Welcome to St. Matthews By-the-Sea.    It is our hope that during our time of worship you will experience the presence of the risen Christ.     As a courtesy to other worshipers, please check now to make sure that your cell phones are turned off.      Thank you.

The Prayer Group invites all who believe in the power of prayer to join them in the Baker Parlor every Monday at 9am for an hour of praise and supplication.      What a great way to begin the work week.     Add your prayers to those of our Prayer Group.

The Craft Group will meet on Tuesday, September 10th at 9 am to create and make beautiful crafts for the upcoming UMW Fall Bazaar in November!  come out and share your gifts and talents and fellowship with the group.

The United Methodist Women (UMW) will meet this Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 12:30 pm.  All ladies are welcome to join us.  Our topic will be Human Trafficking.

On Friday, September 13th the Single Seniors will hold a planning meeting to establish our calendar of activities for the next nine months.  For more information contact the church office.

Our Annual SMBTS-UMC Church Picnic is Monday, September 16th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in Ocean View, DE.  For more information, please contact the church office.

Our Red Bird Mission Trip to Beverly, KY is scheduled for September 22-29th.  We have 5 people signed up so far!  If you are interested in participating and would like additional information contact Glenn Pierce @ .

Don't forget to turn in your Box Tops for Education and the Bottle Caps from Coke Products by Sunday, September 15th. They should be turned in to Ruth Sheaffer who will prepare them for the RedBird Team to take on their mission trip!

Remember September is Hunger Action Month for the Society of St. Andrew (SOSA)!  Every single dime puts more than two servings of nourishing food on the table of families who need it most.  For more information on how you can donate, please contact the church office!