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  • Welcome to St. Matthew’s.

    In the coming months church is going to look very different.

    When together we started the season of Lent with Jesus being led by the Spirit into the solitude of the wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11), we could not have imagined that in such a short time so many of us would find ourselves isolated and cut off from so much of what is our normal life.

    Though we are unable to meet together physically to worship we are still the church, and God’s Spirit, who joins us together with God and each other, is able to create that community even at a distance.

    Just as Jesus’ time in the wilderness was formative for his life and ministry, so we pray that this wilderness through which we are all travelling, will be formative for each of us as we grow to be the people God is calling us to be.

     

    Whilst we are not able to gather together to worship, we are working hard to find new ways of staying connected.

    If you have any questions, please Contact Us.

    New ways of staying in touch

    All of our church family have now received a Home Church pack including a letter, prayers, Morning and Night worship, and other resources.

    St. Matthew's Church YouTube Channel is now available, please check regularly for videos of our communion services and other resources.

    St. Matthew's Facebook page is updated daily.

    You can still request prayer through our online Prayer Request form

    Please note: as of Tuesday 24th March, Church will not be open

     

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    Photographs on this site are used with permission from our church congregation or by kind permission of Lorna Rattray @Capture the Moment

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    St. Matthew's takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.

    We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding.

    If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at www.chester.anglican.org/social-responsibility/safeguarding


    IMPORTANT NOTICEimage of letter explaining suspension of services and activities

    Following instructions from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, we will not be gathering for worship in church. 

    We will be updating our calendar shortly with days and times when church will be open for private prayer.

    All groups and activities have now been suspended

    Please continue to follow all health advice and look out for those who are vulnerable or isolated.

    Peace be with you.

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