Toddlers

All toddlers and babies are welcome at any time for any service at All Souls. We love the sound of children in the service, and also have a family room with a window into the Worship space if any children, or parents, prefer playing with sand or colouring. The room includes speakers so no one needs to miss out on the songs or sermon.

Toddler Groups (During Term Time)

  • Mondays 9.30am: Mainly Music- Music and Movement for those aged six months to four years old. Socialising for parent. Morning tea provide to all ages afterwards.
  • Wednesdays 9.30am: Playgroup- with toys and play for toddlers, six months to four years old. Also coffee, socialising and pastoral support for parents.

Children

All children are welcome at any service. We also have a children’s room for those who wish to play, activity packs for those who wish to stay in the service, and a large hall for those needing to run round and let off steam.

Children’s Groups (During Term Time)

  • Sundays 9.30am: At our 9.30am service we offer Children’s Church, which includes games, crafts, activities, a bible teaching, some prayer and most importantly, something yummy to eat! This is offered every week during the school term.
  • Tuesdays 3:30pm: Junior Group! Do you like dodgeball? Do you like pudding Olympics? How about zombie tag? Do you enjoy making stuff and colouring? Then Junior Group is for you! Games, activities, crafts, a quick bible lesson and some prayer, and most importantly lots of food! For ages 5-8.

Youth

All teens and 20-year olds are welcome at any service, and to serve and take up leadership roles. You are welcome to sit in the service and connect with God, equally you are welcome to help out with the younger children. There’s also the opportunity to lead prayers, take on the AV role, join the worship groups, and even to preach if you feel comfortable.

Youth Groups (During Term Time)

  • Mondays 4.00pm: Youth/Young Adult Bible Study. This is a small group for those aged 16-21. Uno, biscuits and bible discussions. A lot of fun and laughter, and a chance to get all your questions answered (or at least discussed!).
  • Thursdays 6.30pm: Youth Group- An epic amount of games, including pool noodle battles, train crash chair smash, octoball, and never ending dodgeball. Some helpful ideas, discussion, advice and biblical input on many of the issues that teens face, including friendships, relationships, studying, and self-care. We always finish with Night Prayer and some quality kai!

​Families

We know that family comes in a variety of ways and we welcome fully families of any form.

  • We offer Family Nights once a school term. These include a meal like; pizza or fish n chips! Then something everyone can enjoy; movie nights, quizzes, or games.

Elderly

We value the elderly and one of our biggest ministries is to those in rest homes. We can easily come to you if you are in need of some company and a chat, and we also offer services in several rest homes.

  • First Monday of the Month at 2.00pm: Fitzroy of Merivale Rest Home
  • First Tuesday of the Month at 11.00am: Merivale Retirement Village
  • First Wednesday of the Month at 11.00am: Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village
  • Third Tuesday of the Month at 2.00pm: Nurse Maude Hospital

Weekly Services

Sunday Service

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.

Sunday

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.

 

Sunday

11.00am

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.

Wednesday

10.00am

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.

 

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