We are a congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Three worship services each weekend: Saturday at 5:00 p.m., and Sunday at 8:00 and 10:45 a.m.
Guests and visitors are welcome.
All three services use traditional hymns and liturgy from Lutheran Service Book.
Holy Communion is offered at every Saturday and Sunday service, using both Common Cup and individual cups.
We worship in the Family Life Center until Sanctuary renovations and the office addition are completed.
A construction fence blocks Independence Avenue entry or exit. We enter and exit on Chipman Road only.
Christian education every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Adult Bible class - Current topic: "Wilderness Wanderings" led by Pastor Otto (readings from Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy)
High School class - Current topic: "Enduring Faith: Apologetics" led by Jenna Avery
Family Sunday school - Parents and children meet in one combined class in the Preschool Gathering Area, led by Pastor Andrews
Worship during summer 2021
We follow Jackson County regarding Covid-19. No masks or social distancing are required. For personal safety one may follow recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control. Click here for St. Matthew guidelines that took effect June 1.
You may watch the service online
We livestream worship everySaturday at 5:00 p.m. You can watch it as it happens or any time afterward.
Click here for this week's printed "Order of Service" to follow along with readings, responses, and hymns.
You can also see previous worship services on our St. Matthew YouTube channel.
NOTE: Saturday's 5:00 service recording HAS NO SOUND. We will record the 8:00 a.m. service live Sunday morning, July 25.
Pastor Andrews' personal web page, which includes his sermon texts and other resources can be found here.
There is a Pastor's Study page under the Grow menu. Both pastors share what they are reading, watching, and learning.
How to give offerings
Please use the "Give" tab at the top of the website. Offerings may also be dropped in the mail slot at the church office, mailed, or placed in the offering plates at the entrance during regular services. (We do not pass offering plates during these times.)
Welcome to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, a congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.