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Sunday Eucharist service – 10:30 am at Otterbein Chapel

St. Matthew’s 10:30 am Eucharist service will be held at Otterbein Chapel, located in Barlow Hall, 88 Cochran Alley St. Matthew’s Goes to College A New Chapter Begins As I spend time with the reality of our move from an Irish Pub to a University Campus, it becomes clear to me that we (St. Matthew’s) are an adaptive community that …

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GREETINGS FROM FATHER JOSEPH – A GARDEN CATHEDRAL

A GARDEN CATHEDRAL “So will I build my altar in the fields, And the blue sky my fretted dome shall be, And the sweet fragrance that the wild flower yields Shall be the incense I will yield to thee.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge The grower of trees, the gardener, the man born to farming, whose hands reach into the ground …

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Ascension and Pentecost Sundays ~ submitted by Clifton Flemister, Sr. Warden

Ascension and Pentecost Sundays ~ submitted by Clifton Flemister, Sr. Warden ASCENSION DAY (this year May 13) The Season of Easter celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter Day. Forty after Jesus was resurrected on Easter Day and returned to his ministry as a person, he bodily ascended into heaven. We celebrate that day as Ascension Day, one of the Principle Feast …

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GREETINGS FROM FATHER JOSEPH

St. Matthew’s family, near and far, As I have been working 20 hours a week to establish a new Episcopal community with a core team during this pandemic, it has been a challenge, to say the least. So, while I have not been able to bring people together at a local café on the West side of Columbus, I began …

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Looking Ahead – Holy Week/ Easter

March 28 – Palm Sunday: Live Streamed services at 8am and 10:30am with a special Eucharist and blessing of palms at 9am outside. April 1 – Maundy Thursday: Live Streamed service at 7pm and Altar of Repose live streamed from 9pm to Midnight. April 2 – Good Friday: 3pm Outdoor Stations of the Cross in front of the Pray.Think.Love.House and …

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2021 Lenten Offerings

SHROVE TUESDAY The Great St. Matthew’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Take-Out Tuesday, February 16, 5-7 pm Come, join the annual tradition. This year we will be doing the dinner as takeout. Simply place your order ahead of time and then drive up to the back of the Pray Think Love House for quick and easy pick up. Carhops will be waiting …

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Lenten Offerings – Two Book Study Opportunities

On the five Sundays of Lent, join Rick Kohut on Zoom from 11:45 to 12:30pm for a study entitled “The Gospel of Mark: Journey to Jerusalem.” The topics and chapters of Mark, the main lectionary gospel for this church year, as will be discussed week by week: February 21st – The formation of the Earliest Gospel and Chapter 1: The Urgent Overture. February …

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Soul Collage – A creative Lenten practice

Three dates during Lent – you are invited to attend one, two, or three! Saturday, February 27, 5:30-8:30pm ~ $30 [Beginner’s] Friday, March 12, 6:30-8:30pm ~ Free [Lenten] Saturday, April 3, 6:30-8:30pm ~ Free [Easter] Marie is a trained facilitator for the practice of SoulCollage®, a simple yet meaningful collage process that uses clipped images and 5″ x 8″ cards. It …

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