Ascension St. Matthew's will perform
service work at Castle Heights Sunday
Ascension St. Matthew's Church will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America under the theme, "Always being made new."
Responding to the an idea presented to all ELCA congregations by Presideing Bishop Mark Hanson, the congregation will gather for prayer at 10 a.m. Sunday morning, Sept. 8, then head out for their community service project at Castle Heights Elementary School.
Part of the motivation for this project also stems from performing the congregation's mission statement: "God's Work. Our Hands. God's World. Our neighborhood," according to Pastor James Drury.
Following the project, everone will gather at the church for lunch and conversation about the day's events as well as doing some brainstorming about future community projects.
Rev. Drury said Ascension St. Matthew's has a history of giving time and money to local, state and national agencies and institutions. There's a list on the church website, www.asmprice.net/generosity.
Members, friends of the congregation and others interested in helping out at the school are inveited to meet at the chruch, 522 N. Homestead Blvd. at 10 a.m.
For more information call the church office, 637-0106.