Reporoa Co-operating Parish

Reporoa Co-operating Parish
An Anglican-Presbyterian venture, this parish has a core of worshippers from a broad range of traditions and denominations. It sits within the Pentecostal/evangelical tradition and is keen to develop a team ministry. A growing youth programme is encouraging the parish community. A traditional Anglican service is offered on one Sunday each month.

St Stephen’s Church. PO Box 156, Reporoa 3292
Bruce Vermeulen
Ph 07 333-8338 (work) or 07 333-8547 (home)
Sunday - 10.30am: variety of music styles.
Anglican Communion usually 3rd Sunday of month

Ethos: A welcoming parish that operates as a community church rather than following one denomination. Good old-fashioned country hospitality. Evening worship once a month with modern music and message.

Ethnicity: Mainly Pakeha; no Te Reo in worship.

Children: Sunday school most Sundays; youth group meets on Friday after school.

Social: Morning tea after all services; church-wide social activity about every second month;

Training: Home group meets on Mondays; short courses on demand.

Outreach: One-on-one community care (e.g. meals, gardening as required); garage sale twice yearly; local sports day/country fair each March; Christmas Carol evening; New-settlers welcome each July.

Highlights: Every Sunday is a highlight.