St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Please note: All in-person activities and services at Saint Matthew’s are suspended until at least May 4th as we seek to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We ask you to keep in your prayers all who have been affected by this pandemic and those who care for them. To stay in community and support one another during this time, we will continue to livestream a weekly Sunday service at 10:00 a.m. and will be sharing additional resources and services by email, Facebook, and Instagram.

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Update – Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Happy St. Cyril of Jerusalem Day.   We celebrated our first streamed service today, Noonday Prayer! Children, Youth, and Families Our Youth Ministry Coordinator is working on establishing remote education and fellowship opportunities for Saint Matthew’s families.  He and his team will be planning weekly storytelling, crafting, and prayer sessions for children and youth, as well as a discussion…

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Update – Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

A blessed St. Patrick’s Day, St. Matthew’s.   I include a brief reflection on St. Patrick and his most famous hymn below for your reflection.  The hymn number is 370 if you feel like singing.  I am including the more literal text than the one that appears in the Hymnal.  It seems more poetic. My staff…

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Update – Monday, March 16th, 2020

Good afternoon St. Matthews, Yesterday was the is the first time in 40 years of ministry that I have cancelled Sunday services.  But we have not seen a moment like this in my lifetime.  It is clear that this is the appropriate response to protect you our people, particularly those most at risk. We your…

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