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 – 9.45 am Sunday 24th November

The House,  34 Champion Rd, Richmond – 10 am Wednesday 27th November  



Tuesdays 8.45am: prayer time, Champion Road.

Tuesdays 10am—12pm: country gospel ukulele, with Ian at The House, 34 Champion Rd.

Saturdays 9.30am : Christmas Choir Practice in church. Queries, contact Lois 547 1456 .

Wednesday 20 Nov  10am: Movies, Morning tea with our final movie for the year commencing 10.30. Champion Road. For transport ring Frances & Frank. Gold coin donation to cover costs. MovieGoodbye Christopher Robin’. A rare glimpse into the relationship between the beloved children’s author A.A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin.   This is our final movie.  End of an Era —Sandwich lunch after the final movie. All ingredients will be provided for you to ‘Make Your Own Sandwich’ and enjoy fellowship together.

Wed 20 Nov 2pm:  Whakatu Book Club is meeting at The House, 34 Champion Rd. This is a good opportunity for a chat about books that have been inspirational, interesting, relaxing or just a great read. Share with others over a cuppa.  See you there,  you will be welcome.

Friday 22 Nov 10am:  Justice and Action/ Renovare study group. Meet at 34 Champion Rd, Richmond. For more info ring Elaine.

Tuesday 26 Nov 7 pm:  Leaders six monthly meeting will be held at Champion Road.

Saturday 30 Nov 9.30am—2.30pm Christian Meditation, Nelson Region Community Day. St Barnabas Church Foyer, (next to Isel Park). See notice.

Sunday 1 Dec 9.45am: Prize-Giving & Whakatu Kids/ Youth  Service. No H.C. this week.

Tuesday 3 Dec 11.30am: Christmas Luncheon. Songer St Hall. All welcome.

Friday 6 Dec 10am: Renovare Christmas morning  tea  No study just a chat and morning tea to close the year’s meetings. Champion Rd.

Friday 6 Dec 1.30pm:  Board Games and Cards afternoon at 34 Champion Rd, Richmond. Final meeting for the year. No charge. Please come and encourage others not associated with Whakatu Presbyterian to come and enjoy a full afternoon.

Sunday 8 Dec 9.5 am: Holy Communion Service.

Sunday 8 Dec 5pm: The Gathering. Final for the year. Family Christmas Dinner, BYO shared food etc. Please bring along family & friends etc.

Tuesday 10 Dec 4 pm: Governance Council meet at Champion Road.

Saturday 14 Dec : Nelson Gospel Day.  Cathedral steps.

Sunday 15 Dec 9.45am ‘The Wonder of it All’, Tableau Service of the Christmas Story incl Christmas choir.

Monday 16 Dec 6.45 pm Carol Singing to some of our older folk in their homes.