Crab Feed

Come for food, fun and fellowship! Saturday, January 25th 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 3281 16th Street, San Francisco Cost: $55 per person (ALL you can eat and drink) $15 for children 6-12   Please reserve your tickets by January 15th by calling 415-863-6371 or emailing [email protected]  

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‘Let Heaven and Nature Sing’; 1st Sunday after Christmas – December 29th, 2019

  This year, one of the most popular Christmas carols celebrates its 300th anniversary: ‘Joy to the World’, written in 1719 by Isaac Watts, an English theologian and minister. Isaac Watts belonged to the ‘Nonconformist Congregational Church’, not the Anglican Church. Now the interesting thing is that the nonconformists didn’t celebrate Christmas. They were purists and […]

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Homily Christmas Eve 2019 – Luke 2:1-19

If you didn’t know it already, may have guessed it: I am German, and the internet allows me to follow German media here and there. Last week, I came across an op-ed piece in the German political magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ – ‘The Mirror’, which I read with interest, because it is about Christmas – or, […]

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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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