Contact us

If you have any questions about St Matthew's Church or any of the services or activities we hold, we would like to hear from you. If you would like to talk to a specific member of the church, please contact them using the information below. You can contact us via email, phone or by post.

The church is open for visits and private prayer from April to October on Saturdays (12 noon till 4.00pm) and Bank Holiday Mondays (2.00pm till 4.00pm). Visits outside these times can be arranged by prior appointment.

The location of the church along with access to directions can be found on the
How to Find us page.

The Ministry Team    
Parish Priest:   The Revd Canon Nicholas Setterfield


Assistant Curate:   Position Vacant  
Hon. Assistant Priest:   The Revd Canon Peter Garlick (Rtd)  
Reader in Training:   Andrew Ward  

The Churchwardens

Churchwarden:   Caroline Ward  

PCC Officers

PCC Secretary:   Andrew Ward    
Treasurer:   David Waller


Stewardship Recorder:   Polly Matthews    

St Matthew's Trust



  David Waller chairman@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk

The Parish Office



Parish Administrator:

  Kate Arch office@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk


The office is open 9.30am - 1.00pm and 1.30pm - 3.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ; 11.30am – 3.00pm Wednesday. There is an answer phone for messages when the office is closed. Please feel free to contact the Office for initial details of:

  Parish Centre Bookings
  Availability of the church including special service and concerts etc.
  Enquiries about Baptism (Christening)
  Our Mums & Tots group
  Uniformed Organizations
  First Communion and Confirmation preparation
  Enquires relating to Weddings and Funerals

Contact us by Telephone

  Office Telephone: (01604) 791251

Contact us by Post


St Matthew's Church
27A The Drive


How to find us


Discover where we are and get directions to the church, Parish Office and other areas of the Parish.

  The Diocese of Peterborough  

The Diocese of Peterborough unites around 360 Anglican churches in Northamptonshire, Rutland and the Soke of Peterborough.

  The Church of England  


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St Christopher's Church of England Care Home, Northampton


Set in two acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, its aim is to support the independence, choice and preferred lifestyles of all residents in a homely, stable and Christian environment.






National Churches Trust



St Matthew’s is one of the local churches listed on their extensive website. St Matthew’s is one of the local churches listed in the 'Explore Churches' area of the website.


Particular Responsibility

Safeguarding Officer:

  Andrew Ward safeguarding@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk


Gary Drinkwater

Head Server:

  Seymour Franklin head-server@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk


  Patricia Sykes  

All Age Mass Co-ordinators:

  Caroline & Andrew Ward all-age@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk


Patrick Rawlinson

Website & Magazine Editor:

  Dorrie Parker magazine@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk
The Music Department
Director of Music:   Justin Miller music@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk
Parish Organist:   Jonathan Starmer  
Friends of St Matthew's Music:   Ben Drouet friends@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk

Walsingham Cell

Cell Secretary:  

Jean Collins



(or via the Parish Office)


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