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     17 March :  9.45 am

Sunday     24 March :  9.45 am

The House, Champion Rd, Richmond

Wed 20 March : 10 am

Wed 03 April   : 10 am

Joint Methodist Service, 92 Neale Ave, Stoke.

Sunday 31 March : 10.15 a.m.



Tuesdays 8.30am : Prayer time, Champion Road lounge. Time changes to 9am on 9th April.

Tuesdays 10am—12pm: Country Gospel Ukulele, with Ian, Champion Road.

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

Tuesday 19 March 9.45: Friendship Group meets in the lounge at 9.45 for a ‘cuppa’ prior to our meeting.   The guest speaker will be Dr Mirdza Palmer, who arrived in New Zealand as a child from her homeland of Latvia, learnt English and finally graduated as a medical doctor.   She is quite a captivating speaker.   All women are welcome.

Tuesday 19 March 7 pm:  Governance Council Meeting at 34 Champion Road.

Wednesday 20 March : Whakatu Men meet for a picnic lunch at a private property in the country. 11.45am meet for Stoke men at Church carpark Songer Street. 11.55am meet for Richmond men outside former  St David’s Florence St.  We will carpool. Take own lunch and drink (Thermos if hot drink).  Probably home around 2pm.

Wednesday 27 March  10am:  Wednesday Movies will start again for this year at Champion Road. 10am cuppa, with movie commencing at 10.30. Again, we will alternate with the worship service.

Wed 27 Mar – Sun 31 Mar: Bible Studies, Richmond Baptist Church.  See general notices and church notice board for more details.

Sunday 31 March 7pm: Gracia Burnham talk at Grace Church, Richmond. Listen to her story of faith when kidnapped as a missionary in the Philippines. Those with emails will have received details. Others, please read poster on foyer table or ring office for booking details asap.