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Latest Church News

Meet Our New Bell Choir Director

Sarah Hartong is currently a graduate student at Arizona State University studying flute performance. Back home in Ohio, Sarah received degrees in music education and flute performance at the University of Akron. Having grown up in the United Methodist church, she had the opportunity to start ringing bells at a young age and has been […]

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Sunday Service Slide Creators Needed

We need a couple more volunteer slide creators for our Sunday morning 9:00 Traditional service. If you have used PowerPoint, then you should be able to do this. We will provide training. If interested, drop in the sound booth after the 9:00 a.m. service, or *protected email*, or call the church office during business hours […]

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Webmaster Needed

St. Matthew communications committee is looking for someone who is qualified to be our Webmaster. If you would be interested in this voluntary position, please contact us at *protected email*or call Marion at 480-284-9963. Please consider prayerfully how you can help us to keep our web presence and continue to show God’s love to the […]

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Camera Operators Needed

We need a couple more volunteer camera operators during the Sunday morning 9:00 Traditional Service. This is used for our Live-Streaming Broadcast, our YouTube archive, for those using the Chapel, and for those that find it helpful to use the Worship Center big screen. We are using the latest technology. We will provide training. If […]

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Celebrating Our Family

Meet Melissa Dey! She was born and raised in Arizona and has been coming to St. Matthew UMC for as long she can remember! She loves Arizona winters because it’s always beautiful and is by far worth waiting through the summers. She also loves how dramatic the weather can be, as well as loving the […]

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NEW Youth Bible Study

NEW Youth Bible Study meets every Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in room D23/24. All youth welcome to join this exciting new group.  Please call Marion at 480-899-2932 if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events


Cheeseburgers in Paradise

October 8, 2014 – November 26, 2014
5:45 pm

Yes, Cheeseburgers in Paradise is back! Join us every Wednesday from October 1st until November 26th. Dinner will be ready promptly at 5:45 p.m. with study beginning at 6:00 p.m. ending by 7:15 p.m. This new study will be: “Companions in Christ”. The Way of Grace: A Small-Group Experience “Grace is a gift”. Even before we […]

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Gift of Hope Service

November 30, 2014
9:00 am and 10:30 am Services

Sometimes we all have sadness and concern. During these times we need to know that we are not alone. We invite you to join us at one of our Gift of Hope Services on Sunday, November 30th, during the 9:00 am or the 10:30 am time. There will be scripture, music and message that shows […]

A Family Advent Evening

November 30, 2014
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Sunday, November 30 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Come and share a meal together, participate in the “Journey to Bethehem“, and make a Christmas Creche for your home.   This evening is for everyone in the family – young and old – dad, mother, children, grandparents, cousins, who want to start the Christmas season with […]

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Save the Date

December 2, 2014
7:00 pm

UMW Unit meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 2 at 7:00 pm in the Activity Center. Strolling Strings from Campo Verde High School in the Gilbert School District will entertain us at the UMW Annual Christmas meeting. There will be about 14 of the top orchestra students strolling among the guests. The students will […]