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Worship in the Park - May 28 - 11 a.m. (No 9:30 Service)

on Sun, 05/21/2017 - 16:30

Join us at Algonkian Park on Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. for a fun, memorable and SHORT sermon! After the service, stay to enjoy a day filled with activities and games! Bring friends, make friends—we can’t wait to see you there!

Saint Matt’s will provide the hamburgers, hot dogs, water and lemonade. Please bring your lawn chairs and something to share:

If your last name begins with the letters A-L, please bring a dessert to share. If your last name begins with the letters M-Z , please bring a side dish or salad to share.

Baccalaureate Service & Dinner - Sunday, June 4th at 5pm

on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:58

You’re invited to join us on Sunday, June 4th at 5pm as we congratulate our 2017 graduates with a distinctive worship service. Graduates and their families are invited to stay for a special graduation dinner immediately following the service. Graduates, please send your RSVP to the church office at

Backpack Buddies - May 30th and June 6th

on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 00:37

Backpack Buddies is currently feeding 220 students at 7 different schools in Sterling and we ALWAYS need help restocking our pantry! Individual-sized: 100% juice boxes/packs, protein (canned tuna, chicken, Vienna sausages, beans, ravioli), snacks (granola or cereal bars, fruit gummies, pudding), shelf-stable milk, Ramen noodles, mac n' cheese, fruit cups. Consider having your office hold a food drive! I'm happy to assist by providing information, grocery bags to fill or even picking up food. If you have any questions, please contact Hilary.

Join us to pack: Tuesday, May 30th at 11am in the

Vacation Bible School - July 24-28, 2017

on Tue, 04/18/2017 - 22:03

Come Join us for the Maker Fun Factory, Created by God, Built for a Purpose

Date: July 24-28, 2017
Place: St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

You don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime VBS experience so participants and volunteers should register online NOW at: The cost is $40 per participant and $35 for each sibling. Scholarships are available. Please contact Ashly Townsend at for more information.

Online Shopping

on Thu, 10/01/2015 - 00:36

Looking for a quick and easy way to support Saint Matthew’s? When making a purchase on Amazon, use the following link: That’s it! Using this link will share a small portion of your purchase with Saint Matthew’s. There’s no additional charge to you. Bookmark this link as you begin your holiday shopping! You can use the link and a scrip gift card to double your impact! Contact the church office at for information on how and when to purchase gift cards.


Save the Date

Check out these important upcoming events:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • May 28 – Park Worship & Picnic
  • June 2-4 – Family Camping Weekend
  • June 4 – Baccalaureate Service
  • June 6 – End of School Year Evening Backpack Buddies Packing
  • June 18 – Father’s Day
  • June 25-July 1 – Middle School Mission Trip to Clarkesville, GA
  • July 4 – Independence Day Music & Barbeque
  • July 15-21 – Adult Mission Trip to Haiti
  • July 24-28 – Vacation Bible School
  • July 30 – August 7 – High School Adventure Trip