Welcome in the name of Christ +

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 service Saturday and Sunday, both Common Cup and individual cups.

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
  • Sunday school - Currently all children meet together in one combined class in the Preschool Gathering Area

Things to know about worship during summer 2021

  • We are currently worshiping in the Family Life Center until the sanctuary renovations are done.
  • We follow Jackson County regarding Covid-19. ¬†Currently 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 every Saturday 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.
  • Note: you can also see previous worship services on our St. Matthew YouTube channel.

Church communication

  • Contact Pastor Otto at 816-916-4935 or otto@gracefaithlove.org. ¬†Interested in learning more about Lutheran teachings, joining St. Matthew, or have other questions? ¬†Contact me.
  • Contact Pastor Andrews at 816-678-9152 or andrews@gracefaithlove.org.
  • Read the Current Newsletter.
  • For this week's announcements see the "Connect" menu and select "Newsletter/Resources."
  • To receive the church's weekly news email see the "Connect" menu and select "Subscribe."

Bible classes

  • We meet for Sunday Bible class in the Family Life Center at 9:30 a.m. ¬†Pastor Otto is teaching on "Wilderness Wanderings."
  • Our other Adult Bible classes are taking a break for summer and will resume in the fall.
  • Note: you may participate in Sunday Bible class live from home using Webex. ¬†The link is in the weekly email.

Listening or viewing

  • Listen to St. Matthew sermons on audio.¬†Click here for sermons. ¬†Click here to listen to Sunday Bible classes.
  • Previous worship services are available to watch on our YouTube channel.
  • The Daily Bite podcast, Pastor Andrews' daily unpacking of a chapter of God's Word at: https://anchor.fm/rev-steve-andrews-jr
  • The Layman's Guide to the Lectionary podcast, Pastor Andrews' weekly Bible study on the readings used in the upcoming weekend's worship: https://anchor.fm/rev-steve-andrews-jr0
  • 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.   

Contact Information

Phone 816-524-7068
Email secretary@gracefaithlove.org




700 NE Chipman Rd.  Lee's Summit, MO 64063



Web contact Susan Velasquez susangvlsqz@gmail.com 816-529-8934.