St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Lisbon Falls, Maine

Misguided Justice: The Trial of Jesus

St. Matthew’s invites you to our free Lent Seminar:

“Misguided Justice: The Trial of Jesus” on

Saturday, March 24 from 8:45 am (coffee) until noon

Presented by Rev. Dr. Fred Giese, Teaching Pastor at St. Matthew’s

Free lunch follows. This program takes place on the Saturday before Palm Sunday.  Plan to begin Holy Week with this Lent Seminar.

This presentation will allow you to take a look behind the curtain.  Discover how certain men corrupted Jewish and Roman law to send Jesus to the cross.

Open to the community.

Questions? Contact Rev. Dr. Frederick Giese at Mobile: (207) 333-0488 or Email:

To reserve your place:

The Rev. Dr. Frederick H. Giese

The Rev. Dr. Frederick H. Giese supports the vibrant ministry of St. Matthew’s as Teaching Pastor where he preaches monthly, leads the Thursday night Bible Study MOJO (Men of Jesus Obviously), and serves on the Board of LACO (Lisbon Area Christian Outreach).

Dr. Giese served our country as a Navy Hospital Corpsman and with units of the United States Marine Corps. He received two Purple Heart medals for wounds received in combat in 1968.  After retiring from the Navy in 1988, Dr. Giese became an Occupational Hearing Conservationist and Manager of the Audiology Department at the Brunswick Naval Air Base.

During 18 years in this position, he received many awards and was twice named the Outstanding Occupation Hearing Conservationist in the Navy.

While working in Brunswick, Dr. Giese became aware of his call to ministry.  In 2010, he received his Master of Theology degree from the College of the Open Bible Institute and Theological Seminary of Greenville, SC and in 2011 was ordained a Minister of the Gospel by his Seminary.

In 2012, he received his Doctor of Ministry Degree from the same university.   From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Giese belonged to a pulpit filling ministry in Maine until he accepted his current position at St. Matthew’s.

Dr. Giese and Vicki, his wife of over 30 years, live in Lisbon.  They have one son, Jason.

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