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: 231-587-8442
Church Email: stmatthewmancelona@gmail.com
St. Matt's Chats
September 2019

Monday Afternoon & Thursday Evening Bible Study
1:00pm Monday and 7:00pm Thursday
Studying: The Many Wonders of Heaven by Don Ginkel

Wednesday Morning Bible Study
9:45am
Studying: The Epistle to the Hebrews

Sunday Morning Bible Study
9:00am
Studying: Weekly Gospel Lectionary reading

Pasty Day!
The annual Men's Club fundraiser we all love to eat is back! The Men's Club will be making pasties on Saturday, October 19th beginning at 9:00am at the Lakes of the North Clubhouse. Place your order on the order sheet in the fellowship hall. Each pasty is only $3.00. YUM!!

Stuff the Bus
Check out the list of school supplies that are still being collected to benefit local students in need. Collection table located in the back of the fellowship hall. Drive ends at the end of September.

Altar Guild Bake Sale
The Altar Guild will be having a bake sale at Family Fare in Mancelona on Saturday, October 5th, beginning at 9:00am and running until all baked goods are gone. If you can help bake something for the sale, the ladies would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!

Harvest Tea
While Deer Season begins for the rest of Northern Michigan, the ladies of the LWML are planning a Harvest Tea for the women of the congregation and their friends. Saturday, November 16th at St. Matthew, from 1:00pm-3:00pm is the day and time to mark on your calendar. See Marg Hummel for more information about how to host a table for you and your friends.

TEFAP Volunteers Needed
15-20 volunteers are needed to help at the quarter food distribution taking place November  27th at St. Matthew for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Contact Edith Plumb if you are able to help or for more information.

Coins for Christ
The coins put into the offering plate each week helps to build our St. Matthew Scholarship Fund.

Altar Duty         Date                      Elder on Duty                       
Pat                          September 1         Don/Mike        
Edith                      September 8         Jack                      
Joan                        September 15       Ed            
Marg                      September 22       Rick                  
Louise                    September 29       Don/Mike                  

Birthdays
Charlie Lape - September 3
Cindy Burd - September 4
Nicole Burd - September 16
​Bailey Burgess - September 16
Joshua VanderLoop - September 17
Barb Smith - September 19
Camille Fenton - September 27
Pat Miessner - September 27
Pastor Jeff - September 27
Fenix Huffman - September 30

Anniversaries
​Mike & Sue Smelker - September 16