The Evangelical Lutheran ChurcOf Saint Matthew

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BORN INTO GOD'S FAMILY

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, in the Divine Service 
NANDRANI (INDRA) ACKLOO 
was given new birth in Holy Baptism. We rejoice and give thanks to God for His grace and mercy. We pray God’s blessings upon Indra as she strives to follow the Saviour through whose life, death and burial she receives forgiveness of sins and life eternal.
On Sunday, June 24 2018, in the Divine Service 
DAVID & MAISIE ISSENBERG 
were born again into God's family through Holy Baptism. We give thanks to God for His grace upon David and Maisie, the washing away of all their sins, and the gift of eternal life. We pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit as they live out the new life they were given in service to their Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Acts 2:38: And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

RECEIVED INTO MEMBERSHIP

May 27, 2018 in the Divine Service, MARIA-LUISE DAHNZ, was received into membership by Profession of Faith. We give thanks to God for Maria-Luise and pray His blessings upon her as she lives out her faith in faithful service among God's people. Welcome to St. Matthew!

"I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." Matthew 16:18

FAREWELL & HAPPY RETIREMENT

With heavy hearts, we say farewell to LARRY ROOTES, our Music Director for the past five years. We thank you, Larry, for the past five years of great music in the worship of our God. We pray God’s blessings and great reward to you. You will be missed! “A great understatement,” the Choir will say. And we all agree. Take care!

BORN INTO GOD'S FAMILY

On Sunday, April 8, 2018, in the Divine Service RYAN WILLIAMS was born again into Gods family through Holy Baptism. We give thanks to God for His grace upon Ryan, the washing away of all his sins, and the gift of eternal life. We pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit as Ryan lives out the new life he was given in service to his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

"Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned." 

Mark 16:16

CALLED HOME TO GLORY

On Friday, July 20, 2018, the Lord took her daughter, 

IRENA MIKOLA, 

to her home in glory. 

We praise God for Irena’s eternal salvation and the hope of the resurrection of her body from the grave on the Last Day. 

We pray for her grieving family and friends. 

One day short of Mother's Day, another mother was taken home to be with her Saviour. Some time after 1:00 a.m. the soul of our sister, URSULA LUNT departed for glory.

We sympathize with Allan, Peter and their family. But thanks be to God that we can rejoice in the salvation obtained. 

The funeral service for ERNA THURSTON took place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew.

 

We give thanks to God for the salvation of His precious child.

We continue to pray for her grieving family.

The Funeral Service for KATHERINE MULLER took place on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew.

We continue to pray for her grieving family.

The Funeral Service for Karen Kimber's husband, DAN SKELDING took place  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew.

We continue to pray for Karen and the rest of the family.

"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!” Rev. 14:13