A university-facing church in the heart of Kelburn

We're learning to love God with mind, heart and strength, and to love our neighbours as ourselves. Find up-to-date information about church services and programmes during the pandemic here.

About us

St Michael’s is an Anglican church, located between the main campus of Victoria University of Wellington and Kelburn village. Mostly, we're students, academics, and graduates (and their kids!), who value being in a community of like-minded Christian pilgrims. We aim for an ancient–future vibe, which means we find the centuries of Christian thought and devotion help us navigate the complexities of twenty-first century life.

The heart of our life together is Sunday worship. During the pandemic, these happen online.

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Belonging

Our community is like a slice of the New Zealand bush: some of us have responded to God’s call to be in this neighbourhood for a long time, to sustain a Christian witness here. We’re like the tōtara, who grow from small saplings into mature trees, and so provide a shelter for new saplings and birdlife …

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Reaching us

Our church building is at 81 Upland Road, just next to the Kelburn Shops. There’s a bus stop right outside our door for the No. 18, 18e, 22 and 37 buses, and a bike rack next to the church.

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