Healing Eucharist Wed 10:30 a.m.

followed by

Walking With the Word Bible Study

at 11:30 a.m.


Church office hours:

Monday - Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed Fridays

And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

1 John 5:11-12

Seventh Sunday of Easter - May 12, 2024 - In This Issue:

  • Kentucky Derby Party Wrap Up and Pics
  • Realm Sign Up -- St. Matt's Goes to the Ball Game
  • Pentecost May 19 - Do you speak a foreign language? We need you!
  • New Family Ministry: Fam Jam!
  • Youth Group Info
  • Outreach: Mending the Gap; Co-Op Needs for April & May; Volunteer Opportunities
  • Walking With the Word Bible Study
  • Cafe Theology

Sunday, May 12, 2024

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II

9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Christian Formation

all ages

10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II**

Or view the service on FB Live

Service Bulletin

**Nursery available for young children

Feature Photo of the Week:

Derby Day Party

We had great fun at Derby Day last Saturday, playing games, chowing down on some great food, and cheering the photo-finish race. There were three winners on the race, but all were winners in the fun department. Don't miss it next year! Check out the photos here.


Don’t forget to wear RED!

There will be ONE service at 10:00 a.m. NEXT SUNDAY on Pentecost, May 19, as we celebrate the birthday of the Church, (and a baptism).

May 19 is also Graduation Sunday. Come celebrate this milestone in the lives of our high school and college graduates, supporting them in their achievements as they look forward to what's next in their life in Christ.

Around St. Matt's

Make Your Plans -- St. Matt's Goes to a Gwinnett Striper Game June 28

Register on Realm here.

St. Matthew’s is going to the ball game on Friday, June 28th! Come watch the Gwinnett Stripers take on the Memphis Redbirds from the first base deck—Enjoy a catered meal and open covered seating in the deck, where you can freely move around and socialize while you cheer on our Stripers. Subsidized cost per ticket is $42.00. A minimum of 40 tickets is required for the Deck reservation. This was so much fun last year—don’t miss it! Game time 7:05 p.m. (gates open at 6:05). Contact: Warren Drury or Clay Olbon.

Save the Date for VBS!


This year VBS theme is Compassion Camp: Changing the World with Lovingkindness. Join us as we explore ways to live with compassion through some favorite stories in the Old and New Testaments. VBS will be held Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Cost is $25/camper with a $50/family max. For scholarship information, please contact Terri Hurst.


Register as a VOLUNTEER HERE through Realm or by returning a registration form to the office.

Register your CHILD HERE. If your child is rising Pre-K to 5th grade, we would love for them to join us!


We are welcoming both adult and youth volunteers, even if you can only serve one day.


For more information, contact the church office, Terri Hurst or Sarah Koriath .

Youth volunteers who will be in 6th-12th grades, please contact Jessie Hurst .


We can’t wait!

Welcome & Belong (previously Church Growth) committee is proud to announce the naming of the new ministry for young families! Check out their bulletin board by the York Room: Fam Jam!

To learn more about Fam Jam, or to connect your family to this new ministry, contact Heather Roca or Trisha Voiles.

Men's Trivia 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month @ 7:00 p.m.

McCray’s Tavern, 100 N. Perry St. L’ville

All men of the parish are invited. Contact: Levi Livermont, Jay Jones

Next dates: May 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Lunch Bunch 3rd Thursday each month at 12 noon, at different area restaurants

O'Shucks Seafood & Grill, 3939 Atlanta Hwy, Loganville, GA 30052

Everyone invited! Let Joan Kengla know if you will attend to get a head count.

Next date: May 16 at 12 noon

Restaurant Foyers Once a month on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at different area restaurants

Diner at Webb Gin, 1350 Scenic Hwy N Ste 900, Snellville GA 30078

Individuals/couples, Sign up on Realm, or let Warren Drury or Rebecca Bowen know you will attend.

Next date: May 17 at 7:00 p.m.


Mark Your Calendars

Mending the Gap Annual 5K & 1K - Saturday, June 8

Lilburn City Park

"Superheroes for Seniors 8:00 a.m. / 8:30 a.m.

Be a Superhero! Lace-up and go the distance to help support struggling seniors in our community!

Info and Register here.

Co-Op Food Drive for April & May

For the month of April, the Southeast Gwinnett Co-Op Ministry would like St Matthew’s to concentrate on donating Canned Tuna and Canned Chicken to the food bank. Other items are always welcome as well.

 You can place items in the barrels in the hallway outside the parish hall. If you make cash donations via check or through Realm, please notate Outreach/Co-Op on the detail line, or choose Outreach from the drop-down menu.

Thank you for your support in helping the Co-op feed those in need.

Youth at St. Matthew's

Youth Group - All Middle & High School Students encouraged to attend!

5/12 No Youth Group Sunday - Mother's Day

Next Sunday:

5/19 Graduation Sunday/ Cake Reception Between Services/ End of Year Pool Party

  • End of Year Pool Party @ the Livermonts!
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm
  • 2571 Bexley Ct, Snellville
  • Donations accepted for Pizza and to go towards the cost of the lifeguard. Suggested $5pp. Please see Amanda Livermont if you have any questions.

Walking With the Word (WWW)

Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

This bible study group has completed its study of the Acts of the Apostles. Beginning Wednesday, May 1, they will embark on a new journey into the Gospel of Mark. This exploration will delve into its profound themes of discipleship, Jesus as the Suffering Servant, and the cross, offering us a deeper understanding of our faith. All are welcome to join in this study and the lively discussion.

Cafe Theology will be meeting for the following dates:

May 4th, May 18th, June 1, June 15th

As of June 15th we will be finished with the book, What is the Bible , and will be taking the Month of July off.

We will be back to start a new book in mid-August. Come and join us as Father Tim leads us through another interesting book about our Faith.

The Daughters of the King National Study meets every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. (in the first meeting room on the right in the Christian Ed hallway). All women who are interested in finding out more about the mission of the Daughters of the King at St. Matthew’s are invited to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Peggy Isaacs, Cecilia Billingsley or Gail Sawyer.

Birthdays and Anniversaries May 12-18

Birthdays: Emily Palmieri, Crystal Furman, Don Ulmer, Alexis Gurz, Teddy McLaughlan, Emmanuel Mitchell, Ricky McElroy, Kimberly Wilson


Anniversaries: Alexia & William Roney, John & Miriam Kamino, MaryLouise and Tim Richards, Clair & Sandra Hildebrant, Robert & Susan Savage. 

Sunday Breakfast Host Sign Up –

Thank you for all who have signed up!

Breakfast this Sunday: Brotherhood of St. Andrew


Did you know there are 3 ways you can sign up to use your time and talents to help with Sunday Breakfast?

You can contact Trisha Voiles, you can Sign up on the list in the office hallway bulletin board, or you can click on the below links for sign up genius. 


Get a couple of friends and join in the Sunday fellowship in May! Sign up HERE. Most May dates are still available to host.

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