Ki te Ingoa o te Matua, me te Tamaiti, me te Wairua Tapu

Welcome to St Michael and All Angels

Photo: Alistair Kinniburgh

Please join us for

Advent and Christmas 2023

3 December

7pm Advent Readings and Carols

A service of Bible readings and Advent carols. A perfect way to get ready for Christmas.

17 December

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

A service of carols, choral music and Bible readings which tell the Christmas story.

24 December — Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Children's Crib Service

A short service for children around the crib.

Christmas Carols

A series of Christmas carols sung by congregation and choir, leading up to...

Midnight Mass

The first Mass of Christmas.

25 December — Christmas Day

Low Mass

A short Mass without musical accompaniment.

Solemn Mass

A longer Mass with choir and organ and activities for children.

Our usual masses continue throughout Advent and Christmas.

Detail of Christmas Window, St Michael and All Angels


St Michael and All Angels is a lively, inclusive Anglican church and a beautiful sanctuary of peace in the centre of Ōtautahi Christchurch.

We are an Anglo-Catholic parish seeking to renew people for their lives in today’s world through rich worship, spiritual formation, engagement in the arts and music, and acts of compassion.

Whatever your faith, background or beliefs, you are welcome in this place.

Fr Jordan Greatbatch, Vicar

Photo: Alistair Kinniburgh

Worship With Us


8:00 Said Mass
10:00 Sung Mass (with Choir)
19:00 Choral Evensong and Benediction
Except the fourth Sunday of the month, where there is a non-choral evening service.


Monday – Friday
12:35 Mass

Special Services

Special services, including Christmas and Easter, will be announced on the news page.


Detail of ikon in pilgrim chapel. Photo: Joshua Black

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Download this week's pew sheet here.

Download this week's pew sheet here.

Download this week's pew sheet here.


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You can watch our most recent service below. For videos of recent services and the text of sermons click here.

Live stream of Sung Mass for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. St Michael and All Angels, Christchurch, New Zealand.