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Luther's Rose

St Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church

A Discipleship Center

Celebrating Our 125th Anniversary 1892-2017

Upcoming Events

NEW DISCIPLES’ CLASS on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to noon in the library. Email:   

GRIEF GROUP on Sunday, August 13, at 12:30 p.m. in the church library. Newcomers and guests are welcome!

RALLY DAY on Sunday, August 27, at 9:45 a.m.

125TH ANNIVERSARY HYMN FEST on Friday, September 15, at 7 p.m. in the nave with Pr. Michael Costello, Kantor of Grace Lutheran in River Forest IL.

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION on Saturday, September 16, from 9 – 11:30 a.m. in the library.

125TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET on September 16 at 7 p.m. Catered dinner tickets on sale in August.

125th ANNIVERSARY on September 16-17 with Bishop Timothy Smith preaching.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS on Saturday, October 7, at 10 a.m. in the courtyard.

REFORMATION PRAYER RETREAT on October 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with The Rev. Carl Voges, STS, teaching.

REFORMATION 500 FESTIVAL EUCHARIST on October 29 at 11 a.m.  Chorale Eucharist with organ, choir, bells, and brass in the style of Luther’s Deutsche Messe (German Mass). The Rev. Carl Voges, STS, preaching. All the parish’s pastors serve the people of God with the Word and Sacrament.

LENTEN PRAYER RETREAT on February 24, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with The Rev’d. Dr. Richard Johnson, STS, teaching.  Dr. Johnson is the editor of the Lutheran Forum Newsletter.