St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Do Not Be Afraid: A Saint Matthew’s Virtual Christmas Pageant

It remains a challenge for Saint Matthew’s to gather in person during this most special and holy season. In times like these, I wonder how technology might bring us together? What is a virtual pageant?A virtual pageant means that we won’t be performing inside of our church building this year. Instead, we’ll each record our lines in advance,…

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Livestreamed Services from Sunday, November 29th, 2020

Watch our livestreamed services for Sunday, November 29th, 2020 – the First Sunday of Advent. Holy Eucharist in the Sanctuary with Traditional Music The service was led by the Rev. Andrew Kellner. For the 8:00 a.m. service, Phil LeFevre, Dorothea Graham and Cathy Haas were on hand to provide the wonderful music. The reader was…

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November/December 2020 Oracle Now Available

The November/December 2020 issue of The Oracle, St. Matthew’s newsletter, has been mailed and is hitting mailboxes this week! You can view The Oracle online by clicking here.

Update to In-Person Worship Services

We have some disappointing news, which most of you are probably expecting. Beginning on Sunday, November 29, we are shifting from the current modified in-person worship service to 100% virtual.  As you are aware, the COVID infection rates are climbing, and we have no reason to expect this trend to reverse anytime soon. We have…

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Livestreamed Services from Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Watch our livestreamed services for Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 – the Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Eucharist in the Sanctuary with Contemporary Music The 9:30 a.m. service was led by Father Peter. Martha Reynolds and Anne Flood were on hand to provide the wonderful music. Livestream of our 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday, November 22nd…

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A Letter from Fr. Rodney Roehner

St. Matthew’s Family, Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!  My family is greatly anticipating the beginning of our ministry alongside all of you in mid-December, and we give thanks for the call to serve such a vibrant and faithful parish. There is also the added blessing of returning home not…

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Livestreamed Services from Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Watch our livestreamed services for Sunday, November 15th, 2020 – the Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Eucharist in the Sanctuary with Contemporary Music The 9:30 a.m. service was led by Father Peter. Martha Reynolds, Anne Flood and Cathy Haas were on hand to provide the wonderful music. Our reader was Jim Garrison. Livestream of our…

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Annual Meeting Announcement

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 15 at 10:30 a.m., immediately following the 9:30 a.m. service. The meeting will be held in the church and will also be offered online via Zoom. Those at the 9:30 a.m. service are welcome to remain and participate in the meeting in-person. Elections for Diocesan Delegates…

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Operation Bear Hug 2020

Welcome to another year of collecting bears for Operation Bear Hug! Saint Matthew’s is spreading Christmas cheer by collecting and donating brand-new bears to local centers including Fox Subacute and other senior residences in our community. We are hoping for a record-breaking year — our goal is to collect over 300 bears! HOW TO PARTICIPATE:…

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Welcoming Fr. Rodney Roehner and Family: A Letter from the Transition Committee

We invite you to join us in welcoming…The Rvd. Rodney RoehnerThird Rector of Saint Matthew’s Church By God’s grace, our Transition Committee is thrilled to welcome The Rvd. Rodney Roehner (pr: Rain-er) and his family into the life and ministry of St. Matthew’s. Rodney, his wife Carolina, and their twin daughters Alexa and Sophia are preparing for a big move from Florida to…

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