StMattCrossSt. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Woodbridge Virginia is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). We are a community that fosters faith, service, and spiritual growth.  We invite you to share our life in Christ.

ALL are welcome here!
Visiting a new church can be a bit intimidating, and we know that! To help ease the nerves, we’ve created a section of information about what to expect when visiting Saint Matthew’s. Please contact us if you need more information.

In Christ’s Name, ALL are welcome here!

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We are part of the Metropolitan Washington Synod, which includes the areas of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.

Summer Worship Schedule

8:30 am and 10:00 am Worship Service

Summer Church Office Hours

Monday – Friday    9:00 am to  1:00 pm

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There is alot going on this summer….

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Family Wiffle Ball

June 24, at 3:00 pm – Bomar Residence

Bring Drinks for your family, a side dish to share, and your best power swing!

Floatie Friday

June 22 at 4 pm

Canterbury Woods Pool

Saturday, June 23, 9:30 am

at St. Matthew’s

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Monday, June 25th

Boating at Lakeridge Marina

June 28 at 3pm

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LUNCH BUNCH

Join us for food and fellowship

Thursday, June 21st – noon

2233 Tacketts Mill Drive

Sign Up on the Bulletin Board in the Narthex.


BOOK GROUP  

 

We will continue our world travels as we discuss The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy on Sunday, June 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Carolyn Trostel’s home 1726 Faversham Way. See you there!

Indian activist and screenwriter A. Roy’s debut novel is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. Set in Kerala, India, young brother-sister twins Estha and Rahel’s world is irrevocably shaken by the 1969 arrival of their English cousin—an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional. Lush, lyrical and unnerving.


 Making  Photo Cubes

Sunday,  July 8th – 2:00 pm

Adults and Children welcome. $7 per cube, 7 pictures needed per cube. Please sign up on the poster in the narthex.


Reserve the Date!

St. Matthew’s Summer Music Camp will present:

Some things never grow old and never go out of fashion — some things remain “cool” forever. Bible stories are timeless, and the tale of a Godly guy named Daniel, his three side-kicks (Shadrack, Meshak and Abednego) and a fiery furnace is about as cool as it gets. So too is the classic children’s musical that recounts this captivating tale with humor, action, and spiritual heart. With the thirty-five year anniversary re-release of It’s Cool in the Furnace by Grace Hawthorne and Buryl Red, a whole new generation of kids will get to experience this certified “standard” for the first time, just as another generation will get to relive what made this musical adventure an instant classic. 

When:  July 9th – 20th: Music Camp (9:00 AM – 12:00),

                        Presentation of the musical at both services on July 22nd.

Who:  Children who have completed Kindergarten through High School and whose family worships at

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.

What:  Bible Study, vocal training, stage presence, costume design, set design, fun and fellowship

Registration will begin on June 1st.  Spaces do fill up quickly! Registration forms are available at the church on the information table or click here.

Questions? Contact Kathy Lundgren at 703-494-3090 or Lundgrenkl@aol.com. Adult volunteers are welcome!


CHURCH WOMEN

Join St. Matthew’s Church Women for a day of service and fellowship…

Make Christmas Stockings for PWC Foster Care Children

Tuesday, July 17 – 9 am to 9pm

Sign up on the Bulletin Board in the Narthex


2nd Annual Pet Parade & Picnic

(Fire Pit! Hot Dogs! Smores!)

Friday, July 20th-5:00 pm

All children are invited to dress up their pet or stuffed animal in a silly costume.

Bring a donation for the  Animal Shelter!


WE NEED YOUR HELP

Blood Drive

Saturday, July 21 – 7:00 am

at St. Matthew’s

Look for sign up sheet on the bulletin board.


FELLOWSHIP

Adult Cooking Class

Saturday, July 21 – 7:00 pm

Look for sign up sheet on the bulletin board.


Congregational Tubing Trip!

Thursday, July 26th at 12:30 pm

at Front Royal Canoe

Meet us there! All are welcome! Rafts, tubes, & kayaks are available. See flyer on the bulletin board. We will receive group pricing. Reserve your tube, kayak, or raft through  barbaragearybell@gmail.com


YOUTH BEACH TRIP

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July 23 -27, 2018

Middle School – Monday thru Wednesday

High School  – Monday through Friday


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 

July 30-August 3, 2018

ROLLING RIVER RAMPAGE

Get your life jackets ready as we experience the ride of a lifetime with God.  Our 2018 VBS program theme is Rolling River Rampage.  Along the river we will discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise and that we can trust God to lead us through anything.  Our program will include bible stories, music, arts and crafts, science, games and so much more.  Be ready for wonderful experiences with God.

Our program dates are July 30-August 3.  The times are 9:00-12:30.  Our program is open to children from PreK through the end of 6th Grade.  We will be actively recruiting our seventh and eighth graders and our senior high youth to help as VBS assistants.  To all congregation members, we invite you to volunteer as a teacher or assistant.  If you have the time, we have a place for you to help.  More details will follow.

If you have any questions and /or you want to volunteer, please contact Bruce Leiby at leibybb@hotmail.com or 703-491-3639.  See you on the River! Check out Resources then click on Forms & Docs on this website for VBS registration forms.


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