Ki te Ingoa o te Matua, me te Tamaiti, me te Wairua Tapu

Welcome to St Michael and All Angels

Photo: Alistair Kinniburgh

Current COVID-19 Protection Framework Traffic Light Setting: Orange

Please wear a mask to cover your nose and mouth and maintain social distancing.

Hand sanitizers are available for use on entering the church, during and after the service

There will be some congregational singing. It is very important that you keep your mask on.

Communion will be in one kind only

Morning tea is served in the Parish Hall after the 10am Mass. Please observe Covid restrictions


St Michael and All Angels is a lively, inclusive Anglican church and a beautiful sanctuary of peace in the centre of Ōtautahi Christchurch.

We are an Anglo-Catholic parish seeking to renew people for their lives in today’s world through rich worship, spiritual formation, engagement in the arts and music, and acts of compassion.

Whatever your faith, background or beliefs, you are welcome in this place.

Photo: Alistair Kinniburgh
Photo: Julanne Clarke-Morris

Worship With Us


8:00 Low Mass
10:00 Solemn Mass

All Other Sundays
19:00 Evensong (suspended due to Covid restrictions)


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
12:35 Mass

Special Services

Special services, including Christmas and Easter, will be announced on the news page.


Detail of ikon in pilgrim chapel. Photo: Joshua Black

News and Features

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Download this week's pew sheet here.

Download this week's pew sheet here.

Margaret Maclagan preached and Fr Peter Beck presided and preached at the 11am mass. The texts were taken from Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14, 2: 18-23; Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11; and Luke 12: 13-21.

Read on for the sermon and a video of the service.


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You can watch our most recent service below. For videos of recent services and the text of sermons click here.

Mass, Celebration of the Assumption of our Lady, 14 August 2022, St Michael and All Angels, Christchurch, New Zealand.