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Latest News at Church:
Church Picnic is this Saturday, July 24th from noon to 4pm @ Harewood Park Community Center. Please see the flyer in the Narthex for details.
Calling all Rainforest Explorers: VBS is next week, July 26th through July 30th from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Children preschool age through completion of 5th are invited to join us for fun, crafts and Rainforest exploration with Jesus leading the way! Please register at the link provided below:
Summer Sunday School We will are in the third week of Summer Sunday School and it is going well. It is wonderful to see our children back at church. This week’s lesson will be on the parable of the “Lost Coin”. Our fruit for this week is grapes. Join us at 9:30am in the grassy area off the fellowship hall for song, story time, a fun activity with Tina, and prayer. Parent are invited and encouraged to participate. All children are welcome!
Retirement of Pastor John: It is with a heavy heart that we announce the retirement of our beloved Pastor John, effective June 30, 2021. He has served St. Matthew Lutheran Church for over 33 years. As we move into a new chapter, we will cherish our memories. God’s blessings to all!
Sunday Services: This Sunday, we will celebrate the Ninth Sunday of Pentecost, July 25th. Join us for services at 8:30am and 10:30am in-person in our Sanctuary with a modified traditional service without communion. Masks are optional. As restriction are being lifted, we will no longer require registration at the door.
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!
Our live streaming is going well. We will continue to post our services on YouTube and Facebook on Sundays at 8:30am only.
Sunday Morning Live Stream Services: Thank you to our congregational members who supported our efforts to move forward with “live streaming” services. These services will broadcast on our new YouTube page “St Matthew Lutheran Church Bowleys Quarters MD” on Sundays moving forward. This page can be found by clicking on the link provided: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHjxQhLCiusOk7NGMjW7ybQ.
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.