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 Richmond Worship Centre located at 11 Florence St, Richmond.

Any additional services will be announced on our website.

Click on  Whakatu Presbyterian Directory  to find the right contact for your area of interest.

Services coming up

  • Wednesday 24 May :  11am Service, 271 Songer Street, Stoke led by Rev Jon Parkes.

  •  Sunday 28 May :   9.45 am Service, 271 Songer Street, Stoke led by Rev Jon Parkes.



What’s On  

(also see ‘latest news’)

Tuesdays, 9am :    Prayer Time Weekly in  church   foyer Richmond and Stoke.

Wednesdays midday : Winter Lunch, bring  a friend/s, gold coin donation appreciated. Stoke hall lounge.

Fridays, 7pm, 10pm : Indoor bowls, Stoke Hall.

Thursday 25 May at 1.30pm :  Knitting at Betty’s, 1 Holly Way, Tahunanui.  All knitters welcome.

Saturday 27 May 10.30 am—12.30 Open Day for The WAY (WAIMEA ADULT AND YOUTH).  All welcome to our Richmond site to view their set up and work-to-date.

Wednesday 31 May :  Movies, Richmond Church, 11 Florence Street, Richmond at 1.30pm. Shared lunch at 12.30pm if you wish. Just bring a contribution to share. For transport ring Frances & Frank 544-1030.  Movie ‘Sylvia’. True story of New Zealand teacher in a remote Maori settlement and her revolutionary teaching methods.

August 18th-20th :  Motueka Uniting Parish Centenary.  If interested, write to PO Box 265, Motueka, 7143 or email marsh.janet@gmail.com.