Holy Trinity, Gisborne

Holy Trinity, Gisborne
Holy Trinity prides itself on its broad theology, scholarly preaching and liturgical depth. The historic brick church sits close to the heart of Gisborne City, on the corner of Palmerston Rd and Derby St, and lays claim to a long tradition of bicultural worship. An excellent hall is widely used by the wider community.

Contact:

Vicar: Reverend Petra Barber
Email: petraA@xtra.co.nz
Phone: (06) 867-6449 Office. 
The Parish Administrator 
P O Box 235, Gisborne

8.30-12.30pm (Mon-Fri)
Phone: 06 867-6449
Email: office@htgisborne.com
 
Worship: 13 - 20 April 2014

Parish of Gisborne - Te Hapara

Holy Trinity Church
8.00am - Holy Communion.
10.00am - Holy Communion and Sunday School.
5.30pm - Combined service with St Andrew's Presbyterian Church followed by supper. 
 
Church of the Resurrection, Te Hapara
9.30am - Family Service in the Lounge.
Thursday 17 April
10.30am - Blessing of Oils, Holy Trinity.
7.00pm - Maundy Thursday Service - Holy Trinity Church.
Friday 18 April - Goo9d Friday
10.00am - Service Holy Trinity Church.
Easter Sunday - 20 April
Holy Trinity Church
8.00am Holy Communion
10.00am - Holy Communion.
No Service at Church of Resurrection. 

Wednesday - 10am: Eucharist.
Friday - 10am - Holy Communion 1st Friday of the month.
Other Fridays - 10.00am - Prayers for the Sick.


Ethos: Variety of views with room for diversity; a broadly based Anglican theology with biblical roots.

Ethnicity: Mainly Pakeha; growth in Maori, with at least two other cultures present, including Pacific, South African and Sri Lankan. Te Reo encouraged in worship.

Children: Activities as needed at 9.30am Kids Church service; 11.15am service special craft acitivities for children.

Social: Pastoral care; social events committee; ButterCups parents coffee group; Granny Bonnet's knitting classes; Back-to-basics cooking demonstrations and a growing range of community projects.

Training: A growing range of study groups and training events for parish, community and region.

Outreach: Pastoral care; home communions; rest-home services; magazine; social justice; hospital and home visiting.

Highlights: Christmas, Easter and seasonal festivals. Community-facing concerts and special commemorations.