Church News

Campaign 30 (April 30)
Posted March 17, 2019

This spring, DayStar Liturgical Dance Ministry is celebrating 30 years of service to the church and community. Please make a $30 donation toward our  “Campaign 30” goal of $3,000. The campaign will end April 30, 2019. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Saint Matthews Endowment Scholarship Fund. Make checks payable to Saint Matthews […]


Bennett College Day (March 31)
Posted March 17, 2019

Bennett College UNCF Day will be observed Sunday, March 31. Please give generously through March 31 as we strive to raise$2,500 for Bennett. Checks can be made payable to Saint Matthews UMC with Bennett College on the memo line. – Higher Education and Campus Ministry


Volunteer Appreciation Reception (March 31)
Posted March 4, 2019

If you have ever volunteered in any way, with a ministry or otherwise, we want to honor you. A Volunteer Appreciation Reception will be held Sunday, March 31, in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the 10 a.m. service. Hope to see you there! 


Community Engagement Opportunity (March 29)
Posted February 24, 2019

On Saturday, March 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m., St. Matthews will prepare dinner at the Men’s Shelter at West Market Street UMC. If you are interested in assisting with the preparation of dinner and dessert, as well as sharing a meal with the guests, contact Kimberly Clarke at 336-324-9058. You will be blessed! 


Spring STEM Program Registration (March 7)
Posted February 24, 2019

Registration for the Spring STEM Program will be Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Students ages 7 to 13 are invited and encouraged to participate in this hands-on exploratory field of science and technology. The emphasis this spring will be on Computer Coding and Robotics Functions. The meetings will be held each Thursday, […]


40 Days of Fasting (March 7-April 20)
Posted February 24, 2019

“Give Up and Give Back” Through fasting, we are more spiritually aware of God’s presence, power and are able to see Him more clearly. We are able to see what he demands from us and what he wants us to do. Biblical fasting always goes hand in hand with prayer, so we ask you to […]


Shrove Tuesday (March 5)
Posted February 24, 2019

Join us at St. Matthews for a flipping good “Fat Tuesday” pancake supper on March 5, 6-7:30 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall. In addition to pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage, eggs, and beverages are on the menu. Invite family, friends and other church members for great fellowship and preparation.  


EYA Internship Application Deadline (March 11)
Posted February 9, 2019

THE GENERAL BOARD OF CHURCH AND SOCIETY, the social justice agency of the United Methodist Church, is accepting applications for its summer Ethnic Young Adult (EYA) Internship Program through March 11. If you or anyone you know is looking for a transformational internship opportunity, be sure to apply or encourage others to do so. EYA […]


UMW to Celebrate 150th Anniversary (March 23)
Posted February 9, 2019

The United Methodist Women will celebrate its 150th anniversary Saturday, March 23, at Bennett College. There is a void: lack of pictures, articles, event programs, artifacts and documentation regarding the role of women of African descent while serving in the Central Jurisdiction and before this jurisdiction was organized. If anyone has information about their work in the Women’s […]


UMC Equipping Seminars (Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10)
Posted December 28, 2018

Northern Piedmont District, Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, is pleased to offer Equipping Seminars for pastors and local church officers who serve in these ministry areas:  Pastor/Staff Parish Relations  Finance  Trustees  Church Council  Youth Ministry  Archives and History  The seminars will be offered three times in three different locations:  Jan. 13, 3-5 […]


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