Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Free Concert

Kechi Okwuchi — You may remember her from the 2017 season of "America's Got Talent" — will be at St. Matthew's Saturday evening, July 7 and Sunday morning July 8 for our Sunday service. Kechi is a young Nigerian woman who sings like the angels.
Saturday, July 7
  • 4:00 to 5:00 pm: Kechi will share her story and answer questions.
  • 5:30 pm: Light supper will be provided
  • 6:30 pm: An evening of testimony and praise
Sunday, July 8
  • Kechi will be with us for our regular 10:00 am worship service

Monday, June 25, 2018

Memorial Service Laurel June Andersen

There will be a memorial service for Laurel June Andersen, who died recently in Colorado, at St. Matthew's on Saturday, July 7 at 11 AM. A reception will follow at the Clubhouse at "The Meadows at Pheasant Run Townhouse Community" (1035 Deer Crossing in Ashland).

Monday, June 4, 2018

We're invited to Bellwether Farm

Thursday, June 21, we are invited to Bellwether Farm, the camp and conference center being developed by the Diocese of Ohio. The event is the meeting of the Mission Area Council (MAC), an association of seven local Episcopal churches.

The meeting will be an informal potluck picnic. Meat to grill will be provided, as will plates, napkins, and silverware. We should bring potluck picnic dishes (along with serving utensils).

Date and time: 6 p.m., Thursday, June 21.

Place: Bellwether Farm, 4655 State Route 60, Wakeman, Ohio 44889

Monday, May 28, 2018

Not getting our emails?

Some of our parishioners report that they are not getting parish announcement emails. The problem could be that we simply do not have your address.

Or the problem could be that you are still using AOL email. (AOL is famous for just shutting down from time to time. When that happens, the sender doesn't get a notice that the message "bounced," and the recipient doesn't see anything except that the inbox is mysteriously empty.)

Another possibility is that your email program might be set to reject anything sent to more than one person as "spam."

I suggest:
  1. Look in your "spam" folder to see if our messages are landing there. It might be somewhat hidden.
  2. If you have an AOL account, I strongly suggest you get an additional account from a more reliable server. Gmail (from Google) works well and it's free.
  3. Go to the bottom of the column on your right, and click the link to send a message to the St. Matthew's webmaster, asking to be added to our email list. (If you change email servers, we will not know until you tell us!)

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Weekly Bible Study Summer Vacation

Today was the last meeting of the Thursday morning Bible Study group. We will be taking a break for the summer, and we will publish a notice when the fall schedule resumes.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Evening Prayer takes a vacation

Evening Prayer will be taking the summer off, beginning with Thursday, May 17. We expect it to resume in the fall, and we will let you know the date.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Story of our Crosses Sunday

Please bring crosses to be blessed this Sunday, August 20th.

During sermon time everyone will be invited, but not required, to tell their story about their favorite crosses. For example I plan on bringing my Seminary Cross.

This is part of our 200 Diocesan event. Hopefully, we will have 200 crosses to bless, so bring as many as you want. They will be blessed during the service and we will take pictures following the service for the upcoming Diocesan Convention. Don't worry, your crosses are not to be given away. They will be blessed and you can take them home. Thanks so much.

Rev. Kay