Ministries at Mt Albert Presbyterian Church
Sunday Morning services.
We follow the Lectionary readings and therefore have a set reading for our message every Sunday. We have "Family Services" on the 4th Sundays, and this is where different members of our congregation leads and contributes to the service. On the 1st Sunday of even months, we have our Holy Communion.
We have a Children's space in Church, where they belong. We worship together in the sanctuary for about 10 - 15 minutes before the children move to the hall, where leaders have prepared lessons and activities for them. Our children participates in other special events during the year like Easter, Family Services, Children's Sunday & Christmas Drama and the Annual Family Lite Party.
Our Youth gathers for fellowship once a week, during school term and they are very active in the Easter and Christmas Season Ministry, and other Church Ministries and Activities. All welcome!
Coffee Morning is a free event that is put together to welcome those who would like space and opportunity to fellowship, to sit and enjoy warm drinks and to chat with others. All welcome on Tuesdays 10.30am during school term.
Prayer meetings is on Wednesdays starting at 11am. At this Prayer Meeting, we not only pray for our individual prayer needs, but we also pray for requests that's been placed in our Prayer box by people from the community.
Seniors' Lunch Fellowship is a free event that we host once every quarter on a Tuesday afternoon. This was put together to allow Seniors to gather and to enjoy a lovely prepared meal as they catch up with one another. Other age groups have found this fellowship very helpful and have attended. All welcome.
Music Fellowship is a quarterly event where we have live band and play 'sing-a-long' church music for all to enjoy. This is held on a Sunday evening.
Ecumenical Good Friday walk:
We work together with the local Churches to host and coordinate the Mount Albert Good Friday walk, where people are invited to process from Church to Church within Mt Albert following the Cross, and at each Church, a drama, pageant or musical item depicts one of the Stations of the Cross.
Easter Sunday Dawn Service:
We host the Easter Sunday Dawn service every year where we gather at Mount Owairaka on Easter Sunday for a Dawn service which starts half an hour before Sunrise. The service has been attended by representative from local Churches. After the service, we continue on to the Presbyterian Church hall, where we enjoy a lovely warm breakfast.