Church News

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 […]


Annual MLK Jr. Breakfast (Jan. 21)
Posted December 28, 2018

The Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast will be Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Tickets are $20 each. For every 10 persons, a table may be reserved. RSVP by Jan, 11. For more information, see any member of the Committee on Church and Society, Karlah Y. Burton, chairperson. 


2019 Calendars: Deadline (Jan. 1)
Posted December 28, 2018

The deadline to submit your yearly calendars for all meetings and events scheduled for the year 2019 is Tuesday, Jan. 1. Be sure to include the date, time and location for each event/activity/item. Blank 2019 Ministry Calendars are available in the multi-purpose room and front office. All calendars should be submitted to the administrative assistant by Jan. 1. […]


Church Archives Scrapbook
Posted August 2, 2018

Each year, a scrapbook is compiled for the Saint Matthews UMC Archives that includes information about our members. The information includes but is not limited to accomplishments, awards, promotions and pictures. Please help with the preparation of the 2018 scrapbook by (1) submitting newspaper articles (with publication information), programs and pictures about our members and (2) providing a business […]


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