1/10/21 Bulletin

The latest information of what is going on at St. Matthew Lutheran Church and School.

John the Baptist Prepares the Way

John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey. And he preached, saying, “After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. I have baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”

The Baptism of Jesus

In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you, I am well pleased.”

Mark 1:4-11 (Gospel Reading)

Old Testament Reading Genesis 1:1-5 | Epistle Reading Romans 6:1-11

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Memorials were given in loving memory of Ken Peach nephew of G. Geistler by Gladys, Tom, Dan, Dave Geistler; Richard Klein by Terry Walker; Joy Taber by Len & Jill Vincent, Greg, Leah & Alison Holland, Lynne Schroeder, Howard & Judy Hackerd, Weldon & Claire Schwiebert, Bob & Nancy Mackay, Dave & Linda VanLente, Mike & Andie Unger. Don Priehs by Barikmo & Dunn families, Greg, Leah & Alison Holland, Lynne Schroeder, Gloria Even, Len & Jill Vincent, Howard & Judy Hackerd, Mel & Marge Tockstein, Weldon & Claire Schwiebert, Bob & Nancy Mackay, John & Judy Schwaegerle, Judy Stone, Martha Bowles, Glenda Slaga, Merlene Sherry, Dave & Linda VanLente, Mike & Andie Unger. In honor of the 72nd birthday of Linda VanLente by Dave and Linda VanLente.

2021 Offering Envelopes are in your mailboxes, located in the coatroom near the choir loft stairs.

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  • Click here & enter our enrollment code: 765398572257
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If just ONE family purchased SCRIP for groceries, gas, clothing, etc., St. Matthew could earn over $500/per year! Imagine if EVERY family shopped with SCRIP!

Happy Birthday! 

1/11 Jennifer Sadler, Mark Taber 1/13 Herb Chambo 1/14 Leslie Wiemer, Scott Wiemer

Happy Anniversary!

Jason & Danielle Wier 5 yrs 1/16


9am 54 11:15am 31 Online 15

We pray for the families of

Joy Taber Called Home 12/29, received Christian burial from St. Matthew 1/4

Don Priehs Called Home 1/1, received Christian burial from St. Matthew 1/3

John Shoults Called Home 1/3, received Christian burial from Santeiu Funeral Home 1/9

Richard Klein Called Home 12/21, received Christian burial from Parkview Cemetery 12/28

Leroy McDaniel Called Home 12/27, received Christian burial from Glen Eden Cemetery 12/30

Prayers cont'd: Lori Pearse friend of Lynn Moore brain tumor complications, Ken Peach nephew of G. Geistler passed away last week, Laurel Gottlieb cancer treatment, Bill MacDonald, Diane Shoults, Phil Stapleton, Lorna Pudas, Erinne Williams, Judy & Jerry Powell, Norma Mueller 

In the military

Carter Kovacs, Zach Reschke, Robert Fine, Courtney & Kyle Goodroe, Andrew Rauss, Eric Smith, Jessika Williams, Alex & Kenny Goodroe, Bill Hantzmon, Randy Bartz, Craig/Chris /Kristen McDermott 


Jan Babler, Dolores Callus, Ruth Kelley, Bill Dodt, Herb Chambo, Betty Bersche, Geraldine McDaniel, Pastor/Ginny Headapohl, Lorna Pudas, Joy Holloway


  • Enter only through the church/school office door near the church. NO entry at West doors.
  • Every visitor must check-in with the church/school office and complete a health assessment form (or complete form online here) including Tuesday Bible class.
  • Every visitor must wear a face-covering during each visit.
  • School parents/visitors will be granted access only into the church/school office-NO classroom visits at any time.
  • Church members: If you have church duties during school hours you must also follow these check-in procedures then enter into the church area (e.g., Altar Guild, etc).

Sunday Services

9 am Traditional (Communion on 1st & 3rd Sundays)

11:15 am Contemporary (Communion on 2nd & 4th Sundays)


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