|St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Sterling, VA to collect donations supporting World Central Kitchen and its efforts in providing millions of meals to refugee families.
Sterling, VA – St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Sterling, VA announces all gifts/donations collected on Easter Sunday, 2022* will go to support World Central Kitchen and its efforts in providing millions of meals to refugees in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Moldova, and Hungary.
To contribute to the Easter offering supporting World Central Kitchen:
St. Matthew’s offers several options to contribute to the World Central Kitchen Easter offering.
“This special Easter offering is an extension of our desire to support those in need throughout the world. St. Matthew’s has a long history of feeding our neighbors here in Northern Virginia and the world through our Celebration Garden providing fresh seasonal vegetables to local food pantries, Backpack Buddies, annual food drives, weekly support of local school food pantries, and most recently, over $20,000 raised to support St. Mathieu’s school food program in Chapoteau, Haiti.”
-Kathleen Bellamy, St. Matthew’s Marketing & Communications Director
St. Matthew’s invites all to Easter worship in-person or online with several service options:
5:45 AM Easter Sunrise Worship
Join us at Saint Matthew’s for a stunning 5:45 AM Sunrise Worship Service with Paschal fire followed by a light Easter Brunch in the Parish Hall.
9:30 AM Festival Easter Worship with Band
Join us at 9:30 AM for our vibrant Festival Easter Worship with Band as we joyfully celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Children are invited to join us for an outdoor egg hunt following the service.
11:15 AM Classic Easter Worship
Join us at Saint Matthew’s for joyful Easter Worship with Choir & Strings as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. Children are invited to join us for an outdoor egg hunt following the service.
Services can be viewed online at www.stmtts.org/live on our Facebook page or YouTube.
Learn more at www.stmtts.org/Easter
About St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Sterling, VA
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church is located at 201 E. Frederick Dr. in Sterling, VA across from Briar Patch Park. Our mission is to help people of all walks of life experience God’s love in their lives. Our church is open to everyone, from atheists and people of non-Christian religious traditions to those who have had a deep and abiding relationship with Jesus for many years. Sunday services are offered indoors and online at 8, 9:30, and 11 am. More information can be found at www.stmtts.org.
About World Central Kitchen
Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with locally-led solutions. WCK has served more than 60 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world. WCK’s Resilience Programs strengthen food and nutrition security by training chefs and school cooks; advancing clean cooking practices; and awarding grants to farms, fisheries, and small food businesses while also providing educational and networking opportunities. Learn more at wck.org.