St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 766 West Wabasha Street, is celebrating its 79th anniversary with its annual candlelight service, to which all are invited. The Senior, Children’s, and Handbell Choirs, as well as the Ladies’ and Men’s Ensembles will present this year’s service following the theme, “God Loves Me Dearly.” Please join the celebration at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 8. The service will be followed by a fellowship meal served in the church basement. A free-will donation will be taken. St. Matthew’s accessible entrance is located on High Street.