Family Ministries

St. Matthew ministries offer something for every age through both educational programs and fellowship opportunities.  There is a wide range of programs to fit each individual's interest and level of participation.


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Children's Ministry

Children are one of the greatest gifts God has given us.  They are placed in our hands to nurture so that they may grow to rejoice in God's love in their own way and time.  We at St. Matthew UCC accept with joy the privilege and responsibility of helping children grow in their faith.  Our programs reflect this commitment. Children have opportunities to participate in worship, Christian education, mission, drama, music, and fun activities - in short, to be full partners in the ministries of the church.

Please click on the links below to learn more about each ministry or email our Children's Ministry Director, Susan Wold.



Children's Worship

​Nursery​​​​​​​​

Special Events

 

Sunday School

Vacation Bible School

 

Retreats

Come away and feel the presence of God with St. Matthew UCC.



Boundary Waters 

 

crazies Winter Retreat



Family Camp

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Youth Ministry

The St. Matthew UCC youth group, crazies, offers many ways for students to learn, serve, and have fun throughout the school year and summer. 



Click here for more info or email our Youth Ministry Director, Mel Jerome.

College Student Ministry



St. Matthew UCC offers various opportunities for college students, while on breaks, to learn, serve, and have fun alongside our youth ministry.  



Click here for more info 



Library

The Library program includes care and maintenance of the Church Library and audio visual materials.  There is a quiet place to read and check out a rotating selection of books. Our Children's library offers books, movies, puzzles, and games in a cozy area.

We encourage members to take advantage of these resources and checkout materials.

Adult Ministry

Our Adult Education Program is largely a lay led organization consisting of Adult Faith Enrichment classes conducted some Sunday mornings. Other various small groups meet regularly.



Adult Education

 

Men's Fellowship

 

Novel Approaches

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Music

St. Matthew has an outstanding music program, with many opportunities for people of all ages to become part of this important ministry.  These opportunities include three vocal choirs, two handbell/ chime choirs, vocal and instrumental solists and ensembles, a praise band and special musical events.  Whether your gift is singing or playing an instrument, there is a place for you.​

Bell Choirs 

 

Children's Music ​Ministries

Praise Band
 

Sanctuary Choir