St George's Gate Pa

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Our Weekly Services:

Tuesday 9.30am Holy Communion

Sunday 8am Holy Communion Service - a quiet service with no hymns

Sunday 9.30am Family Holy Communion Service followed by morning tea in the Lounge

Events and Services for Holy Week and Easter 2017

Palm Sunday: 9 April
8.00 am Eucharist
Bring a plate for a shared morning tea which will be held between these services.
9.30 am All ages Communion Service; Come early for the shared morning tea
7.00 pm Taizé service

Monday: 10 April
5.30pm Reflective Eucharist

Tuesday: 11 April
9.30 am Eucharist
5.30 pm Reflective Eucharist.

Wednesday: 12 April
5.30 pm Penitential Reflective Eucharist
This will include a longer time to note those things we need to confess to God so that we might be assured of God`s forgiveness

Maundy Thursday: 13 April
5.30 pm Shared Meal
Bring a plate for a shared meal, cheeses, different types of breads, fruit, cold meat platter etc.
7.00 pm The Stripping of the Church and Tenebrae Service

Good Friday: 14 April
9.00 am Reflective Service
10.15 am Combined Churches Walk of Witness
beginning at St Mary’s Immaculate Catholic Church, Cameron Road, and finishing at Holy Trinity in Tauranga with a service, and hot cross buns.

12noon– 3pm The church will be open for silence and prayer, with reflections and music offered at various points.

Easter Sunday: 16 April
8.00 am Eucharist
9.30 am All ages communion.

Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to St. George's, an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Waiapu.

Our church sits
on the historic battle site of Pukehinahina/Gate Pâ, which was fought on 29 April 1864. This part of our story calls us to a mission of reconciliation. We try to be welcoming of everyone who walks through our door – above our door the words are written “All who enter here be reconciled”. We believe in the principles of justice, social equality and human rights, and we seek to be present to and with our community.

Our church is a space for people to explore and express their faith, and within our sanctuary is a deep sense of the sacred and peaceful presence.

The church is open to everyone each weekday from 9 am to 12 noon. It is a haven of peace and tranquility in a busy world. You are very welcome to come in and sit quietly and meditate in this restful place.

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