Special Notice:  While masks are not mandated, people attending worship and other activities are encouraged to wear them inside. Please stay at home if you are feeling unwell and connect to our service through Zoom.

If you need any pastoral assistance in any way during this crisis, please email Rev Lavingi on revfinetupou23@gmail.com or call her on 0408 898 216. This is a time when it is good to stay in touch and we'd love to hear if there's any support we can offer you.

Three crosses are silhouetted on top of a stylised purple hill. A winding red path leads up the hill to the central cross. Alternatively the red path could be understood to be a flowing stream of red blood down the hill from the central cross.

Lenten Banner created in 2006. Design: Michael Donnelly, Fabrication: Kaye Shanks.

Worship at Ashy during Lent & Easter 2024.

Ash Wednesday Service:14 February at 7.30 pm. The beginning of our Lenten to Easter Journey.

Palm Sunday: 24 March 10am

Maundy Thursday: 28 March 7.30pm - a contemplative service

Good Friday: 29 March 9.30am - combined service at Ashburton Baptist Church in Y Street,

Easter Day: Sunday, 31 March 10am (at Ashburn Grove).

We are meeting in our Church Worship space in Ashburn Grove for Worship each Sunday Morning at 10.00 am, as well as via the Zoom Meeting platform.

All are welcome to join us on-site. Please contact us on ashburtonuniting@gmail.com if you would prefer to join with us for online church.

Ashburton Uniting Church has a membership of about 100 people, with a wide range of ages, stages, and backgrounds. We are guided by our mission statement which says:

 Jesus calls us to enjoy God’s grace, Grow in discipleship together, and Join Him in His Mission to the world.

We enjoy meeting with each other and sharing worship, morning teas and lunches. Many of us are involved in study groups, and we seek to be a positive presence in the community around us.  Our main services of worship are on Sunday mornings at 10.00 at Ashburn Grove.

Visitors, explorers, new members are welcome!

will be back monthly in 2024 commencing in February.

SPECIAL MORNING TEA – This is a lovely way to catch
up over a cuppa. 10.30am on the third Wednesday of the
month in the Lighthouse. None in January. The first will be
on Wednesday February 21 2024. Come along for
friendship and fellowship and perhaps bring a neighbour or
friend with you.
SUPPER at 6 – Lots of conversation around the tables
and friendly faces enjoying a delicious meal. Mark the next
Supper at 6 in your diary on the fourth Wednesday of the
month at 6pm in the Lighthouse. Commencing on
Wednesday 28 February 2024. Come along and maybe
bring a friend or two. Everyone is welcome!

Care and Kindness Food Pantry - Open 24/7




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Our next Messy Church: TBA.

Messy Church: A different way of worshipping God.

Please come along! Contact us if you'd like to know more!!! Messy Church is held on the fourth Sunday of each month (excluding school holidays), from 5.00 to 7.00pm. It includes creative activities, brought together for a short time of informal worship, followed by a simple meal for everyone to share. All activities are "family friendly", for all ages to join in.

Do call in to meet, chat, worship and learn together with us!