St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Holy Week and Easter

2019 Holy Week and Easter information can be found on these pages:

Holy Week Service Schedule
Easter Frequently Asked Questions
The Days of Holy Week

Recent Posts

  • Readings and Reflections for the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

    · Luke 19:28-40  (Palm Liturgy) ·  Isaiah 50:4-9a   (Passion Liturgy) ·  Philippians 2:5-11 ·  Luke 22:14-23:56 ·  or Luke 23:1-49 Dear Friends, The title of this Sunday reveals the conflicting themes that we attempt to address on one morning:  The festive entry of Jesus into Jerusalem set alongside the suffering and rejection of Good Friday.  Perhaps the …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

    Readings and Reflections for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

    · Isaiah 43:16-21 · Philippians 3:4b-14 · John 12:1-8 Dear Friends, The prophet Isaiah describes the promise of the Lord who prepares for the restoration of his people by making a way for them in the desert.  The Lord will do a new thing that refreshes and restores a people who had been defeated and …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

    Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

     Joshua 5:9-12  2 Corinthians 5:16-21  Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Dear Friends, Luke’s Gospel gives us the precious story popularly called “The Prodigal Son,” although the true central figure is the Loving Father, who has two sons. No single story told by Jesus may have been able to so succinctly summarize his entire …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday in Lent

    Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday in Lent

     Exodus 3:1-15   1 Corinthians 10:1-13  Luke 13:1-9  Dear Friends, In Exodus 3, Moses “turns aside” to see the burning bush, and comes into the presence of the Holy God.  In this encounter God reveals his awareness of Israel’s suffering, and sends Moses to set them free.  Faced with his inadequacy for …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Second Sunday in Lent

    Readings and Reflections for the Second Sunday in Lent

     Genesis 15:1-12,17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1  Luke 13:31-35 Dear Friends, In Genesis 15, The Lord comes to Abram in a vision and offers encouragement: “Do not be afraid…I am your shield…your reward will be very great.” But Abram laments to the Lord that he continues childless in spite of God’s promises to him.  …Read More

See our latest Sermon

Calendar

  • April 17, 2019 - April 22, 2019  
    NS Closed

  • April 23, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • April 23, 2019  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

  • April 23, 2019  12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    NS Kids in Motion

  • April 23, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Vestry - Parish Hall

  • April 24, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    NS Gym

  • April 24, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • April 25, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    NS Gym

  • April 25, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer

  • April 25, 2019  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • April 25, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Adult Choir
    Choir Room

  • April 26, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    NS Gym