The Latest at St. Matthew
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 finishing up with their dinner, the service will begin at 5:55. Our time together will…Read More . . . .
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 the tree, too. Please be sure all items are new or very gently worn. They…Read More . . . .
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Members and friends who wish to honor or memorialize a loved one by placing a poinsettia in the chancel this Christmas are asked to contact the church office or complete and return the form in next week’s bulletin with $13. After the cost of the poinsettias…Read More . . . .
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 November 4 and 5, 929…Read More . . . .
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 First Christmas. Rehearsals will occur…Read More . . . .
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? Menu includes Turkey, Ham, Filling, Corn, Potatoes, Rolls and Deserts. Food is served beginning a…Read More . . . .
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 of Baptism. Adam Amspacher, registered and licensed pediatric occupational therapist, and Lindsay Amspacher, board-certified music…Read More . . . .
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.Read More . . . .
Although Priority Registration has already been submitted, if you would like to attend, contact Tim Peck no later than November 1. Are you between the ages of 18-35? Are you interested in attending the first-ever ELCA Young Adult Gathering? You will need to register independently. Priority Registration ($260) ends November 1. A deposit of $150…Read More . . . .