We hope that you will visit us and share with us through His word, music and prayer the message of salvation through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Our parish offers a wide range of ministry opportunities. Whether you'd like to learn more, pray more, or serve more, we have a ministry for you.
St. Matthew Early Childhood
The St. Matthew Early Childhood Center offers a faith based preschool education program for children ages three and four.
News & Events
NEW MOBILE APP
The St. Matthew Lutheran Church & School new MOBILE APP is now ready to download to your mobile device. You will have all of the latest news, calendar, events and much much more, right on your phone. You will also get instant notifications of important news or cancellations of meetings, events, or services due to weather. Click here and get started.
HOLIDAY GIFTING TREE
The Sharing The Joy Ministry is collecting donations of bedding for children in the Southwest area of Lake County. Please click here for more information.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, REGULAR Meeting of the Voters’ Assembly, after the 10:45 a.m. service – Election of Officers and Board Members.
13th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Members of St. Matthew and our surrounding communities are cordially invited to attend:
St. Matthew’s 13th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving Day)
10:00am - 4:00pm
Breakfast With Santa
Come join us for our annual Breakfast With Santa. Saturday, December 8th. Families will enjoy a warm cooked breakfast and children will be able to visit with Santa Claus. Hours: 9:00am - 11:00am. - Located in the St. Matthew Gym.
It's A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
If you are interested in being a part of this production, contact the church office. Initial rehearsals will begin in November.
Advent / Christmas Season
The New Church Year begins with the Season of Advent on the weekend of December 1 & 2, 2018. The Sanctuary needs to be prepared for the Advent and Christmas season. The decoration of the Sanctuary for Advent and Christmas will be Saturday, December 1 from 8:00 a.m. until we are finished.
Great Things Are Coming For The Youth....
Ugly Sweater Christmas Party - Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Winter Fest 2019 - Featuring: Joe Guerra - Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Bible Studies for Fall 2018
Come and see what we have to offer.
NEW WEEKLY Contemporary Service @ 10:45am
Our new creative contemporary service has begun! We welcome the entire congregation to experience this outreach of music and worship at 10:45am. We pray that we will achieve our goal to bring people of all ages to participate in this service and renew their faith in our Savior. Bring your family and friends.
Fun Things Are Happening
Check out whats happening in the St. Matthew Early Childhood Center.
The Women's Guild needs your help...
The Women's Guild of St. Matthew is looking to update our Military Members. They are also looking at updating our list of members children that are in college.
St. Matthew Lutheran Church & School
24500 North Old McHenry Road
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047
St. Matthew Early Childhood Center
24480 North Old McHenry Rd
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047
Church & School Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30am-3:00pm
Weekend Service Times
Saturday Evening: 5:30pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10;45am