St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Lessons and Reflections for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, October 1, 2017

Exodus 17:1-7 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32 In the reading from Exodus, we hear the people of Israel contending with Moses over the lack of water. Their complaint to Moses is understood here to mean the same thing as doubting God’s guidance, since Moses is following God’s directions in leading Israel. Yet God demonstrates faithfulness and…

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Photos from our 50th Anniversary Celebration

September 10th, 2017 was the 50th anniversary of the first worship service at Saint Matthew’s.  To celebrate the occasion, the parish held a catered brunch for everyone.  Photos of the event can be found on our flickr site.    

Lessons and Reflections for Saint Matthew’s Day, Sunday September 24, 2017

Proverbs 3:1-6 Timothy 3:14-17 Matthew 9:9-13 Dear Friends, In place of the usual readings for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we celebrate the saint for whom both our Parish and one of the Gospels is named – a former tax collector named Matthew. Tax collectors of Jesus’ day were despised for serving the Romans, and making themselves wealthy at the…

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50 years

It began in the living room of Harry and Phyllis Barbin. With them were John and Margaret Vose and Roger and Marilou Haydock, to discuss the idea of a new Episcopal Church in the Maple Glen area. Conversation with Diocesan officials and local parishes followed, and the first worship service of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church…

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Sunday School this Fall

This fall holds many exciting new additions for our children’s religious formation at St. Matthew’s.  We are implementing a toddler atrium space for children from 18–35 months, in addition to welcoming all three-year-olds through fifth graders in the modular unit each week. Thanks to those who worked hard to repair and replace the decking around…

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25 years offering Nursery School

This year the Nursery School will open on Monday, September 11, 2017 and it will be the 25th anniversary year! Twenty five years ago Evelyn Randolph began the nursery school with morning classes and it quickly grew in demand to offer afternoon sessions, lunch bunch and a phenomenal enrichment program. The success of the school…

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