St. Matthew offers a weekly adult Education Hour on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15 in the fellowship hall with opportunities for Bible learning and lively discussion. Topics usually span several Sundays and are engaging, informative, and designed to help adults to learn and apply God's Word.

St. Matthew encourages Home Bible Study groups and will assist with materials and guidance. Home Bible Study can be a time of Christian growth and fellowship.


Men’s Fellowship

Men's Fellowship is held on one evening each month from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at various locations around Sonora. The men have a fellowship, a great dinner and a short Bible study. This is for all ages of men who are members and non-members.

Be sure to attend and invite your friends! The next fellowship location and date is available from the Church Office.


75 LWML LogoLutheran Women's Missionary League, LWML

The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) is the official women's auxiliary of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. For over 70 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman's relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live their Christian lives in active mission ministries, and supporting global missions. Over $100 million has been donated for mission work through the LWML since it was founded.

The LWML website ( is full of wonderful resources and information. On this website, there is information about how to receive the Lutheran Woman's Quarterly, the official publication of the LWML ( It is filled with inspirational stories, information about upcoming events, Bible studies, news from the teen group Friends into Serving Him, Young Women, and many other things that will be useful to you in your walk with God.

St. Matthew is blessed to have a very active LWML group for women of all ages. At monthly meetings, held during the day, women enjoy fellowship, lunch, and Bible Study and prayer. Please call or contact the church office for information about the next time and place of the LWML meeting. All women are invited!