About Us

Vision and values
St Matthew’s identifies itself as a community of people seeking to know and love God, and to grow in this love and knowledge through life’s experiences. We value acceptance and hospitality and welcome all,
Who's Who
Meet our team
St Luke's Church
St Matthew's has a sister church, St Luke's, about a mile away, in the area of Oxford called 'Cold Harbour'. St Matthew's with St Luke's form a single parish. You can find out more about St Luke's from their
We are committed to promoting the safety of everyone involved with, or who comes into contact with, our church and we endorse fully the Church of England’s safeguarding policy statement: “Promoting a Safer
Hiring our facilities
St Matthew's has a variety of rooms in its parish centre which can be hired by church and community groups for community meetings, children's parties and classes. Our present list of hire charges is given
Giving at St Matthew's
All members of our church are encouraged to give regularly to the work of the church. This enables us to continue to spread the gospel by our ministry both within the local community and further afield, to
History of St Matthew's
The building of St Matthew's was led by Canon AWM Christopher (1820-1913) during his 46 years (1859-1905) as Rector of St Aldate's church in the centre of Oxford. A history of the church can be downloaded
Family Friendly Church
St Matthew's was awarded the diocesan Child and Youth Friendly Church Welcome Award in 2017.