Duo Bohème Concert

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 […]

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Musae in Concert

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 […]

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GGMC: The Road to Riga

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, […]

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Lyle Sheffler Concert

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 […]

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Ash Wednesday

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 […]

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Sunday Service Time Change

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.

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Rachel Deatherage Concert

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, […]

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Pastor’s Farewell Services

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.

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Baroque to the Future

January 25, 2014 / 8 p.m. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church 3281 – 16th Street, San Francisco Music by Telemann, Purcell, Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and Palestrina. Suggested donation of $10 at the door. Orchestral Institute of Napa Valley The Fellows of the Orchestral Institute of Napa Valley Fellowship program  are presenting the first concert in their […]

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December Highlights

Highlights Advent Activities: December 22 – Lunch featuring ham, salads, Gluhwein and Christmas pastries followed by Christmas Carol singing. December Concerts: Damenchor/Liederkranz Christmas Concert Sunday, December 1 – 2:00 p.m International Orange Chorale Saturday, December 7 – 8:00 p.m. The Golden Gate Men’s Chorus Thursday, December 12 – 8 p.m. Friday, December 13 – 8 p.m. […]

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Holiday Concerts

The Damenchor Liederkranz will celebrate the first day of Advent with music of the season….The Golden Gate Men’s Chorus is performing at 4 concerts…

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Newsletter: Advent / Christmas 2013

Dearly Beloved, Advent will have a different feeling for your pastor this year, and perhaps for some of you as well. This year, we have been using a lectionary that is used in the Evangelical Church in Germany, and, while it follows the same liturgical calendar – that is, it moves through the traditional seasons […]

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Welcome to St. Matthew’s!

The people of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church welcome you to join us in worship and fellowship. Our congregation has been a part of the life of San Francisco since 1895, when it was founded to serve German-speaking Lutherans in the Mission District of this city. During the intervening years, English language worship was added, and […]

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Newsletter: Summer 2013

Dearly Beloved, Summer 2013 Die Gute Nachricht Die Evangelisch-Lutherische St. Matthäusgemeinde The Good News St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church If there is one thing we can count on, it is change. Change comes to all of us, whether we are ready or not. We grow up and leave home, often marrying and having children ourselves. And […]

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Newsletter: Lent / Easter 2013

Die Gute Nachricht Die Evangelisch-Lutherische St. Matthäusgemeinde The Good News St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Dearly Beloved in Christ, As I write, we are somewhere past the midpoint of Lent, anticipating an early Easter. While part of a pastor’s heart delights at the prospect of a calm, introspective Lenten season, in which we set aside time […]

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