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Worship Service: January 22nd

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:10-25

“Old Conflict, New Wisdom”

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Come play euchre on Friday, January 20th in Dobstaff. Snacks and game play review at 6:30pm. Play begins at 7pm. Bring a snack to share. All are welcome. Contact Roseanne King with questions. 

Pastor Erin Wants to Get to Know You!

Pastor Erin wants to get to know you! Join St. Matthew friends in a casual setting to chat with Pastor Erin.


January 21st from 3-5pm at Hope and Blake Erickson’s home
January 25th from 1-3pm at Carol Honeywell's home
February 8th from noon-2pm Jim and Wendy Fanning’s home

Each gathering is limited to six people and designed primarily for those who have not yet had an opportunity to get to know Erin. RSVP to the church office at 630.665.1236 or More dates to be added in February.

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, January 29th, after church. 

We hope you can join us in person this year, however we are also offering a Zoom option. Contact the office if you would like to receive the link.

Click here for the Agenda and proposed budget.

Feed My Starving Children Trip

Thank you to all who volunteered for this year's annual MLK, Jr. Day trip to FMSC! We packed 109 boxes, which will feed 65 children for a year. Way to go, St. Matthew!

Thank you to Alex Johnson, who has coordinated this event for 14 years!

Donation Drop-off

Betty Greer will be at church collecting donations on Saturday, January 28th from 11am-1pm (note new time). Most needed items are listed on the left sidebar. Thank you!

Nursery Volunteer Help Needed

Do you love holding babies and playing with little children? We need you! 

We are in need of a second adult to help in the nursery on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:30. You can sign up to help once a month or just to help occasionally when it works in your schedule. Please contact Dawn Schubert at Thank you!

Red Cross Blood Drive - February 16th

St. Matthew will host a blood drive on Thursday, February 16th, from 12-5pm. 

Click here to sign up to donate!

Our Church Directory is Online!

You will need to use your email address as listed in our directory to create a log-in the first time you use the directory online and via the mobile app.

To view the directory online, go to and follow the prompts under “Sign In” to “Create a login now.” Please remember, you must confirm your email address before you can sign in.

There is also a free mobile app available for download at the Apple® App store in iTunes®, Google Play™ store and the Amazon Fire App Store. Simply search for “Instant Church Directory” to get the download.

Contact the office with questions.

2023 Giving Envelopes

If you requested giving envelopes for 2023, they are on the table in the narthex and ready to be picked up. 

Sunday Coffee Hour

For coffee after church, please consider bringing a treat on the following weeks:

Last names A-C, 1st Sunday

Last names D-H, 2nd Sunday

Last names I-O, 3rd Sunday

Last names P-Z, 4th Sunday

Anyone, 5th Sunday

Please contact Wendy Fanning if you are able to set up or clean up coffee hour. Thanks for your help.

Online Sunday Worship

The St. Matthew worship service will be streamed every Sunday at 9:30am. The service will be available on our website after the service.


Access the service through the St. Matthew YouTube page:

**Once you are on YouTube, you have the option to turn on closed captioning and resize the font. Once the video is playing, click on the setting wheel in lower-right of your screen, choose Subtitles/CC, then choose English.**

You can also go to the St. Matthew homepage ( to access the online service. 

Online Giving

Go to our website for instructions on how to donate to St. Matthew. Thank you!