St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Readings and Reflections for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 40:21-31 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Psalm 147: 1-12, 21c Mark 1:29-39 Dear Friends, The prophet Isaiah paints a vivid contrast between the Creator of all, who “sits above the circle of the earth” with human princes and rulers.  These rulers may appear powerful in their day, but come to nothing as sure as grass turns to straw. …

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The Bishop is coming to St. Matthew’s

The word “Episcopal” literally means “Bishop.”  We are a church with Bishops, not unlike the Roman Catholic or Eastern Churches.  Other Protestant churches often have leaders or committees with different names who offer very similar leadership to that of a Bishop.   Our current Bishop, Daniel Gutierrez, is still fairly new to our Diocese (the…

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