An independent association supporting St Matthew’s Church, Otterbourne with matters of
The ‘Friends’ was launched in 2002 with an organ concert at Cranbury Park, the home of, Mrs P Chamberlayne-Macdonald, who is Patron and a staunch supporter of St Matthew’s. It was formed not only for the regular churchgoer, but for people who have a special link with St Matthew’s and are not able to attend regularly, especially if they have moved away, thus being able to contribute to this wonderful Victorian Keble Church and enabling it to flourish.
Our objective is to raise money for projects within the Church, which will assist the Parochial Church Council. We are not permitted to give financial support to essential maintenance, but there are many other requirements that do benefit the Church.
In the past we have provided: