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Worship

Unless otherwise stated, we celebrate the Eucharist every Sunday and Wednesday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. During the school year, Christian Education classes are held at 10am (between the first and second services). We worship in accordance with the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.

Sunday:
8:30am – Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Traditional)
10:00am – Christian Education (during the school year)
11:00am – Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Traditional)
5:00pm – Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Contemporary) Recordings available on YouTube.

Wednesday:
12:00pm – Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Traditional)

  • During the season of Lent, all services except the Sunday 5pm service use Rite I.
  • Holy Week (the last week of Lent) begins on Palm Sunday and ends on Easter Sunday.
  • St. Matthew’s holds an additional service on Christmas Eve.
  • Christian Education does not meet on the following holiday weekends: Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, New Year’s, Christmas, Easter Sunday, Sunday of Spring Break and Fall Break (These dates are determined by the Madison City Schools schedule.)

Readings

For information about what readings we will be using during the services this month, please refer to the Revised Common Lectionary for full details.

Christmas Schedule

Christmas Eve, Saturday DEC 24, family/children service at 5:30pm (nursery provided) Christmas Eve, Saturday DEC 24, adult service at 10:30pm (no nursery) Christmas Day, Sunday DEC 25, service at 10:00am (no other activities, no nursery, no music, no hospitality) Wednesday, DEC 28, Holy Eucharist at noon New Year’s Day, Sunday, JAN 1, service at 10:00am […]

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St. Matthew’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, September 9th 6:00 – 9:00 PM Open House, Reminiscing, Pictures, Food and Drink. A casual Reception with finger foods and drinks, video presentation, & sharing of memories. Casual attire. Saturday September 10th 2:00 – 9:00 PM Celebration Activities. Casual attire for all event. 2:30 PM Confirmation Services with Bishop Kee Sloan. 4:00 – 6:00 PM Pig […]

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Christmas Service Schedule

December 24th, 5:30pm Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist & Children’s program (Nursery provided). December 24th, 10:30pm Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist

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Lessons and Carols 2015

Our annual Lessons and Carols will take place on December 6th, 2015 at 5pm in the Sanctuary. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Come join us for this joyous event!

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No Wednesday Holy Eucharist Today

Due to the holiday, there will be no Holy Eucharist celebrated today.

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No Wednesday Holy Eucharist Today!

Due to setup for the rummage sale, there will be no Holy Eucharist today.

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Help Needed

We are in need of parishioners to sign up to provide Altar Flowers and Bread & Wine on Sundays. The sign up sheets are on the worship bulletin board in the education hallway. These can be given in honor of a loved one, in memory of someone, or in celebration of a special occasion. The […]

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Holy Week Worship Schedule for 2015

Sunday, March 29 – PALM SUNDAY (services as usual) Monday, March 30 – Holy Eucharist 7:00am Tuesday, March 31 – Holy Eucharist 7:00am Wednesday, April 1 – Holy Eucharist 7:00am & Noon Thursday, April 2 – MAUNDY THURSDAY – Holy Eucharist & footwashing 7:00pm Friday, April 3 – GOOD FRIDAY – Stations of the Cross […]

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Ash Wednesday

We will have Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the following times: 7am, noon and 7pm.

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Contemplative Prayer Group

The Contemplative Prayer Group beings February 15 During the Sunday School Hour (10:00-10:45) Contemplation, Centering, Meditation, Reflection, Silence, Stillness, Mystery, Quiet, Peace….Call it whatever you want—If you have an interest in developing a quiet practice of praying silently, then this new group is for you!! Here is how our time together will be structured: 10-10:20 […]

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