Outreach - The outreach committee at St. Matthew's does many different projects throughout the year to help the surrounding community as well as people throughout the world.
In our local community we have provided Christmas gifts and food baskets at Easter and Christmas to needy families at Head Start and the local elementary school.
We host a free meal for the community every Thursday at 12:30.
We also have two Girl Scout Troops who meet at the church.
In the world at large we have supported a family of missionaries in Peru through South American Missionary Society as well as a family in Kenya.
Also, our deacon, Charlie Bailey, and his wife Polly have helped to lead a short term mission trip to the Dominican Republic in recent years. The have helped with construction projects, Vacation Bible School, medical help.
After the flooding in September 2011 caused by Tropical Storm Lee the church held free lunches for the community for the week following. We served 150 meals to people cleaning out their homes and helping others.
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - We have a number of adults who serve on the altar and help administer communion.
Men's Breakfast -All men in the parish are welcome to join for fellowship and breakfast at the Trackside Diner in Sidney on the first Saturday of every month.
ECW - The Episcopal Church Women - Every woman of the church is an eligible member of this committee. They actively help with the upkeep of the church, including a recent remodel of the kitchen. They also helped to support a short term missionary to Alaska. They also put on fundraisers including Quarter Auctions with vendors like Pampered Chef, Avon and many more.
Daughter's of the King, Saint Anna Chapter - Their main objective is to lift the church, its members, and the world in prayer. They also have a food ministry for those who have had an extended hospital stay or other life altering event which might impair their ability to cook for themselves.
Vestry - Our leaders. They meet once a month to discuss the spiritual and business aspects of the church.
Sunday School - For adults meets at 9:00am on Sunday morning.
Childrens' Sunday School meets at 10am and goes until the passing of the peace.
Bible Study - There are many different Bible studies throughout the year. We have studied Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis and are currently studying his other work The Screwtape Letters.