What does it mean for St. Matthew to be A Refuge of Hope?

As a family of believers, under God’s Grace, we exist to: encourage each other, grow spiritually through the Gospel, foster Christian relationships, and reach out to the changing world with a Changeless Christ.

The 4 C’s of St. Matthew

Culture of Refuge: We exist to offer a refuge of hope for all through Word and Sacraments.
Christian Love: Through all of our efforts Christ’s love inspires us to love others.
Christian Service: We use our gifts and resources to put our Hope in Actions.
Community Focus: Our focus extends beyond our 4 walls to our neighbors, members, and anyone who can benefit from St. Matthew.