The four Sundays that precede Christmas will
find us lighting a new candle of the wreath each week. It is
a time of waiting and preparing for the Lord. While the secular
world offers multiple ways to misplace the message of Christmas
through buying and consuming, Advent remains a time-honored
precaution against that. The Bible texts for the season tell
about Christ's entry into our world the first time, and his
return in the future. The songs of the season will speak as
well, songs like "Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel".
We hope you will join us.
Our small groups keep going strong, and there is a place
for you! Men's group, Women's group, Youth group, Sunday School,
Choir, Adult class, Bible Alive, Quilters, all these are open
to you. At St. Matthew Lutheran Church you will find many
opportunities to learn, to serve, and to be among friends
who share your faith.
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