The Social Ministry Committee is holding a Food Drive on the weekend of February 25 and 26 to be divided between the HACC PAL (Provide-A-Lunch) program, God’s Meal Barrel and New Hope Ministries. This food drive takes the place of our Harvest Home weekend usually held in the Fall. Please bring in an non-perishable food items (canned fruit is badly needed) to any service the weekend of February 25 and 26 and place it in the boxes in the Gathering Place. Thank you for helping to fee God’s people in our community. “God’s Work. Our Hands.”
Guatemalan Mission Trip
July, 29 – August 6, 2017
St. Matthew is partnering with Tree 4 Hope, a non-profit organization committed to providing a bright future of long-term hope for children, elders, and their families in Guatemala and around the world, focusing on education, health, and mental wellness. Their projects are designed to meet basic needs, empower local communities, build relationships, promote cultural exchange, and inspire youth. The approach has been refined over the years to build long-term relationships not only with these institutions but also with the people they serve.
Tree 4 Hope offers service trips to Guatemala every year. Our team will travel to Guatemala and work with either Hogar Miguel Magone, Hogar Maria Auxiliadora, the Elder Center, or La Limonada. No matter what your skills and talents, they can be applied to our service work. Everyone has something to offer and there is no doubt that the mission trip has something to offer you.
For more information about the trip and Tree 4 Hope, please download a Mission Trip Packet and prayerfully consider participating.
St. Matthew Global Mission Team
To the Glory of God —
The St. Matthew Austin Organ
The St. Matthew world renowned Austin organ was built and dedicated that its music might resound to the Glory of God and to the uplifting of God’s people in worship. It was also the desire of the donor, and the earnest hope of the designer-organist, that its beautiful and glorious tones might give inspiration and pleasure to many beyond the membership of our congregation. The organ has 14,581 pipes and 245 stops. Enjoy this brief video. Then come hear the magnificent sounds in person. St. Matthew is truly blessed.