The next Family Potluck is this Friday, September 14th at 6:00p at Charles House. All are welcome! Bring your favorite dish and share a meal with fellow parish families. It’s always a fun time for the kids to meet and play and for the adults to catch up after a busy month.
Bring your pet(s) or animal stuffies to the 10:15 am service this Sunday, October 7th for the Feast of St. Francis and a blessing of the animals! This service will be held in the courtyard.
According to the Humane Society of the United States:
St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals & environment could be viewed as the original Earth Day advocate. Francis’ devotion to God was expressed through his love for all of God’s creation. St. Francis cared for the poor and sick, he preached sermons to animals, and praised all creatures as brothers and sisters under God.
Ahoy St Matthew’s Mateys!
You are cordially invited to join your fellow parishioners for the
St. Matthew’s Yacht Club Gala
Saturday, October 6th
The SS St. Matthew sails at 5:00 pm with Social Hour on the Courtyard Deck
Dinner in the Julia Beylard Hall Galley at 6:00 pm
Auction to follow dinner
Don’t miss this fabulous voyage!
RSVP with Victoria in the church office, via email or call 650-342-1481.
Cash, checks and credit cards accepted
Complimentary childcare available. Email Janine to reserve a spot.
Come to an evening of insightful conversation! The Peninsula Multifaith Coalition presents the Women of Faith Panel on Saturday, September 29th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in San Mateo.
The panel will be followed by dessert and discussion.
About the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition
Founded in 2012, the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition is a group of faith congregations and organizations working together on projects to improve our community. This volunteer led coalition holds or supports several events each year, such as the Peninsula Multifaith Day of Service on MLK Jr. Day, Interfaith Iftar dinner in the summer, and the annual Peninsula Freedom Seder, held in the spring.
Want to support the clergy on Sundays? Wonder about the meaning and mechanics of the Sunday service?
Consider becoming an acolyte. We have a strong group of adults that serve at 8:00am and youth that serve at 10:15am. We welcome new members and we are there to support you as you learn. Youth acolytes must be in 5th grade and up. Adult acolytes must be at least 18 years old.
There will be training on Sunday, September 30 at 11:45am in the St. Matthew’s Conference Room, focused on basic acolyte skills.
Lunch will be provided.
Questions? Use the contact form below to contact Linda Doherty.