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Welcome New Music Minister

on Sat, 11/21/2015 - 14:16

Join us next weekend on Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29 as we welcome our new Music Minister, Kevin Fletcher. Kevin is a lifelong Episcopalian and is excited to join our family!

Casting for the Christmas Pageant

on Sat, 11/21/2015 - 14:15

Children and youth of all ages are welcome and encouraged to participate! "Auditions" will be held on December 6th for those children and youth who would like to have a speaking part, however all are encouraged to "audition". Please come see me after today's services to sign your child up and let me know you are interested. Can't be there on December 6th, that's ok too!! Please send me an email or give me a call to ensure your child is included. Akila / 301-792-4258

Sunday: December 6: Sign-Ups and "Auditions"

December 24 at 3pm: Christmas Pageant

Looking forward to an awesome holiday

Giving Tree

on Sat, 10/03/2015 - 00:35
Please select ornaments from the Giving Tree and return new, unwrapped gifts with tags by Sunday, December 13. The gifts from the Giving Tree will support the LINK distribution of gifts to children (infants - 16 years) in Sterling, Herndon and Ashburn.

Backpack Buddies

on Fri, 10/02/2015 - 00:37

Be a part of this important ministry by donating food or helping to pack the “backpacks.”

PACKING: You can help once or every week. Feel free to even drop in if you find you have unexpected free time! Packers meet on the hill in the trailer each Tuesday at 12:00pm to pack until we are finished (approx. 60-90 minutes).

FOOD DONATIONS: We also need the following food items (individual size please): shelf stable milk (plain is preferred), fruit cups, 100% juice packs, ravioli (or similar), pudding, breakfast cereal, tuna, mac ‘n cheese, granola/cereal bars, cup ‘o soup/Ramen, Vienna sausages,

Online Shopping

on Fri, 10/02/2015 - 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:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • November 29 – Advent Wreath Making
  • December 2, 9 & 16 – Advent WatCh
  • December 4 – First Friday Fun & Fellowship
  • December 6 – Casting for Christmas Pageant
  • December 12 - Parish Workday & LEM Training
  • December 13 – Advent Evensong
  • December 19 –Altar Guild Polishing
  • December 19 – Live Nativity 6pm-8pm
  • December 20 – Christmas Carol Sing Along 6pm-8pm
  • December 24 Christmas Eve Services – 3pm, 6pm, 8pm, 11pm
  • December 25 Christmas Day Service – 10am 

Find other important dates on the Church Calendar