Opoho Presbyterian Church is a friendly, family-style church, in the suburb of Opoho above the Botanic Gardens in Dunedin, New Zealand.
We welcome all people interested in living an abundant life in God, through following Jesus Christ. We are all on a spiritual journey and we like to meet others on the way. It is important to us that we think about our faith and that it makes a difference to how we live our lives.
We meet on Sundays at 10 and at other times. Come and join us!
The God we gather to worship calls us to share the good news Jesus Christ brought us and to help each other become part of what God is doing around us being actively involved in the life of our community and nurturing each other in a fellowship of accepting love.
Join us for Worship at 10am on Sunday. The service takes about an hour and is followed by morning tea in the Church Hall. Music group joins in worship on the last Sunday of the month.
50 Signal Hill Road
Opoho Church in December and January
1 December. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland, Advent 1,
7 December. Saturday 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.: Christmas Craft Fair in the
8 December. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland, Advent 2,
8 December. 11.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.: Christmas Craft Fair in the Church Hall
15 December. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland, Advent 3
15 December. Sunday 2 p.m. Ross Home service, Mary Somerville
22 December. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland with Music
Group, Advent 4, The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
24 December. Tuesday. 11.30 p.m.: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, the Rev.
25 December. Sunday10 a.m.: Christmas Day service, Mary Somerville
29 December. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland
5 January. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship with Holy Communion, the Rev. Margaret
12 January. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland
19 January. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship, the Rev. Margaret Garland
25 January. Saturday 6 p.m.: Parish pot luck dinner in church hall – farewell for
Margaret and Mike Garland
26 January. Sunday 10 a.m.: Worship with Music Group, the Rev. Margaret
A recent sermon
Readings: Ephesian 1:15-23. Luke 6:20-31.
I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love towards all the saints, and for this reason I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. So writes Paul to the church in Ephesus as he begins a prayer of intercession for them. And he goes on to talk about how God gathers us in unity as church both in our time and also across time. He assures us that the blessings that come in the name of Jesus gather us into one huge family we call church, making us way more than NZ Presbyterians or Reformed Churches or 21st century churches. And that is a really good thing!
For one thing, it helps us keep our perspective, doesn’t it, helps remind us that we are not big fish in a small pond but part of a much greater fellowship transcending time and space...
Psalm writing at Opoho
A small group of us meet every two or three months to encourage each other with our with our psalm writing.
A collection of psalms from the first two years of the group is now available.