Religious/Spiritual contacts and Worship Centres in Dunedin
Therevada Buddhist contact
Phramaha Somkid Tikkhino
All Saints Anglican Church and St Martins Anglican Church
786 Cumberland St, behind Selwyn College.
Lively, inclusive, international, intergenerational: we seek to live Christ’s gospel of love, justice and peace. Get involved at All Saints’ in music, liturgy, study groups and our Fruit and Veges scheme.
All Saints is open every day; feel free to come in and pray or light a candle. Whoever you are, wherever you are from, whatever your faith, you are welcome at All Saints’.
We look forward to meeting you.
Sun: 8am Mass, 10.30am High Mass, 8pm Taizé service.
Vicar, All Saints' Anglican Parish 786 Cumberland Street, Dunedin 9016
Aotearoa/ New ZealandFacebook: All Saints’ Anglican Church
Traditional Anglican Church
Assemblies of God: Nations Church
334 King Edward Street South Dunedin.
Sunday services at 10:00am and 6:00 pm.
Multi-cultural and contemporary. Great people, great worship, great preaching and a GREAT GOD!
Everyone welcome. Transport to services available on request.
Service times: Sundays 5pm
Venue: Glenroy Auditorium in the Octagon
The Dunedin Bahá’í Community welcomes contact from people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. To meet Bahá’ís and join devotional activities:
Baptist Church (Community Baptist Church)
Independent, Evangelistic, KJV, Non-Charismatic
Sunday 10:30am and 4:30pm
14 Abbotsford Road, Dunedin
Wednesday 7:30pm (at Pastor Rutta's home)
Transport available if required.
On campus contact
Baptist Church (The Lighthouse)
We are committed to:
- extending the love of God to others
- embracing the love of God in worship
- experiencing the love of God in the word of God
- expressing the love of God to one another
Sunday 10.30 am
Wednesday 7:30 pm
222 Main South Rd, Green Island
Baptist Church (Preach the Word)
Independent, Soul Winning, KJV, Home Schooling
10:00am Tea and Coffee
10:30am Morning service
6:00pm Evening service
135 Frederick Street (Entrance off Leith St beside Dunedin Taxis)
7:00pm (at Pastor's house)
Transport available if necessary.
The Blue Lagoon
NE Valley Presbyterian Church, Corner of North Road and James St.
A place you won’t be embarrassed to bring your friends to. Breakfast/café service in a historic church. We value life-changing community and spiritual growth.
’It’s church… but not as you know it!’- a café church you can invite your friends to; Small groups during the week. Meet from 9:30 Sundays for service & rolling breakfast.
Sundays from 9:30 am for service and rolling breakfast.
Tel +64 3 472 8844
Buddhist - Sri Lankan
Ven Maithree Moorthi
Buddhist - Dhargyey Buddhist Centre
22 Royal Terrace
Monday and Tuesday 7:30pm
Buddhist - Soka Gakkai International (SGINZ)
Dunedin Activity Centre
469 Moray Place
Buddhist - Thai Therevada Buddhist Temple (Dhammakaya Temple)
World peace through inner peace. Mind matters is crucial. Then, meditation is one of the main practices for everyone. Once inner peace is all around, world peace is here with us.
Everyone is welcome to find your own peace using simple and feasible practices.
Free transport is available to our Sunday cultural service:
Friday Meditation in the University Prayer and Meditation room:
Fridays from 6:30–7:30pm
Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Dunedin
420 Great King St
Holy Name Parish
There are many ways to get involved and deepen your Catholic faith while at Otago. Cathsoc offers many ways to serve, pray, and form community all in order to know and love and serve Jesus.
Our mission is to grow into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through sharing and living our faith. CathSOC is a tertiary students organisation encompassing all the various Catholic tertiary groups.
Our aim is to encourage and give the opportunity to students at the tertiary level to be part of the Catholic community. We work closely with the Catholic university chaplains and welcome you to participate and get involve in the Catholic student side of life. It presents as a good opportunity to meet like-minded people, to grow in faith in a supportive environment and also to create a network of friends. All are welcome, Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
Mass at Holy Name
Sundays 10am and 7pm (student service)
Daily mass: Mondays to Saturdays, at 8:30am
Father Mark Chamberlain
Tel +64 27 220 7685
Church of Christ Community (Christian Churches NZ)
Corner St. Andrew & Filleul St.
Relaxed Sunday worship at 10am
Friday evening drop-in at 6:30pm
Church of Christ
Corner George St and Park St.
