‘A Christianity in which there is only God the Father, but not Christ as a living Son actually cancels discipleship. In that case there will be trust in God, but not discipleship … Discipleship is a commitment to following Christ. Because Christ exists, he must be followed. An idea about Christ, a doctrinal system, a general religious recognition of grace or forgiveness of sins does not require discipleship. In truth, it even excludes discipleship; it is inimical to it. One enters into a relationship with an idea by way of knowledge, enthusiasm, perhaps even by carrying it out, but it is by personal obedient discipleship [that we enter into a relationship with the living Jesus].’
  From The Cost of Discipleship, p.59
‘Christianity without the living Jesus Christ remains necessarily a Christianity without discipleship; and a Christianity without discipleship is always just an idea, a myth.’ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Children's Ministry

We think families are important. That is why St Mic's has recently appointed Mamari Stephens as Associate Minister to support our growing ministry among toddlers and children.

Our Sunday School meets during the 10:30am service. Lessons, music and activities follow the church year and parallel the Gospel talks at the weekly services. Read more...

Once a month on the third Sunday, children stay in church for all age worship. Watch our 'latest' and facebook pages for details.