Who are we

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:

  1. to proclaim the good news of the kingdom,

  2. to teach, baptise and nurture new believers,

  3. to respond to human need by loving service,

  4. to seek to transform the unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation,

  5. 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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Please join us anytime or contact Rev Stephanie Patching to arrange a friendly chat.


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.

Find Us

Cnr Queens Road & Bowen Road
Hermit Park QLD 4812
(Carpark entrance on Carmody Street)

Contact Us

Ph: (07) 4779 1538

Mb: 0487 077 681

Em: rector@saintmatts.org.au

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