Comprehensive Youth Ministry

March 6, 2019 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

There are ample opportunities for personal and spiritual growth through Sunday School, VBS, Luther Littles, First Communion, Fun Fellowship, Confirmation, and Luther League. We also support the NEO LYO, LOMO Camps, and the ELCA National Youth Gathering. The Comprehensive Youth Ministry Team is responsible for all ministries related to the youth of St. Matthew and the community we serve. Youth is defined as all persons high school age and under.  

Luther League

March 5, 2019 admin 0

St. Matthew’s youth group, called the “Luther League,” organizes and participates in events both locally, helping with activities at the church, as well as in other parts of the country, attending youth-oriented conferences.

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.  

Advent Midweek Meal and Worship

December 5, 2018 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

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.  

Native American Sunday

November 12, 2018 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

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…]

Installation of Deacon Lindsay

August 1, 2018 Joanne Caton-Frank 0

Installation and Reception. Our Director of LGL Ministries, Lindsay Bailey, who was consecrated in the ELCA as a Deacon on June 2, will be installed at St. Matthew at both worship services on Sunday, September 23.  Pastor Karl Bierman of the Northeastern Ohio Synod will be present that day to preach and install. There will be a reception for Deacon Lindsay after each worship service. For those that are interested there is going to be a planning [continue reading…]