Mission Groups

Jesus Cares Ministries
Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) assists congregations in reaching out to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and communities. Nationwide, JCM programs encourage Bible studies, worship and fellowship opportunities.This wonderful organization assists congregations in developing Bible classes and worship services designed to meet each person at his or her comprehensive level.  JCM staff members:

  • Offer step-by-step encouragement
  • Help develop publicity materials
  • Assist in researching the community to find people who can be served
  • Train volunteers to help them better reach people with developmental disabilities

For more information, please www.tlha.org

Dorcas Society

The Dorcas Society is a group for women of St. Matthew.  It meets on the first Monday of the months of September, November, February, and April unless otherwise noted in calendar.  The mission of this group is “To stimulate interest in and support for Christian Mission Work in our church and in the church at large.  To assist with church fellowship functions.”  Some of the activities we participate in during the year is sponsoring the bake goods table at our annual Craft Fair of which proceeds go towards mission projects, a Christmas giving tree, making Valentine gifts for the shut-ins of our congregation, and supporting our synod’s missions and missionaries.  All women of the congregation are invited and encouraged to attend and join in the fun and fellowship.

LWMS
LWMS (Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society) is women dedicated to serving Jesus by increasing awareness of, interest in, and support of the mission outreach of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). To learn more visit lwms.org