Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish

Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish includes three faith communities: St Michael's Andersons Bay, St Nicholas' Waverley, and St Aidan's Macandrew Bay.

We represent the 3 Anglican congregations on the Otago Peninsula. We meet together regularly for: worship, prayer, morning tea, mission, ecumenical fellowship with our Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist and Methodist friends. We welcome anyone who walks in through any of our doors. Come and say hello!

Mission: To be the body of Christ in our community, in service, in love, in worship, and by all means. Enquiries for weddings, funerals and baptisms welcomed.


10.30pm mulled wine and mince pies followed by
11.00pm Christmas Eve Night Eucharist
44 Elliot St, Andy Bay.

9.30am Family Communion service (followed by morning tea)
65 Dunrobin St, Waverley

Tomorrow morning, Saturday 23rd November:
Diocesan Ministry Educator, Dr Michael Godfrey, will conduct our Parish Future Ministry Consultation Meeting at St Nicholas’ Hall, (65 Dunrobin St, Waverley) at 10.00am, starting with tea and coffee at 9.45am.
This is an important step in the process of making a permanent clergy position for our Parish, and all parishioners are encouraged to come along and participate in the meeting.

Playgroup starts again tomorrow for Term 4:
10am Thursday, 17/10/19 at St Nicholas Church Hall, Waverley.

This Sunday we have 2 services, at Nicholas' at 9.30am and St Michael's at 10am. All are welcome.

This Sunday we are celebrating the St Michael's Patronal Festival with a service there at 10am. All are welcome.

This Sunday we have services at St Nicholas' at 9.30am and St Nicholas' at 10am. All are welcome

Reminder: This Sunday we are celebrating the Diocese's 150 year anniversary by attending their service at St Paul's Cathedral at 10am

This Sunday we will go as a Parish to St Paul's Cathedral at 10am for the Combined 150th Celebration. There will be no other services in the Parish this Sunday.

This Sunday we have services at St Nicholas' at 9.30am and St Michael's at 10am. All are welcome

Called South - Anglican Diocese of Dunedin

The St. Aidan’s community who meet in Macandrew Bay school had their final service on Sunday (the home group continues on). Have a look at some photos taken by Rev’d Jo Fielding...and some earlier ones by the Right Rev’d Dr. Kelvin Wright: https://youtu.be/0lWPn1U4i8k

This Sunday we will be worshipping at St Nicholas' at 9.30am and St Michael's at 10am. All are welcome

Thank you to everyone who attended our Parish service yesterday. Together we celebrated 92 years of St Aidan's ministry, outreach and worship in the Bay


Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish Dunedin

Welcome to our page. You are invited to watch a short video of life in our parish here https://youtu.be/elA_jvQPZ5E

Photographs from the Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish website and pages and Andrew Metcalfe. This video is part of the Diocese of Dunedin 150 years A...

Alleluia Christ is risen! HE IS RISEN INDEED, ALLELUIA!

It's Holy Week!
On Thursday at 6.30pm at St Nicholas, Waverley: shared meal in the hall, followed by Holy Communion. Ecumenical service - everyone welcome.

9.30am Good Friday Walking with the Cross witness walk from Larnach Park to St Nicholas Church.
7.30pm Tenebrae service of readings by candlelight at St Michael's, Elliot Street, Andersons Bay.

Easter Day: 9.30am St Nicholas Waverley Family Service with Easter fire, Holy Communion and Easter egg hunt afterwards.
10am Holy Communion at St Michael's, Elliot Street, Andersons Bay.
Please note there is no service in Macandrew Bay this Sunday.

Getting ready for Palm Sunday at 10am at St Nicholas, Waverley this Sunday! We will wave our flax leaves, tell the story of Holy Week, share bread and wine together - and then go over to the hall afterwards to say goodbye to Jo as she prepares for her departure from the parish. Everyone welcome.

Lovely to see several of the Peninsula parish members also on the walk this afternoon.

The bell-ringing crew earlier today at 3pm - thank you Diane, Maurice and Doug!


Friday Silence, Prayer and Bells!

We will be ringing the bell at St Michael’s and all angels church tomorrow at 3pm. The church will be open from 2.45.

hail.to Please read on to the request from the Archbishops to co-ordinate ringing of Church bells Friday 22 March at 3pm in commemoration of Christchurch victims.

[03/09/19]   We are all together at St Michael's, Elliot Street, Andersons Bay at 10am this Sunday. AGM afterwards. All welcome. Great coffee, and a fascinating Vicar's annual report!

[03/05/19]   We have Ash Wednesday services at 10am at St Michael's, Elliot Street, Andersons Bay, and 7.30pm at St Nicholas' Waverley, on Dunrobin Street. The morning service is followed by coffee and the first Lent study group meeting, where we are exploring some of our statements of faith from the creed.

[02/26/19]   Thank you to everyone who expressed an interest in our secretarial vacancy. We have now filled the position.

[01/26/19]   We're at the Dunedin Hospital Chapel this morning. 9.45 in the chapel to join the team getting patients down to the chapel from the wards. Service starts at 10.30am. Some of us are going for lunch afterwards.

Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish

Service this Sunday, 20th January: 10am at St Michael's, Elliot Street. The wedding at Cana - with the Revd Dr Kelvin Wright. Everyone welcome. Meanwhile, Jo is around in the parish as usual, until Thursday morning. Here's a depiction of the wedding feast -from Amiens Cathedral, in France. You can catch Jo talking about this on OAR radio church coming up this Sunday morning, too.

This Sunday we are celebrating Epiphany - getting ready for visitors in the year ahead. 10am at St Michael's, Elliot Street Andersons Bay, with Jo. Everyone welcome; wise men and women, toddlers and grandies, and everyone in between.

Proof that God has a sense of humour; after thinking about Jesus as the Key of David for half of Advent, I discover that the key to the Vestry cupboard has gone missing - and have to raid the secret stash of spare wafers for Communion supplies for Sunday morning! Just thankful I didn't preach on O Sapienta instead. Post-Christmas brain missing would be much worse, I suppose.

[12/29/18]   We’re at St Michael’s at 10am this morning, folks.

Merry Christmas everyone! Crib service at St Nicholas, Waverley Christmas Eve 4pm. Midnight Mass at St Michael's Elliot Street at 11pm. Christmas Day services 9.30am St Nicholas, and 10am at Macandrew Bay school in the library.

St Nicholas Patronal festival and confirmation

St Nicholas Patronal festival and confirmation

[12/08/18]   Come tomorrow morning! 10am at St Nicholas, Waverley. There will be confirmations! Anointing! Lovely music! St Nicholas biscuit decoration competition! Chocolate gold coins! An enormous chocolate cake! and best of all we will share Communion together, and giive thanks for St Nicholas, and all the saints who show us how much God loves us. Everyone welcome.

A Rocha Dunedin

We had a great time on Sunday doing weed release at Raynbirds Bay, followed by an Advent service (centered around trees!) with combined churches from the Otago Peninsula. Thanks to all who came along, it made for a lovely final event for the year. Happy Christmas to all!

Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish

With the vicarage receiving a lick of paint and a couple of new carpets in preparation for new tenants moving in this weekend, we're in the DIY mood! Quiz up at St Nick's hall THIS FRIDAY night at 6pm. Bring some questions where the answers must begin with either a D, I or Y. Bring them along, form a team, hand in your questions, have some supper with us (soup and rolls provided) - and plenty of raffle money to be in with a chance to win one of the fab grocery boxes. A fun Friday evening, and raising money for Missions in the process, in the best DIY way possible. Let me know if you would like to come.

Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish

Thank you everyone for coming to support Lee, Cody and Jesse, and for making this morning such a joyful occasion. What a wonderful day!

The massive cake is on order, the fizz is in the fridge, and the Sunday School cupboard packed with angel craft activity materials. We're celebrating this weekend! Come and join us as we party with the angels (if not quite like them)- for the Feast of St Michael and all angels. Cody and his brother Jesse, and Lee are being confirmed by Bishop Steve - and the boys will be making their First Communion. All this and some truly angelic singing from our Tongan Wesleyan friends who are joining us! Kickoff at 10am at St Michael's, Elliot Street, Andersons Bay.

Happy St Aidan's Day! Thanks to everyone who helped make our service happen this morning. And if you want to know how to make a labyrinth using some sand, a stone or a bucket of stones, or pretty much any material that comes to hand- just ask Micah!

Otago Peninsula Anglican Parish

Hurray for St Aidan! We're celebrating St Aidan's day this Sunday in Macandrew Bay school at 10am. Come and join us to hear stories about this amazing man as we worship God together, followed by a delicious morning tea. Everyone is very welcome.

[03/27/18]   We're holding a Retreat for Holy Week on Wednesday 10-12noon at St Michael's church, Elliot Street. Watch and pray, come and share a poem, a reading; write something, or walk the path of days from Palm Sunday through to Good Friday. The retreat ends with a Communion service, followed by soup and rolls. Everyone welcome.

[03/16/18]   Joint parish Eucharist this Sunday: 10am at St Nicholas, Waverley, followed by our AGM. Please come along and help us plan for the year ahead.

[02/17/18]   A HUGE BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported the quiz on Friday night! You all helped to raise $360 for the mission fund and the emergency response to the Tongan cyclone relief effort. We are so grateful.

[01/30/18]   Welcome back friends! Thanks to everyone who was able to support our bed/wheelchair pushing last Sunday at Dunedin Hospital Chapel. It was lovely to see so many parishioners there. The patients REALLY appreciated being able to attend the service, and the way in which they were be-friended by the volunteers during the morning. I know we all appreciated Vivienne's message, and the music too.
This coming Sunday we will be worshipping together (10am at St Michael's) as a parish. We hope to see many of you there. But before that, we have our Community Storytelling night on Friday, up at St Nicholas in the hall. Choose an object from home - anything you can carry easily, and come and tell us about it - who gave it to you/how you came by it, why it is special to you or your family. We'll have a shared meal together, and look forward to hearing the stories. See you soon!

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Elliot Street, Anderson's Bay

Opening Hours

Monday 14:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:30 - 13:30
Sunday 09:30 - 11:30
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