Special Congregational Meeting
The Board of Directors has issued a Call for a Special Meeting of the Congregation to take place immediately following the 11:00 a.m. worship service today, Sunday, October 23, 2016, to conduct the following items of business: to fill unexpired terms, one each on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee; to approve the submission of a “Petition to Organize”; and to approve the formation of a Pastor Nominating Committee.

Sunday Worship

For Sunday, October 23, 2016—
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

11:00 a.m.—  
Meeting at: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church
950 West 7th Street
Erie, PA 16502

Worship Theme: “May God, who is the ground of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you lead the life of faith until, by the power of the Holy Spirit, you overflow with hope.” —Romans 15:13 REB”

Scripture Reading: Romans 5:1-5

Sermon Text: Mark 5:1-20

Sermon Title: “Building Your Life on Hope,
  Not Hopes”
  —Rev. Bruce Anderson

(Please click on the Scripture texts above in order to
read them from the New International Version)

We welcome our own Rev. Bruce Anderson to our pulpit this week as our guest preacher.

An ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church, Rev. Anderson pastored a church in Idaho for five years and then served as a Chaplain in the United States Navy for over 20 years. Currently, he serves as Chief Chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital here in Erie.

We always greatly appreciate the ministry of Rev. Anderson and look forward to hearing the message that God has given him for us this Sunday.


We welcome anyone who wishes to join us for worship.

Please note: The first floor of the building is handicapped accessible
by entering the door at the intersection of 7th Street and Cascade.

Please click on the aerial photo to obtain specific directions from your location.