Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Carlos began his guitar training at the age of 12 and has since become one of the most diverse guitarists and composers for contemporary music ( guitar , strings, wind, brass and chamber). Upon his graduation from the school of popular music, La Colmena (Argentina), he started teaching in […]
German language candlelight service: 4:00 p.m. English language candlelight service: 6:00 p.m. Please join us as we celebrate the Christ Child’s birth in word and music.
On November 2, 2014 the service times revert to the former schedule. The first Sunday of each month will be a bilingual service beginning at 11:00 a.m. On all other Sundays of the month there will be an English language service at 9:30 a.m. and a German language service at 11:00 a.m. Communion will be celebrated […]
On Sunday, September 14, 2014, the Rev. Kerstin Weidmann was installed as Pastor of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. It was a joyous celebration attended by guest clergy, members of the congregation and many friends. The rite of installation was performed by the Rev. Susan Strouse, Dean of the San Francisco Conference of the Sierra Pacific […]
Sunday, September 14th, 3 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 3281 16th Street, San Francisco Come and join us as we celebrate the installation of Kerstin Weidmann as the new pastor of St. Matthew’s! A reception will follow after the service. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 415-863-6371 or firstname.lastname@example.org. God’s […]
We invite you to join us at the annual church picnic this Sunday September 7 at Oakland Nature Friends Clubhouse 3115 Butters Drive, Oakland, CA 10:30 a.m. A Potluck meal will follow the communion service.
Hello everyone. May I introduce myself: My name is Kerstin Weidmann, and as of July 1, I have been the new pastor at St. Matthew’s. I received most of my theological and pastoral training in Germany, and have served Bay Area congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for 12 years. Among my passions […]
Pastor Kerstin Weidmann will assume her duties at St. Matthew’s on July 1, 2014. Please join us for her first service on July 6. The Damenchor Liederkranz will provide special music for this joyful occasion.
We are excited to introduce Pastor Kerstin Weidmann who will be our new Pastor effective July 1. As a local Bay Area resident and native German speaker, she brings with her a wealth of experience both in local ELCA congregations and in the German-language community. We look forward to working with her on St. Matthew’s […]
Duo Bohème Concert, June 14, 2014, 5:00 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church 3281 – 16th Street, SF Suggested donation: $10.00 San Francisco-based Duo Bohème is a flute/guitar duo featuring flutist Courtney Wise and guitarist Lyle Sheffler. Sheffler, a New York native and Wise, a bay area native, met in 2010 at the San Francisco Conservatory where they […]
Musae in Concert Women Who Changed History Musae is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year! Under the direction of Ben Johns, the season will culminate with a unique program entitled “Women Who Changed History.” The program will feature songs by women composers and works written for elite female groups from a variety of eras. The […]
GGMC presents “THE ROAD TO RIGA” Three concerts at St Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 3281 – 16th Street, SF Saturday, May 17, 8 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 8 p.m. General admission $25; VIP Seating $35 Online at www.ggmc.org Join us for our send-off concert to the World Choir Games in Riga, […]
Saturday, April 26 @ 5:00 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church $10.00 suggested donation may be paid at the door. International guitar soloist Lyle Sheffler began playing classical guitar at the age of seven and made his first public appearance at the age of eight. Acclaimed for his artistry, warm tone, and captivating programs, he has […]
Easter Sunday April 20, 2014 9:30 a.m. – English Service 11:00 a.m. –German Service Guest Pastor: The Rev. Andreas Pielhoop Organist: David DeAngelis
April 18, 2014. Bilingual service: 12 noon The Seven Last Words of Jesus Guest Pastor: The Rev. Andreas Pielhoop Organist: Nicole Fahlman
From ancient times, Ash Wednesday has marked the first day of Lent. There are forty days from Ash Wednesday until Easter. Sundays are not counted because the Sundays in Lent are not fast days; rather, each is a celebration of the Resurrection. The forty days of Lent are reminiscent of the forty days in which […]
Starting March 2, 2014, there will be a single, bilingual service each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. This schedule will continue during the congregation’s vacancy and was approved at the annual congregational meeting on February 16, 2014.
There will be a lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, to say farewell to Pastorin Robin E. Ressler who will be moving to New York State later this month. Everyone is invited to attend and wish her Godspeed.
Sunday February 23, 2014 1:00 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Program Arias from operas by Mozart, Puccini, Dvorak, Nicolai and Donizetti. Rachel Deatherage is a Lyric Soprano with Coloratura from the Bay Area. As a graduate of Sonoma State University with her BA in Vocal Performance, she is a recipient of the Elaine Reynolds-Smith Scholarship, […]
Pastor Ressler will be leaving St. Matthew’s at the end of January, returning to the East Coast. Her last services will be on January 26, 2014. We wish her well and may God bless her in her future endeavors.