August 10th, 2016 eNewsletter

Hello friends:

Please enjoy this week’s attached eNewsletter.

1) Craig’s Corner:   “Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builder”
2) Caring Committee is getting organized…we need your help!  Especially if you like showing love by feeding folks!
3) Service Schedule.
4) SMES Fishing Tournament fast approaching:  Aug. 26, 27 ….lots of food, fun, fishing, music and fellowship at the CoCo Marina.

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

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April 20th, 2016 eNewsletter

Hello friends:

Check it out:

1)  Craig’s Corner——Youth Mission Trip….Georgia, here we come!
2)  Some great pics
3)  The St. Francis' Cathedral’s choir, “Les Amis,” to perform at St. Matthew’s this Sunday at 5 PM, to be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.  Invite a friend!

Treat yourself to a delightful play!  Final performance of SMES’ “Fairy Tale Network” will be in the Parish Hall at tonight at 6 PM.  Admission is $5.

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

PS.  Our guest preacher this Sunday will be Courtney Cangelosi.  Our youth are running the show Sunday!

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April 8th, 2016 eNewsletter

Hello friends,

Please enjoy this week’s SMEC eNewsletter.

1) Craig’s Corner:  “Carry Your Church in Your Pocket”
2) Birth announcments
3) Rummage Sale, Art Under the Oaks, ECW convention….check it out!

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

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March 16th, 2016 eNewsletter

Enjoy this week's SMEC eNewsletter (3.16.16)
Hello friends:

Please enjoy the attached:

1) Craig’s Corner:  Reflection on the Rebuilding of St. Matthew’s (previously ran in the February issue of “Churchwork”)
2) Going’s on in the “Tech Mission Field”—check out all the advances we’re making in terms of our digital footprint!
3) Kudo’s to Dr. Rob who was awarded the “Golden Stethoscope” award for his many years of extraordinary dedication and healing work in our community!


Palm Sunday 10 AM
Maundy Thursday 7 PM
Prayer Vigil Thurs 8 PM until Midnight
Prayer Vigil  Friday 6 AM until Noon
Good Friday Noon
Easter Vigil Saturday 7:30 PM  (Refreshments in Parish Hall 6:45 PM until service time)
Easter Sunday 10 AM (Children’s Homily)

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

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March 9th, 2016 eNewsletter


Please enjoy this week's SMEC eNewsletter (3.09.16)

Hello friends:

Check out the attached:

1) We’re going to help clean up the bayou this Saturday from 8 AM - until Noon
2) Tech updates.  Check out our church calendar at
3) Art Under the Oaks coming up at end of April
4) Collecting items to help the homeless—this effort will continue through Palm Sunday

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

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February 25, 2016 eNewsletter

Hello friends:

Check it out…..

1)      Craig’s Corner:  A New Addition to the Dalferes Family
2)      Lovely “Altar Guild Prayer” recently put up in the Sacristy
3)      Mark your calendar:  Art Under the Oaks
4)      Help the Homeless (Items we’re collecting through Palm Sunday to help the homeless in our community

Also, please note that we will have opportunity to contribute to the Bishop’s Mission Appeal this Sunday…..envelopes will be provided.  These funds are used to provide competitive grants to parishes throughout our Diocese who are reaching out in their local communities.

See you in Church,

Fr. Craig

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February 3, 2016 eNewsletter

Please enjoy this week's SMEC eNewsletter

Hello friends:

Please check out the attached:

1) Craig’s Corner—The Seven Deadly Sins
2) Kind thank you note from the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy
3) Book Fair is coming soon…Feb. 21
4) Kid’s Night Out is coming sooner….Feb. 13
5) Fun facts about Rublev’s icon of the Holy Trinity

Be sure and check out our website updates (  Jay Theriot has been working hard to keep the calendar updated.  Also, any of our ministry leaders can log on and update the calendar with events for their particular group.

Ash Wednesday services will be at NOON and 5:30 PM

Please keep your Vestry and me and your prayers.  We are headed to Solomon Conference Center on Friday for our annual retreat.

Be blessed,

Fr. Craig

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