The Revd. Dr. Andrew Weisner

Lenten Prayer Retreat

February 17, 2024 @ 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 The Revd. Dr. Andrew Weisner, retired campus pastor at Lenoir Rhyne University, will be our teaching theologian for our 2024 Lenten Prayer Retreat. Dr. Weisner holds a PhD in early church history from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. His topic for three presentations will be “”The Theological Strength of Lutheran Hymns.” Our registration fee will be $10 (towards the cost of food and beverages) collected at the door on Saturday, February 17. Participants will enjoy singing stanzas from Lutheran baptismal hymns as part of Pastor Weisner’s presentations. Please sign up on the big board or dcapozio@stmatthewsch.org

St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt


The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 47 years and in May 2023 celebrated the 42nd anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity (www.societyholytrinity.org). In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.