Small groups

A place to get to know people better and explore questions of faith over a cuppa. We currently have three small groups meeting fortnightly in member’s homes: Monday morning, Wednesday evening and Thursday evening. Please contact if you are interested in joining one of the groups.

Games Night – Final Friday of the Month

A fantastic opportunity for fun on the final Friday of the month. It’s an evening of whakawhanaungatanga, games, conversation and community – under Natalie’s expert gamesmanship. Even if you don’t usually play board games or card games, don’t worry – there is something for everybody. No experience is necessary. Laughter and fun guaranteed, as long as … Continued

Theology Discovery Group

The Theology Discovery Group meets at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm start on the second Wednesday of each month (except January) in Aldersgate. We discuss a wide range of topics, big and little, covering God, humanity and the universe – depending on what we are interested in or what challenges us.  This often includes social justice … Continued

Social Justice Group

We meet as required, publicising issues of concern, and organising education, civic engagement and lobbying activities on issues of social justice, peace-making and care of the earth. We have surveyed members of Durham Street church on their concerns and are currently prioritising work on climate justice, child well-being and promoting a ‘living wage’ for all. … Continued


A group for people who don’t like groups. This (almost unpronounceable) group doesn’t really exist. It only has a virtual existence on Facebook, but currently has 49 members. It’s a place to share ideas, songs, poems, links, books, prayers, pictures, anything really that inspires or nurtures a progressive, inclusive, socially just spirituality. Created by members … Continued

Men’s Group

A diverse bunch of blokes who are, or have been in the past, associated in some way with the Durham Street Methodist Church. We organise ourselves to meet monthly. Over the course of a year, our programme can include walking (and lots of talking); cooking (the annual men’s group dinner and end-of-year BBQ are highlights); … Continued

Durham St Choir

CURRENTLY IN RECESS but convening for special occasions. The Church Choir is a friendly group of singers, a family within the church whanau, who enjoy contributing to the regular Sunday Gatherings, rehearsing beforehand Sunday by Sunday. We are a four-part mixed voice choir, supporting one another not only through the harmony of music, but also … Continued

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