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 service group that focuses on encouraging fellowship among men of the parish over the age of 21, as well as supporting the parish, school, and community at large. Men’s Club meets the first Thursday of the month. Share in the fellowship and help make a difference in the parish. Gene O’Donnell

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 and girls with an experiential program to educate them about the outdoors (appreciation, conservation, safety), STEM themes, community service, and citizenship. Encourages growth in moral and physical strength, teamwork, learning, and resilience. Meets twice each month at various dates and times. Nick McCallum, Cubmaster

Girl Scouts offer opportunities to build girls of courage, character, and confidence through activities of service, science, citizenship, creativity, and esteem-building. If your daughter is in the third grade and interested in joining, contact Abigail Hitze.

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. Theresa Neff

Tennis League plays Monday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at IRC East. Runs September through May each year. Trudy Gumbel, 317-373-0859