Taradale: All Saints & St Thomas

With a vibrant worshipping community, All Saints is one of the biggest, most active and growing parishes in the region of Hawke's Bay. It has strong lay leadership and an evangelistic outlook, focusing on families and young people. The parish is currently undertaking a major hall redevelopment project which includes: a new Children and Family Centre (for community use); foyer area; dedicated youth room and carpeted lounge; a commercial kitchen and upgraded amenities block, and; multi-function staging, sound system and audio visual link. 

Contact:
Vicar:  Rev'd Tim Barker
Email: timb@waiapu.com

Office: 06 844-2998.
Website:http://www.allsaintstaradale.com
Email: admin@allsaintstaradale.com

Worship:
Sunday - 8am: NZPB with hymns.
10am: Innovative and diverse, from traditional to modern and
informal.
6.30pm: Contemporary style service which is informal and relationally based.
Traditional evensong on 5th Sundays: 4pm in winter, 5pm in summer.
St Thomas, Meeanee: 1st and 3rd Sundays, 11.15am: traditional Communion.
Wed - 10am Said Communion.

Sunday 11 December:
8.00am and 10.00am Holy Communion
6.30pm Evening Service
Wednesday 14 December:
10.00am Communion Service
Sunday 18 December:
8.00am Holy Communion
10.00am Family Service
6.30pm Evening Service
7.00pm St Thomas' Meeanee - Nine Lessons & Carols
Wednesday 21 December:
10.00am Communion Service
Saturday 24 December - Christmas Eve:
6.00pm Children's cupcake & carol service
11.00pm Christmas Eve Communion
Sunday 25 December - Christmas Day:
9.00am Christmas Communion 
Sunday 31 December - New Year's Eve
8.00pm Watch Night Service

Ethnicity:  Mainly NZ European but parish sometimes joins local rohe

Children & Youth: Sunday 10am service offers children's programme; Evening activities; Parish employs children's and youth ministry directors.

Social: Morning tea after Sunday 10am service weekly and fortnightly after 8am; Shared meals; Sport; 'Playgroup' for older men who maintain church.

Training: Bible study groups; Lenten studies; Lay Ministry Encourage; Network

Outreach: Services in rest-homes; Christian Lovelink; Foodbank; Chat & Craft; Drop-in mornings; AAW; Hospital chaplaincy assistance.

Highlights: Parish fair; Lenten studies; Building project for greater community use.

Current service details: ph 844-2998 ext 1