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Latest News at Church:

Schedule for Holy Week:

Palm Sunday, April 10th: Procession of palms @ 8:30am & 11am services

Maundy Thursday Service, April 14th @ 7:30 – includes the stripping of the altar

Good Friday Tenebrae Service, April 15th @ 7:30pm – includes the passion reading and the recount of Jesus on the Cross. 

Easter Sunday services, April 17th:

Easter Sunrise Service at Miami Beach @ 6:30am, which is a combined effort from Maranatha Chapel and St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Pastor John and Pastor Todd will preside over the service.

Traditional Easter Worship Services @ 8:30am & 11am inside the Sanctuary at St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

All are welcome!

Easter Morning Pancake Breakfast: We will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Easter Morning to honor the tradition of Piney Grove UMC. This will be a free-will donation breakfast and will serve pancakes, sausage, breakfast fruit and sweets, and beverages. 

Come eat breakfast with us and join us for service!

Spring 2022 Building Improvement Campaign: We are looking to raise $9,500 for improvements to our buildings and grounds for the Spring of 2022. We have one workday scheduled for April 23rd and a second date to be determined. If you would like to donate to our “building Improvement Fund”, please visit the “Home” page of this website and click on the “Donate” button and follow the prompts, or mail a check made payable to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, to 3620 Red Rose Farm Road, Baltimore, MD 21220, or drop your donation off to the church office or in the Sunday offering plate. Thank you for your continued support! We are truly blessed!

For a list of projects and repairs, please click on the link provided: Spring 2022 Building Improvements Fund Drive

This Palm Sunday, April 10th, please join us at 8:30am and 11am for our modified traditional services with communion in-person and on Facebook and YouTube. To view on our YouTube channel at StMatthewBowleys QuartersMD, please click on the link below:

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHjxQhLCiusOk7NGMjW7ybQ.

To view the bulletin and inserts for this service, please click on the link below:

bulletin – 4-3-22 – website

Pastor Ray Sermon Notes for April 3 2022 – website

An offering box will be at the entrance of the Sanctuary for all services for collection of offerings as we are unable to “pass the plate” during service. Thank you and God’s blessing to all!

Upcoming Bible Studies:

Disciple-making Studies with Pastor Ray after Easter 2022 – website

60th Anniversary Mugs: In 2021, we celebrate 60 years of being a beacon of God’s light in the Bowleys Quarters community. To commemorate this milestone, we have 60th Anniversary Travel Mugs on sale for $5 each. Please see Pam K. to purchase a mug. Thank you!

Men’s Bible Scripture Group Texts: Jeff M. has established a scripture text group for the men of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. This is a daily text message of scripture and encouragement. If you would like to be included in this text group, please contact Jeff M. or call the office.

Women’s Bible Scripture Group Texts: Irene M. has established a scripture text group for the women of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. This is a daily message of scripture and encouragement. If you would like to be included in this group, please contact Irene M., Kathy D. or the office.