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. We are a small and friendly enthusiastic parish who warmly welcomes all people. After the service, we gather for a wonderful morning tea and

Contact / Office Hours

Office: Fridays from 9am to 2:45pm in the church vestry/office. The church is also open during this time for prayer and quiet reflection. Email: stmarysgordonton@hotmail.co.nz Phone: 027 421-3200 (Fridays only 9am-2:45pm) Wedding queries: Rosalie Jennings 07 824-3712

A Brief History & the Churchyard

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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Weddings

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

Baptism

  If you are reading this page because you are wondering about getting baptised then that is great news. It may be helpful for you to know a little about Baptism before you consider further whether you want to get

Youth

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