Welcome

We warmly welcome you to worship, learn, and serve with us!

Our Phone Number: 480 838 7309

 

 

Sunday Schedule

9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship

 

Our Location

2540 West Baseline Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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Youth Activities

St. Matthew United Methodist Church is a Safe Sanctuary church, where teens, 6th - 12th grade, experience a safe, caring, learning environment. St. Matthew's Youth Ministry is very comprehensive, including areas teenagers need for a well-rounded Christian Education: Worship, Bible Study, Outreach Ministry, and Fellowship.

Youth Happenings this September! 

Attached is the September Youth News (Please read - there is a lot of activity planned)   September-2017-youth-news 

YOUTH SUNDAY

The Youth group will lead the 9:00 a.m. service on Sunday, September 24th, including acting as greeters, doing the sermon and prayer, and having a special "Sign" choir.  Please plan to attend.  They have put a lot of work into this service. 

UMYF Fall  Retreat September 8-10

The UMYF Fall Retreat was September 8-10 at the United Christian Youth Camp in Prescott, AZ. 

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 2017 Mission Trip to Sacramento, NM

See our pictures on the Kids Outreach page.

Worship

The youth are responsible for the planning and implementation of two Worship Services: Easter Sunrise Service and Youth Sunday Service (September). In addition, the teens regularly participate in our worship services through attendance; and as Choir members, Bell Choir members, Hands of Praise Choir members, liturgist, and sound room technicians.

Sunday School

The Youth Sunday School class is held at 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Room. In this adult led class, teens discuss Christian beliefs, Bible scripture, and how they apply to real-life situations and issues.

Themed Youth Programs

The youth choose the real-life situations or issues they want to discuss on the 1st and 2nd Sundays of the month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. These adult led, "themed" programs include games, Bible Study, discussions, and a closing worship. 

Fellowship

Monthly, we provide a fun, safe activity where our teens can fellowship with each other and other teens. These activities bowling, ice skating, roller skating, miniature golf, movies, water parks, the zoo, and more.

 District, Conference, and National Events

The teens participate in...

§ The Central East District Youth Events, which include dances and opportunities for outreach ministry.
§ The Desert Southwest Annual Conference's Senior High and Junior High Conventions, and Camps.

§ The quadrennial National/International United Methodist Youth Conference.

June 4, 2017 Confirmation Class

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Top Row: Colton  Westman, Terrance Brown, Justin Legg

Bottom Row: Gabriela Sanchez, Dante Amedee, Jordan Legg, Alysa Isaksen

Congratulations on making your Confirmation!

Our Graduating Seniors

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Daniel Hughes, Cindy Isaksen and Breanna Nehrkorn.

 

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