He is Risen! Easter Day

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The Collect O God, who for our redemption gave your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through Jesus Christ … [Read more…]

Holy Week Schedule

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On March 27, we will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Leading up to this wondrous occasion will be several events: Monday-Friday, March 21-25: A community-wide Holy Week worship event will take place at noon each day. Different churches will host each different service. Thursday, March 24: Maundy Thursday service … [Read more…]

Shrove Tuesday pancake supper scheduled

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On Tuesday, Feb. 9, St. Matthews will host its annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, beginning at 6 p.m. and we invite our community to fellowship with us! Each year, we plan a pancake supper on Shrove, or Fat, Tuesday to consume sugar, fat, flour and eggs before the penitential season of Lent begins the following … [Read more…]

Directory photos scheduled

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Photos for our 2013 church directory will be taken on Sunday, Nov. 17 and Nov. 24. Echo Day will be available before service, from 9:30-10:15 a.m., and after, from the end of service until 12:15 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Each group will receive a complimentary 5×7 gift print and additional prints may be purchased … [Read more…]

First All Hallow’s Eve Celebration

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On Thursday, Oct. 31, St. Matthew’s hosted its first All Hallow’s Eve celebration, and it was a huge success! The children who attended enjoyed making treat bags, fishing for treats, the cake walk, ghost bowling, corn hole, bobbing for apples, eating a donut without hands, pinning the mitre on the bishop (this seemed to be … [Read more…]

Sloan to be honored for 50 years as St. Matthews’ organist

When Thirza Mobley Sloan began attending St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in 1961, she never dreamed she’d spend 50 years as the church organist. “I married Tim Sloan, and he’s been here all his life,” she said, explaining how she came to join the church. “I was already playing the organ from college.” Sloan, originally from … [Read more…]