Parish Council

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At Saint Matthew Ecumenical Catholic Church, laity work with ordained clergy to help fulfill our mission.

Among the many opportunities for the laity to serve is the Parish Council.

The Parish Council is a decision-making body dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Saint Matthew and provides leadership, structure and responsibility for formation of ministries within the community to help develop Church life. Authority is irrevocably delegated to the Council from the Pastor for making and implementing decisions on (but not limited to):

  1. The physical needs of the Parish environment.
  2. The financial and budget needs of the Parish.
  3. Acquisitions and purchases for the Parish.
  4. Legal and financial responsibilities of the Parish
  5. Ministry Teams
  6. Outreach Ministries
  7. Employment of parish staff and other issues related to human resources
  8. Appointments of delegates to the ECC House of Laity

If you have any interest in joining the Saint Matthew Church Parish Council, please see any current Council member.

Current Parish Council

Send communication to council at parishcouncil@saint-matthew.org

Lydia Russo, Chairperson
Teri Davis, Assistant Chairperson
Irene Bronson
John Deane
Ana Diaz
Gary Espinoza
Katie Henry
Jim Hoisington
Martha Ladezma
Anitha Madanu
Bea Tiritilli
Polly Touhey

Current Year Council Minutes

Upcoming Events

Sun18Feb(Feb 18)12:00 amSee's Candies Easter Fundraiser (2024)12:00 am

Sat02Mar12:00 am2024 "Your Lucky Time" Raffle12:00 am

Sun03MarAll DaySunday Masses In Person Indoors and Live Via VideoEvery Sunday at the 9:30 am and 12:30 pm Masses (or at 10:30 am when we have the Unity Mass)(All Day: Sunday)

Sun03Mar8:30 amPriests Available to Hear Confessions8:30 am

Sun10Mar9:30 amExamination of Conscience and General Absolution9:30 am

Tue12Mar6:30 pmParish Council Meeting2nd Tue. of each month6:30 pm

Sun24MarAll DayHoly Week 2024Please join us! See full description for specific dates and times.(All Day: Sunday) PDT

Sun31MarAll DayYour "Lucky Time"(All Day: Sunday)

Sunday Services:
9:30 a.m. - English Mass
12:00 p.m. - Spanish Mass
In Person (All Services) + Online via Facebook Live (English Mass only)
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