Church of St. Matthew

Diverse with ancient rites and today's faith Tucson, AZ
Church of St. Matthew

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9071 E Old Spanish Trl
Tucson, AZ 85710

(520) 298-9782


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Who We Are

Theologically, politically, intergenerationally, and lifestyle diverse. Welcoming, affirming and hospitable. Open to everyone no matter where they are in their spiritual journey.

About Us

Hospitable, Open-minded, Traditional Liturgy

Children's Ministry, Choir, Men's Group, Women's Group, Extended Ministries

Celtic Mass - acapella; 10:30 Holy Communion - Passionate






Our Services

What are services like?
Saturday at 5:30 pm: Celtic Mass. Worship elements drawn from Scottish, Irish, and Welch spiritual traditions. Chants are done a capella. Very meditative. Sunday at 8:00 am: Holy Communion with no music; quiet and reflective. Sunday at 10:30 am: Holy Communion with choral music; very celebration-oriented.

What is the community like?
Very welcoming and quite diverse in theology, politics, lifestyles, and age.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Everyone is welcome here. All are children of God even those who may not admit it!


Rev. Rick Wilson

Ordained a Priest in 1984 and received into the Episcopal priesthood on December 21, 2007. Became Priest-In-Charge of this church February 7, 2009 and installed as Rector on September 26, 2009. In a partnered relationship for 9 years. Sees the people of St. Matthew as a people of God being transformed by the Spirit of Christ to love and serve God and neighbor.

What Members Say Add your voice

  • I came to this church during a difficult period of my life. I was welcomed, supported immediately and appreciated when I offered to help out. Now I've been here for almost six years and I'm extremely involved and so happy to be a member of this community! We have lots of fun sharing times at church, at each other's homes and out in the community. We do LOTS of external ministries! We are prayer-focused and we encourage everyone who wants to participate in worship, education, leadership or any other type of involvement to come join in. But those who prefer to stay laid back are respected for that also. Come give us a try; I'm sure you'll be glad you did!
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