All Welcome

Services are on-site

You are very welcome to join us in the church building for worship services.
Please make sure you are wearing a mask and following social distancing rules. 

For those who can't come to services in person, or are wary to do so, the 9.30am service can be viewed below.

All Souls Day pot-luck lunch - Sunday 31 October

Be part of our pot-luck lunch to celebrate All Souls' Day. Held after our 10am combined service  Please bring along a shared plate of food: savoury or sweet. Let's celebrate together! To invite/share, see our events listing on Facebook https://fb.me/e/1I5BW4FaE

...see other upcoming events here.

The Corner community hub

A community hub operates out of All Souls, to connect people in the wider Merivale-St Albans area. Other community activities are coordinated by The Corner St Albans and held at the community centre at 1049 Colombo Street. See here for details. 

All Sunday worship services are being held in the church

8am, 9.30am & 11.30am worship services are back in the church building. We require you to wear masks and follow sign in & social distancing rules. 

Service Times - in-person worship requires the wearing of a mask

Sun

8.00am 

This service uses the Book of Common Prayer on the 1st and 5th services of the month, the other services use the Anglican New Zealand Prayer Book. This is a contemplative and traditional service with no music. Once a month we share a light breakfast after our service.

Sun

9.30am

This service uses the Anglican New Zealand Prayer Book with hymns. A family friendly service, it includes Children’s Church during the school term. After our service we join with our 11.30am service members for morning tea.

Sun

11.30am

This is a contemporary service with creative and contemplative elements. This service includes a mixture of traditional songs, modern music and Taize chants. We eat a potluck lunch together afterwards every Sunday. Healing Prayer with anointing oil is available once a month at this service, or any other time by request.

Wed

10am 

An intimate service with strong fellowship, this service uses the Anglican New Zealand Prayer Book and traditional hymns with organ accompaniment. We have morning tea together afterwards every week.


Mon-Fri

8.00am - online  

Every weekday (Monday to Friday) we hold morning prayer that you can join in on Facebook. This prayer time follows the ANZPB and the lectionary, and is a quiet way to dedicate your day to the service of God.

You will find within our community a sense of welcome, and that all are valued at the table of Christ.

The parish of Merivale - St Albans is a growing and inclusive Anglican faith community. Our purpose is to serve and heal the world by building neighbourhoods that live out the Gospel imperative to love and care. For us, this means creating a loving family of faith. We are guided by our core values: faith, integrity, inclusiveness, compassion, social justice and stewardship. Members come from Christchurch and surrounding areas to form a racially, ethnically, and economically diverse congregation.

We welcome all people, regardless of who someone has been, is currently, or will be. You are welcome regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, rich or poor, adult or child, healthy or ill, educated or uneducated, a parent or without children, broken or healed; and we invite you to join our family.

 

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