First and foremost, I want to thank the parishioners of St. Matthias’ for their warm welcome of us. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you. My name is Leslee Chilcott; I am the supervisor of the Afternoon Respite Program. I supervise two programs, one in Hamburg as well as this one here at … More People Inc. Comes to St. Matthias
Just a quick reminder that there will be a listening session this evening, Wednesday, June 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in All Saints’ Hall. This is a unique opportunity for us to learn more about the possible election of Bishop Sean Rowe of the Diocese of Northwest Pennsylvania as our Provisional Bishop. We will be joined … More Come get your questions answered
Orders have begun to come in for our Garden Walkway, and we’d like to include yours in the initial run. Stones may be given in memory of a loved one who has gone to glory, or in honor or thanksgiving for someone still living or a particular blessing in your life. Bricks are available for … More New Garden Walkway Coming
Sundays in June we will resume the history conversations which we started last fall. We plan to meet after the 10 am service at church. We want to hear your memories of St. Matthias’ and which aspects of our history are most interesting to you. Please let us know which Sunday you would like to … More Tell Your St. Matthias’ Story
On June 11th, the Feast of Saint Barnabas the Apostle, our beloved Deacon Polly will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her ordination as a Deacon and on that day she will officially retire. In his book, Brightest and Best, Sam Portaro wrote of Saint Barnabas that, “He undertook his ministry because it was something he … More Deacon Polly Is Retiring
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The Prayer Shawl and More group will gather on Sunday, May 6 after the 10 AM service, (about 11:30) in the nursery, located across from the offices. All knitters and crocheters are welcome and encouraged to come. There will be patterns available and ideas to consider. Creative options include prayer shawls for Roswell, the on going Christmas at Sea for … More Attention Knitters and Crocheters
You’re invited to a concert presented by churches from the East Aurora Ministerium on Sunday, April 29 at 3PM at the St. John Vianney Chapel at Christ the King Seminary. The St. Matthias’ Choir will present several of your favorite anthems including Ola Gjielo’s “Ubi Caritas” and Everett Titcomb’s “O Love How Deep.” The choir … More Sing of the Lord’s Goodness
Joining more than 180,000 teenagers from some 7,000 churches nationwide, our youth Sunday school class will participate in World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine event. The event will bring together tens of thousands of teenagers who will devote a weekend to fasting, prayer and service to fight hunger. Fasting from food for 30 hours, our participating teens will spend their weekend at the church, … More Youth Raising Money to Fight Hunger
Sunday, April 29th during Coffee Hour Come and join your Vestry Members and Wardens (The Cool Kids) to chat about all that is happening at SMC. Bring your thoughts and questions while we share some enthusiastic ideas, accomplishments and plans moving forward. DON’T FORGET! We will begin immediately following the 10am service during coffee hour.