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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(s):

06 370 8589   Parish Office 


Parish Website:


Reverend Stephen Kimberley

Priest Assistants

Reverend Merv Jones and Reverend Liz Greville
Priest Associate (Retired) Reverend Ted Dashfield
Deacon (Retired) Reverend Christine Ellis

Parish Administrator

Kat Maxwell

Bishop's Warden

Edwin O'Hara

People's Warden

Michael Arcus

Childen's Assistant 

Leslie Palmer

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  
St Matthew's 10.30am Thursday Traditional ANZPB
MetLIfe Rest Home 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!