Easter Isn’t Over – There’s Much More

Back to work and school.  Family and friends are done visiting.  Easter food and candy (lots of it) are about gone.  Special services at church are over.  Or are they?  At St. Matthew we’re celebrating Easter Sunday 2 this weekend.  That means more Easter hymns, more Easter good news, and...

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Gathering for Easter at St. Matthew

It was “life shattering” news for Rob & Chara.  Tests had revealed their unborn daughter had a high risk of spinal muscular atrophy.  They soon found out how crippling, even how deadly, SMA could be for their unborn daughter.  There were sleepless nights and anxious days.  What would happen to their...

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Hosanna to Jesus

We might say “Hallelujah!”  The Jews shouted “Hosanna.”  It was from a familiar holiday song, “Save us now!”  It also took on a second meaning, for when God had come through for them:  “Praise the Lord!”  We actually can say both at the same time.  “Hosanna – Rescue us now!” ...

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