Our next book will be Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State. We will meet on Wednesday's, February 13, at 7:00 pm in the Agnes Wilson Room. We will read chapters 1 through 4. Plan to join us for thoughtful conversation about a timely read. The book is available at local bookstores or through Amazon.com.
St. Matthew will celebrate Black History Month on Sunday, February 24. Our guest speaker will be Elder Tressie Muldrow from Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church. Elder Muldrow will share with us in worship about her experiences participating in the integration of the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, NC. We will have a potluck luncheon after church in the Fellowship Hall. Plan to attend this interesting and inspiring event
The Evangelism Committee is sponsoring an orientation session for visitors who are interested in learning more about St. Matthew and exploring the possibility of becoming members. The orientation will be held on Sunday, March 10 from 11:30 am - 1;00 pm. A light lunch will be served. If you would like to attend, please let Leslie or Elder Kit Boyle know so we have plenty of food and materials prepared.
Lent will be here soon! Think about participating in our Lenten Bible Study to make the season more meaningful. The study is from The Thoughtful Christian curriculum and is titled Faithful Citizenship. Participants can choose between attending at 9:00 am on Sundays or 12 noon on Thursdays. The first sessions will be Sunday, March 10 or Thursday, March 14. This is a 6-week study. Come and join us!
We need volunteers to serve as greeters to give visitors and members a friendly morning greeting as they arrive for worship. The requirements are that you arrive at church 15 - 20 minutes before the service begins and welcome people as they enter. If you're able to volunteer, please use the sign-up sheet in the narthex. Any Questions? See Kit Boyle.