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The Anglican of Masterton

St Matthew's;   St Alban's:  St Andrew's;   St Francis


Physical Location
and Street Address:

St Matthew's
35 Church St

St Andrew's in the Paddock
Upper Plain Road

St Alban's

St Francis

Postal Address: Anglican Parish of Masterton, P O Box 588, Masterton 5840
Contact Phone Number  06 370 8589 Parish Office 
Parish Website 
Priest in Charge Archdeacon May Croft 
Priest Assistant Reverend Merv Jones 
Priest Assistant Reverend Steve Thomson
Deacon Assistant Reverend Wendy Thornburrow 
Deacon (Retired) Reverend Christine Ellis
Parish Administrator Kat Maxwell
Bishop's Warden Edwin O'Hara 
People's Warden Michael Arcus 
Youth Pastor  Liam Kelly 

The Anglican Parish of Masterton incorporates four worship centres:

  • St Matthew's, Masterton
  • St. Andrew's, Upper Plain,
  • St Alban's, Taueru
  • St Francis, Bideford

We celebrate Unity in Our Diversity with several styles of worship services.  Our aim is to be a safe and caring environment for those seeking to explore their faith in God Almighty, and His son Jesus, through the work of the Holy Spirit.



Time of service

Day of the week

Brief details about service

St Matthew's 8.00am Every Sunday Traditional ANZPB
St Matthew's 10.00am Every Sunday Contemporary
St Alban's, Taueru 9.30am First Sunday Traditional ANZPB

St Andrew's in the Paddock, Upper Plain

10.00am Second, fourth and fifth Sundays Traditional ANZPB
St Francis, Bideford 9.00am Third Sunday Traditional ANZPB
St Matthew's 5.00pm winter Third Sunday Sung Evensong
  7.00pm summer  
Glenwood Home 3.00pm Fourth Sunday  Traditional ANZPB
St Matthew's 10.30am Thursday Traditional ANZPB
Wairarapa Village  10.30am First Wednesday Traditional ANZPB
Lansdowne Rest Home 11.15am Third Friday Traditional ANZPB
Khandahar Court 10.30am Third Wednesday Traditional ANZPB
Khandahar Home 11.15am Third Wednesday Traditional ANZPB


St Matthew's St Alban's
St Andrews St Francis

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