In our worship services, we predominately use the Book of Common Prayer, 1979. Currently, our Eucharistic services is Rite II – and we celebrate every Sunday at 10:30am in person inside the Church and live-streamed on Facebook. We also offer the liturgies of NoonDay Prayer every Tuesday and Thursday and Compline, at times during the year.
Community and relationships are very important to us at St. Matthew’s, and we are working hard to preserve both during the challenge of COVID-19.
We are confident that we will move beyond this time, and by the Grace of God, be able to be together in one space again!
We offer the Sacrament of Baptism joyfully! We do follow the rubrics in the Book of Common Prayer and normatively offer Baptism on the following days, during a regularly scheduled worship service. However, we do know that sometimes exceptions need to be made - and certainly emergency Baptisms are accommodated.
- The First Sunday after the Epiphany
- The Easter Vigil
- The Feast of …
If you are planning to get married - Congratulations! Please see our procedures for weddings included here ... it is best to not set a date before speaking to clergy, so that you are not disappointed. You will sett that premarital counselling is required, and the clergy person will advise if the counselling can be done in the church, or if a referral to a professional counsellor …Read More »
In the event of a death, please contact the church as soon as possible, so that prayers can be offered, and plans can be made. At this time while we have no Rector, the Parish Administrator can assist in finding a clergy member to provide services. If you are looking for a Clergy member to travel to a village for a service, you will need to contact the Diocesan office at (907) 452-3040.