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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:  Monday August 18th - Sunday August 28th

 

     MONDAY, AUGUST 18th

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

1 PM Visitation/Funeral, with Holy Eucharist, for Susan Gooshaw (+8-12), Burial following at Birch Hill; Potlatch following at Tribal Hall

 [4 PM Downtown Market – Downtown Fairbanks]

     TUESDAY, AUGUST 19th

[Statewide Primary Elections]

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

11AM Visitation/Funeral, with Holy Eucharist, for Andrew John (+8-12) [Family leaving for Arctic Village immediately after service – no potlatching in Fairbanks]

3 PM Burial, Lori Ann Geggatt (+5-29-12) – Birch Hill Cemetery

6:45 PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20th

[the 1st Day of School for students in the Fairbanks School District]

[1PM Funeral/Burial for Andrew John (+8-12) – arctic Village]

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

9:30AM Holy Eucharist

6 PM Finance Committee Meeting – Parish Library

7 PM Holy Baptism (Lyukae!) & Eucharist, Soup etc following in Parish Hall

     THURSDAY, AUGUST 21st

[Memorial Potlatch for Patrick Henry – Tanana]

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

2 PM Visitation/Funeral for Henry Dirks (+8-12), Burial following at Northern Lights Cemetery

     FRIDAY, AUGUST 22nd

[Memorial Potlatch for Patrick Henry – Tanana][Sandhill Crane Festival – Creamer’s Dairy]

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

{10 AM Maggie Castellini is becoming a US citizen today! Ceremony being held in Anchorage]

     SATURDAY, AUGUST 23rd

[Memorial Potlatch for Patrick Henry – Tanana] [ Sandhill Crane Festival – Creamer’s Dairy]

4 PM Volunteer Cleaning of The Church

     SUNDAY, AUGUST 24th 

[Sandhill Crane Festival – Creamer’s Dairy]

8:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II

[1 PM Wickersham Day Reception – Pioneer Park]

4 PM Y12Step Recovery Group – Parish Hall, Upstairs

     MONDAY, AUGUST 25th

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

 [4 PM Downtown Market – Downtown Fairbanks]

     TUESDAY, AUGUST 26th

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

[1987- Bishops Gordon & Harris consecrate rebuilt St. Matthew’s, Beaver]

11AM Denali Center Eucharist

6:45PM NA 12 Step Program – Parish Hall

     WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27th

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

9:30 AM Holy Eucharist

7 PM Evening Prayer & Holy Eucharist

     THURSDAY, AUGUST 28th

[Feast of The Birth of Archdeacon Anna Frank]

[1974 – david Cochran consecrated 4th Episcopal Bishop of Alaska]

NOTE: Through agreement with The Vestry, CHURCH OFFICE ONLY OPEN 10AM-2PM, until Mrs. Freeman’s FINAL Departure August 29th

10:30 AM Pioneer Home Eucharist

     FRIDAY, AUGUST 29th

NOTE: THIS is HILARY’s LAAAAAAAAAAAAST Day in The Church Office.

     SATURDAY, AUGUST 30th

4 PM Volunteer Cleaning of The Church

     SUNDAY, AUGUST 31st

NOTE: This is the LAAAAAAAAAAST Sunday with the Summer  Service Schedule of 830AM  & 1030AM

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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ANNOUNCING.....St. Matthew’s is STILL accepting applications for the positions of OFFICE MANAGER and SEXTON. Job descriptions & Applications available in the Church Office.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7th ….St. Matthew’s returns to regular schedule. Sunday Eucharists at 8AM, 915AM, & 11:15AM. Sunday School at 9:15 & 11:15.
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PHOTO CREDITS: 1) Hilary & Jeffrey John jigging at August 17th retirement Party – Bill Stevens on fiddle & unknown guitar player  2) Lyukae, photo by Grandmother Val Adams 3) 1987 Consecration in Beaver 5) Bishop David Cochran

      

  

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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