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 Welcome to St. Matthews Episcopal Church
  
The Vestry has released their draft 3 year strategic plan and would appreciate your comments
The plan can be downloaded from the left hand side of this page
or you can click on the Vestry link at the top of this page
 
 
This Week:  Tuesday October 14th - Thursday October 30th

     TUESDAY, October 14th

11 AM Denali Center Eucharist

1:30 PM Memorial & Travelling Prayers before A Journey Home – Chapel of Chimes

6:45 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, October 15th

[DIOCESAN Faith into Tomorrow Grant Applications Deadline]

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

1 PM Funeral for Davey Thumma (+10-4), Potlatch following at Tribal Hall

5:30 PM St. Matthew’s Choirs Practice – Parish Hall, Sanctuary

7 PM Evening Prayer & Holy Eucharist

     THURSDAY, October 16th

[1904 – 1st Service held at St. Matthew’s, Fairbanks]

[11 AM Visitation/Funeral/Burial for Cheryl John (+10-9) – Minto]

6 PM Daughters of The King Study – Parish Library

     FRIDAY, October 17th

     SATURDAY, October 18th

4 PM Volunteer Cleaning of The Church

     SUNDAY, October 19th

[There will be a Bulletin Insert this Sunday, for people to contribute names of the Departed they wish remembered in Prayer Sunday, November 2nd]

8 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 – The Rev. James Hunter

9:15 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Sunday School begins after the opening Collect - The Rev. James Hunter, The Rev. Shirley Lee

11:15 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Sunday School begins after the opening Collect - The Rev. James Hunter, The Rev. Shirley Lee, The Rev. Belle Jean Savino

1:30 PM Fairbanks Correctional Center Eucharist

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall

6:30 PM Bella Jean’s Beginning Bible Study – Parish Library

      MONDAY, October 20th

6 PM Education for Ministry – Parish Hall

     TUESDAY, October 21st

[1969- Bishop Gordon’s plane stalls on take-off in Fairbanks, but Bishop Gordon uninjured]

6:45 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, October 22nd

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist – The Rev. Belle Jean Savino

5:30 PM St. Matthew’s Choirs Practice – Parish Hall, Sanctuary

7 PM Holy Eucharist – The Rev. Deacon Montie Slusher

     THURSDAY, October 23rd

10:30 AM Pioneer Home Eucharist – Deacon Montie & Lynn Slusher

6 PM Daughters of The King Study – Parish Library

     FRIDAY, October 24th

     SATURDAY, October 25th

[1918 – Sinking of the Princess Sophia off Juneau, with 353 casualties, including Walter & Frances Harper]

10 AM Altar Guild Cleaning

[12 PM Fairbanks Halloween Trick or Treat Town – Pioneer Park]

4 PM Volunteer Cleaning of The Church

     SUNDAY, October 26th

[There will be a Bulletin Insert this Sunday, for people to contribute names of the Departed they wish remembered in Prayer Sunday, November 2nd]

8 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 – The Rev. John Holz

9:15 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Sunday School begins after the opening Collect - The Rev. John Holz, The Rev. Shirley Lee

11:15 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Sunday School begins after the opening Collect - The Rev. John Holz, The Rev. Shirley Lee

3 PM Gwitch’in Singing – 1841 Hilton

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall

6:30 PM Bella Jean’s Beginning Bible Study – Parish Library

     MONDAY, October 27th

[1888- Special Session of the House of Bishops establishes Alaska as a “Missionary Jurisdiction”]

6 PM Education for Ministry – Parish Hall

     TUESDAY, October 28th

11 AM Denali Center Eucharist

6:45 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, October 29th

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist – The Rev. Belle Jean Savino

5:30 PM St. Matthew’s Choirs Practice – Parish Hall, Sanctuary

7 PM Evening Prayer & Holy Eucharist

      THURSDAY, October 30th

[1960- Consecration of Church of The Good Shepherd, Huslia]

6 PM Daughters of The King Study – Parish Library

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PHOTO CREDITS: 1) New congregation now meeting at St. Matthew’s 2) Poster advertising 1st service at St. Matthew’s 3) The Princess Sophia aground - Wikipedia

THANK YOU to EVERYONE who contributed from their PERMANENT FUND DIVIDENDS. As of Sunday, October 12th, over 60 families have contributed totaling almost $17,000 !!!!!!!

Click on this link to contribute online at the St. Matthew’s Website

THE ROLL WILL BE CALLED ...

At Midnight, October 31st, The Church Bell will be Tolled, and the Names read, for the over 60 friends who have died since last All Saints. Then Midnight Compline will be prayed. They, and others who have died this year & in other years, will be remembered in prayer Sunday, November 2nd

A Memorial Table will be placed before the Altar, and remain until Saturday, November 22nd, for “visual reminders & prayers” of those we are remembering.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR WRITERS!!!!!!!!!!!

St. Laurence Cowley IN England (http://stlaurencecowley.org) are OUR friends.
Photos of Them are posted in the Parish Hall.

NOW…..

BE CREATIVE, INTERNATIONALLY!

We will be producing a JOINT CHRISTMAS magazine !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We are looking for stories on an Advent, Christmas, Epiphany theme. 1000 words or less.

DEADLINE is NOVEMBER 18th!

Send Contributions to sfisher@mosquitonet.com

Are You Interested in Holy Baptism Sunday, November 2nd ???
Please Contact The Church Office.

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The Rev. Bella Jean Savino has begun a NEW weekly Bible Study Sunday evenings at 6:30 PM in the Parish Hall.

The FALL InGathering of Blue Boxes for the United Thank Offering will be November 19th.
 

      

  

Original Books Available NOW

"According to Mama"
as told by Laura David Anderson to Audrey Loftus 1956 - 2011
2nd edition with Afterword by James Kari 44 pp.  
ISBN 978-0-9749668-5-4

"According to Papa"
as told by David Paul to Audrey Loftus 1957 33 pp.

"According to Grandfather" (The Medicine Man)
compiled by Audrey Loftus 1965 33 pp.

To order books, please contact James Kari at james.kari@alaska.edu
He will respond to your order with further instructions.
Include $7.00 for shipping. 1st Class (1-3 copies) is an additional $3.00 or $6.00 for 4-10 copies sent priority
Payment by personal check is preferred.

 
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OUR MISSION: We the people of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Fairbanks, Alaska receive God's love and are becoming a warm and loving community who share that love with ALL God's Children.

Summer Sunday Services:  8:30 AM & 10:30 AM
Wednesday Services 9:30 AM & 7:00 PM
Monday thru Friday "Compline Prayers at Midnight"

Office Hours:  Monday thur Friday  10 am to 2 pm until August 30
Mailing address: 
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
1030 Second Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska  99701
Phone# 907-456-5235                  Fax# 907-456-2934

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