Native American Sunday

November 12, 2018 J.C. 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 J.C. 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…]

A Change in LOMO’s Future

April 20, 2018 J.C. Frank 0

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…]

Easter Breakfast

March 29, 2018 J.C. Frank 0

Please join us this Sunday, April 1st for Easter breakfast served by the our Luther League youth and adult leaders in the Fellowship Hall from 8:00a-10:30a.    

Youth Jam Session with the Praise Band!

February 10, 2018 J.C. Frank 0

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 PM. Contact Shaun Faust with any questions by texting or calling 330-749-5650 or emailing ShaunFaust@gmail.com. Read the information below and download the flyer. SHARE YOUR TALENTS! We love having kids involved with the music program, and would like to identify more school-aged musicians to play during future church services. This Jam Session is an opportunity for the Praise Brand to see what gifts you have. What is this? [continue reading…]

Children’s Christmas Program

December 15, 2017 J.C. Frank 0

The Sunday School Christmas Program will be held at St. Matthew this Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 4:30 PM. Please bring a dish and join us in the Fellowship Hall afterwards for a potluck dinner. We look forward to seeing you there! Reminders for Parents. Children should arrive at 4:00 PM. We are asking that all readers wear their Sunday best, and all other parts wear something that would be appropriate under their costumes. For example, [continue reading…]

Awesome Fall Festival!

October 11, 2017 J.C. Frank 0

The Fall Fest at Lisa and John Burks Barn was a success. Fun was had by all with square dancing. Rex donating his time was wonderful and all ages participated. Kids had fun bobbing for apples and doing the scavenger hunt around the property. Heather Gerspacher won the chili contest again this year. We had eight Chili’s in the contest. To top the night off the kids got to do s’mores. The party ended about [continue reading…]