Social/Community Life

SOCIAL/COMMUNITY LIFE COMMISSION enables St. Matthew Parish membership to gather for fellowship, service opportunities, and healthy living. The commission aims to promote a collective sense of unity. Beth Desalvo

Adult Pick Up Sports meet on Sunday evenings in the gym. Sports include basketball and volleyball. Staying active with a hint of competition is what it’s all about. All adults welcome. Chris Dobrota and Tom Dempsey

Athletic Committee is responsible for developing a comprehensive athletic program that encourages youth participation in a variety of athletic events through the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO). Meets as needed. Athletic director: Paul Wissler, 317-430-0310. Gym manager: Kevin Jennings, 317-679-9492

Men’s Club is a social and outreach group that assists with church and school needs. Men’s Club usually meets the first Thursday of each month. Men’s Club is open to all parish men 21 years of age and older. Be part of our fellowship and make a difference in our parish community. Tim Sullivan

Mom & Tots Play Group. Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at the preschool playground (next to the rectory). We meet until the weather gets too cold. Contact Katie O’Brien, 317-224-9238.

Scouting Programs

  • Boy Scout Troop 443 provides boys with an effective educational program designed to train them in the responsibilities of citizenship and encourage growth in moral and physical strength. Ages 11-18. Phil Mahoney, 317-374-4628
  • Cub Scout Pack 443 provides boys with an effective educational program designed to train them in the responsibilities of citizenship. Encourages growth in moral and physical strength. Meets one Wednesday each month at 6:30 p.m. Ed Tanaka, Cub Master
  • Daisies, Brownies, Junior, and Cadette Girl Scouts offer opportunities to build girls of courage, character, and confidence through activities of service, science, citizenship, creativity, and esteem-building. For girls Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information and/or to get connected with a local Girl Scout recruitment manager, contact Shelley Fraser-Berry or Jessica Kenworthy. 1st grade Daisy Scout Troop: Abigail Hitze. Second grade Brownie Troop: Mandy Rinehart.

Sunday Morning Coffee and Donuts are usually served after the 9:30 a.m. Mass. This social time provides an opportunity to welcome newcomers and to visit with fellow parishioners.

Supper Club meets during the school year at parishioners’ homes for food and fellowship. Beth Desalvo

Tennis League plays Monday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at IRC East. Runs September through May each year. Trudy Gumbel, 317-251-1160

Wisdom Seniors gather periodically to celebrate Mass and enjoy a pot luck lunch. Watch the bulletin for details and dates.