CONNECT At St. Matthews

CHILDREN (Nursery - 5th Grade)

We have Sunday school at 10 AM each Sunday and also have various other fun events throughout the year for us to have fun together. For more information about activities and events for children, please contact  family@stmatthewsumc.com

YOUTH (6th - 12th Grade)

Our middle and high school students meet at 10 AM each Sunday and also get together every Sunday afternoon from 4:30-6:30 for a time of fun and fellowship. Over the summer we have various trips and activities for our students to spend time together and stay active. For more information contact  family@stmatthewsumc.com

YOUNG ADULT

We meet on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM for Lifegroup where we seek to grow in our faith and share life together. We also have Sunday school at 10 AM each week where we dig deeper into our faith. We also have various other activities during the year to spend time together in community. For more information contact Stevie Licciardi at steviec@stmatthewsumc.com

ADULT

We have a number of different ways for adults to connect with one another and grow in their faith:

SUNDAY SCHOOL


• The “Reach Out” class meets in Room 106 and has seasonal gatherings for times of fun and fellowship together. For more information contact Dave Cooke at dwcookieman@aol.com

• The “Serendipity” class meet upstairs and is a relaxed class that welcomes a variety of ages and opinions. For more information contact John LeBoutillier at (504) 615-1455.

• The “Connected” class [35-54ish years old] meets in Room 208. For more information contact Suzanne Barnes at ksb332003@yahoo.com.

WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY


• Our morning group meets Wednesdays at 10 AM in Room 106, which is a discussion-based Bible study. For more information contact Patty Worley at (504) 738-5534 or pattyworley@gmail.com

• The Women’s Evening Bible Study (WEBS) group meets Wednesdays at 6 PM in Room 106. For more information contact Toni Dickerson at tdickerson1113@gmail.com

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY


• Our men’s Bible study group meets on Thursdays at 7 AM in Room 106. For more information contact Dave Cooke at dwcookieman@aol.com

CARE TEAM

We believe that God hears our prayers and is faithful. Our care team meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM to pray for the needs of our church and its members. For more information contact Toni Dickerson at tdickerson1113@gmail.com

GRIEFSHARE

This is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you during life’s most difficult times. We offer 13-week sessions three times a year. For more information contact the church office at (504) 888-1155 or secretary@stmatthewsumc.com

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

Membership is open to all women of the church. Our UMW group is involved in a number of outreach and mission programs throughout the year, and has several small groups that meet regularly. For more information about our United Methodist Women’s group, contact Cindy Guillory.

REBEKAH CIRCLE


• Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10 AM

RACHEL CIRCLE


• Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7 PM

ELIZABETH CIRCLE


• Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 10 AM

MUSIC MINISTRY

Our chancel choir and bell choir both enhance our 9 AM worship service on Sunday mornings and at special occasions during the year. Our praise band leads the music at our 11:15 AM contemporary service each Sunday. For more information about these groups, please contact our Music Director, Caleb Lugo Carrera, at music@stmatthewsumc.com

BOY SCOUTS

Troop 177 meet each Monday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Bennett Hall. For more information contact Mike Myers at (504) 733-0568 or (504) 715-2174.