Ash Wednesday Service

Tonight St. Matthew begins observing Lent with the Ash Wednesday Service of Imposition of Ashes (sign of the cross marked with ashes on the forehead) and Holy Eucharist.  This Year we'll be joining with Peace... Read More


Christmas Lessons and Carols Dec 31st at 11 a.m.

Can't get enough of Christmas? You're in Luck!  Come Join us on the 6th day of Christmas for a wonderful service of carols, scriptures and Eucharist with a narrative tapestry tying them together!  David Rushton and... Read More


Christmas Eve Family Service at 7 pm Sunday, December 24th, 2017

The Lord is Born! Come celebrate one of the central mysteries of Christian faith: the birth of the Christ: Jesus our Lord!  Christians believe that this mystery is not just for "insiders" but for the whole world!... Read More


New Service Time August 6th, 2017

On August 6th, 2017, St. Matthew is moving its regular worship hour to 11 a.m.  This is as a result of consultations with St. Thomas Anglican parish in Chilliwack.  Fr. Allen is now serving St. Thomas and St.... Read More


Lenten Study: Extraordinary Conversations with Jesus

Tonight we begin our joint Lenten Study with Peace Lutheran Church at 7 pm. The Schedule is below.  Each one hour study is followed by evening prayer, a lovely sung setting called Holden Evening Prayer.  The focus... Read More

Bp. Melissa's response to the Quebec mosque attack Please cut and paste this link into your browser to read her letter.  Our hearts, prayers are with our fellow Canadians who are suffering at this time.  Our Bishop has some wise words for us... Read More


Spaghetti Dinner

What a wonderful time had by all on Friday's Pasta Night Dinner!   The food was fabulous, the ambience was "magnifico", and laughter filled the hall.   Thank you to everyone that helped to make the event such a... Read More


Coffee House Conversation, Part IV: God's Actions in the World

What does it mean for how we conceive of God when we say, "this is the way God acts in world" or "this is the type of relationship God has with the world," whatever that happens to be?  What might it mean for our... Read More


A New ODNW Member at St. Matthew!

On a rainy Saturday morning at the Vincent Massey Theatre in New Westminster, approximately a 1000 people gathered to install the newest members of the Order of New Westminster, an award given to deserving lay... Read More

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First Autumn Coffee House

Last night St. Matthew hosted a group of Peace Lutheran and Saint Matthew parishioners as they engaged in a facilitated discussion of "Genesis and Science".  The coffee was decaf and the cookies were good as we... Read More