Welcome, and thank you for visiting Whakatū Presbyterian church online.

We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available.

Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbour.

Our Mission:

“Loving God, loving others and caring for God’s Creation”

We are a community of faith where:
· Loving God is expressed in vibrant worship, prayer and lives yielded to Jesus Christ
· Loving others is expressed in sharing the transforming life of Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit
· Caring for creation is expressed in a concern for justice and our environment.


Sunday Morning services are held at our Stoke Worship Centre at 9:45AM.
Located at 271 Songer Street, Stoke.

A short 30 minute reflectional worship service is held 11:00AM bi-weekly on Wednesdays at our "The House" located at 34 Champion Rd, Richmond.

Any additional services will be announced on our website.

Click here for the latest parish information pertaining to COVID-19

Please remember to sanitize your hands. A gentle reminder to keep a diary of where you go and who you see while we are in this state of COVID flux.

Sunday Worship

THIS SUNDAY 16th August  – 10 am:    271 Songer St.  Theme ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ – self control.

NEXT SUNDAY 23rd August  – 10 am:    271 Songer St. 

Wednesday Worship

19th August  – 10 am:  Meet at 34 Champion Road.

Other Activities

Mondays 6.30-8.30pm: Youth Group meets at 34 Champion Rd.
Mondays 7.30pm. Christian Meditation Group Catholic Church Hall, 35 William Street, Richmond. All welcome. For more info: Marie Shepherd mlshepherd54@gmail.com.

Tuesdays 9:00 – 9:45am: Weekly Prayer at 34 Champion Rd.
Tuesdays 10:30am – 12:00pm: Country Gospel Ukulele with Ian at 34 Champion Rd.

Thursdays 12.00: Winter Lunches in Songer St lounge. See General Notices.
Fridays 7pm: Indoor Bowls in Songer St hall.

Friday August 14th 10 am: Renovare meets at 34 Champion Road, Richmond

Wednesday, August 19th 2pm:  The Whakatu Book Club, Eileen’s place 60 Marlowe Street, Stoke.

Wednesday August 26th 10 am: Zoom Workshop – Whakatu Presbyterian church, 271 Songer St. Coaching on how to use Zoom so you can attend our church services online. Everyone welcome.

Thursday September 3rd  9.45 am – 3.15pm:  Whakatu Men are hosting men from Motueka Uniting, Takaka and St Luke’s for Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea at 34 Champion Road. An interesting programme has been arranged for the day.  Come along and enjoy a time of fellowship.  As we are host, there will be preparations to be made and cleaning up afterwards. Further information next week.

Saturday 5th September: Congregational Dinner. Tickets $20.00 will be available soon. This will a great social time together and will also act as  Friendship Group’s national project effort supporting Palestinian women and children and our St John ambulance service.

Sunday September 20th immediately after the 10 am service: Annual General Meeting.