Our Mission


St Matthew’s Vision

Our Core Purpose – Our Christian Calling:

As individuals and as a community we are called to:

  • Be faithful witnesses for Jesus
  • Transform lives and destinies by making disciples

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Our Mission Statement – Our calling as a Uniting Church Congregation:

Acknowledging that faith and unity are built on the one Lord Jesus Christ, St Matthew’s is part of the world-wide Christian Church called and committed to:

  • Building unity in faith and mission
  • Celebrate diversity
  • Bear witness to a unity of faith and life in Christ which transcends cultural, economic, national and racial boundaries
  • Be a community of reconciliation within which the diverse gifts are used for building up the whole

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Our Core Values – How we live out our Christian calling in this Congregation:

  • Welcoming & Inclusive
  • Accepting & Tolerant
  • Diverse
  • Relevant
  • Forward-thinking
  • Community-minded
  • Reaching out

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Our Mission in Action – What we do to make our calling real:

  • Worship – personal and community
  • Pray
  • Spiritual welfare
  • Biblical teaching
  • Seniors
  • Youth
  • Young families
  • Ministry with men
  • Ministry with women
  • Special needs
  • Wider community & caring
  • Communications
  • Worship

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