Announcements

WELCA is again collecting plastic amber-colored or clear prescription bottles with caps but minus all labels.  These bottles will be sent to a hospital in Liberia throughout the year.  Save yours and bring them to church.  A container is in the hallway.

ST. MATTHEW is on Facebook! Like our page and receive announcements sooner!
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Shopping on Amazon – Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization selected by their customer Matthew Lutheran Church is now registered with AmazonSmile. Bookmark this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-6005341 and, when you shop at AmazonSmile, all your eligible shopping will benefit St. Matthew.

LOAVES AND FISHES—We continue to support the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry.   Non-perishable foods can be brought to the church and placed in the can in the hallway. We are also accepting new or gently used kitchen items. Your generosity provides much-needed food products to people in Delaware County.

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – St. Matthew has been connecting lives and changing people for 75 years.  As a part of our year-long celebration, we are currently looking for your stories and thoughts of St. Matthew to be included in our 75th Anniversary Memory Booklet.  Please submit your stories to the office, Frankie Savage, or Nicole Smith.

FOURTH OF JULY PARADE—We plan to participate in the Fourth of July Parade this year—what a great way to celebrate our 75th anniversary and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. If you would like to help plan this, please see Pastor Karl or Barbara Kinsey.

DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE, WELCA is not requesting any specific items for the Welcome Church in Philadelphia where The Rev. Violet Little, founder, ministers to persons in poverty. They can always use coffee and cookies (homemade are always welcome) There is a box in the hallway for your donations.

IF ANYONE HAS ANY PERENNIAL PLANTS OR BULBS they would like to donate to St. Matthew, please contact Bill Kobasa.

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