For our CHURCHNEARYOU ST. MATTHEW'S RASTRICK WEBSITE go to by following this link

The Diocese of Leeds has set up a 'microsite' specifically dealing with Church Growth

The Calderdale Methodist Circuit website can be found on this link

Our Sponsoring Body - West Yorkshire Churches Together has a website. They in turn are a part of Churches Together in England where lots of information about LEPs is available.

You will find useful information on Ecumenical Resources on the Church of England website.

Our sister church in the Rastrick Benefice St John the Divine

Schools in Rastrickschoolsign

We have close ties with all the schools in the Rastrick area, with many taking the opportunity of holding special services at St Matthew's throughout the year. Our clergy team also are invited into the schools  on a regular basis.

Carr Green Primary School
Castlefields Infants School
Highbury School

Several members of St Matthew'sChurch are involved with the establishment of The Space @ Field Lane, the major Community Centre Project in Field Lane Estate in Rastrick.  

If you need to find out more about 'The Bible' then the Bible Society website is very useful.

Here are links to the Organisations and Charities which we support through our tithed annual giving (as at November 2017):

Church Missionary Society (CMS)

Testimony Faith Homes

The Children’s Society

Us [United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel]


St George’s Crypt

The Bible Society

Church Army

Overgate Hospice


Christian African Relief Trust (C.A.R.T.)


Mara Fund

Issenye School Fees

Barnabas Fund

The Turning Point : Counselling Brighouse

Methodist Mission in Britain

Methodist World Church

All We Can (former Methodist Relief and Development Fund)

Methodist Homes for the Aged

Methodist Church Fund for Property

Action for Children

Hand to Mouth Ministries

 West Yorkshire Churches Together

Brighouse Central Foodbank