St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Welcome to Saint Matthew’s Church! We are a people gathered to worship and pray, grow and serve in the presence of Jesus Christ.

Recent Posts

  • Readings and Reflections for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany

    · Isaiah 62:1-51  · Corinthians 12:1-11 · John 2:1-11 Dear Friends, Isaiah 62 uses the language of relationship and marriage to describe the rescue of Israel from exile.  The defeat and exile of the Jews was understood by their prophets to be the consequence of their infidelity to the (marriage) covenant with the Lord. …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the First Sunday after the Epiphany

    ·  Isaiah 43:1-7 ·  Acts 8:14-17 ·  Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 ·  Psalm 29  Dear Friends, ·  Isaiah declares God’s love for his people with these beautiful and intimate words: “I have called you by name, you are mine…you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you…whom I created for my glory, whom …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for The Epiphany

    Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 The Book of Isaiah describes the glorious restoration of the people of Israel as the prophet cries out, “Arise, shine, you light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.”  Isaiah likely influenced the Gospel of Matthew (below) to describe a visit …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

     Micah 5:2-5a  Hebrews 10:5-10  Luke 1:39-45, (46-55) Dear Friends, The prophet Micah describes the coming of a new ruler from Bethlehem, who will restore Israel and “stand and feed his flock.” Luke tells the story of Mary’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth.  At the sound of Mary’s voice, the babe in the womb …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Third Sunday of Advent

    Zephaniah 3:14-20 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 Dear Friends, This Sunday of Advent combines the themes of anticipatory joy with the coming of the powerful Messiah who baptizes with the Holy Spirit and fire! The prophet Zephaniah calls on the people of Israel, who have lived in exile and defeat, to rejoice in anticipation of the …Read More

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Calendar

  • January 19, 2019  8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Men's Breakfast

  • January 20, 2019  7:45 am - 8:30 am
    Traditional Eucharist

  • January 20, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Youth Sunday School

  • January 20, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • January 20, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Forum
    Parish Hall

  • January 20, 2019  9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Sunday School

  • January 20, 2019  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Coffee Hour
    Parish Hall

  • January 20, 2019  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • January 21, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • January 21, 2019  12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    NS Kids in Motion

  • January 21, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    NS Music

  • January 21, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Bible Study

    The group is currently studying the Book of Acts

  • January 22, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • January 22, 2019  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

  • January 22, 2019  12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    NS Kids in Motion

  • January 23, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    NS Gym

  • January 23, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • January 24, 2019  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer

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

  • January 24, 2019  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • January 24, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Adult Choir
    Choir Room