St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

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  • Lessons and Reflections for the Last Sunday of Pentecost – Christ the King Sunday

    Lessons and Reflections for the Last Sunday of Pentecost – Christ the King Sunday

    Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Ephesians 1:15-23 Matthew 25:31-46 The prophet Ezekiel declares a day when God will seek out his scattered and wounded people and judge between the “fat sheep and lean sheep” – the “fat sheep” being those who use their wealth and power to exploit the weak and poor.  The Lord will accomplish this …Read More
  • Lessons and Reflections for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost

    Lessons and Reflections for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost

    Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 25:14-30 Dear Friends, As we come to the final weeks of the church calendar year, we find the Sunday lessons focusing on themes of last things and final judgment. In classic prophetic style, Zephaniah declares the day of the Lord/ day of wrath.  I read “wrath” …Read More
  • St. Matthew’s will remember the life of Fr. Vince Liddle

    St. Matthew’s will remember the life of Fr. Vince Liddle

      Our beloved Fr. Vince died yesterday on the Feast of All the Saints, at peace and surrounded by his family.  The Burial Office will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday, November 4, at Saint Matthew’s.  The family will greet visitors beginning at 9:30 a.m. with a reception following …Read More
  • Mwamba Foundation Directors Visits St. Matthew’s

    Mwamba Foundation Directors Visits St. Matthew’s

    This Sunday, we were blessed to have Dorcas and the Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chemengich visit us from their home in Kitale, Kenya.  Dorcas and Emmanuel are the founders of the Mwamba Foundation, a non-profit foundation formed to transform lives and communities in Kitale region of Kenya for sustainable human socio-economic …Read More
  • Lessons and Reflections for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost

    Lessons and Reflections for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost

    Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46   Chapter 19 of Leviticus describes how Israel is to live as a people who reflect and embody God’s own holiness. In these verses this looks like giving honor to family, to the Sabbath day of the Lord, and shunning false worship. Holiness requires justice in …Read More

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Calendar

  • November 24, 2017
    Parish Office Closed

  • November 26, 2017
    Christ the King Sunday

  • November 27, 2017-November 28, 2017  
    NS Book Fair

  • November 27, 2017-November 28, 2017  
    NS Book Fair

  • November 29, 2017  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • November 30, 2017  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer