Church of the Cross
Town Centre, or PO Box 286, Turangi 3353
Phone: 07-386-8507 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
Parish Administrator: Wendy Lester email@example.com (07) 386 8841
Local Piest: The Reverend Emily Tamepo firstname.lastname@example.org (07) 386 8494
Either Communion or Morning Worship every Sunday at 10am
Different styles of worship for Easter, and Christmas (Duration about 1hour)
Annual special Emergency Services Thanksgiving Church Service involving Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coastguards, LANSAR.
Ethos: Common purpose. Mainly Anglican, then Presbyterian and Methodist.
Ethnicity: Pākehā with small number of Maori and Pacific Islanders, Scots, Irish, English. Nominal use of Te Reo in liturgy.
Children: Special programmes during Sunday worship such as colouring in and Anglican Minister has 10 minute ‘children’s time’ monthly.
Social: Shared meals occasionally and support for and involvement in Turangi Community events (annual Community Christmas Luncheon open to all residents of the town)
Outreach: Successful Op Shop run by Volunteers is an important part of Community involvement. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Proceeds from this venture go back into the Community.
Highlights: Christmas Carol Services, Emergency Services Thanksgiving.