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

Worship at Margaret Stoddart

At 10:30am on the 4th Wednesday of each month, a small group from Durham Street Methodist church bring a popular, short worship service to Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village (23 Bartlett Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011). The residents enjoy familiar hymns, thoughtful prayers and a positive message. If you would like to help be a part of … Continued

Tuesday Walking Group

CURRENTLY IN RECESS The Tuesday Walking Group undertakes gentle excursions in and around the city through the changing seasons. We offer good company, fresh air and modest exercise. There is no charge and new members are always welcome. We commence each walk at 10am and enjoy our pre-packed lunches at about noon. For more information … Continued

Theology Discovery Group

The Theology Group has been resurrected in 2021! 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 it or … Continued

Social Justice Group

We generally meet at 11:00am on the first Sunday of the month – or 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 … 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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