, after prayerful deliberation, has decided to reopen on Sunday July 12, 2020. I would like to thank the Re-Entry Team for their diligent work to develop a plan to [continue reading…]
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.
At Rest Among Strangers The world can be a dangerous place, and we all long for someone, some leader, who will watch over us and protect us from all harm. The prophet Jeremiah issues strong cautions to those who abuse the trust placed in them to care for God’s people, and the psalmist sings the praises of the Lord who guards and guides us through life’s trials. But the letter to the Ephesians suggests that [continue reading…]
Speaking Truth to Power Few of us want to hear a hard truth, and perhaps fewer of us want to be the ones called to deliver one. Today’s texts remind us that bearing God’s word is risky business. King Jereboam exiles the prophet Amos for calling him to account. Herod delivers John the baptizer’s head on a platter to his wife, Herodias, to fulfill a promise he never should have made. Speaking truth to power [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…]
Presiding Bishop Eaton: “Christ is risen. He is risen indeed. Alleluia.” – Easter 2018 Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton wishes us a happy Easter and reminds us that life wins. Love wins.
Here is the annoucement slideshow for Easter Sunday.