The Parish Support Hub

The Parish Office is now The Parish Support HubDue to the COVID-19 Protection Framework and ‘My Vaccine Pass’ requirements, the Parish Administrator role is now a ‘Work-From-Home’ position. Tracey’s working pattern will be Tuesday to Thursday, so please try to direct your enquiries to her on Tuesday and Wednesday. The answerphone will continue to be… Read More The Parish Support Hub

Messy Church

During COVID restrictions, since Sept 2021, our monthly St Matthew’s Messy Church has been a bag of stories, treasure and activities delivered to our families. If any child would like ‘Messy Church in a Bag’ delivered, please contact the parish office, 06 878 9476 giving the name and address, and we will gladly add them… Read More Messy Church

Food Banks

Food Banks have become a necessary part of life. The parish continues to make monthly cash donations from the Benevolent Fund to the Hastings Food Bank. The Flaxmere Baptist Church also provides food parcels to the community, supported by St Matthew’s and other local churches. Please bring your donations of non perishable food items to… Read More Food Banks

Parish AGM 2022

The Parish Annual General Meeting will be held at St Matthew’s on Sunday 20 March following a combined 10am service. The last date for receiving nominations is midday Sunday 13 March.Nomination forms are available at St Matthew’s and St Peter’s churches. Please give prayerful consideration to nominations for the following positions:• People’s Church Warden• Synod… Read More Parish AGM 2022