Join the Virtual Coffee Hour

Please join us for the St. Matthew’s Live Virtual Coffee Hour

When: Sunday March 29, 2020, 11:00 AM, immediately following the Sunday Eucharist (which will be streamed on Facebook at 10 AM).

Who: You!!  Your families!!  Your animals!!  Your plants!!  Your favorite coffee, tea, juice!!  Your comfy pajamas and furry slippers (in keeping with St. Matthew’s tradition, of course)!!

Where: In the comfort of your own home!!

Why: We miss each other, we want to be together!!


Famous inspirational Haiku to help navigate the How:

Anxious break of day

A mere togetherness hopes

watching the coffee



NOTE: You do NOT need to sign up for a ZOOM account to join in the virtual coffee hour session!

If you have a computer with an internet connection (WIFI), speakers, and a microphone, DO THIS:

Search ZOOM on web

Download ZOOM program, install it onto your computer. (We recommend that you do this in advance, but if not, it’s okay, you will get another chance.)

At 11 am on Sunday or a little before, Click on this link:

You will see a screen that says JOIN MEETING.  Choose this.  Do not need to SIGN IN or SIGN UP. If you didn’t already download ZOOM to your computer, you will be prompted to download ZOOM and it will install onto your computer automatically. (You may or may not need to go back and click on the above link again.)

Enter this Meeting ID:  353 362 6594      (In some instances, you may not need this step; instead you will just be IN!)

Join. You’re IN!   You will see live videos of those that have already joined in.

The meeting host will direct you from there. Host will have control of your microphone, and will have it muted.   Please don’t unmute your microphone until you want to speak. (We will show you how to raise your hand.) Otherwise, there will be too much noise and feedback.

If you don’t have a camera on computer, it’s okay, you will just hear audio. If no microphone, it’s okay, just listen.


If you prefer to use your smartphone or iPad, DO THIS:

Turn on WIFI if you can.  Download the ZOOM app from the app store

Open the app. Choose Join a Meeting,

Enter this Meeting ID: 353 362 6594  (In some instances, you may not need this step; instead you will just be IN!)


If you prefer to just listen with your phone (or if you want to see video on computer, but hear audio on your phone), Click on or dial this number:     +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

Enter this meeting ID: 353 362 6594


Check your email, we will notify you if there is a system problem on our end

Start over, i.e., Click on Link, Join Meeting, Enter Meeting ID if needed

Bag it, just let us know so we can help you in the coming weeks before other Coffee Hour sessions.   This is our 2nd attempt, so please bear with us!

But if you can, instead, take a selfie with your favorite morning beverage and PJ’s and post it onto the Facebook page.  We’re in this together!!

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