St Matthew’s is a warm, inclusive community that seeks to help its people grow in faith, friendship and service.
Our congregation is a diverse group drawn from Townsville community.
We celebrate the faith of the Anglican Communion and uphold its expression in the Five Marks of Mission:
to proclaim the good news of the kingdom,
to teach, baptise and nurture new believers,
to respond to human need by loving service,
to seek to transform the unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation,
and to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth
Our parish operates under the Covidsafe Industry Plan for churches and is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable people.
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PROTECTING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE PEOPLE
St Matthew’s is committed to creating a safe and supportive environment for everyone, and especially our children. We strive to maintain the Parish’s Child Protection Risk Management Plan including the screening of the ministry team, volunteer staff and Parish office holders through the Queensland Government’s Blue Card Services. Kids and teen ministries are conducted in accordance with the Anglican Church’s policies on child protection and safe ministry.