St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
Rector Search

Rector Search Update – Search Committee

The Search Committee has now been finalized. The members are as follows: Tim Walsh (co-chair), Karen Sawyer (co-chair), Manny Sevilla, Antonia Greene-Edwards, Connie Dee, Roger Sumner, Gabrielle Pascuzzi, Jon Clark, Trent Coombs, Nancy Williams. Thank you, committee members, for committing to this critical part of the Transition Ministry. Please keep this team in your thoughts…

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Rector Search Update – Profile Committee

THANK YOU to all who have participated in the Parish Profile Committee’s focus group sessions over the past weeks. These group meetings are intentionally designed to engage our church’s membership in answering critical questions surrounding the assembly of the parish profile, and the qualities of our next Rector. If you have not yet had a…

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Focus on the Future of Saint Matthew’s Church

All members of Saint Matthew’s are invited to join its Parish Profile Committee at several upcoming focus sessions. These group meetings are intentionally designed to engage our church’s membership in answering critical questions surrounding the assembly of the parish profile, and the qualities of our next Rector.  Several of these sessions will be held at…

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Sign Up for Parish Profile Focus Group Sessions

Your opinion matters! In January and February the Parish Profile Committee is conducting focus group sessions to identify the qualities we are looking for in a new Rector for Saint Matthew’s church. During the focus group session, you will answer five questions about the life and ministry of Saint Matthew’s. Please sign up to attend…

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Hosts Needed for Parish Profile Focus Group Sessions

The Parish Profile Committee is looking for parishioners to host one Focus Group Session in their home in January or early February. This would involve hosting 10-12 people during the day or evening and providing a light refreshment. If you would like to host, please contact Pam Dunlap at 215-350-3985 or pamela.dunlap@verizon.net with your preferred…

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Rector Search Update – January 2020

The Vestry has executed a letter of agreement retaining the services of The Rev. Melford “Bud” Holland. He will be working with the Vestry and both our Profile and Search Committees during the transition period. Bud is a very respected transition consultant in the diocese and comes highly recommended. He was recently the transition consultant…

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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 congregation to build this vision….

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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, taking careful consideration to include…

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Telling Your Story… Telling Saint Matthew’s (Our) Story!

What?We are gathering your St. Matthew’s stories! Telling Your Story… is an opportunity to reflect on the people and events that have helped you build a deeper, more personal relationship with God. Specifically, we are asking you to tell us: What experiences and events stood out for you? What touched your heart, mind, and soul?…

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Announcing our Interim Rector, The Rev. Canon Dr. Peter B Stube

Interim Rector Role: As Interim Priest or Rector, Peter will serve as Rector of Saint Matthew’s Church.  He will provide leadership, pastoral care, teaching, and preaching.  In his Interim Role, Peter will support the congregation in our spiritual growth as we begin to discover and articulate our identity in Jesus Christ.  Peter will support us…

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