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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:  Thursday April 10th - Thursday April 23rd
 

     THURSDAY, April 10th

[2014 Arctic Man, Summit Lake]

[Alaska Miners Association Conference - Carlson Center]

10:30 AM Pioneer Home Eucharist

[Alaska Miners Association Conference – Carlson Center]

12 PM Lent Noon Prayers - The Great Litany

12:30 PM Wardens Meeting - Gambardellas

12 PM Tanana Valley Conference of Churches – 1st Methodist]

2014 Interior Deanery Begins

4 PM Gathering & Visiting- Parish Hall

5:30 PM Interior Deanery Evening Prayer - Parish Hall

6 PM Interior Deanery – Welcoming Dinner & Covered Dish - Parish Hall

[7 PM Family Promise Informational Meeting – Fbks Lutheran]

     FRIDAY, April 11th

[1906- Archdeacon Stuck returns to Fairbanks after completing 2300 Dogteam trip to Arctic Coast & back]

[11AM 2014 Arctic Man, Summit Lake] [Minto Spring Carnival]


[Alaska Miners Association Conference – Carlson Center]

8:30 AM Interior Deanery – Coffee – Parish Hall

9:30 AM Interior Deanery Meeting Begins – Village Reports

11:15 AM Interior Deanery – Bishop Lattime

12 PM Stations of the Cross

12 PM Interior Deanery – Lunch

1:30 PM Interior Deanery – Nominations & Elections

4:15 PM Interior Deanery – Canon for Finance (Suzanne Krull) Report

     SATURDAY, April 12th  

[2014 Arctic Man, Summit Lake] [Minto Spring Carnival]

[NOTE- LAST DAY of “Denali Legacy” Exhibit at UAF Museum]

[Alaska Miners Association Conference – Carlson Center]

8:30 AM Interior Deanery – Coffee

9:00 AM Interior Deanery – SafeTALK Training on Suicide Awareness & Prevention

1 PM Interior Deanery – Lunch

2:00 PM Interior Deanery “Asset Based Community Development”

5 PM Interior Deanery – Closing Prayer 

     SUNDAY, April 13th

Palm Sunday/ the Sunday of The Passion

[Minto Spring Carnival] [Alaska Miners Association Conference – Carlson Center]

NOTE: ALL Services begin in Parish Hall, and Proceed Outside with a Palm Sunday Procession

NOTE : Sunday School Classes are decorating the 2014 Paschal Candle this morning.

8 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I

9:15 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with Choir. Sunday School begins after The Collect. Bishop Lattime celebrating.

[11 AM 2014 Summer Activity for Kids Fair – Pioneer Park]

11:15 AM Holy Eucharist, with Choir. Sunday School begins after The Collect. Bishop Lattime celebrating.

1 PM (ish) Adult Confirmation/Inquirers Class – The Church

     MONDAY in HOLY WEEK, April 14th

12 PM Lenten Noon Prayers – The Great Litany

5:30 PM St. Matthew’s Vestry Meeting – Parish Library

6 PM Education for Ministry – Parish Hall

7 PM Monday in Holy Week Eucharist

[Passover begins at Sundown, this Night]

     TUESDAY in HOLY WEEK, April 15th – FULL MOON

[Special prayers to Apostle Matthew, the Tax Collector]

12 PM Lenten Noon Prayers – The Great Litany

[5:30 PM Group Support Cancer Connections – h. Solomon Building]

6:15 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

7 PM Tuesday in Holy Week Eucharist

     WEDNESDAY in HOLY WEEK, April 16th

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

12 PM Lenten Noon Prayers -The Great Litany

[2 PM Denakkanaaga Language Revitalization Class – Morris Thompson Center]

5:30 PM Round & Chant Choir – The Church

6 PM Youth Confirmation, Parish Hall, upstairs

7 PM Tenebrae

     MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 17th

[1949 - Bp. Gordon departs Fairbanks on 1st Cross Country Flight]

