The Congregation Council is calling a Special Congregation Meeting immediately following our 10:45 service on August 15, 2021. The Call Committee has finished its work and has recommended Taylor Berdahl as a candidate to Congregation Council for the position of Associate Pastor at St. Matthew. The Council has interviewed and is recommending her to the…

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Whole blood and “Power Red” donors are needed at our next Blood Drive on Monday, August 23 from 12 – 5:30 pm in Fellowship Hall. Blood donations typically drop off during the summer months, but the need for blood does not. So, your donation is even more important right now. The Whole Blood donation process…

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Our leader for the Camp Hebron Retreat this year is Pastor Angela Zimmann, Interim President of United Lutheran Seminary. The Retreat will be held October 29-31 (Fri. – Sun.) centered around the theme “Our Lutheran Sisters in Jerusalem: The Life of a Woman in the Land of Jesus.” At Camp Hebron there will be faith…

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This Service was held in the St. Matthew Nave on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The Rev. Eric Wogen presented the sermon/eulogy and special music included the St. Matthew Ringers, Nancy Leister, Jonathan Ruths and Stephen Dickensheets.  Dr. Ruths began a twenty-year ministry as Senior Pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, on April 1, 1967.…

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On August 7, 2021, Brad and Andrea Hersh will be traveling to Guatemala to help at Hogar Miguel Mahone Orphanage and Hope Academy.  The orphanage has some very urgent requests. Covid has been particularly challenging for the children there and they have had very few visitors/donations and are lacking many basic supplies.  Below is a…

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Ruth’s Harvest is looking for packing team members, people to deliver bags to the local Hanover Elementary Schools, and two Coordinators to organize this amazing ministry. If you or someone you know would like to join us or need further details, please contact Hanover Area Council of Churches, 717-633-6353, or Debby Seibert, 717-451-7001. Thank you!

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Discovery Place Preschool is looking for some HELPING HANDS at St. Matthew. Beginning on Sunday July 18, the preschool will share a display board with requests for specific donations to our preschool – items like glue sticks, colored copy paper, paper towels, and sanitizing wipes. There will also be a large bin available beginning the…

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The York Revolution baseball team has a promotional night which will be held on August 21, at 6:30 p.m. There will be fireworks launched from Center Field. We will meet at the front of the stadium at 5:45 p.m. A $15 price includes ticket to the game, a food voucher which includes a hot dog,…

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As we begin to open up St. Matthew and more people begin attending the indoor services and we begin holding our fellowship events again, we are looking for volunteers to help in various areas. We will be utilizing greeters at each door to hand out bulletins for Saturday and Sunday at 10:45; ushers, lectors, emergency…

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The Generosity Ministry Team is inviting all of us to be generous with one another and others. Beginning June 20, you will be invited to recognize and share examples of your experiences with encouragement, appreciation, kindness and generosity. Watch for more details in weeks to come. “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up.” …

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