The Parish of St Matthew's, Northampton is an Anglican Parish Church, in the catholic tradition, whose primary purpose is to bring others to faith in Jesus Christ and to
promote the Christian Gospel. They seek to inspire lives of committed service and, in all respects, live the implications of their faith within their contemporary setting.
They strive to be a welcoming community where worshippers enjoy a sense of belonging to a ‘parish family’. Such a community is characterized by mutual respect and affirmation.
The ecclesiastical parish of St Matthew's church is a relatively small, densely populated area of approximately one mile square, situated one-and-a-half miles from Northampton town centre.