Welcome to St Matthew's Episcopal Church

We are an Episcopal church community seeking to live daily with Christ. We are old and young, and in between.  We gather for fellowship, and learning for all ages.  We are active in our community and local outreach.  As an Easter people year long, we seek and share God in our daily lives transforming this world into God's kingdom on earth.  Come open the doors and see for yourself!  


News and Events

GARLAND COUNTY DETENTION CENTER, DEACON'S MASS
Our Deacon Nancy Cook leads services monthly for the inmates at Garland County Detention Center. Please contact Nancy if you are interested in attending. Your donations of notebooks and pens are appreciated (no spiral notebooks or pens with springs).

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY 
The Benton Habit for Humanity ReStore is need of volunteers on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please click here to contact ReStore. The Habitat build site needs the following tools: speed squares, tape measurers, putty knives, and box cutters. If you have items to donate, please click here to contact Megan Eoff.

ST. MATTHEW'S ANNUAL MEETING
The annual meeting will be Sunday, January 27th at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Sign-up sheets will be distributed for potluck items. Rumor is the Gargoyle Awards will once again be bestowed upon those who have held St. Matthew's in their hearts through their insight, contributions, and service for the greater good of our community. 


HELP ST. MATTHEW'S WHEN YOU SHOP!

KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS Sign up with your Kroger Plus card account at www.kroger.com. Search for Community Rewards and enter code VM325 or "St. Matthew's Episcopal Church." 5% of your purchases will be donated to St. Matthew's. 

AMAZON SMILE Sign up using our unique charity link of https://smile.amazon.com/ch/71-0559263 to donate .05% of your purchases to St. Matthew's. Eligible purchases must be made through the Amazon Smiles website. 




Worship Schedule

Vicar, The Rev Lorrie Slaymaker
Deacon, The Rev Nancy Cook

St Matthew's Worship Opportunities

Sunday Morning Worship (Holy Eucharist*)
8:30 and 11:00 AM 

Sunday adult Christian Education at 9:45 to 10:45
  
Adult Class occur Sundays led by either The Rev Lorrie Slaymaker, Vicar or The Rev Nancy Cook, Deacon or The Rev Gwen Fry, supply priest. 



**CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE**
December 24th at 8:00 PM
O Come all ye faithful, and welcome the new born Christ Child to our hearts with the celebration of Christmas.