what's on

Every Sunday, 8am and 9.30am

Holy Communion at St Andrew’s, Pukekohe, or via Zoom

1st Sunday, 11.15am

Seniors Service, Nora Brown Hall

2nd Sunday only in December, 11.15am

Holy Communion at St Paul’s, Buckland

Sunday December 4, 4pm

Handel Consort & Quire Christmas Concert

Sunday December 11, 9.30am

Family Christmas Pageant

Sunday December 11, 7.30pm

Nine Lessons and Carols with Franklin Community Choir and St Patrick’s Catholic Church

Sunday December 18, 7.30pm

Blue Christmas Service – recognising Christmas can be a sad time too

Saturday December 24, 5pm

Family Christmas Story

Saturday December 24, 7.30pm

Christmas Service at St Paul’s, Buckland

Saturday December 24, 10.30pm

Christmas Eve Mass

Sunday December 25, 8am & 9.30am

Christmas Day Eucharist

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday 2pm

Reflective Spiritual Growth, St Andrew’s Church

1st Tuesday at 10:30am:

Holy Communion – Pukekohe Rest Home

1st Wednesday at 10am:

Mothers’ Union Service in Church followed by meeting in Parish Lounge

2nd Tuesday at 11am: 

Holy Communion at Palms Hospital

2nd Wednesday: 10:30am

Holy Communion – Lakeside

3rd Wednesday: 10:30am

Holy Communion – Pukekohe Aged Care

3rd Thursday: 10:30am

Holy Communion at Franklin Village

4th Wednesday: 10am

Women’s Fellowship service at the Palms Rest Home followed by meeting.

Garden Education Session. All welcome

Wednesdays 7-8pm

Eucharist, St Andrew’s Church

Sundays 9.30am

Sunday School (Children 3+)

Sundays at 9.30am

Seasons

Thursdays 4pm

Oasis Music/Coffee Group
(All pre-schoolers & caregivers welcome)

Mondays & Fridays at 9.15am

Selwyn Group

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9.15am

Op Shop

Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 9am – noon

August 1, 2022

This Month

Every Sunday, 8am and 9.30am

Holy Communion Services in St Andrew’s or via Zoom

2nd Sunday only in December, 11.15am

Holy Communion at St Paul’s, Buckland

1st Sunday, 11.15am

Seniors’ Service, Nora Brown Hall

Sunday December 4, 4pm

Handel Consort & Quire Christmas Concert

Sunday December 11

9.30 Family Christmas Pageant, 7.30pm Nine Lessons & Carols with Franklin Community Choir & St Patrick’s Catholic Church

Sunday December 18, 7.30pm

Blue Christmas Service – recognising Christmas can be a sad time too

Saturday December 24, Christmas Eve

5pm Family Christmas Story, 7.30pm Buckland Christmas Service, 10.30pm Christmas Eve Mass

Sunday December 25

Christmas Eucharist 8am & 9.30am

Weekly Events

Sunday School (Children 3+):

Sundays at 9:30am

Seasons:

Tuesday afternoons (during term time)

Oasis Music/Coffee Group: (All pre-schoolers & caregivers welcome)

Mondays & Fridays at 9:15am

Selwyn Group:

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:15am

Op Shop:

Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Regular Events

1st Wed at 10am:

Mothers’ Union Service in Church followed by meeting in Parish Lounge

2nd Tuesday at 11am: 

Holy Communion at Palms Hospital

2nd Wed at 10:30am

Holy Communion – Lakeside

Calendar

August 1, 2022

About

Pukekohe Anglican Church: St Andrews & St Paul's

The parish has two worship centres, St Andrew’s in Pukekohe being the central church, with a smaller centre, St Paul’s, about 5km away in Buckland, where services are held on the second and fourth Sundays of the month.

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The Church provides an Anglican presence in the Pukekohe area. It is part of the Diocese of Auckland and the Province of Aotearoa, Polynesia and New Zealand.  As such we come directly under the authority of the Bishop of Auckland, the Right Reverend Ross Bay (from April 17, 2010).

The population of Pukekohe is over 21,000. Historically the community has relied on farming and market gardening as the primary industries and the town developed as a service centre for those industries. The community continues to expand with many new housing developments.

The parish celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2001. St Paul’s was built in 1900 after St Andrew’s moved further north to its current site. The present St Andrew’s church was built in 1931 and has had significant renovations over the years.  Just last year, the 140th anniversary of the Pukekohe Anglican Church opening in Wellington St was commemorated.

Parish Complex

Behind St Andrew’s church is the Reid Anderson Hall, named in honour of the Venerable Reid Anderson — vicar of the parish from 1965 to 1973 and archdeacon for the area.  This hall was the original church and was moved to this site from Wellington St. The Nora Brown Hall is named in honour of a long-serving Sunday School teacher and parishioner.

Mission Statement

What we believe we are about


Our Parish Mission Statement helps us and others to understand who we try to be in the Pukekohe community.

Central to all activity is worship and service. Jesus told his disciples: “Go into all the world and proclaim the good news”. (Mark 16:15) We believe the best way to spread the “good news” is by setting examples in the way we live and reach out to others in a busy world where life and faith are often strangers.