Church: +64 (09) 235 2238 Op Shop: +64 (09) 235 7914

Dear Parishioners,

As a result of the announcement on Monday 23 March by the Prime Minister that the threat of Covid-19 has risen to level 3, going to level 4 on Wednesday, we have taken the following steps:

All worship services are suspended until further notice (including at Awhitu)

All church gatherings are cancelled until further notice (including mainly Music, Playgroup and Friday Friendzy)

All church meetings are cancelled The Op Shop is now closed.

Church staff will work from home, but will not be available in person except in an emergency. They can be contacted by phone or email. Contact details are below. St Andrews Centre will be closed to visitors from today.

Information updates will be posted to our website and to our Facebook page @wdccstandrews

Church staff contact details

Anne – for any administration or property issues

Phone: 235-6183 (home), 021-324-330 (mobile)


Richard – for any pastoral issues

Phone: 235-9312 (home) or 027-484-7147 (mobile)


Mindy and Anisha – for help from foodbank/general assistance/child or family issues Phone: 021-048-0453 (Mindy), 022-024-3425 (Anisha)

Email:  , 

The Prime Minister has indicated that the restrictions will be in place for at least four weeks. You will appreciate that this will have a significant financial impact on us. Donations can be made on-line to WDCC Account no 06-0477-0013482-03.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you need help. A list of people needing help is being drawn up. Phone or email Mindy with your contact details if you want to be on it. Pray that God will keep us safe from this threat, follow the government’s instructions and look out for each other.

Yours in Christ

Peter Winfield



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