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Past Events


Traditional sung Evensong with Organ, Vicar (Cantor) and Congregation – no choir. We sing evening hymns, the Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis, a Psalm in hymn form, and listen to the Bible and a short reflection.

Christchurch Heritage Festival 2020: St Paul’s Open Day

Take the opportunity to visit historic St Paul’s Church and cemetery during their open day. Visitors are welcome to look around the church, ask questions and learn about the history of St Paul’s Papanui. There will be guides to show visitors around the historic gravestones in the cemetery. Tours of the cemetery will leave at 12noon and…

Book Fair

Come along to St Paul’s and peruse the large selection of books for sale and then make your purchase. Saturday, October 31st – 10 – 4pm Sunday, November 1st – 1 – 4pm in the St Paul’s Parish Lounge. St Paul’s is located at 1 Harewood Road, Papanui. This event is held is conjunction with…


A short sung evensong service, led by the Vicar.

Spring Clean

There will be a working bee / spring clean around the church, grounds and complex on Saturday, 26 September 2020. Bring your own drink to keep you hydrated. Tools will be available. All volunteers welcome.

Parish A.G.M.

The Annual General Meeting for the Parish of St Paul’s Papanui will be on Sunday, July 19th 2020, at 11.30am The meeting will be held in the church. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the spiritual life of the parish; to receive and adopt the audited or reviewed accounts for the previous financial year; to elect a Churchwarden, and the…

Bible Study Group

We are looking at the big narratives in the Bible using videos from the Bible Project, Bible Readings, and discussions. We are meeting in the Church, 1 Harewood Road, every Wednesday at 2pm. Come if you feel like it one Wednesday, come every Wednesday, come once a month – however often you want to.

Night Prayer

Night Prayer with readings and sermon. No singing. This will be in the Parish Lounge. This service is limited to ten people. Please send an email to to book attendance.