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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 the page
or you can click on the Vestry link at the top of the page
 
 
This Week of Light:  Wednesday July 16th - Sunday July 27th
     WEDNESDAY, JULY 16th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

[2 PM Denakkanaaga Language Revitalization – Morris Thompson Center]

[6 PM Opening Ceremony –World Eskimo Indian Olympics]

7 PM Holy Baptism (Aizen James Kelly) & Eucharist

[7 PM 100th Anniversary of Livengood Gold Discovery – Alaska Mining Hall of Fame, 1st Avenue]                     

     THURSDAY, JULY 17th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

[10 AM World Eskimo Indian Olympics]

[11:30 AM Golden Days Senior Luncheon – Pioneer Park]

[4 PM “Get The Native Vote out” Picnic – Growden Park

[5 PM LAST Goldpanners Home Game]

     FRIDAY, JULY 18th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

[10 AM World Eskimo Indian Olympics]

7 PM Erection of Bake Sale Tent on the Church Lawn, Volunteers welcome

     SATURDAY, JULY 19th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

7 AM Setting up of Coffee & Bake Sale on the Church Lawn – VOLUNTEERS WELCOME

[10 AM World Eskimo Indian Olympics]

10 AM GOLDEN DAYS PARADE (The LARGEST Parade in Alaska) & St. Matthew’s Bake Sale

[2:30 PM Golden Days Rubber Duckie Race – Downtown]

     SUNDAY, JULY 20th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]  [Deacon Montie Slusher preaching at Fairbanks Lutheran]

8:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

9:30 AM July Birthdays Party – Parish Hall

10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II

[11 AM Red Green Regetta – Chena River]

12 PM Weather permitting, Possibly  St. Matthew’s Labyrinth on Church Lawn

[12 PM Governor’s Picnic – Pioneer Park]

[3 PM Rededication of Felix Pedro Monument – Steese Highway]        

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall, UPSTAIRS

     MONDAY, JULY 21st

{Biennial Gwich'in Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory] [Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

10 AM FAIRBANKS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL – LABYRINTH – Parish Hall

[4 PM Downtown Market – Downtown Fairbanks]

6:30 PM Fairbanks Native Association WorkShop – Parish Hall

     TUESDAY, JULY 22nd

[ 1925 – Ordination in Fort Yukon of Albert Tritt of Arctic Village as a Deacon; [1988- Death of the Rev. Jean Dementi, 1st woman ordained in Alaska to priesthood]

{Biennial Gwich'in Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory] [Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

11 AM Denali Center Eucharist

5:30 PM Vestry Screening Committee – Parish Library

6:45 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, JULY 23rd

{Biennial Gwich'in Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory] [Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

[2 PM Denakkanaaga Language Revitalization – Morris Thompson Center ]

2 PM Nenana - Boat leaves for VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL in Old Minto

5:30 PM St. Matthew’s FundRaising Committee – Parish Library

7 PM Evening Prayer & Holy Eucharist

     THURSDAY, JULY 24th

[[1928- Deaconess Harriet Bedell departs Stevens Village for Tanana]

[Vacation Bible School – Old Minto] {Biennial Gwich'in Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory] [Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival] [The Rev. Lee Davis’s Birthday]

10:30 AM Pioneer Home Eucharist

     FRIDAY, JULY 25th

[1906 – Consecration of St. Savior’s – “The Old Mission” – in Tanana, with the Rev. Jules Prevost & Archdeacon Hudson Stuck]

{Biennial Gwich'in Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory] [Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival] [Vacation Bible School – Old Minto] [Annual Deltana Fair – Delta] [Cantwell BlueGrass Festival – Cantwell]

[10 AM Annual Sobriety Potlatch – Old Minto. Boats begin leaving Nenana 10AM]

[12 PM Golden Wheel’s Summer Spectacular – Ice Park]

     SATURDAY, JULY 26th

[Annual Deltana Fair – Delta] {Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival] [Vacation Bible School – Old Minto] [Cantwell BlueGrass Festival – Cantwell]

10 AM Altar Guild Cleaning               

[11 AM Funeral/Burial for Don Wright (+7-5), Potlatch following – Nenana]

[12 PM Golden Wheel’s Summer Spectacular – Ice Park]

     SUNDAY, JULY 27th

{Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival]  [Deacon Montie Slusher preaching at Fairbanks Lutheran]

8:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall, UPSTAIRS
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PHOTO CREDITS: 1) Sunday, July 13th ChurchWAlk 2) 2013 Parade 3) Labyrinth 4) St. Savior’s Mission, Tanana (photo: http://kihm3.wordpress.com)

ANNOUNCING.....St. Matthew’s is now accepting applications for the position of PARISH ADMINISTRATOR/ OFFICE MANAGER & for the Position of SEXTON. Job descriptions & Applications available in the Church Office.

Copies of the just released 2 CD set of “Takudh Hymns”, sung by the Rev. Trimble Gilbert, now available in the Church Office.

COMING: TANANA VALLEY STATE FAIR begins Friday, August 1st

  

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.

SUNDAY SERVICES 8:00, 9:15 & 11:15AM
Wednesday Services 9:30AM & 7:00PM
Monday thru Friday "Compline Prayers at Midnight"

Office Hours:  Monday thur Friday  9 am to 4 pm
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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