Time to Spread Kindness

June 3, 2021

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.” …

Read More

Church Day Camp Coming Here

May 7, 2021

St. Matthew will be hosting Day Camp this summer on our church property. Day Camp is a program for children who will be entering 1st through 6th grade in the fall of 2021. Staff from Camp Nawakwa will be at St. Matthew the week of July 19-23 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. While at…

Read More

St. Matthew Music Days Set for June

May 7, 2021

SAVE THE DATE – Scott Fredericks is planning to have two St. Matthew music days this summer. The younger children, age 3 to grade 2, will meet on Tuesday, June 22, and the older children, grades 3 – 7, will meet on Wednesday, June 23. The time will be 9:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.. We will…

Read More

The Caring Cupboard Needs You

May 7, 2021

During the past year, the Caring Cupboard has provided emergency food relief to countless families and individuals in our community, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Social Ministry Team and food donations from members of St. Matthew. Because the Caring Cupboard has demonstrated repeatedly the very deep…

Read More

Got a Green Thumb and Heart to Serve?

May 1, 2021

Spring is here! You know what that means? Time for the garden — the Healthy Hanover Community Garden, that is. St. Matthew is seeking volunteers to take a one-week turn to help weed, water and harvest produce from our plot along Chestnut Street near the porté co-chere. All vegetables will support the Hanover Area Council…

Read More

Donors Needed for Blood Drive

April 15, 2021

Thursday April 29, 2021, 12:00 – 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall This will be our largest Red Cross blood drive yet!  Our goal is to schedule 53 donors, including 10 “Power Red” donors.  The whole blood donation process takes about 1 hour, while a “Power Red” donation takes about 1 ½ hours. If you have…

Read More

Communion Now Offered Online

April 14, 2021

We are offering online worship participants to join in the sacrament of Holy Communion. With each service posted, we will provide instructions on how to prepare the elements for worship. You may use your own wine or grape juice together with bread or crackers. You can place the bread on a plate and either have…

Read More

Mid-Week Bible Study on Wednesdays

April 14, 2021

This spring the pastors will take turns leading a Wednesday Bible Study discussion on the scripture readings designated for the upcoming Sunday. We will meet in person at 10:30 a.m. and by Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Please e-mail the office at info@stmattlutheran.org or call 717-637-7101 to sign-up.

Read More

Women of the ELCA Day of Renewal

April 14, 2021

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America “Day of Renewal”  will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Registration is 9:00-9:30 am with refreshments available upon arrival. The day is sponsored by the Women of the ELCA, Lower Susquehanna Synodical Women’s Organization. We will meet at Camp Nawakwa, the…

Read More

Council of Churches Seeking Administrative Assistant

April 14, 2021

Hanover Area Council of Churches is looking for a part-time (up to 30 hrs. weekly) Administrative Assistant who will report to the Executive Director. This is a Monday to Friday position. Office hours are 7 am to 1 pm. Schedule to be determined with Executive Director. In addition to all general office and reception duties.…

Read More