SAVE THE DATES
January 27, 2019 – Parish Picnic (2-5 PM)
February 1, 2019 – CCW & Men’s Club Spaghetti Dinner (5-7 PM)
February 9, 2019 – Day of Reflection (reservations required) (10AM-2PM)
February 10, 2019 – Paul Todd Concert & Dinner (see Below)
March 1, 2019 – 8th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser (see Below)
March 3, 2019 – Men’s Club Trip to Florida Panthers/Ottawa Senators Hockey Game (see Below)
March 10, 2019 – St Patrick’s Day Dinner
PAUL TODD CONCERT & DINNER - St. Matthew Council of Catholic Women welcomes Paul Todd on Sunday, February 10th at 3:00 P.M. for a concert featuring a variety of popular musical hits. Tickets are available after Mass in the Parish Center, or in the Parish Office during business hours. All are welcome, invite your friends.
Concert Only $20
Concert & Dinner $45
8th ANNUAL CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER – Join other fun-loving players for a fantastic night of games, excitement, camaraderie, and prize raffles on Friday March 1st from 7-10:30 PM. We’ll have professionally staffed Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, & Poker Tables along with 30 Slot Machines for your enjoyment. Your $50 per person donation gets you $2,000 play money, appetizers, soda or water, and Fantastic Raffle Prizes, including TWO large screen televisions! Open to the public, so invite your friends (21 and over) and plan to attend! Tickets are on sale in the Parish Center after all Masses, or in the Parish Office during normal business hours. Sponsors and prize donations are also needed for this huge fundraiser. Please see the volunteers in the Parish Center or contact the Parish Office at 561-966-8878.
MEN’S CLUB TRIP TO FLORIDA PANTHERS/OTTAWA SENATORS HOCKEY GAME – The Parish Men’s Club has organized a trip to attend a Florida Panther Hockey Game on Sunday, March 3 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. The evening Panther game is with the Ottawa Senators. The Men’s Club will sell tickets at $60 each, which includes ticket to the game and transportation. Bus pick up will be at St Matthew. The bus seats 57 passengers. Tickets will go on sale soon.
CCD TEACHERS & AIDES NEEDED – The CCD program always welcomes adult Catholics who would like to serve as teachers or substitutes. I ask each of you to pray about this ministry and listen to see if God is calling you. Any young adults who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation are welcome to join us as classroom aides. Not only is this a fun and fulfilling activity, but those volunteer hours look great on your college and scholarship applications. For more information, please contact Debbie Whitlock at (561) 966-1538.
ST. MATTHEW MEN’S CLUB – Meets monthly at 7:30 P.M. every second Wednesday in the Parish Center. St. Matthew Men’s Club is a ministry of St. Matthew Parish, open to all adult male members of the Parish, that provides an atmosphere for fostering Christian fellowship and a sense of community among the men of the Parish aimed at strengthening family life in our Parish. We serve as a support group and provide a structure to assist with various Parish religious celebrations, social events and Parish service projects.
DIOCESAN SERVICES APPEAL (DSA) – The 2018 DSA began on February 11, 2018. Please prayerfully consider making a yearly pledge to help the Parish meet its commitment of $132,000 for 2018. We need your help to ensure we do not come up short again, as we did in 2017. WE ARE STILL $9,800 SHORT OF OUR COMMITMENT.
BINGO – Held every Thursday in the Parish Center. Doors open at 5:30 PM; Games start at 6:30 PM; refreshments for sale.
eGIVING (FAITH DIRECT) FOR PARISH OFFERTORY COLLECTIONS - 102 parishioners have taken the time to enroll in eGive, the Parish’s direct debit program for Offertory giving. Enrollment is very easy and can be done either on-line or by filling out a color tri-fold form (see below). This program will eliminate the need to write checks or search for cash at the last minute each weekend. You can personalize your giving with many available options. Enroll on-line using our Parish website link, or fill out one of the tri-fold enrollment forms at the MCB exits and mail it to Faith Direct directly. Further information can be obtained by calling Faith Direct at 1-866-507-8757 (toll free) or by e-mailing your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Faith Direct has also just introduced a mobile app for both Apple and Android, available in the Apple App Store or on Google Play.