A Faith Lived: St. Matthew Catholic Church Ministries

St. Matthew is an engaged parish connected in Christ and moved by the Holy Spirit. We believe in a living faith and express that through participation in more than 100 ministries that enhance the spiritual, social and service aspects of our lives. Please visit each ministry's page for details on what they are all about and how to get involved!

Not sure which ministry is right for you? Click here for an easy-to-read chart, highlighting the who, what, where and when for each ministry.



A Child's Place
Adult Faith Formation
Altar Guild
Altar Servers
Angel Tree
Arts & Environment
AV Committee
Bereavement Ministry
Blood Give-In
Bowling (Couples)
Bowling (Ladies)
Boy Scouts
Cenacles of Divine Mercy
Centering Prayer
Charismatic Prayer Group
Children's’ Liturgy of the Word
Christ Renews His Parish
Christian Coffeehouse
Christians in Career Transition
Columbian Squires
Cub Scouts
Disaster Shelter Team
Donated Goods
Edge/Extreme Edge
Elizabeth Ministry
Engagement Outreach
Eucharistic Adoration
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Faith and Finances
Faith Formation
Family Assist
Family Enrichment
Finance Council
First Fridays
Food Pantry
Friendship Trays
Funeral Receptions
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
HOM/SHC Family Project
Hospice Meals
Knights of Columbus
Knit and Crochet
Library Committee
Living Your Strengths
Lunch to Go
Mass Greeters
Mel's Diner
Men's Shelter– Tryon Campus
Men’s Shelter– Statesville Campus
Military Families & Friends Prayer List
Ministers of the Word
Ministers to Assisted Living/Nursing Homes
Ministers to Hospitals
Ministers to Homebound
Ministry to the Deaf
Muffin Ministry
Music Ministry
New Ventures
Newcomers’ Group-Moving On After Moving In
Our Daily Bread
Our Lady's Rosary Makers Guild
Pastoral Council
Peace and Justice Committee
Pinochle Club
Prayer Line
Preschool Faith Formation
RCIA for Teens
Refugee Resettlement
Respect Life
Sandwich Programs
Seams of Faith
Seeking Purpose
St. Matthew Mom's Group
St. Matthew “yoU”niversity
St. Matthew Area Catholic Singles
STARs (Seniors)
Stewardship Committee
Strengths Coaches
Strengths Quest
Teams of Our Lady
Vocations Awareness
Welcome Desk
Welcome Home for Returning Catholics
Welcoming Committee
World Hunger Drive
Young Adult Life: Ages 20s to 30s
Youth Ministry, High School
Youth Ministry, Middle School
Youth Sports (Basketball)

Our ministries are grouped into six general categories: Liturgy & Worship, Education & Faith Formation, Stewardship & Service, Parish Family Life, Spiritual Life & Prayer, Evangelization, and you will find these and other programs listed under the Ministries tab on our homepage. To see a full list of St. Matthew ministries, see the Ministry Handbook in the Virtual Library.