Children and Youth
At St. Matthew’s, we are committed to cultivating a faith-filled space that warmly welcomes all, as we seek to grow in our knowledge, love and pursuit of Jesus and his way. We believe our Children and Youth, rooted in Christ, are equipped to start leaving their mark in our communities and across the world. More than anything, we want them to know that they are beloved, just as they are. No matter where they go, no matter what they do, God's love is always with them. In our spaces and places together, they don't have to compete or pretend to be something they're not. Each one of them is welcomed and loved for the person God made them to be.
Church School begins on Sunday, September 17th, 2023!
This year, we'll be experimenting with keeping kids in worship on the first Sunday of the month. So, Church School will take place on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and sometimes 5th Sunday of the month. On those days, children start in worship with everyone and are escorted out after the second reading. There are instructions in the bulle…Read More »
Up to date information about the Confirmation Journey can be found on this page, including schedules, resources, & reflections. Information about Confirmation for the 2023-2024 school year is coming soon!
At St. Matt's, Confirmation is a journey. Confirmands (someone seeking Confirmation) spend a year learning about the Christian faith, the Episcopal Church, and the world around t…Read More »
St. Matthew's is proud to be part of Joint Youth Ministries which includes youth from St. Matthew's and Wilton Presbyterian Church. This unique church partnership brings many perspectives to the conversation of faith and is foundational in creating a space for our youth to respect differences and seek to find common ground. Youth are encouraged to come as they truly are and will …Read More »
Every Sunday of the year, children from infancy up through the age of three years old are provided a safe, warm and welcoming environment in our nursery in the care of our paid supervisor, Lucia Sato as well as additional youth volunteers. Make sure to join their WEPCO Nursery Facebook Group for detailed updates.