St Matthew's, Perry Beeches is the local Anglican Parish Church (Church of England). It is the spiritual home and resource for all those living in its neighbourhood, and welcomes all without restriction.
Our call is to open the heart of God's love to all who seek him, and to provide for their needs, with baptism, confirmation, weddings and funerals.
For Church Services and to contact the Vicar,Fr. Adam Romanis, see the Church Web site, link on the right.
Weddings, Banns, Baptisms: Parish Office is open on Fridays 7pm - 8pm at the Church (entrance through carpark in Birdbrook Rd), 360 6964.
Our Office is open Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
St. Matthew is a grade two listed building built in the 1960's designed by Robert Maguire and Keith Murray.
St Matthew's has Stations of the Cross painted by Nicholas Mynheer; icons by Tatiana Nichita; brasswork by Benjamin Storch.
We have a small rememberance Garden.
Attached to the Church is the Brooklyn Hall was originaly built as the Church in the Late 1930's, and now serves as an Important community facility.
As part of our hospitality, St Matthew's offers many social facilities:-
Brooklyn Hall, Coffee Lounge and Family Room all available for private functions: dances, parties, celebrations; contact our Administrator on 360 6964 during Opffice hours above
Every Friday between 11 am and 2 pm we run a Cafe library, with a chance to view our wide range of books, and have a drink or a snack, but most of all friendly chat.
Regular activities include Childrens' dancing; Mother and Todlers group; Indoor Bowls; Zumba; Pilates; Women's Institute, Guides, Brownies & Rainbows meet during the week. Details: 360 6964 (Mon-Fri 9am - 2 pm).