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
March 2019

LWML Spring Rally
The LWML Spring Rally will be held here at St. Matthew. All ladies of the congregation are welcomed to this event. The speaker will be Pastor Charles Hoffman of Christ Lutheran Church, Boyne City. He will be speaking about his time doing ministry abroad in Asia. Registration begins at 9:30am with the program of events to begin at 10:00am. A light luncheon will follow. Please join us.

Lenten Midweek Services
Lent begins March 6th on Ash Wednesday. We will have an Ash Wednesday service at 7:00pm. For the next five Wednesdays beginning at 6:00pm, there will be a potluck soup supper prior to the worship service. Worship will begin at 7:00pm. Share a pot of soup or a dish to pass and join us!

Bible Studies
​Monday Afternoon - 1pm @ St. Matthew - Studying the Gospel of John
Wednesday Morning - On Hold During Lent
Sunday Morning - 9:00am @ St. Matthew - Studying the Parables

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

Altar Duty         Date                      Elder on Duty                       
Louise                 March 3                    Ed          
Marg                   March 10                  Rick
Edith                   March 17                  Don
Louise                 March 24                  Roger
Marg                   March 31                  Jack

Birthdays
​Brayden Vanderloop - March 2
Dalton McDonald - March 4
Lucas Heegeman - March 5
Tom Matyniak - March 4
Nate Heegeman - March 5
Jim Nantz - March 9
Roger Pirtle  - March 11
Sue Smelker - March 11
Rebecca James - March 11
Peg Bonney - March 12
Becky Priami - March 14
Sharon Tow - March 19
Ed Cameron - March 20
Brianna Fleet - March 24
Todd Avery - March 26
Roger Smelker - March 29
Molly Fenton - March 29

Anniversaries
Jim & Karen Nantz - March 20