Youth Ministry

  • Altar Servers assist and aid the clergy and the community in serving at God’s altar at Mass.  You may sign up to become an Altar server beginning in grade 4 and continue on through college.
    Contact Fr. Sunil:
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
    Youth who have been Confirmed assist Priests in distributing Holy Eucharist at Masses.
    Contact: Fr. Tomi:
  • Readers
    Youth proclaim God’s Word at Mass, bringing spiritual nourishment from the Sacred Scriptures.
    Contact: Fr. Tomi,
  • Ushers/Greeters
    Youth welcome all, pass the collection basket, invite worshippers to bring the Offertory Gifts to the altar and distribute bulletins.
    Contact: Fr. Tomi,
  • Summer Bible Camp is offered for one week during the summer. St. Matthew offers two separate camps: camp for children ages 4 to 10 or Kindergarten – 4th grade, and a Middle School Bible Camp. Through music, games, Bible Stories and crafts, and service field trips for Middle Schoolers  children are encouraged to discover the treasure of God’s love. Youth Volunteers are eligible for service hours. Please contact Faith Formation, 203-838-3788, ext. 107. See videos below.
  • Little Angels Choir is for youth three to eight years of age, and sings once a month at the 9am Sunday Mass.
    Contact Betsy McGowan:
  • Youth Choir assists in the celebration of the Mass by leading the assembly in sung prayer.  Choir is for youth from 3rd Grade through 12th Grade and sings weekly at the 9:00 am Sunday Mass.
    Contact Lisa Moretti:
  • The Band is for 6th Grade through College and performs at our weekly 5pm Contemporary Sunday Mass. Singers and instrumentalists are encouraged to share their talents!  Contact Val Wyman, Music Director:

 Little Angels Choir rehearsing


Youth Choir: Our God is an Awesome God



Bible Camp Service Project, 2019