Just for Newcomers
Welcome to St. Matthew Catholic Church!
If you are new to the parish, please stop by the Welcome Desk in the Narthex or the Church Office to pick up a Welcome Packet. It includes information about all parish schedules, ministries and staff, as well as the parish registration form. You may mail the completed form to the church, drop it off at the Welcome Desk or at the Church Office. Don't hesitate to call us at 704-543-7677 if you have any questions.
Newcomer Mass and WelcomeMatt Social
Join us for 12:30 p.m. Mass followed by the quarterly WelcomeMatt social in the New Life Center Banquet Room from 1:30 to 3 p.m. A light lunch will be served, so please let us know how many will be attending. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Church Office at 704-543-7677.
Moving On After Moving In
Based on the book After the Boxes are Unpacked: Moving on After Moving In by Susan Miller, this ministry is designed to enfold, encourage and engage women who are new to the community and/or to St. Matthew. It serves as a vehicle for personal, spiritual and community suppport and growth. Contact Maureen Regele (day session) at 704-605-5444, or Lynn Brown (evening session) at 908-342-2003.
St. Matthew is a service-oriented parish with more than 100 ministries and many opportunities to help others. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Lennie Cox at 704-543-7677 x 1039 Monday through Thursday. You can find a complete list of our ministries in the Ministry Handbook in the Virtual Library.
Adult Faith Formation
Whether you are interested in a Scripture study, a small-faith sharing group or something deeper, you'll find opportunities for spiritual growth at St. Matthew all year long. Learn more about our faith formation offerings for adults under the Faith Formation tab on our main menu bar. Or you may contact Adult Faith Enrichment Coordinator Michael Burck at 704-541-8362 x 4.
Faith Formation for Children and Teens
St. Matthew offers a dynamic faith formation program for children and teens to deepen their relationship with God and grow in the Catholic faith. Learn more about faith formation for children by grade level and our exciting Youth Ministry programs under the Faith Formation tab on our main menu bar. Or you may contact the Faith Formation Office at 704-541-8362. To register for faith formation, download the registration form, fill it out and bring it to the Church Office, so that we can meet you and find the right class for your child/children.