Wonderful opportunities await us as a parish family this weekend! Saturday is the Feast of the Epiphany, and we welcome Bishop Franklin to help us celebrate by confirming nine of our youth and formally receiving three of our members into The Episcopal Church. The Magi are already making their way with their gold and frankincense and … More Confirmation and Reception on Saturday!
As we enter the season of Advent, our crowded calendars remind us that Christ is coming, and soon! Our parish choir is hard at work preparing music for A Festival of Lessons and Carols. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, December 17 at 4 p.m. We invite you to join us for a mysterious and magical … More Join Us for Lessons and Carols on Dec. 17
As we enter the season of Advent, our crowded calendars remind us that Christ is coming, and soon! We invite you to take advantage of the numerous special opportunities for faith and fellowship happening this December at Saint Matthias’ Church! Sunday, December 3 – The First Sunday of Advent. St. Nicholas Visits the Gathering at … More Christ Is Coming!
Our parish’s 150th anniversary, or sesquicentennial, will be on St. Matthias’ Day on Sunday, February 24, 2019. We are planning a yearlong celebration beginning on that date, and hoping to coordinate some of our celebration with the bicentennial events for the Town of Aurora. Even though it is fifteen months away, we would like to start … More Sesquicentennial Committee Starts Working
We will be offering a special program called Face 2 Face: Kids Escaping Drugs for all who are interested in learning more about the current trends of addiction and substance abuse. Please mark your calendars for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 at 6:30PM. Parents will meet in All Saints Hall to learn about the ever-changing signs, symptoms … More Face 2 Face: Kids Escaping Drugs
The Saint Matthias’ Pet Food Pantry recently received a wonderful gift from the Diocese of Western New York! They were ministry of the Southern Erie Deanery chosen to receive the loose offering from the convention Eucharist: a generous $1,101.10. This comes at a critical time, as Purina has discontinued production of the cat food that … More Pet Food Pantry Receives Offering; More Needed
Beloved of God, One morning during the summer before leaving for seminary as I pulled the car into my usual parking space in the satellite lot and gathered my things together to catch the shuttle bus to the Cornell campus, a little white Honda Civic zoomed up behind my car and the handsome fellow inside … More What’s in a Name? Ask Rev. Ann!
Do you have questions about what we believe in the Episcopal Church? ~Wonder about our history? ~Interested in our Tradition/why we do what we do? Or would you like to be formally Received in The Episcopal Church? Our Confirm not Conform class is nearing the end of their course, and the Bishop will be making … More Inquirer’s Class Forming
We hope you’ve marked your calendars for Evensong at 4PM! Worship in the solemn beauty of holiness with the Preces and Responses of William Smith and Harold Friedell’s Canticles in F. The choir, under the direction of Jordan Williams, will also offer anthems by Ola Gjeilo (Ubi Caritas), Eliza Gilkyson (Requiem – a hauntingly beautiful … More Join Us for Evensong, Sunday at 4PM
Weather forecasts for Halloween evening call for lake effect rain and snow… so we are cancelling the Trick or Treating that we had scheduled from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. We will have treats for all of our Church School Kids on Sunday, so be sure to come to church!!!