St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

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  • Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

    Ezekiel 17-22-24 2 Corinthians 5:6-10,14-17 Mark 4:26-34 Dear Friends, When the prophet Ezekiel tells the allegory of the cedar tree, he is speaking to the exiled people of Israel with a message of hope.  The tender twig of cedar that is planted and grows into a great tree is a picture/promise of restoration …Read More
  • Keep Your Kids Healthy, Happy & Outside This Summer

    Keep Your Kids Healthy, Happy & Outside This Summer

    By Connie Winkler Sending them outside to play? Good. Sunlight elevates the mood and is essential for synthesis of vitamin D. But it also can cause sunburn, photo-aging and skin cancer. Then there are the bugs. While insects might ruin an outing, most bug bites have little long-term health effect …Read More
  • Pinterest isn’t just about crafts and recipes

    Pinterest isn’t just about crafts and recipes

    Social Media, depending upon a person’s age, can be seen as a waste of time, a tool used to interact with your friends or something that can be informative and educational. Recently, there has been lots of discussion about how social media can change people’s perceptions of things based upon the …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday of Pentecost

    Genesis 3:8-15 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Mark 3:20-35 Dear Friends, In Genesis 3:8-15 we have the story of Adam and Eve when they disobeyed the command not to eat of the tree of knowledge. Now aware and knowing their “nakedness”, they seek to hide from God’s presence.  Perhaps we could say they’ve exchanged …Read More
  • Pentecost and the Slow Work of God

    Pentecost and the Slow Work of God

    A Jesuit priest and scientist named Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wrote something about the slow work of God that I like very much. He said:“Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are, quite naturally, impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to …Read More

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Calendar

  • June 19, 2018  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

  • June 20, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • June 21, 2018  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer

  • June 21, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • June 24, 2018  7:45 am - 8:30 am
    Traditional Eucharist

  • June 24, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • June 24, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Holy Eucharist