412 Christian Student Group.
We offer worship, Bible study, prayer groups, fellowship and fun activities to help each other be Jesus focused.
Grace oriented and love motivated. Pulpit Minister Welburn Hayhurst.
Sunday Bible Class at 10am
Worship 11am and 6pm
Wednesday lunchtime prayer meeting and 7pm
Bible Study Friday, 7pm in The Attic – student activity, meal, devo and FUN!
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
17 Fenton Cres, St. Clair
Tel +64 3 455 3506
Cornerstone International Bible Church
786A Cumberland St, 10am at All Saints Hall.
Cornerstone is an international family church committed to preaching the Bible and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. We also have a service for Japanese & international students followed by a shared meal at 5pm, Sundays.
Tel +64 3 472 8887
Dunedin City Baptist Church (DCBC)
Sunday: 10am at 19 Main South Rd, Lookout Point
Rides available from University
Young Adult gathering: Thurs 6pm, Alhambra Rugby Club; edge of the North Ground on Great King St.
Rides available from uni: 9:30am Sunday at Corner of Cumberland and St David's Sts; across from Good Earth Cafe.
Dunedin City New Life Church
48 Stafford St.
The Pastors and Elders of Dunedin City New Life Church welcome people of all ages to our church in the Exchange end of the city. Our church is a part of the New Life Stream and is a family church with a heart for worshiping our God. Our main service is 10 am on Sunday, with smaller services during the week.
Pastors: Mark and Josephine Billings
Sundays, 10 am
Youth Fridays, 7 pm
Contact Karen at the office
Elim Christian Centre
67 Harrow St. Our vision is to see more people becoming more like Jesus.
Experience the goodness of God in our services with vibrant worship and inspiring preaching. Connect with others and grow as a disciple and a disciple-maker in one of our midweek lifegroups.
Morning Church: 10am Sundays
Night Church: 7pm Sundays
Facebook pages: Dunedin Elim Church and Dunedin Elim Student Ministry
Equipping people for life through faith in Jesus Christ
Sunday 10am and 5pm
24 Union St, Dunedin
First Presbyterian Church
Kia ora, Kia orana, Talofa and welcome. Join us for worship within one of New Zealand’s finest gothic churches. Visit our Heritage Centre in the heart of the city.
Visit the Heritage Centre 10.30-2.30 each weekday to find out more about Dunedin’s history.
- 10am “Classic Presbyterian”
- 12 noon Cook Island Language
- 2pm Samoan Language
George St Church of Christ
Corner George and Park St.
412 Christian Student Group.
We offer worship, Bible study, prayer groups, fellowship and fun activities to help each other be Jesus focused. Grace oriented and Love motivated.
Sunday Bible Class at 10 am
Worship 11 am and 6 pm
Wednesday lunchtime prayer meeting and 7pm Bible Study
Friday 7pm – student activity, meal, devo and FUN!
Grace Bible Church
2 Duke St.
Pastor Azriel Gray.
2 Duke St, Service at 11am. A church with a passion for God and a passion for people. We seek to encourage and build up students to impact the world for Jesus. Engage Otago, our ministry to students, conducts mid-week training evenings on Thursdays at Grace House, 26 St David St.
Hindu - Dunedin Hindu Temple Society
Dunedin Sai Group
Knox Presbyterian Church
Corner Pitt and George Streets. Worship Sunday 10am and 7pm
A community seeking to follow Jesus, become alive to God’s Spirit, and make real God’s commonwealth. Honest, explorative, diverse and outward looking. Come with your questions as we discern together what it means to follow Jesus today.
Young Adults Contact:
Mob +64 27 428 5234
We are inclusive churches offering a warm welcome to all. Our motto is “Finding good in everyone, finding God in everyone”. Parish Superintendent Rev Siosifa Pole. Ph: 466 4600
Glenaven (Chambers St, North East Valley)
9:30am Mornington (Galloway Street)
11am Glenaven (Chambers St, North East Valley)
Korean Pastor John Lee
Tongan Methodist Fellowship
Queens Drive, St Kilda
We are inclusive churches offering a warm welcome to all. Our motto is ‘Finding good in everyone; finding God in everyone.
Meetings at 1pm.
