132 Hobson Street
Parish Office and Postal address:
Suite 2B/198 Federal St
+64 (0)9 379 0625
Office opening hours:
Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
Leader of St Matthew's Voices
Teddy is our latest office recruit, learning basic training and socialising
for Mobility Dogs Assistance Trust
He is a pure bred Golden Retriever, born on Christmas Day 2020.
He has enthusiastically adopted the role of official greeter to visitors to the office, and he can be seen in the church and around town wearing his distinctive green service dog jacket.
There are 9 Anglican clergy who associate themselves with St Matthew’s
while undertaking other roles, or being “retired”.
We have one permanent deacon, Wilf Holt, whose role is to provide a link from our Sunday worship to work and ministry in God’s world. Wilf works at the City Mission.
Amanda Mark is a transitional deacon who is also the Chancellor of the Diocese, and works in the health system.
The following take part in leadership of worship and weddings:
Linda Murphy works at the City Mission.
Susan Adams provides supervision, spiritual direction, "theological" conversations.
Diana Rattray offers supervision and is a police chaplain.
Denise Kelsall takes many of our weddings..
OTHERS on the team are:
George Armstrong and Jean Brookes are “retired” but remain active in writing and prayer.
Allanah Church is a psychotherapist.
VICAR'S WARDEN Jenni Broom
PEOPLE'S WARDEN Elena Philp
TOWER MASTER Adrian Grant
At St Matthew's we pride ourselves on our friendliness and willingness to help
no matter what the question or comment