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9:30am Worship Service: January 21st, 2024

"Jesus Revealed: Through an Unclean Spirit"

Scripture: Mark 1:21-28 

Rev. Erin Wyma

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

Donation Drive Saturday

Donations for PRC and Interfaith Food Pantry will be collected this Saturday, January 20th, from 11am-1pm. Most-needed items are listed on the left sidebar. 

If you can't make it on Saturday, donations can be left in the bin outside the office. Thank you!

Giving Envelopes

If you have requested giving envelopes for 2024, please pick up your box from the table in the narthex.

CANCELED: Chili Cook-Off

The Chil Cook-off is canceled. 


A reminder that Confirmation class will be Sunday, January 21st, from 4-6pm. 


The third time is the charm! All women of St. Matthew are invited to attend White ELephant BINGO this Tuesday, January 23rd, at 6:30pm, in Dobstaff. Bring a white elephant gift (wrapped in plain brown paper) and a snack to share. 

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will be after church on January 28th. Please plan to attend.

A Zoom link will be available for those who wish to attend remotely. 

Special Events Coordinator

We are looking for someone to head up an ad-hoc Special Events Committee. This person would keep a list of volunteers and coordinate help for events such as memorial services, funerals, weddings, and special events. Help could include set-up, clean-up, food donations, serving at the event, or various other activities as needed. 

Contact the office if you would like to be the ad-hoc coordinator, need more information, or if you would be willing to be a volunteer to help with events. 

Organ Concert

The Fox Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists invites you to a special concert event on Friday, January 26th, at 7pm, featuring organist Dr. Jonathan Rudy at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60540.

Jonathan D. Rudy is recognized by colleagues and audiences for excellence as a performer, church musician, improviser, educator, and conductor. A native of Batavia, Illinois, Dr. Rudy often appears in recitals, master classes, competitions, and dedicatory/commemorative events across the United States. He is a laureate of several performance competitions, most notably First Prize and the Audience Prize at the American Guild of Organists 2014 National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance, the Guild’s premiere organ competition.

This evening of wonderful organ works and hymn singing celebrate the 25th anniversary of St. Raphael’s pipe organ, the life of organbuilder Len Berghaus, who passed away in March 2023, and the 60th anniversary of the parish. The program is free, and a gala reception will follow.

Pickleball Outing - January 27th

Saturday, January 27th, 3:15-5:15pm

Adults are invited to come play pickleball at the Warrenville Park District. The cost for participants will be approximately $10/person. This event is limited to 30 participants and sign-up is required. Sign up in the narthex.Contact Linda Raymond with any questions or to reserve a spot.

Upcoming Travel?

Our confirmands will be doing a service project for the PRC in the new year. We need to collect travel/mini-sized toiletries to put in care bags. If you are traveling (or have an excess supply at home already!) and have extra unused toiletries, pack them up and bring them to church this January! 

Nursery Helpers Needed

We need an adult volunteer in the nursery every week. Dates are available through March. 


Click here to volunteer

SCAM emails


If you receive an email that you find suspicious, please contact the office or Pastor Erin. Do not click on any links or purchase anything. 

Help Needed!

We need some additional help in the Control Booth for Sunday services. In particular, we need someone to manage the slide presentations. It would involve advancing the slides during the service. No prior experience is necessary. If you are interested in helping please contact Rick Jungk or stop by the Control Booth after service on Sunday.

If we can get a couple of volunteers, we can make a rotating schedule. Thank you.

St. Matthew History Project

We are working on a written and visual history of the church up until our 65th anniversary, which will be in November of 2024.

If you are a longtime member and want to submit stories, documents, or pictures, please email them to the office or drop them by the office or send them via email to Pastor Erin at

If you are a newer member, what would interest you to know about the history of St. Matthew? Send any thoughts or questions directly to Pastor Erin at

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!