A Heritage Church at the heart of Addington


The Anglican Church of St Mary the Virgin has been an integral part of the Addington community in Christchurch City, New Zealand since 1867. It graces the tree-filled space in the centre of Church Square.

We hold a regular Eucharist service every Sunday at 10.30am(was 10am). Once every month(fourth Sunday) we have a parish meeting and shared meal following the service. As from Friday 1st February,2019 the church will be open for “tea, coffee, conversation’ at 10am followed by Midday Prayer for those that would like to stay or come-along.

We regularly hold both Centering Prayer and Taize services at 7pm and are currently working on the dates for 2019.All welcome to these services which include tea and coffee. The parish are to have a joint Centering Prayer retreat on Saturday 26th January(10am till 3pm)-details under events section.