St Matthew's Church/School Walking Day Saturday 20th July 2019

11.00am Church Service at St Matthew's
12.00pm Walk of Witness with Piping Band (Road closures will be in place)
1.00pm Summer Fair in St Matthew's School grounds (Tea, coffee and cake available in the Church Hall

Welcome to St Matthew's Church

"Sharing the love of Jesus with all through friendship, prayer & service"


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Conduct Statement

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Mission Statement: Sharing the love of Jesus with all through friendship, prayer and service

The following Code aims to support St Matthew’s Employees, Groups and Volunteers by actively considering and implementing the following principles:

  1. Compliance
    a. Accept the Mission Statement and objectives of St Matthew’s Church and work and act in an appropriate manner at all times
    b. Carry out roles to the best of your ability
    c. Follow and comply with the Policies and Governance of St Matthew’s Church
    d. Be mindful in the use of resources to demonstrate responsible environmental

  2. Confidentiality
    a. Respect people’s right to personal privacy
    b. Treat information in an appropriate confidential manner

  3. Integrity – All Individuals are entitled:
    a. To be treated with dignity, respect and sensitivity
    b. Experience no bullying, harassment or victimisation
    c. Encounter no form of unfair discrimination
    d. To be valued for their skills and abilities

  4. Leadership
    a. Provide an example that you would wish others to follow
    b. Use wisdom, good judgment and common sense when dealing with others and making decisions
    c. Challenge unacceptable behaviour
    d. Act with openness and accountability

  5. Communication
    a. Proactively communicate any information that would benefit others and improve the church experience

Singing Kettle


Our next Singing Kettle will be:

2:00pm Thursday 25 July 2019

Church Hall

Alan Jewell

The Revd Alan Jewell

Became Vicar on 10th September 2014 of Stretton and Appleton Thorn.
Before this, Alan was Team Rector in the Halewood and Hunts top_header Team in the Diocese of Liverpool. Alan's occasional blog can be found here.
Alan is on Twitter - his personal account is @StratoMagic and he also tweets as @VicarAlan.

The Vicarage, Stretton Road
Tel:01925 730276


Upcoming Events & Services

Fri 19 Jul 2019  Today

2:00pm  Praise and Play

Sat 20 Jul 2019  

11:00am  St Matthew's Church/School Walking Day Service
1:00pm - 4:00pm  Summer Fair in St Matthew's School (Tea coffee and cake available in the Church Hall)

Sun 21 Jul 2019  

9:00am  Holy Communion
10:30am  All-Age Worship
6:30pm  Holy Communion

Mon 22 Jul 2019  

9:15am  Morning Prayer

Wed 24 Jul 2019  

9:15am - 4:15pm  Parish Office Open
9:30am - 11:30am  Community Coffee Morning

Thu 25 Jul 2019  

10:30am  Holy Communion
2:00pm - 4:00pm  The Singing Kettle

Coffee Morning

Community Coffee Morning
Every Wednesday

Our next Community Coffee Morning will be:

9:30am Wednesday 24 July 2019

St Matthew's Church


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