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St Andrew's by the Sea is an historic church situated on the corner of Albert and Owen Streets, in Whitianga, NZ. From its very beginning, this church has been used as a place of worship for all Protestant denominations.

This church may be small in size, but is very active in the community, offering many activities and sharing the love of Christ in a very practical way.


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St Andrew's By The Sea

Worship at St Andrew's by the Sea

Community Church

9:30 a.m. every Sunday

Communion service first Sunday of every month

Children are always welcome.Bible activities are provided for children to explore while seated with their parents.

There is a quiet corner with toys at the back of the church. Older children may choose to learn with a Bible teacher in the lounge.

Parish Secretary: Dorothy Preece 869 5452 Church Office: 867 1102

Chairman Parish Council: John Twemlow  869 5054 Office email:
Meals: Ring office Mondays or leave a message.

Church Bank Account Number for online deposits: 020 496 0062562 000

For donations to Meals online deposits: 020 496 0062562 001

What's on over the next week ?
  22nd October
- 29th October

Opportunities for Worship, and Fellowship

Sunday 22nd October: Worship Service  9:30 am.Dorothy Preece.       
Monday 23rd October: Community Meal  Take aways and deliveries available.  Enquiries to Tania:  phone the church on Mondays 867 1102 or text 021 0294 2234
             Upright & Active cancelled Labour Day 9:30 am. Church hall  Contact:  Carol Melrose 867 1097
Tuesday 24th October:
Upright & Active 10 am. Church Hall  contact  Brenda 866 5814
ednesday 25th October: Ladies Bible Study Studies in 1 John Contact Julie 9849140
unday 29th October: Worship Service  9:30 am. Lud Sparks (Kaimai Presbytery Moderator)              
                                                Commissioning of our local ministry team
Combined Church Service 5.00 pm. at St Patricks. Light meal followed by a service at 6.00 pm.



Sundays -
if you would like specific prayer for matters causing concern, please ask before or after the service. Someone will be pleased to listen and pray with you.
During the week - There is a sheet of paper in the lounge where you can write items that you would like included in the morning service. They do not have to include names - just describe the situation.

Urgent Prayer - Contact Dorothy 869 5452  

Notices of Special Events 

Sunday October 29th
Commissioning of the Local Ministry Team Leaders.

This service will be conducted by Lud Sparks, representing Kaimai Presbytery.
Please try to attend, to give blessing and recognition to our hard-working team.

Sunday October 29th
Combined Churches Service
This will be held at St Patrick' Catholic church
5.00 pm. Fellowship and a bite to eat.
6.00 pm. Service
All welcome

Wednesday 1st Nov
Re-screening of 'Twelve days' The story of Capt. Cook's visit to Mercury Bay
2.00 p.m
 On the Beach BnB
66 Simpson's Beach-  park in Winiata Place.
Please bring a contribution to afternoon tea if you are able.
Bring a friend.