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 :  27 May 9.45 am led by Sage Harris.

                3 June 9.45 am led by Sage Harris, Holy Communion.

34 Champion Rd: Wed 30 May 10am

                              Wed 13 June 10am



Mondays 1pm : Home group at Kay and Ron’s, 11 Kebel Place, Stoke.  Transport available. All welcome. Ph 547-6777.

Tuesdays 9.00 am: Prayer Time Champion Road lounge.

Thursdays midday  : Winter Lunches , Songer Street hall lounge, Stoke.  All welcome.  Gold coin donation.

Fridays 7pm—10pm : Indoor Bowls, Stoke Hall.

This Thursday 31 May  :  Whakatu Men’s Group.  Meet Songer Street 9.20am, then Richmond site (Florence St) 9.30am for an outing to Appleby. Help operate a Replication of the famous Santa Fe line.

Wednesday 6 June 10 am  :  Movies, The House, Champion Rd— Movie—‘Letters to Juliet.’   In Verona in a special place letters to Juliet are answered even those 50 years later.

Wednesday 20 June 12.30pm : House Tour, Champion Road.   An opportunity for those who use the Champion Road House to become better acquainted with where things are stored and how things operate.   Or if you have never been to the house and would like to see it, please join Frances and Kaye (admin).

Saturday 23 June 9.45—1pm :  Regional Gathering for Christian Women. Hosted by Whakatu Friendship Group at our Stoke hall.  See General Notices.

Tuesday 3 July at 7 pm.   Team Leaders Meeting.  Advanced notice – more details later.

Sunday 8 July 3pm—Monday 9th July 4.30pm Presbytery Retreat; workshop Tuesday 10th. Hanmer Springs.  If you would like to share accommodation, please indicate this on the registration form.  Go to https://goo.gl/forms/U0whPBoYJodyTWa63.