A Call for Acolytes: Any young person, from rising fourth grader on up, who would like to serve as an Acolyte at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday mornings beginning in the fall, is invited to contact George Bishop, 215-441-8056 for more information.
Our ingathering of supplies for students in Philadelphia has produced 25 backpacks, along with filler paper, notebooks, pocket folders, calculators, graph paper, pencils, pens, erasers, crayons, markers, glue sticks, and more. This does not include an unknown number of the same items donated directly through the Amazon link provided this year. Thanks be to God! If you missed out and would still like to contribute, you may still go online to the Episcopal Community Services “Wish List” on Amazon. A link on the church website www.saintmattsec.org will put you to that site.
Mattie Dixon Community Cupboard –Your donations of boxed rice, pancake mix, pancake syrup, canned fruit, mixed fruit, pears, coffee, tea, cocoa, peanut butter, jelly, cake mix, muffin mix, gravy-any kind, canned/diced tomatoes, pasta sauce, canned tuna or chicken, oatmeal, kids boxed juice, condiments, dish soap and laundry soap are needed for the Mattie Dixon Community Cupboard. Please bring these items to church and place them in the collection box located under the coat rack outside the kitchen.
Monday Evening Bible Study
The group is beginning a new study on the Book of Acts. If you have been thinking of joining the study, now would be a good time to come. The group meets on the first and third Monday’s of the month. Hope to see you there. Contact Lynn Robinson with any questions (215-628-3359.)
Discovery Bible Study
Offered every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Contact Pam Dunlap, email@example.com for more information
Praying for Each Other
If you would like to be added to Sunday’s Prayers of the People, please call the Office, or email with your request. As always, late-breaking requests can be given to Father Dave on Sunday mornings. Names that we receive will be listed in the Sunday Bulletins for two weeks–unless you let us know to keep them on for another two-week period.
Men’s Breakfast: A gathering of men for breakfast and Bible reflection is normally offered on the third Saturday of each month in the September – May program year. Come to be nourished in body and spirit. Contact the clergy for more information.
Youth Group is open to all middle and high school youth and their friends. We gather for two evenings each month, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. during the school year. Each evening includes dinner, an activity, and an informal time of prayer or Eucharist. Please contact the Assistant to the Rector, Jay Walton for more information.
Welcome BBQ – Sunday, August 26th, 6- 8p.m. Tonight we welcome the rising 6th graders to our group as well as welcome everyone else back to youth group for another year. We’ll have hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and then make your own sundaes for dessert. Bring your friends for a night of food and fun.