St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

2019 Christmas Services at St. Matthew’s

Lessons & Carols (12/8 @ 10:30 a.m.) Dressing of the Creche (12/22 @ 9 a.m.) Youth Christmas Party (12/22 @ 5 p.m.)
Christmas Eve: Pageant & Eucharist @ 3 p.m., Family Eucharist & Children’s Sermon @ 5 p.m., Festive Eucharist @ 10 p.m.
Christmas Day: Holy Eucharist @ 10 a.m.

Recent Posts

  • Rector Search Update – December 2019

    The Church Profile Committee is tasked with defining who the church is, and gleaning a collective vision of who we want to become. They will do this by conducting surveys, having small group discussions and in other ways not yet defined. Efforts will be made to hear from our entire …Read More
  • Hospitality

    Hospitality

    Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 3:2 From before Jesus’ birth, while his mother and father journeyed to Bethlehem, we Christians, like them, have been dependent on Hospitality of strangers. In Bethlehem Mary and Joseph were unable to find room …Read More
  • Annual Parish Meeting & 2019 Annual Report

    The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 10 at 9:50 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Sunday school will be offered at the usual time of 9 a.m. and will continue until the meeting’s end. To accommodate the meeting, our 9 a.m. Eucharist will be abbreviated, and the …Read More
  • The Art of Discipline

    The Art of Discipline

    Discipline. Too often when we consider “discipline” we think of punishment. “Spare the rod, spoil the child,” we quote. But what if “discipline” is the process by which we become more Christ-like? Donald Coggan, an Archbishop of Canterbury observed, “I go through life as a transient on his way to …Read More
  • Rector Search Update – November 2019

    The Vestry is creating two committees, the Church Profile Committee, and the Search Committee to lead us through the transition process. The Church Profile Committee is being led by Joe Buesgen, and the Search Committee by Tim Walsh. Both are finalizing the group of members to assist with the committees, …Read More
  • Announcing our New Coordinator for Youth Ministry

    I am pleased to announce that with advice and approval of the Vestry, I have called Anthony Carrella to serve as Coordinator for Youth Ministry at St. Matthew’s. He will begin his ministry on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. I wanted there to be an overlap for Anthony to be introduced …Read More
  • Stewardship: our faithful response to God’s Generosity

    Stewardship: our faithful response to God’s Generosity

    Stewardship. God has given us memory, reason, and skill for the common good. If we would be faithful stewards of these gifts, skills, and resources we will mirror the incredible generosity of our God toward us as we engage the world around us. In the book of Deuteronomy God states …Read More
  • Message from our Associate Rector Jay Walton

    It’s been a whirlwind of a month both personally and around Saint Matthew’s. We just celebrated St. Matthew’s day where we heard the impact Saint Matthew’s has had on so many families and the community. The weather was beautiful, so we were able to sit and chat with each other …Read More

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Calendar

  • December 14, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Recital for Meg Vandegrift's students

  • December 15, 2019  7:45 am - 8:30 am
    Traditional Eucharist

  • December 15, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • December 15, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Forum
    Parish Hall

  • December 15, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Youth Classes

  • December 15, 2019  9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Sunday School

  • December 15, 2019  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Coffee Hour
    Parish Hall

  • December 15, 2019  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • December 16, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music
    Sanctuary

  • December 16, 2019  12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    NS Music
    Sanctuary

  • December 16, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Bible Study

    The group is currently studying the Book of Acts

  • December 17, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music
    Sanctuary

  • December 17, 2019  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

  • December 17, 2019  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Noonday Prayer & Lunch

    On the third Tuesday of each month, we will gather for a short service of noonday prayer after which everyone is invited to have lunch together. The prayer service is a wonderful way to spend your lunch worshipping the Lord. Since the luncheon is an informal gathering, we ask that everyone bring his or her own lunch. We will provide water, tea and coffee to drink

  • December 18, 2019  7:30 am - 8:30 am
    Morning Eucharist

  • December 18, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • December 19, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Nursery School Concert
    Sanctuary

  • December 19, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Adult Choir
    Sanctuary

  • December 19, 2019  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • December 20, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Nursery School Concert
    Sanctuary

  • December 20, 2019  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Nursery School Concert
    Sanctuary