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
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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

Special Dates for your Diary

All at St Margaret’s Church unless otherwise specified.

Coffee and Dessert Evening
Friday 25 November @6pm.
9 Kokako St

Community Carol Service w Arcadian’s
Friday 2 Dec St Patrick’s Mangaweka @ 6pm

Children’s Service
Sunday 4 Dec St Margaret’s @10am

Blue Christmas

Tuesday 6 Dec 5:30pm

Advent Service with Arcadians
Sunday 11 Dec St Margaret’s @10am

Mataroa Carol Service
Sunday 11 Dec, St Georges Mataroa @ 2pm

Moawhango Carol Service

Sunday 18 Dec, Batley Chapel @ 5pm

Kawhatau Carol Service
 Thursday 22nd Dec, St Stephens @ 7pm

Christmas Eve Service
Saturday 24 Dec, St Margaret’s @ 8pm

Christmas Day Service
Sunday 25 Dec St Margaret’s @ 9:30am

We are currently looking for empty shoe boxes to be used by the children to keep their prayer messages in.
We will be needing 20 to start with…
Please contact Heather

Enquiries to Lis Riley, Administrator 021 1085 380

St Margaret's Church Taihape

Application for Scholarship
Year 13
Taihape Area School

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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
~Always.

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St Margaret's Anglican Church, Taihape

St Margaret's Church Taihape