The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew is a growing Christian community of people from various ethnic and social backgrounds sharing a common commitment to the Lord, each other, and the Apostolic Faith. We warmly welcome all families, couples, and individuals who are looking for a deeper experience of the salvation offered in Jesus Christ. Come and see!


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Father Constantine will be away next week to be with his sister and family as his brother-in-law, Tom's condition from pancreatic cancer has worsened.

Thursday, February 2, the Divine Liturgy for the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple will be at 10am instead of the previous listed time with Father John Vitko as the celebrant.

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The 2023 Donation Envelopes and 2023 Pledge Forms are available in the Narthex. Please pick yours up!

Or download the form here:  2023 Pledge Form (pdf) or 2023 Pledge Form (word)

For more information, please see the following letter to the parish.

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2022 Donation statements will be distributed after Liturgy on Sunday 29 January.

If you would like your statement e-mailed to you, please send a message to Pledge@StMatthewOCA.org with your name and preferred e-mail address.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Pledge Secretary, Debbie Mori at Pledge@StMatthewOCA.org 

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INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTICE

Information about church services will be available three (3) hours prior to any scheduled service by calling our church at 240-755-0324. 

A voice message will be the primary source; the church website, list serv, prayer chain and facebook will be secondary sources.

 

"As important as Divine Liturgy is, it is more important to insure your safety;

do not take unnecessary risk to attend church in bad weather."  Father Constantine

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Current guidance for attending services can be found here. (11/27/2022)

 

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  • Our Church
    We're at 7271 Eden Brook Drive in Columbia, MD. We welcome you to come and see!
  • Our Clergy
    Father Constantine White has served as Rector of St. Matthew since March 2011, joined by Deacon John Jubinski in 2021.
  • Our Services
    Great Vespers - Saturdays, 5pm; Hours - Sundays, 9:15 am; Divine Liturgy - Sundays, 9:30 am
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Upcoming Calendar

 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Psalm 122:1

  • 29

    Jan

    Sunday
    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
  • 2

    Feb

    Thursday
    MEETING OF THE LORD
    10:00 am  Divine Liturgy
    (Note the time change)
  • 4

    Feb

    Saturday
    5:00 Great Vespers
  • 5

    Feb

    Sunday
    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
  • 11

    Feb

    Saturday
    5:00 Great Vespers
    Fast free
  • 12

    Feb

    Sunday
    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
  • 18

    Feb

    Saturday
    5:00 Great Vespers
  • 19

    Feb

    Sunday
    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
  • 25

    Feb

    Saturday
    5:00 Great Vespers
    Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
  • 26

    Feb

    Sunday
    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
    Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
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