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.

Services coming up

271 Songer Street, Stoke 

Sunday 22nd September 2019 followed by AGM

Sunday 29th September (combine with Methodists at Neale Ave, Stoke)

The House,  34 Champion Rd, Richmond.

10 am Wednesday 2nd October 2019 




Tuesdays 8.45am: Prayer time, Champion Road.

Tuesdays 10am—12pm: Country Gospel Ukulele, with Ian, at  The House, 34 Champion Rd.

Fridays 7pm —10pm:  Indoor Bowls, Stoke Hall. (No bowls Friday 13th Sept)

Saturday 21 Sept 3pm:  Cambodia Calling. Hear Peter and Beth Hwang, new OMF missionaries, tell their story of God guiding them to serve at Hope International School in Cambodia.  Meet at the home of Barry and Barbara Doig, Villa 81, Stoke Retirement Village, Songer St.  Ph 547 7281

Sunday 22 Sept Annual General Meeting of the parish immediately after the 9.45 am worship service. Please remember to bring your Annual Reports with you.

Tuesday 24 Sept 2pm:  Pastoral Visitors meeting @ The House , Champion Road.

Wednesday 25 Sept 10am: Movies, Morning tea with movie commencing 10.30. Champion Road. For transport ring Frances & Frank.  Gold coin donation to cover costs.  Movie—Whittaker’s Musicale Experience. See and hear restored musical instruments at the Waiheke Island Museum played by accomplished Musicians.

Wednesday 25 Sept 12.30pm: Kathryn McDaniel fundraising lunch to assist Kathryn in her work in Thailand. Held at Helen’s, 12 De Cesare Way, The Wood. Please RSVP Helen.  $15. Sales table. All welcome.

Wednesday 25 Sept: Whakatu Men’s Group. Meet 34 Champion Rd at 5.45pm for bought Dinner 6pm. Pre-order from 6 meat choices. Prices range from small meal $12.00 (suits most men) to $22.00 large.  See price list on foyer notice-board. Talk by our Korean Member Jee Han Seong (Tiger) about his early life. Please confirm your attendance and pay for your meal to Malcom Ross this Sunday 22nd.  Queries to Don Brooker.

Friday 27 Sept: 10 am:  Justice and Action/Renovare study group meet at 34 Champion Road, Richmond.   For more info ring Elaine..

Friday 2pm 27th —Sunday 29th September: Alpine Pres Gathering. Venue: St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Church Hall – 45 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch. Everyone welcome—see General Notices and church foyer board.

Friday 4 Oct 1.30 pm:   Board Games and Cards afternoon at 34 Champion Road, Richmond.  No charge.    Please come and encourage others not associated with Whakatu Presbyterian to come and enjoy a fun afternoon.

Saturday 5 Oct  7pm: Armchair Travellers.