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Join us at St. Matthew's in Sterling for a sacred journey through Holy Week.

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Palm Sunday Mass Times

Sunday, March 24th at 8, 9:30 & 11 AM

Join us for the first day of Holy Week and Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. ​This service begins outdoors as we process into the church with palms, and includes a dramatic reading of the Passion of our Lord presented by the Youth of St. Matthew's

Children of all ages are invited to participate in the procession of the palms

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Maundy Thursday

Thursday, March 28th

Service at 7 PM

Experience the profound Maundy Thursday service, centered on the Last Supper and the institution of the Lord’s Supper, Eucharist, and Communion. Engage in a meaningful foot-washing demonstration, culminating in the solemn Stripping of the Altar as part of this reflective and impactful worship experience. 

This service will also be available via livestream.

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Good Friday

Friday, March 29th

Services at 12 PM & 7 PM

Join us for Good Friday worship, a time for profound reflection on Christ's sacrificial suffering for our sins. Contemplate the depth of his sacrifice, enhancing the joy and gratitude we experience for the new life with Christ celebrated on Easter Sunday. This worship offers a meaningful journey toward Easter's resurrection celebration.

The 7 PM service only will be available via livestream.

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Holy Saturday

Saturday, March 30th

Service at 10 AM


This simple and moving service, nestled between the solemnity of Good Friday and the exuberance of Easter, provides a moment for stillness and reflection.


Join us in contemplating the significance of that Holy Saturday when our Lord lay in the tomb, 

This is an in-person service only.

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Sunday, March 31st at 6:30, 9:30 & 11 AM

You’re invited to celebrate Easter at St. Matthew’s! You’ll experience a welcoming atmosphere and a powerful message of hope. The kids will have a blast with activities designed specifically for them including egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny! We can’t wait to see you this Easter!


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"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

-John 3:16 (NIV)


Let us know you're coming, and we'll make sure your first visit is a great experience!

Thank you for your message! We look forward to meeting you and will be in touch soon to help you plan your visit.

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