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25th Anniversary

On September 10th, 2016, St. Matthew’s will celebrate 25 years as an Episcopal church in the City of Madison. We will also be celebrating the retirement of our long-term rector, Father Steve Gruman, who has served our parish for the last sixteen years.

Friday, September 9th, 2016

  • 6pm-9pm: Open house. Live music with wine, beer and cheese. Visit with Father Steve and remember our last 25 years. Casual attire.

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

  • 2:30pm: Confirmation Services with Bishop Kee Sloan.
  • 4pm-6pm: Parish pig roast! Food, fun and fellowship.
    • 5:30 New Building Consecration. Immediately following, Time Capsule Burial in Prayer Garden.
    • 5:30 Music Performance begins in the Nave with singer, Beverly Owen.
  • 6pm-8:30pm: Fr. Steve’s retirement party. Come wish Father Steve the best with his coming retirement. Celebrate The Rev. Steve Gruman in the Nave, featuring the Five O’clock Band.

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Services as usual:

  • 8:30 Holy Eucharist
  • 10:00 Sunday School
  • 11:00 Holy Eucharist
  • 5:00 Holy Eucharist