Methodist Church (Dunedin Chinese congregation)
Sunday service 10:30 am
Friday Youth group meeting 7:30 pm
Muslim Students Association and Otago Muslim Association
Al Huda Mosque/Dunedin Islamic Centre
21 Clyde Street
PO Box 6288
Tel +64 3 477 1838
Opoho Presbyterian Church
Opoho Presbyterian is a multi-generational Church that is small enough to get to know one another easily and big enough to be an effective and evolving presence of Christ in the community.
If you are looking to enrich your spiritual understanding within a creative faith community that embraces diversity, come up the hill and say “hello” at 10am on Sundays.
10am Sundays at 50 Signal Hill Rd
Pacific Islands Presbyterian Church
Pacific Islanders’ Presbyterian Church (PIPC)
162 North Rd.
Pacific Islanders’ Presbyterian Church. Our vision is to be a more welcoming church, to reveal Christ to everyone. We would like to offer a worshipful and prayerful place for people (especially Pacific Islanders) to worship and connect with God.
- Combined Service (in English) – 1st and 2nd Sunday of the month at 10:30am
- Cook Island Service – 3rd, 4th and (5th) Sunday of the month at 9:30am
- Samoan Service – 3rd, 4th and (5th) Sunday of the month at 11:30am
- Young People’s Service (in English) – 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:00pm
OUSA Pagan Umbrella
Risen Life Church
Non-denominational, apostolic, charismatic, evangelistic
‘His Presence is Our Passion’
A community of believers, stewarding journeys of personal intimacy with Jesus. We value freedom of expression in worship, participation in meetings, and empowerment of everyone that they may operate in the fullness of all that God has for them. To live a supernatural lifestyle, where being prophetic is a natural extension of relationship with Him, healing is a normal and expected part of His love for us; where His power isn't limited to meetings or a building, but flows on through us to transform our wider community daily.
10.30am Sundays at Bathgate Park School, MacAndrew Rd, South Dunedin
Prayer meetings, home groups, discipleship programmes also running (make contact for details).
Salvation Army Nitechurch (the original)
43 North Rd, North Dunedin.
“Caring for community, practical worship, making space for God in the everyday”
Based at the gardens, we engage with God through doing community everyday by practically living & loving along side the great people of North East Valley & North Dunedin.
Another way we worship is on Sunday, 7pm at 43 North Road. Relaxed, fun and meaningful.
Seventh Day Adventist Church
58 Stafford St.
Friendly and welcoming group of people.
Age range from little ones through students to older people.
Bible study Saturdays 9:30am
Service Saturdays 11am
Weekly Prayer Meetings every Wednesday at 7:30pm
Student Life – On the Journey!
We’re passionate about giving every student at least one chance to hear a simple message about Jesus in a relevant way. Come join us for the journey!
1 pm Wednesdays in the Union Hall (University of Otago)
Meets at George St Normal School Hall, 989 George St, Sundays 7pm.
A student-oriented church, of students and young adults who are exploring and deepening their Christian faith. Sunday gatherings offer input and worship experiences that are engaging and thought- and action- provoking; strengthening and equipping us for everyday life. Midweek gatherings provide space to go deeper: in understanding, service, discipleship and relationships. Whoever you are, wherever you are at, you’re welcome at Student Soul!
St Mark’s Presbyterian Church
304 Pine Hill Rd.
A safe, friendly family church community. We value the cultural differences in our Pine Hill community and provide a year round ministry to Mums, Dads and children of all ages and backgrounds. We have a close connection with the schools in our community.
Sundays from 10:00am
Tricia Scott (Session Clerk)
Tel +64 3 473 8445
St Matthews Anglican Church
30 Hope St. Revealing Jesus to the World. St Matts has long had a heart for students and hope we can help in your walk with God.
Sunday 10am and 6pm
St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Octagon
Weekly Services Tuesday – Friday
Sunday Services 8 am Eucharist, 10am Choral Eucharist, 7pm Choral Evensong.
Other Services – Celtic-Style Eucharist, Still Waters (Service of Healing), Te Hakari Tapu (The Eucharist in Māori)
St Stephens/Leith Valley Presbyterian Church
Having outgrown Leith Valley we now meet at George Street School, 989 George Street. We’re a vibrant, worshipping church committed to thought-provoking & quality teaching. Our goal is to help young people & families grow in their love for God & find their place in his Kingdom. We have a great student church every Sunday night and many families in the morning service.
10am and 7pm (Studentsoul), 989 George St.
Valley Baptist Church
270 North Rd.
We are a friendly community church in the North end of the city. Everyone is welcome!
We have community Sunday services at 10:30am