St. Matthew's Episcopal Church 919 Tennis Avenue | Maple Glen, Pennsylvania 19002 | 215-646-4092

Lenten Schedule 2022

  • Ash Wednesday (3/2) services at 12 PM and 6 PM
  • Walk to Jerusalem – more information below
  • Each Friday (3/4 through 4/8)
    • Lenten Program (see below)
  • First Sunday in Lent (3/6) – Great Litany at 7:45 AM and 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist
  • Holy Week
    • Palm Sunday (4/10)
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in Holy Week
      • Holy Eucharist at 12 PM
    • Maundy Thursday (4/14)
      • Holy Eucharist at 6 PM
      • Vigil at the Altar of Repose until 8 PM
    • Good Friday (4/15)
      • Service at 12 PM
      • Stations of the Cross at 6 PM via Zoom

Walk to Jerusalem | Parishioners of St. Matthew’s aim to walk over 5,700 miles from Maple Glen to Jerusalem this Lenten season! How can you participate? Track your miles each week and report your totals to Karin Davis at (215) 858-4973 or You are also invited to gather on the grounds of St. Matthew’s each Saturday at 8:30 AM to walk as a group. If interested, please go to , or contact Karin Davis directly.

Lenten Program | Each Friday during Lent, all are welcome to gather for Evening Prayer at 6 PM, followed by a Lenten supper (meatless). During this time, Fr. Rodney will be leading us through Adam Hamilton’s book, 24 Hours that Changed the World, which focuses on the last 24 hours of Jesus’ earthly life. Paperback and Kindle versions of the title can be purchased by going to If anyone needs assistance getting a book, please contact Fr. Rodney.

Lent Offering | Our Lenten fund raising efforts through Easter will be directed to RIP Medical Debt, a highly regarded organization that has a 100/100 score from Charity Navigator. Since 2014, they have helped alleviate over $5.6 billion in medical debt for over 3 million individuals and families. Each $1 collected will eliminate $100 in medical debt. Any offerings can be brought to church or submitted online at You can find more information about RIP at

Mark for Lent | Throughout the weeks of Lent, we welcome you to participate in a congregational reading of the Gospel according to Mark. Each day, from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, offers a brief passage that will lead us through the sixteen chapters of Mark. Use this to follow the readings for each day.