Vol. 12- No. 31| August 4, 2022

9th Sunday After Pentecost

Thursday, August 4, 2022

7:00pm - Casual Classic Service w/communion

Sunday, August 7, 2022

8:00am- Classic Service w/Communion

10:45am - Contemporary Service w/Communion

All Services are in-house and are streamed live via Facebook, YouTube and www.stmatts.net 

The Sunday 8am Classic Service is rebroadcast on Lake Zurich's Public Access TV (Comcast cable channel 4 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99) at the following times:

• Monday 5:00pm
• Wednesday 5:00am
• Friday 6:00pm
• Saturday 3:00pm

  • Bob Martens, Kristen Basler, Gordon Trapp, John Schockmel, Marilyn Schauer, Carol Andrews, Kathy Bresen, Kristin Peterson-Wischer, John Mueller, Marilyn Ellinghusen, Leon Hapke, Duane Stavnes, Donald Hanson, Paul Kochendorfer, Marvin Sneller, Jennifer Ambrosi, Harold Bruch, Patrick Hutchins, Wendy & Scott Goodman, Jackie O’Connell


  • Our military personnel currently serving our country: Justin Brown, Adam Imaoka, Scott Karas, Elise Neilson, Steve & Ice Sandy, Bob Hamilton, Chandler McClain 


ALTAR FLOWERS - Given to the Glory of God

  • n celebration of Samuel Watts birthday from his grandparents, Herb & Dolly Watts.



  • The Baptism of Isla Sloan Valera will be held at St. Matthew on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

St. Matthew Worship services are viewed online

in over 23 countries across the world!



5—Sharing The Joy End of Summer Pool Party

6—Feed My Starving Children Event, 11:30am

12-16 - ECC Floors Washed/Waxed

14—What’s Your 80? Birthday Bash

28—S.A.M. Event, Noon

31st—Pastor Blonski & The Master’s Voice will be singing the   National Anthem at the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Game.



10—Men’s Bible Study

11—Rally Day

11— Adult Bible Study, “The Book of Revelation”

*Sunday School *Youth Bible Study *Confirmation Class



2—LWML Weekend & Fall Rally

22—Fall Festival

23—Woman’s Guild Fall Program

30—Unity Service @ 10:00am


For more information on these events, please visit

www.stmatts.net or contact the church office at 847/438-7709


S.A.M. (Senior Adult Ministry) Event

Date: Sunday, August 28, 2022

Time: Noon - 2:00pm  / Place: Krueger Hall

Come and have some fun and enjoy some fellowship.

Lunch will be provided.

A signup sheet is on the church office counter. Please RSVP by Thursday, Aug. 25. Please contact the church office or Arlene Meyer for additional information. 


Job Posting—Part-Time Assistant Church Secretary

The Assistant Church Secretary will work collaboratively with the Church Treasurer and Administrative Assistant with finance responsibilities of the Church and Early Childhood Center. In addition, the Assistant Church Secretary will work with the Campus Administrator of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church Cemetery regarding financial commitments and burial information. The Assistant Church Secretary will work cooperatively with the Church Administrative Assistant in greeting and receiving guests, day to day operations of the office, and substituting for the Church Administrative Assistant when there is an absence. Please contact Doug Duval @ 847/438-7709 for additional information.


Watch "St. Matthew Minute"

Video Podcast with Pastor Blonski

On Tuesdays

Watch "Boundless Hope"

Video Devotion on Mondays & Fridays, starting at 6:00 a.m.

St. Matthew Minute and Boundless Hope are also found on

Facebook & YouTube

Bible Study Opportunities

St. Matthew thanks the Donna Grund family for providing materials for our Ladies’, Men’s & Sunday Morning
Bible Studies.

C.O.O.L. (Christian Outreach of Lutherans) - a food

pantry for some of the neediest families in Lake County. Please bring a can of food/box of cereal with you when you worship and place them in the bins in Luther Hall. August food item is Cereal.

This past Tuesday, our COOL Volunteers sorted and delivered 67 loaves of bread and 270-lbs of food. Thank you for supporting this outreach ministry.



St. Matthew is offering 3 year old preschool and 4 year old preschool, for the 2022-2023 school year! Please call 847-438-6103 or email otachel@stmattsonline.com if you would like more information.


St. Matthew Lutheran Early Childhood Center is seeking an Early Childhood Teacher and Teacher’s Assistant to join our play and faith-based preschool program.

Please contact Becky Connolly if you are interested in the position. 

Connolly@stmattsonline.com 847-438-6103 

Bible / Devotional Readings for the week starting August 7. Bible readings are provided to assist you in daily reading and prayer. Click on the Bible passage to read the Scripture lesson at BibleGateway.com.


Luke 12:32-40

Seek treasures in heaven


Genesis 15:1-6

God’s covenant with Abram


Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16

The meaning of faith


Psalm 33:1-11

Sing praises to the Lord


1 Chronicles 29:10-22 David’s praises to the Lord


Isaiah 40:27-31

The Lord gives strength


Psalm 33:12-22

Trust only in God


Luke 12:49-56

Following Jesus causes division

August 11 & 14, 2022

10th Sunday After Pentecost

Sermon: On Eagles’ Wings

But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles;

they shall run and not be weary; 

they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31 

Contemporary Worship Songs for the 8/14/22 Service


“Everlasting God” - Women of Faith

LINK: https://youtu.be/qM9AnqjHA2o


“Psalm 121 (I Lift My Eyes)” - Keith & Kristyn Getty

LINK: https://youtu.be/QeFa6iSP_XQ


“10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)” - Matt Redman

LINK: https://youtu.be/DXDGE_lRI0E


“Come As You Are” – Crowder

LINK: https://youtu.be/uvjvSDk8T5M


“Way Maker” – Mandisa

LINK: https://youtu.be/yNAAVPxjxbY



Church Office Hours

Summer Hours June-August

Monday - Thursday 8:00am-3:00pm Friday - 8:00am-Noon


 If you need to contact the Church Office after hours,

please call one of the following: 

Pastor Blonski 909-373-7936

Doug Duval 847-707-1676