125 Years



Hymnfest & Compline on Friday, September 15, at 7pm featuring The Rev. Michael Costello, Kantor at Grace Lutheran, River Forest IL


Catered Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, September 16. Tickets for catered supper $20 will be on sale beginning the weekend of August 5-6 and by mail for those who are out of town. (Your entree choice either of Stuffed Chicken Breast or Baked Grouper with dill sauce)


Guest preacher for September 16-17 Eucharists: NC Synod Bishop Timothy Smith


Guitarist Justin Hoke and Flautist Amanda Taylor provide special music at 8:30 & 11 a.m. on September 17 along with the Adult Choir, Bells, and Brass

Our History

St. Matthew’s was founded 125 years ago as the first Lutheran congregation in Wilmington to worship in English.

125th Anniversary Art Exhibit

We are having an Art Exhibit to help celebrate our 125th Anniversary.