St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

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  • Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

    Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

    Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 Dear Friends, John 10:11-18: This Sunday is sometimes called “Good Shepherd” Sunday.  We turn to John’s Gospel as it describes Jesus as our Shepherd, showing us that Jesus now fulfills in his person the words of the 23rd Psalm.  In this Gospel reading and …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday of Easter

    Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday of Easter

    Acts 3:12-19 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Dear Friends, Luke 24:36b-48:  We look once again at Jesus as he appears to his disciples and see the common (and understandable!) pattern of fear and doubts before his very real (and very strange!) presence assures them: “See my hands and feet…handle me and …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Second Sunday of Easter

    Readings and Reflections for the Second Sunday of Easter

    Acts 4:32-35 1 John 1:1-2:2 Psalm 133 John 20:19-31 The preacher today is Rev. Jay Walton Dear Friends, John 20:19-31 – John’s account of Jesus’ resurrection appearances includes the giving of peace to troubled and fearful disciples, the sending of the disciples as Jesus was sent, and the power of the Holy Spirit …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for Easter Sunday

    Readings and Reflections for Easter Sunday

    Isaiah 25:6-9 Acts 10:34-43 Mark 16:1-8 Dear Friends, Isaiah 25:6-9: The prophet looks forward to the day when death is swallowed up, tears washed away, all disgrace and mourning taken away from “all the earth.”  Meanwhile we wait, but as people who have hope in what God will do. Acts 10:34-43:  …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for Palm Sunday

    Readings and Reflections for Palm Sunday

    The Liturgy of the Palms Mark 11:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 The Liturgy of the Word Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11  Mark 14:1-15:47 Dear Friends, Liturgy of the Palms:  We remember and enact the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.  The prophet Zephaniah described a messianic figure who would come to …Read More

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  • April 23, 2018 - April 26, 2018  
    NS Conferences

  • April 24, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • April 24, 2018  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

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    Morning Prayer

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    Adult Choir
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    Traditional Eucharist

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    Coffee Hour
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    Holy Eucharist

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