From the Vicar

In today’s unstable world, people are looking for an anchor to hold onto, and for many people that anchor is God.  God is all knowing, unchanging, loving, and understanding.  The wonderful thing about Christianity is that God knows only too

Worship services

Our worship mixes both modern with traditional. We are evangelical in our faith & orthodox in our belief. 10am Sunday Services 1st  Sunday: Family Communion 2nd Sunday: Family Communion 3rd Sunday:  Praise Service 4th Sunday: Family Communion 5th Sunday: Fresh Expressions Service Special Services during

Contact / Office Hours

Office: Fridays from 9am to 2:30pm in the church vestry/office. The church is also open during this time for prayer and quiet reflection. Email: Phone: 027 421-3200 (Fridays only 9am-2:30pm) Wedding queries: Rosalie Jennings 07 824-3712

A Brief History

Before the church of St Mary existed in Gordonton/Hukanui, Archdeacon Cowie arrived on horseback once a month to take a service in the old Gordonton Hall. Later the services were held in the Old school on Piako Road. The Mission was

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Photos of Saint Mary’s

Head over to our Facebook page to view our collection of photos.

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We are pleased that you may be considering Saint Mary’s as a place to celebrate your wedding. Saint Mary’s is a wonderful picturesque church for small wedding ceremonies of up to 80 people. There are also superb after ceremony venues


What is Baptism? Through baptism we are made children of God, members of Christ’s body the Church, and full participants in the ministry of God throughout the world. Baptism is the only rite required for full membership of the Church,


Saint Mary’s is blessed with having a number of young children, “tweens” and young teenagers. We have a Children’s Church, a Junior Youth (Year 7 and up) as well as a combined church Youth Group (Year 9 and up). The Children’s Church