Going to church may be a new experience for you… or you may be looking for a new Christian community… or maybe you’re just interested in finding out more about the Christian faith. Whatever your reasons, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome, Bible-based teaching, authentic worship and a caring Christian community at Diamond Harbour Community Church. The Minister Alan Webster can be contacted through the office, phone 329 4790.

Roman Catholic: Sunday Morning 8.30am SCAP (Sunday Service in the Absence of Priest) fulfils Sunday Obligation. Holy Mass celebrated 1st Sunday of month at 5.30pm.

All denominations (at 10.30am):

1st Sunday Methodist/Presbyterian

2nd Sunday Lay led Morning Worship

3rd and 4th Sundays Communion Service

5th Sunday (29 October) 11am Combined Mt Herbert Parish service at St Pauls, Port Levy. Guest Speaker – Rev. Paul Askin, reknown author of a book about pig hunting. Shared lunch to follow. Car pooling 10.30am from DH Church available. Ph Wendy 021 154 1434 to arrange a ride.


9-9.30am. An interdenominational, reflective Celtic service from the Iona Community (Scotland) held in the Church Library.


Rekindle: Welcome to our new initiative, Rekindle. Drop in to the Church Hall for coffee/tea and cake and browse our 2nd hand clothing racks. 10am-12pm on Mondays, ph Cathy on 021 071 1910 for more info.

Baby and Toddlers: Tuesday Fortnightly 10am-noon. A coffee and support group for parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers aged 0-18 months in the Church Hall. Upcoming dates: Oct 10, 24 & Nov 7.

Rainbow Music: Tuesday fortnightly 10am-noon. All children aged 0-36 months welcome. An opportunity for the children, parents and caregivers to enjoy the music with action songs followed by morning tea. Upcoming dates: Oct 17, 31.

Prayer Chain: Don’t feel you have to face any situation alone. A telephone call, text, or email can set in motion a confidential prayer chain specifically for your request. Requests can be anonymous. Call or text (027) 644 8190, or phone the church office 329 4790.

Church Open for Prayer: 9am-4:30pm week days for quiet personal prayer (access through front side door).

City Mission Basket: Donations of non-perishable food and grocery items for the Christchurch City Mission gratefully received.

For further information email mtherbertparish3@gmail.com