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St Simon and St Jude Church

Physical Location
and Street Address

Faith Community of Rongotea
Ouse Street

Postal Address

27 Annadale Avenue 
Palmerston North 4410

Contact Phone Number(s)

06 354 9574  Priest in Charge


Priest in Charge

Reverend Julia Budd 

Vicar's Warden
People's Warden
Alton Lucas
Andrew Petley 

St Simon and St Jude's is situated in the rural township of Rongotea, 20 miles from Palmerston North. This beautiful wooden church is 120 years old and registered with the Historic Places Trust.

There is a variety of services each month with a mix of traditional and contemporary music. Mainly Music is held each Tuesday afternoon. Several seasonal festivals are celebrated together with the other denominations in the village. We also organised a combine School Holiday programme for the children of the community.

Services are 10.30am each Sunday. 

The monthly pattern is: 
1st Sunday - Eucharist – combined with St Lukes Uniting Church (venue alternates) 
2nd Sunday - Morning Worship 
3rd Sunday - Eucharist 
4th Sunday - Café Church

All are welcome to join us for Sunday services, followed by morning tea.


No reira waiho ko te aroha o Te Matua Kaha Rawa hei korowai mou.
May the love of Almighty God enfold you!