We are becoming a community that wisely discerns and seeks to partially meet practical needs in our wider community. We seek to work together with people of goodwill for the sake of those who are lacking basic necessities.
This Area of Ministry currently includes:
●Active support for the Abbotsford Food Bank through regular donations of imperishable food items and the giving of a Christmas hamper/s.
● Supporting the regular giving of congregational members to the Primates World Relief and Development.
● Helping Peace Lutheran Church with their feeding of those in need through the Five and Two ministry.
The testimony of an immigrant father in a family of five…
“I thank God for St. Matthew! Fr. Allen and others in parish have given of their time and money to support us in a very difficult time; St. Matthew has been an answer to prayer and God’s gift to our family.”