St. Matthew Lutheran Church
A Congregation of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod
211 E. Hinman Street
P.O. Box 469 
Mancelona, Michigan  49659
Church Office: 231-916-2555
Church Email:


​Please note that St. Matthew's telephone number has
changed.   (231) 916-2555

Don't forget to take a look at the  Photos Page.  New pics added as received.

The renovation of the Fellowship Hall is almost complete.  Stay tuned for pics of the completed project.  Check out the progress under the "Photos" tab.

  Please keep the Call Committee, St. Matthew and our District in prayer as we continue the process of filling our vacancy.  

We are collecting pop bottles and cans for the Scholarship Fund.  Drop them off at the church and Louise Hinds will turn them in and put the money into the Scholarship Fund.  Our students thank you!


Oct.  5            Elders Meeting
Oct. 10           Voters' Meeting after worship service
Oct. 13           Senior Food Distribution        12:30 - 1:30
Oct. 19           Altar Guild

LADIES:  All the ladies of St. Matthew are members of the Altar Guild.  We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 11 am for a meeting followed by a pot luck lunch.  Please join us for fellowship and food.  This does not mean you have to take on altar set-up for Holy Communion.  Just come, hear about what's going on and socialize with us!

Reminder:  Freewill offering for student scholarships are collected the last Sunday of each month.  Loose change collected in our regular Sunday offerings are also designated for scholarships.   We are currently providing financial support to our five (5) post high school students.   

Altar Guild has greeting cards for sale in the Fellowship Hall.           $  6.00 / box or $ .25 / card.  

Upcoming Birthdays

                                Camille Fenton           Sept. 27
                                Pat Meissner               Sept. 27
                                Pr. Jeff Burgess           Sept. 27
                                Fenix Huffman            Sept. 30
                                Danielle O'Dell           Oct. 21


Jim and Joyce Sprague        Oct. 6
  Rick and Cindy Burd          Oct. 14
  Jim and Fran Heegeman      Oct. 17
   Don and Louise Hinds        Oct. 19