St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

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  • Readings and Reflections for the 1st Sunday in Lent

    Readings and Reflections for the 1st Sunday in Lent

    Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Dear Friends, I’ve been reminded of a simple method of approaching scripture that I will try to apply during these reflections as we go through the season of Lent.  It is to ask three things of a passage: What does this teach …Read More
  • Solemn Communion 2018

    Solemn Communion 2018

    Sunday February 11th was a big day here at St. Matthew’s.  During our 9:00 worship service, we celebrated both of the dominical sacraments, Baptism and the Eucharist.  While every Eucharist is a special event, this particular Eucharist was extra special because six children received their first communion during the service. …Read More
  • What are you doing for Lent?

    What are you doing for Lent?

        Are you “giving up something?” Are you “taking up” something?  A little of both?  Some things to consider: Take up a book.  A classic on the core practices of Christian life is Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster.  This is available through Amazon.com, and I’m so old I …Read More
  • Confirmation 2018

    Confirmation 2018

        On February 4, 16 young men and women took the step to re-affirm their baptisms during the 10:30 a.m. service.  With the help of mentors and the rector, they spent a year deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ and learning what it means to be called a Child …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany

    Readings and Reflections for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany

    2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-9 Dear Friends, This Sunday that precedes the season of Lent always focuses on the story of Jesus when he is “transfigured” in prayer as recorded in Mark’s Gospel.  Matthew and Luke also tell this story of the experience of a small group of disciples. They …Read More

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Calendar

  • February 21, 2018  7:30 am - 8:30 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • February 21, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • February 22, 2018  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer

  • February 22, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Adult Choir
    Choir Room

  • February 22, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • February 25, 2018  7:45 am - 8:30 am
    Traditional Eucharist

  • February 25, 2018  8:45 am - 11:45 am
    Child Care

  • February 25, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • February 25, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Forum
    Parish Hall

  • February 25, 2018  9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Sunday School and Youth Classes

  • February 25, 2018  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Coffee Hour
    Parish Hall

  • February 25, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • February 27, 2018  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall