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

  • STOKE                                                          

    Sun   25 June 9.45 am    Worship Service led by Kay Peterson.

    Wed  5 July    11 am        30 min Worship Service led by Jon Parkes.


    Wed 28 June 11 am       30 min Worship Service led by Jon Parkes.

    Wed 12 July   11 am       30 min Worship Service led by Jon Parkes.


What’s On

(also see ‘latest news’)

Mondays, 1 pm : Bible Study at Kay and Ron’s, 11 Kebel Place, Stoke.  Transport available.  All welcome.  Phone 547  6777.

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.

Wednesday 28 June :  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  ‘Tea with Mussolini’.  Florence 1934.  A story of civilised disobedience when a diverse group of cultured ladies [great English actors] meet for tea each afternoon.

Thursday 29 June, 10 am : Men’s Group morning tea, Function Room, Broadgreen House, Nayland Road.

Thursday 20 July, 10am—4pm : A Time to Sow discussion event.  Halswell Christchurch.  See Notice in foyer.  More details later.

Saturday 12 August, 10am—3pm : Martin Luther and the Reformation 500 years on. ( See Notice in foyer).

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