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Worship is central to Parish life, with the following services being held:


Sunday Worship

Sundays 8am – Eucharist in the Lady Chapel

A 45 minute service using the New Zealand Prayer Book

 

Sundays 10am – Parish Eucharist

A 60-65 minute communion service with variations

Prayer Ministry is available during and after the 10.00 am service each Sunday.

Morning tea follows the service

 

Thursday Worship

10.15am – Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel

Traditional Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel according to the Book of Common Prayer.

 

Other Services

Throughout the year further services are held such as:

Palm Sunday and Good Friday services and processions shared with neighbouring St Andrew’s congregation.

ANZAC Day service, an annual Blessing of the Animals Service in October, Carol Service, and Sung Evensong, Sung Requiem.

 

School Services

Once a term we are joined by pupils and families from St Matthew’s Primary School for a shared, child friendly eucharist at the 10am Sunday service.  Parishioners are welcome to come along too.

Fortnightly St Matthew's School services are held fortnightly on Fridays 1.40-3pm  - Parishioners and visitors are welcome to join the School Community at worship

Open Door

The church is opened by the Open Door Team from 10am to noon on most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for visitors and parishioners.  You are welcome to spend quiet time in the Church or Lady Chapel.

 

Sermons

Click here to go to a list of sermons by Rev'd Alister Hendery.  Sermons may be downloaded as Pdf files.

 

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