12PM Lent Noon Prayers – The Great Litany

5:30PM A Simple Covered Dish before the Triduum Fast – Parish Hall

7:00PM Maundy Thursday Liturgy, including Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar. [The offering tonight will be given, in Thanksgiving, to Congregation Or HaTzafon]

     GOOD FRIDAY, April 18th

9 AM The Church Bell is tolled every Hour from 9AM -3PM, the Hours of The Cross [Sign up in Parish Hall to volunteer]

12 PM Community Ecumenical Good Friday Service – 1st United Methodist

7 PM Good Friday Liturgy

     SATURDAY, April 19th 

10 AM Holy Saturday Liturgy

10AM Altar Guild Church Decorating

11 AM Easter Baptisms Rehearsal – The Church

1 PM Gwich’in Singing – Parish Library

2:30 PM Easter Egg Stuffing Party for Sunday Easter Egg Hunt – Parish Hall

[6 PM BardAThon 15 Begins– Fairbanks Community Museum]

8 PM Lighting of The Easter Fire, The Easter Baptisms (Emma Dickerson, Elijah Mayo, Elana Peter, Layla Workman) & The First Eucharist of Easter, with Choir

EASTER SUNDAY, April 20th

NOTE: No Sunday School This Sunday

[1974- David Cochran elected 4th Bishop of Alaska]

[Bardathon XV – Fairbanks Community Museum]

{Sunrise is at 5:57AM in Fairbanks today. Tradition says, if you watch the Sunrise on Easter Sunday, you will see the sun dance]

8AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I

9:15AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with Choir

11:15AM Holy Eucharist, with Choir.

1:30 PM Fairbanks Correctional Center Women’s Eucharist

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall

     EASTER MONDAY, April 21st

[Bardathon XV – Fairbanks Community Museum]

6 PM Education for Ministry – Parish Hall

     EASTER TUESDAY, April 22nd

[Stop. Look where you are. Earth Day 2014]

[1896 – Bishop Rowe departs Juneau for Chilkoot Pass & 1st trip into the Interior]

[Bardathon XV – Fairbanks Community Museum]

11AM Denali Center Eucharist

 [5:30 PM Group Support Cancer Connections – h. Solomon Building]

6:15 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

[7 PM Earth Day Celebration – Pioneer Park]

[Passover ends at Sunset, this night]

     EASTER WEDNESDAY, April 23rd

[Bardathon XV – Fairbanks Community Museum]

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

[2 PM Denakkanaaga Language Revitalization Class – Morris Thompson Center]

5:30 PM Round & Chant Choir – The Church

6 PM Youth Confirmation, Parish Hall, upstairs       

6 PM Choir Practice – Parish Hall

7 PM Evening Eucharist
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PHOTO CREDITS: 1) April 7th St. Matthew’s 2) Deaneries of the Episcopal diocese (Photo:  http://www.episcopalak.org) 3) 2012 Palm Sunday 4) Tenebrae 2013 5) Good Friday 2013 
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There are still over 120 places to help with the Holy Week and Easter services – from baking bread to reading lessons to hiding eggs to more. Sign up in the Parish Hall.

**** NOTE, there WILL NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday this year; but there will be AN EASTER EGG HUNT immediately following the 11:15 Celebration.

*****Individually wrapped Easter Candy donations needed for April 20th Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. Bring by Church Office or call Val Adams.

**** Copies of the re-released movie “Spirit of the Wind” are available online at www.jadeboutique707.com;

COMING…………. SUNDAY, MAY 18th, Bishop Lattime visits St. Matthew’s for Confirmations; SUNDAY, JUNE 8th is THE FEAST of PENTECOST (WhitSunday); THURSDAY, JUNE 12th – HISTORIC TAKUDH Eucharist at St. Matthew’s

                                                                                                                          

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
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1030 Second Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska  99701
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