St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

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  • Readings and Reflections for the Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost

    Isaiah 53:4-12 Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 Dear Friends, The prophet Isaiah describes a person who is struck down by God to bear the iniquities of the people of Israel.  Christians later saw in this the foreshadowing of Jesus who, in obeying the will of God, went “like a lamb led to its …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections for the Twenty First Sunday after Pentecost

    Amos 5:6-7,10-15 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 Dear Friends, The prophet Amos declares God’s judgment against those who exploit the poor for their own gain.  Even so, they may yet turn from their evil in order to “seek the Lord and live,” receiving graciousness from the Lord rather than judgment. In Mark’s Gospel, a man wants …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections on the Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

    Job 1:1; 2:1-10 Psalm 8 Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16   Dear Friends, The Book of Job raises the difficult question of the suffering we experience in this life.  Why do we struggle and suffer? These verses suggest that suffering is a test inflicted upon us by Satan, with God’s permission, to …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections on the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

      Numbers 11:4-6,10-16,24-29 Psalm 19:7-14 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50 Dear Friends, In the reading from Numbers, Moses is overwhelmed by the demands of the people and cries out to God.  In response, the Lord directs Moses to recruit seventy elders who will receive a share of the spirit that was …Read More
  • Readings and Reflections on the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Proverbs 3:1-6 2 Timothy 3:14-17 Matthew 9:9-13 Dear Friends, Matthew 9:9-13 tells the story of Matthew’s call to follow Jesus.  In a culture where rabbis recruited “the best of the best,” it is shocking to see Jesus ask a religiously failed and worldly corrupted man to join him as a disciple. Jesus might well …Read More

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Calendar

  • October 23, 2018
    NS PICTURE DAY

  • October 23, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • October 23, 2018  10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Knitwits Craft Group
    Parish Hall

  • October 23, 2018  12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    NS Kids in Motion

  • October 24, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arise Rehearsal

  • October 25, 2018  9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Morning Prayer

  • October 25, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Discovery Bible Study

  • October 25, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Adult Choir
    Choir Room

  • October 27, 2018
    ALL SAINT'S DAY EVENT PRACTICE

  • October 28, 2018  7:45 am - 8:30 am
    Traditional Eucharist

  • October 28, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • October 28, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Forum
    Parish Hall

  • October 28, 2018  9:00 am - 10:15 am
    Sunday School

  • October 28, 2018  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Coffee Hour
    Parish Hall

  • October 28, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Holy Eucharist

  • October 28, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Mission Trip planning meeting

  • October 28, 2018  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Trunk or Treat
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  • October 29, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    NS Music

  • October 29, 2018  12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    NS Kids in Motion

  • October 29, 2018  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    NS Music