Churches & Groups

Find a Church or Christian Group in Dunedin

All Saints Anglican Church

786 Cumberland St

A lively, inclusive, international congregation that seeks to live Christ’s gospel of love, justice and peace. Students are especially welcome. There are lots of ways to be involved, including study groups, music, liturgy & community service.

Sunday Services: 8am, 10.30am, 8pm @ 786 Cumberland St.

Also: 10:45am, St Martin’s, 194 North Rd, North East Valley

Father Michael

Phone: (03) 477 8300



Facebook: All Saints’ Anglican Church


Catholic Church/CathSOC

Holy Name Catholic Church, 420 Great King St

CathSOC (Catholic Students on Campus) is a group of Catholic tertiary students with opportunities for socialising, retreats, prayer groups, service and much more. A great way to grow in faith and make some amazing friends.

Mass times at Holy Name:

Sunday: 7:30am, 10am and 7pm (student service)

Monday: 8:30am

Father Mark Chamberlain: 027 220 7685

Amy Armstrong: 027 237  6319


Facebook: CathSOC Dunedin

Cornerstone International Bible Church

786A Cumberland St, Dunedin

Cornerstone is a family church that enjoys the participation of international students. We provide high quality Bible teaching and encourage members to share the good news of Jesus Christ.

Sunday Service: 10am at All Saints Hall (786A Cumberland St.)

Sundays 5pm service for Japanese and International students.

Phone: 03 472 8887

Dunedin City Baptist Church (DCBC)

19 Main South Road, Lookout Point

Our vision is to grow young followers of Jesus Christ. We focus strongly on understanding the bible and our church services are inter-generational with people of many different ages

Sunday service: 10am at 19 Main South Road, Lookout Point. 

Young Adult gathering: Thursdays 6pm,  Alhambra Rugby Club, Great King St.

Mike Bagge: 0273669506



Dunedin Methodist Parish

Glenaven, Chambers St, North East Valley

We are inclusive churches offering a warm welcome to all.  Our motto is “Finding good in everyone, finding God in everyone”.

Glenaven (Chambers St, NEV) 11am

Mornington (Galloway St) 9.30am

Tongan Fellowship, Queens Drive, St Kilda 1pm

Rev Siosifa Pole

Phone: 03 466 4600


Elim Christian Centre

67 Harrow Street, Dunedin

Our church vision is to make disciples of Jesus who are agents of transformation.

Morning Church – 10am Sunday

Night Church – 7pm Sunday

Young Adults Pastor – Dion Fasi


Ph 03 477 5533  



Knox Church

Corner Pitt St and George St

Growing in courage to live the Jesus way, with thoughtful teaching, creative worship and music, honest exploring, just action, personal encouragement. Student and young professionals group

Sunday Services: 10am (Classic), 7pm (Varied)

Young Adults group led by Heather Moore

Minister: Kerry Enright, 027 4675542

Young Adults: Heather Moore, 027 447 5757



Facebook: Knox Church, Dunedin-Official

First Church of Otago (Presbyterian)

415 Moray Place, Dunedin

A multicultural community in the heart of the city.

Sunday Services:

10am – English

12 noon – Cook Island

2pm – Samoan

also Tuesday Lunchtime Service: 12:15 pm

Rev Dr. Tokerau Joseph and Rev. Anne  Thomson

Phone: 03 477 7150



Grace Bible Church

2 Duke St, Dunedin

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 Bible studies and training events.

Sunday Service: 11am @ 2 Duke St

Mid-week training: Thursday evenings

David Richards

Phone: +64 226 045 826



Nations Church (Assemblies of God)

334 King Edward Street, Dunedin

Multi-cultural and contemporary. Great people, great worship, great preaching and a GREAT GOD! Everyone welcome.

Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Transport to services available on request.


Pastor Peter Tate

Office: Ph: 455 1888 (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Tues – Fri)

The Salvation Army

160 Crawford St, Dunedin

Everyone welcome.

Sunday Service: 10am

Opoho Presbyterian Church

50 Signal Hill Rd, Dunedin

We are 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 faith community that embraces diversity and values creative worship and music, come up the hill and say “hello” at 10am on Sunday – 50 Signal Hill Road.

Sunday Service: 10am

Margaret Garland

Phone: 03 395 6129

Mobile: 027 7572367



Seventh-day Adventist Church

58 Stafford St, Dunedin

A family church that ranges from little ones through to students/youth and older people. There are also home groups.


9:30 am – Bible study

11 am – Main Service


Wednesday: 7:30 pm Prayer & Share

Rachel Kinnaird

Phone: 021 971 1700



St. Martin’s

194 North Road, North East Valley, Dunedin

A friendly, inclusive congregation up North East Valley, students especially welcome.

Sunday 10.45am.

Father Ivica

Mobile: 022 3196709 Email:

St Matthew's Anglican Church

30 Hope St, Dunedin

Vibrant worship, Biblical preaching and a commitment to our local community are some of our key characteristics. Our students enjoy the family nature of our church and there are lots of opportunities for you to be involved in student small groups and young adult gatherings

Sunday Service: 10am @ 30 Hope St

Post on our Facebook page for a ride on Sunday mornings

Phoebe Harrington

Phone: 022 300 8721 or (03) 477 8908



Leith Valley Presbyterian

George St School Hall, 989 George St

This is a community of faith looking to be prophetic in both how it lives out the Christian life & how it meets the wider community. It includes people of all ages with a particular concern for students & young people.

Sunday Services: 10:00 am and 7pm (Student Soul)

Student Christian Movement Otago (SCMO)

Otago University, Dunedin

An ecumenical group which believes that students can deepen their faith through personal exploration and independent thought. Think for yourself as you explore Christianity in an open non-judgmental environment.

Weekly discussion groups and a range of social and justice focussed activities.

Sam Williams: 027 376 7801

Racehl Dudley Tombs: 022 444 0046

Facebook: Student Christian Movement Otago


Student Life

OUSA Recreation Centre, 84 Albany St

We are a non-denominational movement of Christian students who are committed to presenting a simple message about Jesus in a relevant way. We have a ton of fun, and we gear what we do around reaching out to others.

See our Facebook Page. Otago Student Life

Brodie de Gouw – 021 029 17211

Jandre Niehaus – 022 010 2865


Facebook: Otago Student Life


George Street Normal School Hall, 989 George St

We offer a church for students and are committed to helping students find wholeness in all aspects of life while studying. We aim to grow great community and enjoy life together reaching out and serving God

George St. School Hall, 989 George St, Sunday @ 7pm

Kristin Jack

Phone: 022 075 3286 or 03 467 9470



Tertiary Students Christian Fellowship (TSCF)

Otago University, Dunedin

TSCF is a student movement committed to reaching students for Christ and changing students for life. We are a family of groups based around different subjects (including both professional courses and general degrees) and interests from across the Uni and Polytech. Groups meet weekly to explore how the bible applies to our lives and what we study, and how this then helps us share Jesus with others.

Groups meet weekly to build friendships and explore how the bible applies to our lives and what we study, and how this then helps us share Jesus with others.

James Allaway:

Phone: 021 903 293



Facebook: TSCF Otago

Blue Lagoon, NE Valley Presbytarian

North East Valley Normal School, 248 North Road

‘It’s church… but not as you know it!’- a café church you can invite your friends to.

Sunday Service: 9:30am at Community Rooms, NEV Normal School


Phone: 027 372 3877


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