2019 Charlotte CROP Walk

41st Annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk

Want to find out how you can be involved in the CROP Walk and help end hunger in the Charlotte region? We’ve got an organizational meeting on Tuesday, September 3 from 7- 8 pm in NLC 132/125.

Know you just want to register to walk? Details are below and you can click here to register for our team. Or, if you can’t make it to the walk and still want to help end hunger, you can donate by clicking here. Be sure to designate St. Matthew Catholic Church as your team, whether you’re walking or donating.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

1:30 PM – Walker Check-In
2:30 PM – Walk Begins

Charlotte CROP is a poverty-fighting organization that honors the call to improve the quality of life of people suffering from poverty and hunger. We educate, inspire, and empower the Charlotte community to become agents of change through fundraising events with local and international impact.

End of Summer Pizza Party

Sunday, August 25 at 11:45 am

We invite families with children entering preschool through high school to join us for fellowship, playground time and pizza at the St. Matthew School Playground!  Bring summer smiles and some school supplies to donate to the Missionaries of the Poor. Please RSVP so we will have enough pizza for all!

 

LIFE TEEN Registration

LIFE TEEN Registration

All high school teens are invited to BELONG to LIFE TEEN. Click here to register to register your high school teen for the LIFE TEEN youth ministry.

Life Nights – Sundays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Offered throughout the year, these nights provide a time for dinner, fellowship and way to stay connected to our Catholic faith. It is a way to take a break and dive into a night of social, spiritual and service opportunities. Friends are welcome!

For more information, email Lauren Piercefield.

New to the area? Consider Moving On After Moving In

NEWCOMERS MOVING ON AFTER MOVING IN!

We welcome ladies new to the area and invite you to join our upcoming nine-week study of God’s role and love in the process of your moving transition. Meet other women new to the area, share challenging and funny moving stories, all while being encouraged and embraced by our team. The study is every Wednesday morning at 9:30am, beginning September 4th. There is a $20 class fee for the book and materials and childcare is available upon request. For more information, please email welcomeministries@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

REGISTER: stmatthewcatholic.org/smu

Children’s Music Ministry

We’ve got three different children’s choirs, and we need YOUR child to come join us for the fun! We raise our voices in praise of our God and sing at Masses several times throughout the year. For more info and links to each choir, see below .

Boys’ Choir (3rd – 8th grade boys) New this season!!!! Our Boys’ Choir welcomes older boys who love to sing, and who will thrive in a fun community of like-minded friends. The Boys’ Choir co-leads the congregation in song (with the Girls’ Choir) at 9 a.m. Mass every second Sunday of the month from October through May. Rehearsals: Every second and fourth Thursday, September through May,  from 6 to 6:50 pm, in the choir room at the main campus. Just come to the choir room and get ready to sing! Time commitment: 50 minute rehearsals twice monthly, plus 1.5 hours for Mass once a month.

Girls’ Choir (3rd – 8th grade girls) Calling all older girls who love to sing and want to become part of a fun ministry of friends. The Girls’ Choir co-leads the congregation in song (with the Boy’s Choir) at 9 a.m. Mass every second Sunday of the month from October through May. Rehearsals: Every first and third Thursday, September through May,  from 6 to 6:50 pm, in the choir room at the main campus. Just come to the choir room and get ready to sing! Time commitment: 50 minute rehearsals twice monthly, plus 1.5 hours for Mass once a month.

The Grace Notes Children’s Choir (K – 2nd grade children) This choir  is a fun, uplifting, and positive way to introduce the young child to the church choir. Your child will strengthen his or her relationship with Jesus, while having a great time singing, dancing and playing through music. The Grace Notes sing a prelude to four Sunday Masses during the choir season. Rehearsals: Every first and third Thursday, September through May, from 5 to 5:30 pm, in the choir room at the main campus.  Just come to the choir room and get ready to sing! Time commitment: 30 minute rehearsals twice monthly, plus 1.5 hours for Mass four times during the choir season.

St. Matthew Census Update 2019

It is time for an update!
How long have you been a member of St. Matthew? Our parish records are showing signs of age. Most of the information in our database was provided when you registered at St. Matthew. Much of it is outdated, particularly phone numbers and email addresses. We have reached out via email to as many households as possible, but if we have not reached you, please take a few moments to  to complete the census electronically. Click here to access the census.

We want to stay in touch. Thank you!