All Are Welcome
in This Place

5:00 pm in Fellowship Hall


8:30 and 10:30 am in the Sanctuary


For Pre-School and Elementary age children to leave the service for their own experience of church that includes a Bible story, prayer, songs and play.

Sunday Service

Bulletin for this Sunday Service. Playlist of past services and other videos.

Blue Christmas Service

Bulletin for this Blue Christmas Service.

Christmas Caroling with St. Matthew

Confirmation Worship Notes

Confirmation students.

Please Scan this QR Code for a copy of your Worship Notes.

Christmas Pageant 2023

Christmas Gift Bags

Who in your life has had a difficult year and needs to be cheered up? Relative? Friend? Fellow Church Member? Co-worker?

You can help cheer them up by supplying information. We will deliver Gift Bags (fruit, candy, cookies, Christmas ornament, and more) to folks in grief, lost their job, sick, injured, lonely, sad or upset for ANY reason.  We will be packing the bags on December 22 at 10:00 am in Fellowship Hall

Please help us pack and locate locate those who could use the cheer.

Not limited to St. Matthew members, but MUST be located within 15 miles of Hanover.

Questions? Submitting a recipient? Helping to pack or deliver? Contact Pastor Faye through the office, or at Or contact the church office by Deadline December 11.

Congregational Updates

For the latest update on information relating to Strategic Planning (Visioning), the Call Processes and other issues of interest related specifically to members of the congregation, please follow this link.

Loving Our Neighbors

Involved in Our Community

Community Meal with Christmas Storytime and Craft

JOIN US FOR OUR HOLIDAY COMMUNITY MEAL. Everyone is invited. FREE Food, fun, Santa, crafts, Christmas stories, puppets, and even Christmas music bingo. And it is all in one place – Fellowship Hall at St. Matthew. How can you resist?…

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Help Keep Neighbors Warm

Our mitten/sock/hat/scarf tree is ready for decorations in 2 locations, the church office lobby and the Gathering Place.  Let’s cover the trees with colorful mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, ear muffs, socks and other winter wear.  Coats may be placed under…

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Do you know we partner with the Community Aid Store in South Hanover? When you make donations and shop there the community benefits. All your donations are credited to St. Matthew and are used for our Human Needs Fund, which helps the people in our community. Recently, they increased clothing,…

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Fellowship and Learning All in One

Faith Connections and Education Opportiunities

Dinner Church Back for Advent

Promises Fulfilled? Promises Unimagined. Promises Kept! There will be two Wednesday evening Advent Dinner Church services, December 6 and 13 at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The meal will be served at 5:30 and while people are…

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Splash Making a Splash

Parents of infants and toddlers 3 months to 3 years old are invited to attend Splash Class — a “baby and me” style group class. Together, parents/caregivers and children will explore what’s next after you’ve been “splashed” in the waters…

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Youth on the Move

Sharing and Caring

Faith Connections for Kids

Kids from 3 years old through 5th grade can join us in the Lower Level for Faith Connections on Sundays from 9:30-10:20am. We have a Pre-school class for 3-4 year olds. Lower Elementary for K-2 grade and Upper Elementary for 3-5 grade. Join us while we read Bible stories, make crafts and have some fun.

The First Christmas Pageant

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT! This is a celebratory time where the children of St. Matthew can assist in sharing the Good News of Jesus’ birth. The Children’s Christmas Pageant is a great opportunity for children from 3-18 years of age to tell of the joy of Christmas. The pageant is titled The…

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Diggin’ Deep

Come and join Hunter Crabbs and Aaron Smith for thoughtful, in-depth conversation as we explore the word and expand our spiritual growth. This series of monthly conversations will be directed towards any high school and college aged students. We look forward to seeing you in the youth suite at 5:30 pm.  Please call the church office for dates.

Second Sunday Conversations

High School Youth will be  gather ingthe 2nd Sunday monthly for faith-focused conversation. Beginning October 8, at 9:30-10:20 a.m. in the Youth Suite.  The topic of conversation will be Cultivating Generosity.

Stewards of God’s Creation

Caring for Our Beautiful World

Meal Packing a Hugh Sucess

Thanks to the continuing support of St. Matthew and its members, this year’s Hanover Area Community Meal Packing Event was an incredible success.  Thanks for Believing, Hosting, Volunteering, Donating and So Much More. St. Matthew has been hosting the event for Hanover Against Hunger since 2012. At the event on…

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