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9:30am Worship Service: June 23rd, 2024

"Wide Open Hearts"

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13

Rev. Thom Parrott-Sheffer

Outdoor Worship

NO coffee hour after service.

Click here to sign up for Sunday service volunteer opportunities (reader, greeter, acolyte, or usher)

June Worship Services

June 23rd - Outdoor Worship, weather permitting

June 30th - 5th Sunday. Chicago Pride Parade. An email will be sent that week with a worship experience to watch on your own time. There will not be an in-person worship service.

Donation Drop-off This Saturday

Betty Greer will be at church collecting items for the People's Resource Center and Interfaith Food Pantry on Saturday, June 22nd, from 11am-1pm. 

Most-needed items are listed on the left sidebar. Please make sure food items have not expired and are unopened.

Thank you for your generosity. 

Summer Outdoor Worship Sundays

June 23rd

July 28th

August 25th

September 22nd

Bring your own chair.

Weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, we will move the service inside.

The nursery will be closed on Outdoor Worship Sundays.

NO coffee hour after outdoor services. 

DuPagePads Volunteer Opportunity

The Mission Committee is looking for volunteers to help distribute premade “factor meals” at the Pads Interim Housing Center on Saturday, June 22nd, from 4:30 to 6:30pm. If interested, please contact Jeannine Adams for details.

Kane County Cougars Game - Purchase Deadline is June 24th

The deadline to order tickets is Monday, June 24th.

Membership Life has planned a fun night at the ballpark on Thursday, July 11th, at 6:30pm, to watch the Kane County Cougars.

Tickets are $24 each, which includes 1 box seat and $10 in food vouchers. Parking passes and Kids’ Zone options are also available. Registration and ticket purchases are ONLINE ONLY. 

Click here to purchase tickets!

Sunday School News

Sunday School is on summer break!

It will resume on Sunday, August 18th. The children are invited to experience church in the sanctuary.

Marian Park Wellness Fair - Volunteers Needed

Marian Park is hosting a wellness fair for their residents on Thursday, June 27th, from 11am - 3pm. They are in need of 3 - 5 volunteers to host the table to distribute reusable bags, hand out fresh vegetables from The Barn Owl Nursery, and then help serve Rosati's pizza lunch. Please contact Stu Blake or let the office know if you can help.

Thanks for your continued support of Marian Park.

4th of July Parade Volunteers Needed!

The award-winning St. Matthew Shopping Cart Brigade will again be marching in the Wheaton 4th of July Parade. The parade kicks off at 10am. We will collect food and monetary donations for People's Resource Center and the Interfaith Food Pantry.

This is a great family event, and all are invited to participate.

We need volunteers. Sign up in the narthex and choose from a variety of volunteer opportunities, including pushing shopping carts, collecting donations, or walking with the group along the festive parade path! Contact the office or John Adams for more information. 

Nursery Helpers Needed

We need an adult volunteer in the nursery every week.

Volunteers are needed on July 7th (2 adults) and August 4th.

Click here to volunteer

5th Sunday: June 30th! Pride Parade!

This will be our last "Jesus Has Left the Building" event for a while. Instead of traditional worship, we invite everyone to support the Chicago Pride Parade. An email will go out that week with a worship experience for you to watch on your own time. 

Sign up for Summer Music!

If you would like to share your talent this summer, please consider signing up to provide special music during the summer. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex or click here and sign up online!

Red Cross Blood Drive - July 15th

St. Matthew will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, July 15th, from 12-5pm, in Dobstaff.

Click here to sign up to donate.

Greeters Needed!

We are looking for some friendly folks to volunteer to greet people on Sunday mornings before church. Contact the office if you would like to be a part of welcoming people to worship!

St. Matthew T-shirts

We have a few extra St. Matthew t-shirts available for purchase, sizes M, L, and XL. They are $20 each. Contact the office if you would like one!

Our Church Directory is Online!

Download the Instant Church Directory app from 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. 

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.

Contact the office with questions.

Interested in Becoming a Member of St. Matthew?

Pastor Erin would like to engage with you in person about involvement in this beloved community. Reach out to Pastor Erin via email to setup a time to chat or contact the office. 

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!