Christ Our Light

St. Margaret's

Anglican Church, Taihape

Welcome to St Margaret's
Anglican Church | Taihape
Established in 1902
The story of the parish is a very rich one
Our Story
Speaks of faith and commitment
to ensure Anglican Worship
for the Taihape District
Our Mission
To be the light of Christ in our community
Our Vision
To encourage the gifts of the Holy Spirit
and to Grow the Church
Our Values
We value our faithful parishioners
the Wise and the Wonderful
the Little and the Lively
Our Commitment
We will encourage the gifts of our parishioners
Diocesan Mission Statement
We are family, we are disciples,
we care for the last,
the lost and the least
Rev Tracey Peters

Welcome to St. Margaret's

St. Margaret’s, situated in Huia Street, is an Anglican parish church of Taihape in the Diocese of Wellington.

The story of the parish – a very rich one – speaks of faith and commitment of the parishioners to ensure Anglican Worship was available for the people of the Taihape district. It is a story of courage, caring concern and tenacity and as such is an example to us all.

St Margaret’s has as a mission statement that aims to be the light of Christ in the community and this is demonstrated by the number of local activities that the church is involved in as well as providing a number of church based initiatives that you can discover from this website.

Our Sunday services start at 9.30 am – and all are very welcome.

Our prayer is that you will find our services not only enjoyable, but encouraging and challenging. If you are a visitor you can be assured of a very warm welcome and if you do visit and have any feedback for us – we would love to hear from you, so please do contact us 

Rev Tracey Peters
Priest in Charge

Children’s Services for 2020

Children’s Service December 20th 9:30am St Margaret’s Church

Mainly Music Christmas session 10 December 9:30 @ St David’s hall

Special Dates for your diary


22 Nov
Thanksgiving Service for Dawn Illston 9:30am (all who know Dawn, are welcome to be part of this special service)

23 Nov
T.A.S. “Thank you” Concert -Time to be advised on our Facebook page

24 Nov
Psalm 23 tour by Bishop Ellie, All Saints Palmerston North @ 7pm

25 Nov
Psalm 23 tour by Bishop Ellie, Christ Church Whanganui @ 7pm

26 Nov
TAS School concert 26 November @ 1:30

29 Nov

Michael Hartfield, Missions Speaker 9:30am

5 Dec
Combined Churches Christmas Parade—Organised by St Mary’s.

6 Dec
Combined Service 9 lessons & Carols with Children’s band 9:30am

8 Dec
Blue Christmas 5:30pm

13 Dec
Mataroa Carol Service 2pm

20 Dec
Children’s Service 9:30am

21 Dec
Ordinations—St Pauls Wellington 10am-3pm

20 Dec
Kawhatau Carol Service 7pm

23 Dec
Moawhango Carol Service 5:30pm

24 Dec
Christmas Eve 8pm

25 Dec
Christmas Day 9:30am

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Application for Scholarship
Year 13
Taihape Area School

St Margaret's Church Taihape
celtic cross

May the strength of the wind and the light of the sun,
The softness of the rain and the mystery of the moon
Reach you and fill you.
May beauty delight you and happiness uplift you,
May wonder fulfill you and love surround you.
May your step be steady and your arm be strong,
May your heart be peaceful and your word be true.
May you seek to learn, may you learn to live,
May you live to love, and may you love and be Loved

Celtic Blessing

St Margaret's Anglican Curch, Taihape

St Margaret's Church Taihape