Forward icon

Worship Service: May 1st, 2022

Scripture: John 21:1-19

"Brunch with the Lord"

Rev. Kyle Roggenbuck

We offer our blessings and congratulations to Pastor Kyle as she celebrates the 30th anniversary of her ordination!

Graduation Sunday

Calling all 2022 Graduates!

If you have a family member graduating from high school, college, or graduate school this spring, please let us know! Email us at Please include details on your graduate -- where did they graduate from, where they are going this fall, what degree did they earn, etc.

Graduates will be honored during an upcoming service on May 15th. Information will be included in the June/July Voice issue.

Congratulations, graduates!

Giving DuPage Days: ESSE

Giving DuPage Days is ALMOST here (May 2nd-6th) with the theme Generosity Changes EVERYTHING!

ESSE would be so grateful if you could support us by going to to make an online donation to ESSE. Online donations for this event will be accepted anytime between May 2nd-6th.
Please call Dawn Schubert 630.542.0160 with any questions.  

Scripture Readers


If you would like to read scripture during the Sunday worship service, please contact Bruce Anderson at and he will add you to the list. 

Greeters Needed!

Since we are fully open and worshiping together in person, we would like to have greeters welcoming people again. Would you be able to commit to one (1) Sunday a month for a few months? No handshake is needed, just a smile and a "Good Morning!" Let Wendy Fanning or the office know if you would lilke to be a greeter. Thanks.

A Benefit Concert for Ukraine


Sunday, May 1st at 3:30pm

Trinity Episcopal Church

218 E Benton Street


Featuring organists, including our own Brian Dobbelaere, singers, and instrumentalists. In addition, a new anthem “A Ukrainian Prayer” written by John Rutter, will be sung as a tribute to the amazing strength and perseverance of the Ukrainian people. A free-will offering will be received.

Upcoming Events

We have a lot to celebrate in the coming Sundays and we hope that you will share in the celebration!

Sunday, May 1st - Communion Sunday and Pastor Kyle's 30th anniversary of her ordination

Sunday, May 8th - Confirmation and Mother's Day

Sunday, May 15th - Graduation Sunday

Sunday, May 22nd - Music Appreciation Sunday

Sunday, May 29th - Memorial Day weekend

Sunday, June 5th - Pentecost. We will be sharing a joint worship service with Christ Tamil Church. Note that our service time for June 5th is 11am - there will not be a 9:30am service that day. We will have a joint potluck meal after the service. More details to follow!

Sunday, June 12th - Ms. Susan's last Sunday! We hope that everyone whose life Susan Wold has touched can attend this special service as we see her off into retirement. 

CROP Walk - May 1st

Please consider participating in the annual Crop Walk to help end world hunger. This year it will be held in person on Sunday, May 1st at 1pm.

Click here to see the St. Matthew page I have created and consider signing up to walk and /or donating.

This is a great activity for families to do together as well. Please let me know if you have any questions! Erin Walsh, or 630.660.4651.

Focus Groups/Cottage Meetings for Pastor Search

As you may know, we are kicking off the process for our search for a new pastor. The first step in this process is to prepare a Church Profile that describes our church and our goals. This Church Profile then becomes the basis for pastoral candidates to learn about St. Matthew.

To complete the Church Profile, we need your input. Dorothy Peterson will be leading the effort to get your input via cottage meetings/focus groups. Available sessions:

Saturday, May 14th       9-11am        TBD/St. Matthew
Sunday, May 15th        10:45-12:45  After church/St. Matthew
Wednesday, May 25th  7-9pm          St. Matthew
Thursday, May 26th      9-11am        St. Matthew

There are sign-up sheets on the narthex bulletin board or you can call the office to sign up.

Back Bay Mission Trip - October 15th-21st

St. Matthew will be sending a group of volunteers to Biloxi, Mississippi this fall to work with Back Bay Mission. Volunteer opportunities include worksite construction, painting, helping in the food pantry, assisting clients at the Micah Day Center, and preparing food at Loaves & Fishes soup kitchen.

The cost for the trip is $250 per person, which covers the cost of accommodations (dormitory style) in the volunteer Mission house on the Back Bay campus. If you are interested or would like to know more about the trip, look for the sign-up sheet in the narthex. A final count needs to be submitted by August 1st.

Contact Jeannine Adams for additional information at 630.890.7690.

Bells Concert: May 7th

Come out on Saturday, May 7th at 7pm at St. Matthew and support your church members that participate in this community bell choir from Central Illinois:

Hope Erickson, John Kouns, Kiirsten Hendrickson, Kelly Chapple (former member), KC Congdon, director, and emcee, David Congdon (yes, KC IS married)!

Enjoy 7 octaves of bells AND 7 octaves of chimes, as well as a bass and drummer.

Performances include spirituals, jazz renditions of classical pieces causing composers to roll over in their graves, including Brahms' Lullaby, Disney faves including You've got a Friend and Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, Big Band songs Pennsylvania 6-5000 and Tuxedo Junction, and a medley of 50's Doo-Wop songs.

Vacation Bible School Registration Open!

Registration is open for our 2022 Vacation Bible School, "God's Garden."

Dates: June 6th-10th, 9am-noon
Friday, June 10th, 7pm, Family Ice Cream Social

Ages: 3-4 (must have completed one year of preschool) and K-5th grade (Completed grades k-5)

Cost is $30 per child ($60 family maximum) before May 30th. $35 per child ($70 family max) after May 30th.

Click here to register for the 2022 Vacation Bible School

Marge Hall Art Show

DuPage Art League (218 W. Front Street, Wheaton will be hosting an artist's reception for Marge Hall on Sunday, May 1st from 1-3pm. Her oil paintings will be featured from May 1st-28th.

Job Opening! Nursery Caregiver

St. Matthew is hiring! We are looking for a Nursery Caregiver for Sunday services.

  • Permanent, part-time position.
  • Sunday mornings, year-round, 9-11am. 
  • $20 an hour. 
  • Must be vaccinated and agree to a background check.

Please send your resume to:

Nursery News

If you would like to use the nursery on Sunday mornings, please contact Kenna Anderson so we can have staff available. She can be reached at and 630.209.5170.

Mask Policy 3.29.22

As of April 1st, St. Matthew will be mask optional. We ask for respect for everyone's presonal choice.

If you or a family member are not feeling well or are sick, please do not come to church.

Thank you for your faithful support and prayers as we continue to welcome all and keep each other safe.

Interested in becoming a member of St. Matthew?

Please contact Pastor Kyle if you are interested in finding out more about St. Matthew and becoming a member. She will be happy to meet with you!

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!