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AKRON RUBBER DUCKS GAME

Sunday, August 14

Canal Park, 300 S. Main Street,  Akron

Akron RubberDucks face off against the Bowie Baysox!  Tickets to this game game cost $12 a piece. The gates will open at 1:00 PM and first pitch will be at 2:05 PM. The tickets must  have been purchased by August 7th.  

 

 

MONTHLY MEN'S BREAKFAST

Monday, August 15 at 8:00 a.m.
at Yours Truly restaurant on Rte. 18

(and every third Monday of the month)

Dutch Treat

GAME NIGHT 

Third Friday of each month, 7 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

(August 19 is our next Game Night.)

Small Groups

PASTOR STEVE'S INSTALLATION

Sunday, August 21, 2022

4:00 p.m. at St. Matthew

Potluck reception to follow.

RSVP HERE

BLOCK PARTY ON BROADWAY

St. Matthew Parking Lot

Saturday, August 27, 4:00-7:00 p.m

See More.

 

Operation HOMES

We will be the host church
August 29 - Sept. 4

Contact Sandy Andrews if you can help.

Operation HOMES is a program that provides services to the homeless in Medina County.  It is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the homeless of Medina County, Ohio. By rotational partnering with local churches for shelter, food and the administration of life skill programs, Operation HOMES provides the opportunity for individuals to be independent, both personally and financially

 

RALLY DAY
Sunday School Opening

Sunday September 11

Comprehensive Youth

GOD'S WORK.  OUR HANDS.
September 11

(See attached.)

 

HAYRIDE / CHILI EVENT

October 16

Small Groups

FOUNDRY SOCIAL

November 6

Small Groups

COOKIE EXCHANGE

December 4

Small Groups

Marble Surface

PASTOR STEVE'S INSTALLATION

Sunday, August 21, 2022

4:00 p.m. at St. Matthew

Potluck reception to follow.

RSVP HERE

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCOOL YOUTH

We are looking for your help with our annual Block Party.  Please text Mrs. Costello if you can help, at 330-461-1149.

 

SUNSHINE MEALS 

If you would like to join our group of volunteers who periodically make or purchase meals (and deliver them) to parishioners at a time of need... please contact Sue Schwab at 330-242-1091 or send her an email.

 

NEW MEMBERS CLASS
A new members class will be forming soon.  Please see Pastor Steve if you are interested in becoming a member of St. Matthew.

NURSERY SUBSTITUTES

Please contact Barb Woodard if you are willing to serve as a substitute in our Nursery.

Call Barb at 330-321-2408
or send her an email.

SUNDAY'S SERMONS

from Pastor Steve are up on all the platforms, just in case you are looking for something to listen to on that 15 minute walk.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3cgtoIojRBlHP9J2sbMzOl...

 

NEW!! BOOK CLUB
Small Groups is beginning a quarterly book club. Our first book was "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.  We attended the movie and had a discussion of the book and movie on July 21.  Stay tuned for the announcement of our next book.

 

LOOP SYSTEM ~ THANK YOU

On behalf of the Communications Evangelism Team, thank you to those who donated funds to help pay for the new Loop System.  We have received more than what was needed and those funds will carryover to future projects for video/sound needs within the church.  We appreciate the support from the congregation for this vital project for our brothers and sisters with hearing loss.  We also thank Dale Weygandt for his time and energy in getting this system installed.
 

EGG CARTON COLLECTION

Look for box in the Narthex.

Will be given to local farmers.

DONATIONS FOR UKRAINE
through the ELCA

Lutheran Disaster Response

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Tuesdays at 6:30 AM

Join us as we discuss

The Gospel of John

PRAYER GROUP
Meet in the library,  Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

 

READERS, USHERS, COMMUNION ASSISTANTS NEEDED

Contact the office or sign up in the narthex.

PULL TAB COLLECTION

to benefit Ronald McDonald Hose.

Bins in Narthex and next to office.

 

ELECTRONIC OFFERING UPDATES-
If anyone needs help in changing their electronic giving (ACH) through Vanco please contact Financial Director, John Baker at
330-607-0667

or send John an email

"Support the Kids" tee shirts are still available.  These tee shirts are free to anyone who would like one, but we are accepting donations of any amount to help with the cost. Contact the office if you wish to have one.

Gift Cards Are Needed!
Walmart, Buehler's, Aldi, Giant Eagle or Gas Cards are needed for  local residents in need. Cash or checks may also be donated for the purchase of gift cards. Please make checks payable to St. Matthew, indicating that it is for gift cards.  Thank you for your generosity!

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